Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Juicing: Changing Your Health from the Inside Out

If you've been around these parts for a while, then you know I have been working really hard to get healthy and back into shape after having my daughter. By Christmas time, I was finally at or below what I weighed when I got pregnant and I was really feeling great about where I was.

Fast forward a few months, full of entirely too much junk food and even more desserts, my diet and exercise have been seriously lacking to say the least.

That's why I was so excited to get Clean Green Drinks by Candice Kumai as my Valentine's Day gift this year. Jay knows me too well. We had been looking at juicing books for  awhile, but he did outstanding in finding the perfect book. I love that it explains what every green or fruit is good for and what type of tools you need to make the juice or smoothies.

Last night I made the first of my juices, which primarily consisted of beets. It was delicious! I was seriously amazed. It made me feel great, too, knowing that my blood and liver were being detoxed with the cleansing juice I made.

Here's the yummy recipe:
2 medium beets, scrubbed and halved
4 cups kale
1 medium cucumber
1/4 lemon
1/4 tsp cinnamon (whisked in after juicing)

All you do is throw your produce in the juicer and drink the beety goodness.

Are you interested in learning more about juicing? I highly recommend starting with the documentary Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead. It's on Netflix and it changed the way I viewed my food and everything that I put into my body.

Do you juice or eat clean? Have you seen any benefits from this lifestyle? 

1 comment:

  1. I'm really happy with my green drink. I've always taken in green superfood, but I feel that this Green drink was pretty good for the price. So far so good! It is a stronger formula as far as taste, but I like it.