In a perfect world we’d all have easy access to fresh fruit and vegetables. While food inequality has always been a global issue, and a pressing one at that, obtaining healthy food became a concern for many Americans seemingly overnight. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted life as we previously knew it, making a simple trip to the grocery store a time-consuming and stressful event, if you’re healthy enough to go in person.Continue reading “Healthy smoothies without fresh fruit and veggies”
It’s hard to resist a warm bowl of broccoli cheddar soup. While there’s a lot to love about the creamy texture and savory flavor of broccoli cheddar soup, that’s where the positives end. Though some of us can eat dairy without a problem, cheese and milk may cause stomach upset in those with lactose intolerance. Luckily, we can still satisfy our cravings for a creamy, savory broccoli soup without the cheddar.Continue reading “Roasted greens and moringa soup”
Perfect jammy figs are one of those fruits that we wait all year long for (which we are totally happy eating all on their own). Balanced with tangy vinegar and nutty olive oil, they make the perfect addition to this sweet and creamy spinach and fig salad. This can be a great side salad, or an awesome lunch on or off the cleanse.Continue reading “This simple fig salad is outrageously delicious”
Whether you were more of an orange or apple kid, chances are juice has been a part of your diet since you were old enough to drink from a cup. As an adult, fruit juice is still undeniably delicious and makes a great mixer for brunch cocktails. But, it can also send our blood sugar into a tailspin. For this reason, we recommend drinking fruit juice in moderation on the 21-Day Clean Program. Green juice made from vegetables, on the other hand, offers many health benefits and can make a healthy addition to your diet both on and off the cleanse.
Celery juice – the miracle green juice that is taking over everyone’s social media feed. Have you tried it yet? Celery juice is popping up all over the place as a “cure-all” for everything from digestive issues to skin conditions. People all over the world are posting about their experiences with drinking celery juice every morning, claiming it has helped IBS, constipation, migraines, adrenal fatigue, asthma, lyme disease, and more. The recent popularity among many celebrities has made it even more of a health trend.
We love this wild rice bowl as a warm, cozy dinner, or prepared ahead of time as a nutrient-dense work lunch. The sweet, balsamic roasted sweet potatoes are perfectly balanced by the bright, citrusy kale, and rounded out with the nutty, warm wild rice. We suggest making a big batch – this dish will disappear quickly!
Kale is without a doubt one of the most popular superfoods available. Kale is much denser than other leafy greens, making it hard for some to digest in its raw form. While sauteeing is the most common form of cooking kale, we absolutely love turning ours into crispy, flavorful chips. Kale’s texture makes it perfect for creating crunchy chips that don’t fall apart. You’ll find yourself reaching for this cheesy, perfectly spiced version again and again.
Our taste buds are starting to move from the hydrating fruits and vegetables we chose all summer, to the comforting and warming dishes of fall and winter. Fortunately, comfort foods can still be healthy. This Thai coconut soup is filled with nutrient-dense vegetables. Because this recipe contains lots of peppers and spices it makes a great post-cleanse soup, but it can be modified to enjoy on the 21-Day program as well.
Leafy greens are some of the most nourishing and healing foods for our bodies. From green drinks to juices and smoothies, leafy greens and green vegetables are powerful and inexpensive sources of major nutrition: they are rich in magnesium, iron, calcium, vitamin K, vitamin C, fiber, folic acid, and potassium, as well as an array of phytochemicals such as beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, cryptoxanthin, and lutein. Greens contain almost every nutrient we require for optimal health.
There are so many amazing green superfoods out there. They are readily available in various products on the market now, like protein powders, energy bars, greens powders and more. They can be very helpful in supplementing a healthy diet, bringing benefits to your lifestyle and general wellbeing. But you’ve probably wondered, what’s really the difference between chlorella, spirulina, moringa, wheatgrass, barley grass, and chlorophyll?