Beet and Ginger Kvass Treat Your Liver Good!
15 mins (prep 15)
8 ingredients
1 servings
Get hydrated with this earthy drink. Beet Kvass is a effervescent lactic acid fermented beverage the ginger making it even more effervescent. It can be consumed as a tonic drink, or used to make a vinaigrette dressing or use over cooked greens. Beet ginger kvass, like other lactic acid fermented drinks, is best consumed in relatively small amounts. It is considered a tonic drink, due to the many health benefits from nutrients, enzymes and beneficial organisms in it. Folk medicine values beets and beet kvass for their liver cleansing properties and beet kvass is widely used in cancer therapy in Europe. Anecdotal reports indicate that beet kvass is an excellent therapy for chronic fatigue, chemical sensitivities, allergies and digestive problems.

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  • 1 1/2 large organic beets, peeled and chopped up coarsely
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger
  • 1/4 cup whey (a by-product of yogurt cheese or kefir milk)
  • 1/2 teaspoon himalayan salt
  • filtered water
  • mineral water (don`t use tap water if it is chlorinated because chlorine will inhibit the fermentation process)


Serving Size (3.25 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 0.0 Calories from Fat 0.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 0.0mg 0.0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0.0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 0.0g 0.0%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 0.0mg% Iron 0.0mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
large, chopped fresh ginger, whey, himalayan salt, filtered water, mineral water