All Greens Juice
Fruit and veggie juices are full of powerful vitamins and antioxidants that both satisfy your belly and satisfy your skin. While this green juice recipe is only good for one serving, the ingredients can easily be multiplied if you would like to double or triple the amount of juice being made. Store your extra green juice in an airtight glass container in the fridge immediately after preparation for up to 48 hours to enjoy your homemade-but-premade juice throughout the week. To learn about proper juice storage, CLICK HERE
- 4 celery stalks
- ½ cucumber
- 2 kale leaves
- 1 chard leaf (any variety, with stem)
- 1 handful of spinach
- ½ cup of parsley
- ½ peeled lemon
- 1-inch sliced fresh ginger (more if you like it hot!)
Put all the ingredients through a juicer, alternating between harder foods (like celery and cucumber) and the leafy greens to help move everything through smoothly. You can find the recipe HERE
Blueberry Avocado Banana Breakfast Smoothie
With antioxidants and healthy fats from spinach, avocado, and flax, this vegan smoothie promotes glowing skin while also making for a healthy, satisfying meal replacement or on-the-go snack. Meal prep your smoothies by separating a serving-size of solid ingredients into Ziploc bags and placing them in the freezer. When you’re ready to make your smoothie, pour a bag into the blender, add your liquid ingredients, and blend away! CLICK HERE
for the recipe.
- ½ cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk
- 1 cup of fresh spinach
- 1 banana, peeled
- ½ avocado, peeled and pitted
- 2 cups of frozen blueberries
- 1 tbsp. of ground flaxseed meal
- 1 tbsp. of almond butter
- ¼ tsp. of cinnamon
Place all the ingredients in your blender in the order listed and blend until smooth. If you’d like a thicker smoothie, add a small handful of ice. For a thinner smoothie, add a bit more almond milk. Enjoy immediately.
No Sugar Apple Cinnamon Blender Muffins
Muffins are a quick and delicious breakfast staple that can be enjoyed on the go. Avoid the sugar and additives found in most premade muffins by baking your own at home! This easy Apple Cinnamon Muffin recipe
contains no sugar, is flour free, and has no butter or oil – but don’t worry, they’re still jam-packed with flavor! Sweetened with dates, the milder, sweeter cousin to prunes and raisins, these muffins taste delicious and can be made in advance for an early-morning snack without any hassle.
- 2 & ½ cups of old-fashioned oats (plus ¼ cup for garnish, if desired)
- 1 cup dried dates, chopped
- ½ cup of boiling water
- 1 & ¼ cup of apples, diced (about 1 large apple)
- ¾ cup of milk
- 2 large eggs
- 2 tsp. real vanilla (vanilla extract can be used as a substitute, if necessary)
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- ½ tsp. baking soda
- ½ tsp. salt
- 2 tsp. cinnamon
- Place diced dates into blender and pour boiling water over. Let it sit for 5 minutes, then blend until smooth.
- Add diced apples and milk to the blender. Puree until smooth.
- Add remaining ingredients and puree until oats are well ground, scraping down the sides of the blender as needed.
- Line a muffin tin with muffin papers and fill 2/3 full with batter (approx. ¼ cup of batter per muffin).
- Sprinkle each muffin with ½ tsp. of old-fashioned oats, if desired.
- Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30-35 minutes (insert a toothpick in the center of the muffin to check and see if they’re done – if it comes out clean, you’re good to go).