The short days of January are filled with new beginnings. I love the excuse to re-boot and detox my old body from the rich foods of passed holidays. I have a great love for fresh pressed beet juice with the addition of the fresh winter citrus. I have added chia beet grapefruit juice to my daily detox routine. Let me clarify “detox routine”. This simply means I now drink a 6 oz glass of chia beet grapefruit juice along side my 2+ ounces of dark chocolate.
I can’t think of a better vegetable to use for a detox drink than earthy beets. Beets are loaded with vitamins and minerals and give our bodies antioxidant and anti-inflammatory protection. Grapefruit juice has a high concentration of antioxidant vitamin C, polyphenols and lycopene. I added chia seeds for extra protein and fiber….