Peru is considered as one of the world´s top gastronomy country not only for the rich culinary tradition but for the health benefits of the careful chosen ingredients part of each recipe.
Today, I will start sharing the most popular smoothie, which is a must to take early in the morning wherever you are. It could be at home or in a market before going to work. I want to introduce to you the Surtido Juice. Surtir means “supply” and you will understand why the name is a proper one for this healthy smoothie-juice.
The Surtido juice is not only delicious but super healthy. It has beetroot rich in vitamin B9, manganese, potassium, iron, and vitamin C. Beetroots has the property to reduce blood pressure and decrease the risk of coronary artery disease, among other benefits.
The Surtido Juice has also pineapple which is an excellent anti-inflammatory that helps to lose weight in a healthy and sustainable way.
Honey is used instead of sugar and because it adds more healthy properties to this smoothie, as healing and antioxidant properties, to name some.
Mix the following ingredients (for 4 persons)
2 cups pineapple in pieces
2 cups beetroots in pieces
2 cups strawberries
2 cups Papaya in pieces
2 spoons honey
Another variety of Surtido juice is adding milk.