November Green Smoothie Challenge

I started drinking green smoothies when I tried my first 30-day challenge at the beginning of the year. This month I signed up for the Young and Raw November 2013 Challenge. I fell of the wagon half way through due to travelling for work. I’ve tried to get back into the challenge where I left…

Chocolate Cherry

Wow who would have thought, a healthy way to get my chocolate fix that includes both fruits and veggies. I admit I was a bit skeptical about how this would taste good but it tastes a but like a chocolate milkshake with a but of tang from the cherries. I think I’ve found my favourite…

Mint Berry Green Smoothie

1 cup blueberries 1 cup strawberries 2 cups greens of choice 1 handful mint 1 cup coconut water or regular water Optional: Handful of goji berries Chia seeds Vega one nutritional shake, french vanilla 1 tsp coconut oil Health Tip: Mint helps to sooth and calm a sore throat by cooling the throat tissues. What…

Mango Ginger Smoothie

2 cups mango, frozen 1 lime 4 leaves kale 1 inch knuckle ginger 1 cup coconut or regular water Health Tip: Ginger is a true super herb. It is a carminative herb, which means that it will help to cleanse, as well as heal the digestive tract.

Cool Mango Green Smoothie

1 cup frozen pineapple 1 cup frozen mango 1 cucumber 1 handful mint 1 cup of water Health Tip: Mint is an amazing herb for aiding digestion. Mint will activate salivary glands, promoting a good start to the digestive process, as well as helping to calm and sooth the digestive tract as it is ingested.

Thai Mango Detox Smoothie

1 cup frozen mango 1 tsp spirulina 1 Tbs coconut, dried 1 handful, greens (such as spinach or kale) 1 handful, cilantro 1 lime, juiced 1 pinch of cayenne 1 Tbsp help or chia seeds 1 cup of water In a blender, blend the greens, lime and water until liquid. Add the remainder of the…

Live Enzymes Digestion Smoothie

1 leaf of bok choy 1 cup frozen pineapple 1 inch piece of ginger 1 Tbsp hemp or chia seeds 1 tsp Spirulina 1 cup water or coconut water Blend the bok choy, ginger and coconut water first until liquid. Add remaining ingredients until smooth. TIP: Remember to get the smoothest smoothie and to avoid…

Creamy Tropical Cleanse Smoothie

1. Pineapple is high in manganese, which is important for building strong bones. 2. Avocado protects against eye disease, helps stabilize blood sugar, high in fibre, and lowers cholesterol 3. Ginger is anti-inflammatory 4. Spirulina is a ideal anti-aging food 5. Chia seeds draw liquids and toxins towards themselves, and helps to carry them out…

Lemon Lime Detox

Yummm I’ve started on the Young and Raw 30 day green smoothie challenge. I’m day 9 into it so far. This is my favorite recipe in the challenge so far. 1 frozen banana 1 lime (peeled and de-seeded) 1/2 lemon (juice only) 2-3 oranges (depending on size, juice only) 2 handfuls of kale, spinach or…