Shake It Up With – Beet, Apple and Mint Juice

September 17, 2012  |  

The weekend can really take a toll on our bodies. If its traditionally active, I can see Saturday cocktail dinners – appetizers and drinks galore, only to match that against Sunday feasts. By Monday morning, the overage in calories can have you feeling sluggish. Usually when the top of the week hits, I try to start my morning with a cool breakfast shake. Try this:

According to Wholeliving.com

Did you know that liquids are easier on your digestive system in the morning than solid foods are? Kick off your day with these fruit and vegetable juices.

Antioxidant superstars, red beets contain betalains, compounds that fight inflammation and support your detox by neutralizing toxins and making them water-soluble and easily flushed from the body.

Ingredients

1 small beet, chopped
5 carrots, chopped
1 apple, cored and chopped
1/4 cup fresh mint sprigs

Directions
Press beet, carrots, apple, and mint sprigs through a juice extractor. Stir and serve immediately.

Recipe/Image Courtesy Of: Wholeliving.com

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