Beet It

Hi!

I’ve been working like a mad man on my new website and so far so good. I love the clean white background, the simple design, and the fact that my pictures shine. I’m still working on all of the new features. Stay tuned!

Getting back to the task at hand:

It’s Beet Week


Benefits of eating beets

  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Boosts stamina
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Protects against many forms of cancer
  • Natural detoxifier
  • Rich in Vitamin C, fiber, potassium, manganese, vitamin B, and more
  • Reduces risk of birth defects
  • Good for nerve and muscle function
  • Good for bones, liver, kidney, and pancreas
  • Boosts brain function
  • Known as natures Viagra
  • Naturally cleanses the body
  • Helps with mental health
All of the recipes below require roasted beets. Roasting beets are exactly like roasting anything else, omitting the oil.

How To Roast Beets

Beets
Aluminum foil

Heat oven to 375 degrees

Thoroughly rinse beets, keep skin on

Wrap beets tight in aluminum foil

Bake until tender and pierce-able with a knife around 1 to 1-1/2 hours

Remove from oven and let cool
When they are cool enough to handle skin should easily come off


Probiotic Smoothie

1 banana
6 strawberries
2 tbsp raw honey or agave nectar
1 cup non fat Greek yogurt
1 cup roasted beets
*No liquids needed
Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth

This smoothie good for digestive health, urinary healthy, digestive tract, and stimulates the immune system

Beet It Smoothie
2 small roasted beets
1 cup fresh pineapple
1 navel orange

*No liquids needed

Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth


This smoothie is heart healthy, chalked full of vitamins, and can brighten your complexion 

Beet Treat Juice
1 cup beets
1 cup carrots
1/2 cup apples
2 tbsp lime juice
1 tsp agave nectar
*No liquids needed
Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth

This smoothie can lower blood pressure, decrease your risk of heart disease, full of antioxidants 
All of these smoothies are worth making a few times a week. 
Beet recipes coming tomorrow.

Peace & Love,
Mary 

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