If you’re new to green smoothies and are curious to know more, then you’re in for an exciting and new way to enjoy your greens! In short though, they’re bascially any green veg or a mix of different greens that you blend with other delicious wholefood ingredients such as fruit and nuts and seeds, and a liquid base, like coconut water, nut milk or iced water. Then you can get real creative and add superfoods such as raw cacao powder or chia seeds to amp up their nutritional value.
Juice detoxes are all the rage right now. But while the idea of drinking your diet to cleanse and give your digestive system a ‘break’ appeals to me, I can’t go past the two-day mark without having to eat something.
Before you judge me for lacking in will power, there’s a good reason why I can’t get myself to stick to a juice cleanse – I believe juices have their place as a snack or as a nutrient-rich drink to be supplemented with some food.
This emerald and ruby red raspberry delight is an anti-inflammatory, metabolism-boosting and antioxidant-rich liquid breakfast. Whip this up in less than 5 minutes and feel satisfied right up until lunchtime.