I've been on a journey of eating raw for more than a year now, & I am positive that this is exactly how I should be living. One of the great lessons I've learned is the glory of Juicing. Juicing is a great way to consume vegetables & fruit as it is easier for the body to digest, process & utilize than when the food is chewed. In liquid form the nutrients are highly absorbable. Presto they're in your cell!
Some of the oh so great benefits are-
Energy. Want some?
detox. In future post I'll delve into this concept.
Prevent disease. don't see this as a flighty statement!
Are you excited? You should be excited!
I'd like to share a few amazing titles that sit glowingy in my library.
Part of what maintains my motivation & what propels me forward is when I know what I'm putting inside my body in the name of health. When I know what celery really is & what it does for me, I then celebrate celery.
Juicing isn't just about that green stuff or beets. There are so many variations & you can invent your own. I now like the challenge of building myself up to drinking stronger juices. We tend to start sweet, & then explore.
Juice: Recipes for Juicing, Cleansing, and Living Well by Carly de Castro, Hedi Gores, & Hayden Slater -- founders of Pressed Juicery, in Los Angeles.
The 2nd is..
Superfood Juices: 100 Delicious, Energizing & Nutrient-Dense Recipes by Julie Morris
I love what comes from the creative mind of Julie Morris. I also recommend her books Superfood Smoothies & Superfood kitchen. She breaks down the staple superfoods.
The Juice Generation: 100 Recipes for Fresh Juices and Superfood Smoothies by
Packaging really makes a difference & the photos within these books put them in the realm of art. Enjoy the photography & use the information within as tools. Happy Juicing!