So many people are in the middle of a Dry January, or ditching the sugar or the cigarettes or perhaps on a fitness kick. I am in two minds about the concept of ‘detoxing’ in January as I believe it can be a time for nourishing warming foods such as hearty soups and casseroles, however I definitely think we can all benefit from getting more fruits and veg into our system.
This is where making fresh juices and smoothies can be so valuable. Some of our Sober Club members did our recent 7 day Juice Shot Challenge and felt an amazing energy boost! Read my article The Lowdown on Juicing and if you can make it come to see me in action! I found it hard to understand how to make juices and smoothies till I saw Jason Vale actually chopping the veg and juicing a blending! I’ve teamed up with Michele Kaye, nutritionist and author of Eat Dance Shine for a talk and demo Lets talk Detox and get the buzz without the booze. Tickets include a juice and a smoothie (made with fresh organic ingredients) courtesy of Riverford Organic’s veg man David Shulman who delivers fabulous organic food and veg in this area of Hertfordshire. (heres the link to the eventbrite ticket link)
Tues Feb 4th Fred & Gingers Coffee Shop High St Kings Langley
Here’s one of the kooky recipes Michele loves, which is great for getting rid of heavy metals (thats the toxins not the music!)
Heavy Metal Detox Smoothie
1-2 cups wild blueberries
1 cup coriander –fresh leaves and stems
1 cup orange juice (freshly squeezed ideally)
1 tsp barley grass juice powder
1 tsp spirulina
1 small handful of Dulse seaweed (soaked 2 hours)
Optional: water to blend
In a high speed blender, blend all ingredients until smooth. If a thinner consistency is desired, add up to 1 cup of water. Enjoy!
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