Best Green Eats Ever has arrived

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It’s here people!

Best Green Eats Ever‘ can now be found at your local bookstore or online. Seeing my book in the stores and your hands is so exciting for me and makes all the hours spent on recipe testing, shopping, chopping and researching all worth it. What a joy!

Just to give you a little teaser – ‘Best Green Eats Ever’ is chock full of;

List of benefits of all leafy […]

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Wow! It is so rewarding and fun to see what juices and smoothies people are trying and loving from my book Best Green Drinks Ever. Seeing my drinks come to life and being enjoyed is definitely the best part of putting a book out into the world. And look, the little kids are into it too! Start ‘em young and they’ll love their greens for life. If you want to see what I’m up to and what green […]

The delicious daikon

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Have you ever tasted or cooked with daikon radish before? If you haven’t, please allow me to introduce you to this white rootvegetable with incredible taste and health benefits! Daikon is a japanese radish and looks like a large, white carrot. It’s slightly pungent and bitter – but much miler than regular red radishes. In Chinese medicine daikon is believed to be very beneficial to anyone with excess dampness in their body – which in western medicine can translate to […]

How to make a healthy habit

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Make buying greens part of your shopping routine – every time! 

Living a healthier lifestyle can sometimes feel overwhelming, confusing, and all-consuming. The idea of giving up our favorite foods or force-feeding ourselves foods we don’t like for the sake of health is simply not a good motivator!
When it comes to implementing change, attitude makes all the difference. With a step-by-step approach, a healthy lifestyle is something we can build up over time. Little by little we’ll crowd out the bad […]

Smoothie of the Week: Almond Milk

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It has been to cold in New York this last week to drink cold smoothies! So instead I though I’d share a recipe for nut milk. It is so much easier than you think to make it yourself. You can use the nut milk as a base for smoothies, make hot chocolate or chai tea, make chia pudding or pour it over your granola.

Raw Almond/Nut Milk

1 cup almonds (or any nut you like – Brazil nuts work really […]

Smoothie of the Week: Alkalinity Bliss

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Alkaline diets, PH and low acidity are buzz words I’ve been hearing a lot of lately. The alkaline diet is about eating more foods that are more alkaline on the PH spectrum to help our blood achieve a more balanced PH level. Even though there is a lack of research in this field, it is safe to say that eating more fruits and vegetables are good for you!

The modern wester diet tends towards a lot of processed foods that […]

Smoothie of the Week: Hail to the Kale

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Are you still scared of kale? This smoothie will finally make you a convert. With avocado for creaminess and pear for sweetness, the kale’s more bitter flavor completely dissapears. But the benefits are still there; minerals, vitamin A, C and K, 45 different antioxidants to fight off free radicals, detoxing properties and fiber for digestive aid.

‘Nough Said!

Hail to the Kale 

½ pear
¼ avocado
½ cucumber
½ lemon
handful of cilantro
1 cup kale (packed)
½ inch ginger
½ cup coconut water
1 scoop protein powder (hemp, pumpkin or pea […]

Smoothie of the Week: Belly Soother

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After a few weeks of heavy eating and drinking (I’m just assuming here) give your belly a real probiotic and enzyme boost with this delicious, creamy smoothie. The coconut yogurt provides healthy fats and god bacteria to help restore your gut flora. And papaya is famous for it’s potent enzymes that aid in digestion.

Drink up for you belly!

Belly Soother

1 cup papaya

1 cup coconut kefir, yogurt ( aka cultured coconut milk)

juice from ½ lime

1 tbsp raw honey

Blend […]

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