Today I went out on a special shopping trip… I went to visit a wheatgrass farmer! I bought two trays full of grown green goodness, and a kilo of seeds and a few trays to start growing my own.
You may be wondering why I bought wheatgrass and not a new pair of shoes? But the fact is Wheatgrass is cool, and I will prove to you why. Wheatgrass increases red blood-cell count and lowers blood pressure. It cleanses the blood, organs and gastrointestinal tract of debris. Wheatgrass also stimulates metabolism and the body’s enzyme systems by enriching the blood. It also aids in reducing blood pressure by dilating the blood pathways throughout the body. It stimulates the thyroid gland, correcting obesity, indigestion, and a host of other complaints. Its a magic bullet guys. Chop a handful and throw it in your juicer. Research suguests first thing in the morning when you break-fast gives the best results, but any time is good in my books.Just remember the nutritional content of the grass diminishes every time it grows. There is diferent studies that suguest only using the first sprout, to some that say you can use up to five times.
Let me know about your wheatgrassing experience!
Lots of love,
Here is a super easy, delicious and nutritious juice that will help cleanse your kidneys, hydrate your sexy organs and make your skin glow… Are you ready?
2 x green apples
1/4 of a watermelon = savasana!
Tips: Watermelons are low in calories (aprox 30 calories per 100g), are rich in electrolytes and are an excellent source of Vitamin A. Thats not all our watermelon friend offers, it is also rich in anti-oxidant flavonoids like lycopene, beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin and cryptoxanthin. Research shows these antioxidants offer protection against colon, prostate, breast, endometrial, lung, and pancreatic cancers. Phyto-chemicals present in watermelon like lycopene and carotenoids have the ability to help protect cells and other structures in the body from oxygen-free radicals. Juice the watermelon rinds too! Research show how watermelon rinds contain citrulline, which your clever body turns into arginine. Higher levels of arginine can help improve blood flow and other aspects of our cardiovascular health.
Let me know what you think! ENJOY!!
Its recipe time! My all time favourite blend, specially for Break-Fast (important to empathise that it’s Breaking the Fasting you have done since your last meal the night before, so your body is more prone to absorbing anything you put in it) I call it...*drumrolls* “The Green Diva”:
- 2 stalks of celery
- 1 medium cucumber
- 1 apple
- 1 pear
- 1 kiwi
All blended up = Heaven
This gives me enough for two full cups. Enjoy!