Green smoothies are not only delicious, but are also nutrient-dense and provide tons of fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.
Also known as wolf berries, Goji berries, native to China, are loaded with beta carotene and antioxidants, and have been used in ancient chinese medicine for eye, liver and kidney ailments. They can be eaten raw or soaked in hot water to make them plumper and softer. I enjoy adding them to my smoothies along […]
Because I don’t consume a lot of milk and cheese, I have found many alternative calcium-rich foods. Did you know sesame seeds and kale are rich in calcium? I love using tahini (ground sesame seeds) in my smoothies to give me a delicious and bone-building boost. Coupled with mineral-rich kale, I am treating myself to a bone-healthy treat. […]
According to Dr. Andrew Weil*, “perhaps that’s because we tend to make grand plans that are difficult to achieve rather than take simple, realistic steps.” He offers a list of five small changes that can pay off for your health in a big way in 2016. I’ve summarized his list and added on my own advice, as follows:
What is the first thing you put in to your system when you wake up? After my morning water with lemon, I blend together the following ingredients for my morning smoothie that not only gives me instant energy but also helps to detoxify and alkalize my body.