Red Sangria (Skyhorse Publishing)

You can make a delicious alcohol-free sangria by juicing beets

Cleanse your mind of all the outdated granola clichés about livin’ raw and get ready to feel good


Joseph Neese
February 15, 2020 9:03PM (UTC)

Excerpted with permission from Juicing for Health: 150 Juice, Smoothie, and Raw Food Recipes for a Healthier, Sexier, Happier You by Karliin Brooks. Copyright January 21, 2020 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Cleanse your mind of all the outdated granola clichés about livin' raw and get ready to feel good (and yes, look even better!). Juicing for Health features more than one hundred juice and snack recipes, along with completely customizable cleanses for you to choose from. 

Karliin Brooks is the founder of The Squeeze Juice, a healthy lifestyle company. She graduated from New York University with degrees in broadcast journalism and nutrition and received her culinary arts training at the Natural Gourmet Institute. Karliin is a former model and a dedicated lifetime vegan. She also runs a distressed animal rescue operation.

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Recipe: Sangria

Sure, red wine has some antioxidants, but nothing compares to the real deal. This sangria gives alcohol a run for its money and keeps ya hydrated with plenty o' vitamins.

2-4 SERVINGS — LEVEL I, AI, NF, SB

Ingredients:

  • 2 beets
  • 1 bunch of beetroot leaves (that are attached to your beets)
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 pears
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup (optional, for sweetness)
  • 2 cups any chopped fruit you like (apples, oranges, limes, pears, and melons are a good combo)

Directions:

Wash all produce very well. Juice all produce, except the 2 cups of chopped fruit. Add the juice along with the cinnamon, cayenne, and maple syrup to a large pitcher. Add the chopped fruit and marinate in the fridge for at least 30 minutes before serving.

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Joseph Neese

Joseph Neese is the Managing Editor of Salon. You can follow him on Twitter: @josephneese.

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