Having opened simply final month, BK Juices in downtown Frederick is certainly the brand new child on the block. However homeowners Kimberly Johnson and Bertrand Curtis, Brooklyn natives, say the well being meals store has already developed a loyal following for its vegan juices and smoothies. Even earlier than opening as a brick-and-mortar, BK Juices was a staple at farmers’ markets, together with the market hosted by SOUL Avenue for Black distributors. The store’s menu pops with cleverly named merchandise, like “Chilly Killa,” a juice wealthy with immune system boosters like elderberry, cranberry, orange, ginger, echinacea and zinc, and “DATS B-A-N-A-N-A-S,” a smoothie with oats, maple syrup, vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon and, in fact, banana. You may as well take into account Johnson and Curtis your hookup for sea moss, which has an extended listing of well being advantages, together with boosting your thyroid perform, immunity, intestine, digestive system and coronary heart. Hold the couple in your radar. Extra brick-and-mortars in Maryland are but to return, Johnson mentioned.
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