Beet Red Punch

Summary
beet-juiceIn plenty of time to gather ingredients for your Halloween punch, this super-healthy juice is also super-tasty. It resembles blood when it is in the glass, so it can be a fun addition to a Halloween party, under a label such as “Vampire Blood”. It is also very sweet and palatable, so even children will not have a problem drinking this one down. Be warned, the very red color of the beets will stain, so use care when dishing it up, and be sure to use a dish that you don’t mind staining.Beets have come under the microscope lately, and are being increasingly recommended for their vascular benefits. Beets are rich in antioxidants and nitrates. They have been shown to increase blood flow to all areas of the body, and safeguard heart health. The increased blood flow can help prevent illnesses.  It can also increase energy levels, brain function, and lower stress. This may help treat circulation issues. Beet juice has also been shown to increase stamina and thereby performance. Beets can be two vegetables in one, too. Beet greens can be good for health, and can be saved aside to be cooked or juiced later.

Ingredients

  • 3 beets
  • 3 carrots
  • 3 celery stalks
  • 2 pears
  • ½ lemon
  • ½ piece of ginger

Directions

  • Rinse all produce thoroughly
  • Cut produce as needed to fit in juicer
  • Juice all produce
  • Pour into fun Glasses
  • Serve!
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