Green juice is a convenient and quick way to get an energizing hit of phytonutrients - all those good-for-you vitamins, minerals, chlorophyll and antioxidants. A well-made green juice is full of detox-boosting properties and is a convenient way to increase your consumption of greens. A juice is made by extracting the fiber (or pulp) from fruits and vegetables in a juicer so that we’re only left with a completely liquid drink.
Tag Archive: Greens
Fresh foods like leafy greens, fruits and veggies are an essential part of a healthy diet, and because they are free of nasty preservatives and artificial ingredients, they often have shorter shelf life than packaged goods.
Since smoothies are one of my favorite ways to get well-rounded nutrition in, I’m always experimenting with new flavor combinations and ingredients to keep it fun, flavorful and fresh! Here I share a recent fave, which offer healthy fats and protein from the cashew butter and hemp seeds, fiber which helps the body eliminate toxins and promotes digestive health, and phytonutrients in the greens.
A lot of the recipes in the book are based on dishes and meals that I cook all the time! Nothing fussy or fancy here - just simple, delicious and yummy food without too many ingredients or steps. I try to put a serving of something green on the dinner table every night - and it almost always happens.