We love this beautiful holiday themed shrub for it’s amazing benefits of building the blood, detoxing the blood and boosting digestive function. It’s yummy, pretty and good for you! Delicious seasonal holiday shrub

  • 3 large cooked beets
  • ½ orange, peeled
  • ½ lemon, washed
  • 2 tablespoons sugar (more to taste)
  • 2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon dried mint
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp bitters (optional)


Place beets, orange, lemon, vinegar and bitter in blender and puree thoroughly. Press the puree though a mesh strainer with a rubber spatula and into a metal bowl. Add remaining ingredients and place into a covered, non-reactive container and steep for 1 day. If you prefer a more peppery flavor let steep 1 more day. Strain through a mesh strainer and bottle. The flavor will continue to develop after a week. Use within 2 months.


B.C.S. MocktailHoliday Shrub Seattle WA

  • 2 tablespoon Beet and Citrus Shrub
  • ½ can of Sparkling or Grapefruit Sparking water

Serve in a wine glass and garnish with an orange. Easily converted to a boozy treat with the addition of a shot of vodka.