Turmeric and Black Pepper

Turmeric and Black Pepper The rise in popularity of turmeric as a culinary ingredient due to it’s reported health benefits also brought to our attention the combination of turmeric and black pepper. In a study published on the NIH (National Institute of Health) website, piperine (active ingredient in black pepper) was shown to have a […]



OH HONEY!

OH HONEY! We’re diving into honey and why we’ve added Bee Local’s raw honey as a natural sweetener to two of our raw, cold-pressed juices. Honey is a thick, golden liquid produced by honeybees. The process begins when a bees visit a flower and collects a sugary juice from the blossom called nectar. The nectar […]



REYKA VODKA VISITS

REYKA VODKA VISITS Reyka Vodka paid us a visit last fall; and together we made a refreshing Reyka Shauca cocktail.   Last summer, Reyka Vodka, reached out, informing us of a visit they’d be making to Portland in the fall. If you’re not familiar with Reyka Vodka, allow us to introduce you. Reyka Vodka is […]



Grapefruit

Grapefruit Everything you need to know about grapefruits and why our seasonal citrus juice is loaded with it. Grapefruits are a cross between a pomelo and an orange. They grow in clusters, similar to grapes, which is where they got their name. They have a peel, just like an orange, that protects its fleshy, citrusy, […]



The details about dates

The details about dates Sugars from natural sources are better than artificial sweeteners. Dates, or date palms, are a flowering plant species part of the palm family. They are cultivated for their sweet, edible fruit and have a succulent, exotic flavor.¬†While date palms can be cultivated on all five continents, the main production regions are […]



Matcha, matcha, matcha

Matcha, matcha, matcha Matcha has become somewhat of a food craze in the health and fitness world in recent years, but what is it exactly and what can it do for your body? Matcha is defined as “powdered green tea leaves” which are rich in phytochemicals. Its origins trace back thousands of years in ancient […]



Activated charcoal

Activated charcoal Why we’ve added activated charcoal to our classic, cold-pressed Sama. You may have noticed in the last few weeks that our Sama is back on the menu, but with a twist. What’s different? We’ve added activated charcoal to the mix of lavender, ginger, Bee Local honey and lemon juice and it’s practically a […]



Blue-green goodness

Blue-green goodness The blue-green algea that everyone has been talking about and why you should care. Blue-green algae is thought to be one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet. Spirulina is one of the most popular varieties of blue-green algae. Although it has been used for more than 400 years, beginning with the […]



Maca root magic

Maca root magic The ancient root vegetable once used by warriors before battle and why it has been added to our Energy smoothie. Maca is a Peruvian root part of the radish family. It is an adaptogen, similar to reishi mushroom powder, which is also found in our Energy smoothie (pictured above). It is native […]



Get juiced

Get juiced in the new year In case you missed it, our Director of Communications, Sarah Mason, spent a morning showing¬†Wesleigh Oggle and the KATU News crew around our micro-juicery. They showed up bright and early to get a behind-the-scenes look at how we make our juice everyday. They watched as whole fruits, veggie and […]