Superfood Juices & Smoothies: 100 Delicious and Mega-Nutritious Recipes from the World's Most Powerful Superfoods

Superfood Juices & Smoothies: 100 Delicious and Mega-Nutritious Recipes from the World's Most Powerful Superfoods

by Tina Leigh

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Superfood Juices & Smoothies: 100 Delicious and Mega-Nutritious Recipes from the World's Most Powerful Superfoods by Tina Leigh

Mom always told you, "Drink your juice!" But let's face itâ?¬—the choices in the grocery store can be boring, full of sugar, and getting more expensive every day. Well, move over orange and cranberry cocktail! This looks like a job for superfoods like Kale, chia, coconut, goji, and cacao!

Never heard of things like sacha inchi or yacon? Not to worryâ?¬— Superfood Juices & Smoothies offers an easy-to-follow guide that anyone interested in getting healthy will love. Author Tina Leigh breaks down each nutrient rich food and provides you with taste, texture description, health benefits, storage and more! Most of the recipes in the book are low-glycemic and low sugar to keep you feeling balanced and healthy.

Juices and smoothies are so fun and simple to make and with the 20 key superfoods found in this book, you can start to enjoy 100 delicious and nutritious recipes!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592336043
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Publication date: 05/01/2014
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Tina Leigh, founder of Haute Health is an inspiring and compassionate holistic wellness practitioner, yoga instructor, and therapeutic chef who specializes in mindful eating and whole being transformation. She has a unique ability to weave the principles of Ayurveda and plant-based eating with culinary art that attracts a varied clientele. It is through fifteen years of experience, and a devotion to conscious living that she’s able to guide those she works with through their unique journeys to whole body wellbeing.

She is the author of Balanced Raw and Superfood Juices & Smoothies, and creator of The ABC Lifestyle––a commitment to Always Be Cleansing.

Tina lives in Portland, Oregon where she enjoys a regular meditation and yoga practice, hiking, writing, and guides entrepreneurs and small businesses in wellness journeys.

Table of Contents

Introduction: What Makes Superfoods Super? 6

Part 1 Super Fruits

Chapter 1 Goji: The "Red Diamond" of Nutrition 9

Chapter 2 Camu Camu: Vitamin C Superstar 19

Chapter 3 Maqui: Disease-Fighting Antioxidant 28

Chapter 4 Lucuma: The "Gold of the Incas" 37

Chapter 5 Golden Berries: Protein-Packed Powerhouses 46

Chapter 6 Cacao: Magnesium Wonder Fruit 55

Part 2 Super Seeds and Nuts

Chapter 7 Chia: Aztec Warrior Superfood 66

Chapter 8 Hemp: The Heart-Heal thy Superfood 75

Chapter 9 Flax: Brain-Boosting Super Seed 84

Chapter 10 Sacha Inchi: Omega-3 Power Seed 93

Chapter 11 Coconut: The Super Fat 102

Part 3 Super Plants

Chapter 12 Kale: The Mega Flavonoid Super Green 114

Chapter 13 Spirulina: Nature's Detoxifier 123

Chapter 14 Chlorella: The Vitality Plant 132

Chapter 15 Wheatgrass: The Oxidative Stress Buster 141

Chapter 16 AFA: Blue-Green Algae: The Immune-Boosting Energizer 150

Chapter 17 Maca: The Peruvian Super Plant 159

Chapter 18 Yacon: Low-Glycemic Sweetener 168

Chapter 19 Bee Pollen: The Allergy Aid 177

Chapter 20 Aloe Vera: Skin Soother and Tummy Tamer 186

Resources 197

References 198

Index 203

About the Author 208

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