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The latest pre-workout smoothie ingredient: beets


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Sippable superfoods are a daily wellness staple—whether it’s your daily green juice, your post-workout protein drink, or your cold-pressed custom blend. But how do you keep your combos interesting? Welcome to the debut of Back to the Rootsour sponsored series with 1915 Bolthouse Farms™  where we’ll highlight The Buzziest Things in a Bottle Right NowAKA the talk of your (healthy) summer. All of these of-the-moment ingredients can be found in 1915’s delicious, organic, non-GMO concoctions, which range from cold-pressed juices to plant-based protein drinks. (See previous installment here.)

The ingredient: beets

Whether you’re cooking ’em up or blending them to drink, beets have a “just rained” earthiness to them that tastes inherently healthy, which they 100 percent are.

What’s in it

Beet juice, also known as beetroot juice, is a favorite menu addition for those interested in adding more raw foods to their diet because it contains phytonutrients as well as antioxidants, and the carbohydrates in the root vegetable provide energy.

Why it’s trending

Elite athletes have been sipping beet juice for the past few years, believing it gives them added edge by getting more oxygen to muscles. For the rest of us? It’s all about the taste. Compared to straight-up green juices, beet juice goes down smooth—not too sweet, not too bitter—making it a delish healthy go-to.

Get more info on 1915’s beet juice blend—which includes lots of other yummy goodness like carrots, orange, and lemon—at 1915organic.com. And if you’re looking for a way to repurpose those 1915 square bottle caps—look no further. Cap, meet succulent. Find out more here.