It’s not the weather that will get you out of bed and into the cold darkness. Instead, think juice. Here are a few bright, sweet things to pep up February.
Choco Maca Mylk
by Purée Juice Bar
This almond- or cashew-based nut milk “is great because it has maca, which helps heal the body … and is an ancient superfood. It’s kind of like a super cozy, healthy chocolate milk.” –Amy Waldman, owner // Find at Purée Juice Bar: 2905 District Ave., Fairfax. Online ordering available.
by Caribe Juice
A tropical fruit grown in the Dominican Republic, acerola has “way more vitamin C than any other juice out there. It has a very unique flavor: a mix between strawberry and banana.” –Luis Solis, co-founder // Find at MOM’s Organic Market, Whole Foods and others. Full list at website.
by Thrive Raw Juice
“It has the most variety of fruits and vegetables [with] about 4 pounds of produce in one bottle. It’s got a little bit of bitter with the kale, but the lemon, ginger and apple give it a sweet aftertaste.” –Paula Grim, owner // Find at Transform Power Yoga: 15111 Washington St., Haymarket. Online ordering available.