Afternoon Pick-Me-Up

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Afternoon Pick-Me-UpRecipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Starting to slump? Snap out of it with this craveable combo of invigorating jalapeño, refreshing pineapple, and sweet beets, which naturally increase blood flow to the brain.

Serves 1; Pulp 3/4 cup (serving size: about 6 ounces)


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6 ounces chopped peeled beet (1 cup)
4 ounces chopped pineapple (1/2 cup)
1/2 ounce seeded jalapeño pepper


Hands-on: 7 Minutes
Total: 7 Minutes

1. Juice in an electric juicer. Serve immediately for the best quality, or within 24 hours.

Pulp Fix: Stir into ground turkey or pork for a meaty beet burger with island flair.

Created date

December 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 114
Fat 0.5 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 27 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 134 mg
Calcium 44 mg
Sugars 23 g
Est. Added Sugars 0 g