A Sweet Valentine Juice

Ingredients

1/2 cup cherries, pitted (about 10)

1 cup watermelon

1/2 cup strawberries, green stem removed

1 tomato (heirloom or any variety)

1 small beet (beetroot), washed and peeled

1/2 cup fresh basil leaves

Directions

1)      Wash all produce well

2)      Remove pits from cherries

3)      Remove green stems from strawberries

4)      Cut ends off beets and peel (optional) for a milder flavor

5)      Add all ingredients into a blender, blend until smooth, adding a splash of filtered water to help it along if it gets stuck.

6)      Place a fine mesh strainer over a large mixing bowl and pour juice over. Press down with a rubber spatula to speed things along.

7)      Pour juice into a serving glass and enjoy immediately, or cover and chill.