Originally Published in: Fuel Up with Laird Hamilton
‘Mullaghmore’ – County Donegal, Ireland. On the remote northwest shores, this is an extremely heavy wave and not for the wary. You’ll need a thick wetsuit, thicker skin and be ready to get washed on the rocks.
Beets are a pre-historic food originally grown for it’s leaves, it wasn’t cultivated as a root vegetable until Roman times. Although they have a higher sugar content than any other vegetable, the powerful benefits are undeniable. Most instantly, consuming Beets in this way can reduce blood pressure in a matter of hours. The benefit comes from the nitrates contained in the beets, converting to Nitric oxide, which in turn helps dilate your blood vessels
Total time: 40 mins
1 large onion, chopped
1 tbsp olive oil
4 large beets, cooked, peeled and chopped
1 large apple, peeled, cored and chopped
3/4 quart vegetable broth
1 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
1 tsp cider vinegar
2 tbsp Laird Superfood Creamer sea salt
In a large deep pan, sauté the onion in the oil until softened and translucent. Add the beets and the apple and cook for 5 minutes.
Add the broth and dill to the pan and season with salt and pepper. Then simmer covered for 15 minutes until the apple is tender.
Put the pan contents in a blender and liquidize until smooth. Add the vinegar and the Laird Superfood Creamer and return to the pan.
Garnish with a sprig of fresh dill.
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