Beet Juice

Beet Juice

This is what I had for dinner and I am so full. I haven’t experimented with fruit aside from apples but I wanted to make something red. Naturally you would think berries but nope I wanted beets. Best decision I have made today. Beet juice isn’t so bad, in fact it was delicious. Ingredients 7 small empire apples 1 lb carrots ginger (I used 2 inches but this is always a use as much as you can stand ingredient) 2 lbs of  beets 1 lb grapes Directions Clean, wash and wash all fruit and vegetables. Peel and cut up beets be careful because beet juice is bright red and staining. Mix with ice and water and blend. You will end up with a deep rich red juice. It has a very strong beet flavor. I added a lot of apples and ginger and you can taste the beets very...

A Lesson in Juicing

A Lesson in Juicing

  I am the proud foster mom of a Vitamix Blender. My friend Ashland splurged on this overpriced machinery last year and used it barely 3 times. If you add up the base cost of the blender and divide by the amount of times she has used it she spent $166.67 per juice. In order to purge her financial sins she decided to leave her Vitamix at my home in hopes that it will get some use and possibly to justify her spending. True story, she gave me her Vitamix. I plan to chronicle my juicing adventures on this blog and hopefully she will have a change of heart & possibly pick up her Vitamix soon. After reading the Vitamix recipe book I decided to create recipes based on what was in my fridge at the time. The concept is simple, add ice, water, fruit and/or...

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