Detoxifying Morning Juice. The best drink to start your day, flush out and detoxify all those toxins away! Ready to make some? #carrots #apple #celery #peat #beet #parsley
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A healthy way to start your morning and promote good health (weight loss, too)! This smoothie would also be perfect to serve at a baby shower, bridal shower or brunch!
Easy Raspberry Cream Breakfast Smoothie Recipe Ingredients:
3 cups frozen raspberries
2 cups orange juice
2 cups frozen vanilla yogurt
2 cups (fat free or low sugar if desired) raspberry yogurt
2 small bananas, cut into pieces and frozen (making 1 cup)
2 tsp vanilla extract
Directions:Place all ingredients in blender and mix until well blended. Serve immediately.Yields 6 servings.
Throughout my life, I’ve always managed to find foods that alleviate certain body imbalances. If I have a headache, almonds tend to help. Digestive issues, and I’ll eat some yogurt. And I’ve found that high mineral content water just makes my body feel well. These are things that I haven’t done any research on, I just learned over time that they work for me.
This presents a problem. I will never have enough time or ailments to try everything to see what works. Which makes me glad that human beings have a well documented history in our use and application of herbs and ingredients. There are some things I would have never thought to try, and it’s not surprising that in some areas of the world, people have been using it for thousands of years. Hippocrates himself promoted the use of a brew made from leaves of a willow tree, and ancient peruvians utilized the bark of the “fever tree” – which we now view as aspirins humble beginnings.
All plants have a purpose in the natural world. Enduring cultures know this, and have long exercised a proven practice in utilizing plants for more than just decorative and culinary uses. They have found higher purposes for many plants, which include therapies, supplements and medicines for a variety of human afflictions.
So it comes as no surprise that approximately twenty-five percent of all prescription drugs are derived from trees, shrubs and herbs. Yet throughout human history, few plants have acquired as significant of purpose and meaning as the Ashoka tree (Saraca asoca).
Some days I’ll look in the mirror and wonder how the heck my hair all of a sudden got so long. Its slow creeping growth has surprised me. Then there are times when it seems that no matter how much conditioner I use, my hair has a never ending thirst, and appears grayer than usual.
My usual reaction is to cut it back. Short. But that only delays the inevitable creeping growth and graying thirst.