3 B Green Smoothie

(Banana, Beet Greens, Blueberries) Bitter greens, such as dandelion, mustard greens, beet greens, turnip greens, etc., are excellent bases for smoothies.  They are particularly detoxifying and digestion stimulating.  Include them periodically, even if you add more fruit to balance the bitter. Blend well: 1 cup beet greens 1 cup chard or spinach (or skip and… Read more

Simple Mango Gazpacho

2 cups diced fresh mangoes 2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice 1 cup chopped cucumber, peeled and seeded 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced (optional) 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (basil or mint would also be nice)… Read more

Berries, Berries, Berries!

I contend that there are many reasons why May is the best month of the year. It’s my birthday month, after all, and the whole month has rather a festive, playful atmosphere about it. There are all manner of green trees, lawns, and shrubs, blossoms carrying the promise of more flowers to come, and, in… Read more

Banana Endurance Drink

Potassium-rich bananas and natural sodium-rich celery combined with purified water offer the perfect way to replenish your electrolytes and energize muscles after exercise. 6 ripe bananas, coarsely broken into chunks 3 stalks celery, coarsely sliced Combine the bananas and celery in a blender an process until smooth. Add purified water or fresh coconut water to… Read more