Beet juice

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One way that I have enjoyed beets in the past has been in my green juice. Now I’m not a regular green juice drinker but when I do I find that beets add a unique flavor. I especially like green juice if I feel a cold coming on but sometimes it helps just add a little energy to my day. When I started to research beets I discovered that beet juice is very popular in health studies. This is due to the high amount of nitrates in beets. (Not to be confused with nitrites that are often added to bacon an hot dogs.) Nitrates when ingested from natural food source such as beets and spinach convert into nitric acid which in turn helps to widen and relax blood vessels.  This…
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Easy Beet Salad

How To, Meal Planning, Recipes, Veggie of the Month
Have you ever had that moment when you buy a car and you think “What a great car? I have not seen this type of car anywhere.”  Then as you start to drive your new car you realize that your new car is literally everywhere. This is how it was for me when I started to research Beets. Beet products are everywhere. Beet chips, pre cooked beets, pickled beets, frozen beets, canned beets! EVERYWHERE! Having not been exposed to beets growing up I just tend to look over them whenever I am shopping or looking for a new recipe. I have never taken the time to become fond of them. When out to eat if beets are listed in the ingredients I immediately move on to the next option. In…
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