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4 Juices and a Shake, mmmm

26 Dec

Happy End of December!

Sometimes the same green juice gets a tad boring.  This week I’ve got four juices and a shake I’m making to ring in the new year in health.

I got the recipes from Juices101. The author broke down the amazing Blue Print Cleanse juices for us to DIY at home.

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Green Apple

Ingredients:

3 Romaine leafs
5 Celery ribs
1 Cucumber
3 Kale leafs
5 Parsley ribs
2 granny smith Apple
5 tbsp Spinach
1 oz Lemon juice

Pineapple Apple Mint

Ingredients:

1/3 Pineapple
2 granny smith Apple
4 tbsp Mint (finely chopped)
1 oz Lime juice

Spicy Lemonade

Ingredients:

424 ml Filtered Water
3 oz Lemon
0.5 tsp Cayenne pepper
1 tbsp Agave Nectar / Honey

Carrot Apple Beet Ginger Lemon

Ingredients:

3 Carrots
1 Fuji Apple
2 Beet
4 Celery ribs
1.5 tbsp Ginger
0.5 oz Lemon juice

and the shake

Cashew Nut Milk

Ingredients:

467ml Filtered water
4.5oz Raw Cashews
1 tbsp Agave Nectar / Honey
1 tsp Vanilla bean (finely chopped)
1 tsp ground Cinnamon

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Happy New Year!!!!

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Three Wellness Shakes

2 Dec

Every Sunday I get my goods for green juices and smoothies and make one grab n’ go snack from Elena’s Pantry

Cashew Kale Shake from  

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Walnut Milk-Date Smoothie by Aiden Mollencamp

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Green Smoothie by Kris Carr

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And for this week’s snack… Chocolate Espresso Power Bars 

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Three tips from clean living experts Kris Carr, Kimberly Synder, Zoe Sakoutis and Erica Huss Jones

6 Nov

These ladies all are experts in clean living and glowing from within.

While each has her own take on living a healthy, clean life, they also share some basic tenant of how to care for your body with food.

  1. Drink hot water with lemon in the morning. The warm water helps with digestion and lemon helps get things moving.  Add cayenne for an extra boost.
  2. Green juices are where it’s at. Juicing is amazing and green juices are that much better.  Fruit juices pack in natural sugar so you don’t want to overdo it and create an imbalance with too much fruit.
  3. Eat fruit alone.  Apparently it stimulates our bodies in ways that complicates digestion with other foods.

Basic green juice:

—> some kale+some spinach+an apple+half a lemon+ginger root (~ 1 inch)+ cucumber= perfection

 

Find their websites for more information here

Kris Carr                                            Kimberly Snyder                           Zoe Sakoutis and Erica Huss Jones

                           

 

 

 

 

Beauty Detox Solution by Kimberly Snyder: My review

11 Oct

I came across Kimberly Snyder’s book Beauty Detox Solution by way of recommendation.  Before buying it I googled it and there really wasn’t that much information besides her website available so here’s my quick intro.

  1. She’s legit.  Her advice is well-researched.  Most of it falls into the world of holistic health so it’s obviously not all backed by NIH studies, but she explains the source of all of her advice.
  2. It’s well organized.  I really like the format of the book. It’s easy to read and follow.
  3. It’s not a diet book or even really a detox book.   It’s a lifestyle book.  I like that because diets suck and detoxes sound painful.
  4. She’s gorgeous. I know the photo below was taken by a professional, but if I can look half that happy and healthy I’ll follow her advice STAT.

I’ll be posting as my life changes with following her advice!

Update November 6th:  This book is awesome for general tips on how to feed my body better, but the recipes have too many expensive ingredients and it’s too hard… I’ll keep trying!