Beets

3 B Smoothie – Blueberries, Beets and Bananas!

3 B smoothie Bluberries Beets and Banana

The colour and taste of this smoothie was unbelievable, my mouth was stained for part of the morning, but it was worth it. I recently got a juicer and beets are one of my favourite things to juice because of their earthy and sweet flavour. Not to mention that beet juice packs a big nutritional punch. Some of the cited health benefits of beet juice include:

  • Increased stamina or energy because of it’s high concentration of natural nitrates. Nitrates help increase blood flow in your body.
  • Lowered blood pressure
  • Decreases inflammation in the body because it’s a strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties
  • It’s ability to detox the liver

…And the list goes on, but just as a reminder, if you’re not going to drink this smoothie for it’s health benefits, you can still drink it for it’s delicious taste.

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Pal/Valentine’s Day Beet Brownies – Gluten and Dairy Free!

Healthy Beet BrowniesI saw a recipe for beet brownies on Move Nourish Believe so Erin and I decided to try baking… which is kind of a stretch for us. Trust me, we LOVE baked goods, but I personally don’t always enjoy following recipes and measurements closely. So here went nothing!

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Just a couple of gal pals trying to bake

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