Berries are ripe for the picking this time of year in the US. Not only are they absolutely delicious, they offer an amazing array of health promoting phytonutrients. The dark and vibrant colors signify the rich variety of nutrients – I always like to say, “if a fruit or veggie stains your shirt, it’s got to be good for you!”
I am loving citrus fruits right now and just can’t get enough! I decided to combine them with one of the most nutritious vegetables out there…kale (Tuscan cabbage)! It is suggested to eat anything from the cruciferous family daily such as kale (Tuscan cabbage) to reap the amazing health properties this special family of vegetables offers such as prevention of bladder, breast, prostate, colon and ovarian cancer.
I have been experimenting with the Breville Juice Fountain Crush Slow Juicer and have had some fun making homemade nut milks! A couple weeks ago, I shared my recipe for Homemade Almond Milk, but this week I took it up a notch and experimented with hazelnuts. I was overly delighted with the results. Not only did I have delicious nut milk in my fridge for the week to enjoy and use in smoothies, but I also had the leftover pulp from the hazelnuts that I made into a raw dessert (stay tuned for that recipe!).
Goji berries are known to have anti-aging benefits, boost immune function, protect vision, and prevent heart disease. Goji berry extracts may even boost brain health, mood and protect against age-related diseases such as Alzheimer’s so eat them up! They are perfect to add to any smoothie like this one loaded with potassium, vitamin A, fiber […]
This is a great sweet and sour combo, really good for a zesty vitamin C morning start juice. Pineapple is high in a wonderful enzyme called bromelain that aids in the reduction of inflammation such as joint pain, injury, allergies and is said to improve cardiovascular health. This is also an excellent as a refreshing digestive juice.