If you've got a juicer, get ready for some Red Velvet Renewal Beet Smoothie, a great way to start the day; packed with vitamins and minerals, it makes a perfect morning beverage. It’s got carrots and apples to help clean the liver, ginger to aid in digestion and help clean the colon, and orange, parsley, and cilantro, which are full of antioxidants as well as having antibacterial properties.

INGREDIENTS
4 carrots, cut lengthwise
2 apples, cored and quartered
2 oranges, peeled and quartered
1 beet, quartered
1 piece of ginger, peeled
4 sprigs of parsley
4 springs of cilantro

PREPARATION
Prepare fruits and vegetables by scrubbing and washing skins. Remove the skins on the oranges and ginger but leave the skins intact for all other produce. Cut into small pieces and feed through the juicer alternating items. Strain through fine mesh strainer or leave pulp in for added fiber. Serves 2

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evōx Executive Chef Barbara Wilder Pearlman believes in sharing her passion and connecting with people through food. After 15 years as a hair and makeup artist in the entertainment industry, she followed that passion and attended the Cordon Bleu culinary school, graduating at the top of her class. Following graduation, she worked in a Michelin-starred restaurant and a Malibu treatment center, and then started her own catering company. Later, she joined the Whole Foods team, researching and developing recipes, launching healthy eating venues and catering events. Culturally eclectic cuisine is Barbara’s style, and she loves to use a diverse combination of flavor profiles. With experience in many techniques and an affinity for a variety of ingredients from around the world, Barbara’s creations range from vegan, vegetarian and other special diets to handcrafted charcuterie, cheese and preserves. Whether it’s staying true to the cultural integrity of a dish or mixing it up with fusion, she appreciates food that inspires creativity.

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