Blueberry Cabbage Juice

13 01 2014

I found a number of juicing recipes while flipping through an old Eating Well magazine. While I stole my mother’s juicer a while ago, I often don’t get around to making juice (despite¬†how amazing it tastes and makes me feel). Inspired by these recipes, I decided to try one out, and I’m so glad I did. Ok, it did taste a bit odd, but was very refreshing to taste a new flavor, plus it felt amazing! Please, if you have a juicer consider giving this recipe a try. Note, if you are using frozen blueberries thaw them out first!

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Papaya Smoothie

15 11 2012

The papaya fruit, also known as the paw paw, is one of my favorite tropical fruits. Often overlooked for the more often used mango, lets not forget this tasty and cooling fruit which also happens to be a good source of fiber, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C, and folate. Papayas seeds are anti-parasitic, the meat can be used in home made face cleansing recipes, and if you live in Australia you are no doubt familiar with paw paw first aid cream. Today however lets keep it simple and use this fruit to make a smoothie for a cooling summer drink.

Ingredients:

meat of 1 med papaya

1 banana

5 ice cubes

Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Enjoy!





Breakfast Shake

14 08 2008

My friend Jamie Tilley came up with this drink recipe and now drink this every time I get the chance. It is a great get up and go drink, complete with protein, fiber, amino acids, and omega 3’s! You can substitute sunbutter for the hempseed powder to give a stronger nutty/creamy flavor. Sunbutter is made from sunflower seeds;) I’ve started adding 1/4 cup local blackberries when I find them and it is most excellent;)

serves 1

Ingredients: 

1 banana

1/4 cup strawberries cut in half

1/4 cup blueberries

1 T maple syrup

1 T flax oil 2 T hemp seed powder or sunbutter

1 cup almond or rice milk – I prefer it with almond, but watch out for soy hiding in commercial almond milks;)

combine in blender. drink.





Chai

14 08 2008

makes 3 cups

Ingredients:
5 cups water
2 1/2 cinnamon sticks
10 peppercorns (I use white peppercorns)
10 cardamom pods
10 cloves
2 slices ginger
1/8 tsp loose leaf black tea (I use decaf. black)
milk (rice or almond)
stevia

Boil water, cinnamon sticks, peppercorns, cardamom seeds, cloves, and ginger for 20 minutes. Add tea and boil for two more minutes. Serve by pouring into a mug through a strainer. Add a small pour of rice or almond milk and one to two drops of liquid stevia.

recipe adapted from: Jamie Tilley





Fresh Veggie Juice

20 07 2008

This is one of the best juicer juices I’ve ever had – one of those discoveries when using up all the veggies in the fridge.

Ingredients:
1/2 bunch of celery
1 loose beet
1 apple
2 carrots
1 small lemon
1/2 inch piece of ginger

juice in juicer.

recipe from: Stacey Bevans





Master Cleanse Tea

11 06 2008

Ingredients:

1 cup water
2 tbsp lemon juice (or just throw some lemon slices in;)
2 tbsp grade b maple syrup (easier to digest)
pinch of cayenne pepper

This is a fasting drink, and is supposed to have all the nutrients you need for quite a few days. I like to drink it as a detox tea in the morning or a pick me cold drink in the afternoon. Ideally, the water should be room temperature and distilled.

recipe from: colonics4life





Lemon Ginger Tea

4 05 2008

Ingredients:
1 slice lemon
1 small piece of ginger (or some grated ginger to taste)
1 tsp cinnamon (or 1/2 a cinnamon stick)

to make the flavors stronger grate the ginger and break up the cinnamon stick.

add hot water.

recipe from: Danielle El Hayek








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