Spring Juicing by Elissa Michaud,
Certified Holistic Nutritionist
Fresh home made juice is an excellent way to quickly deliver a large amount of nutrients, enzymes and hydration to all the cells of the body. It is easy and great to do in the spring, helping with detoxification and supports the natural levity of spring.
At the new Juice and Elixir Bar at Zen Holistic Nutrition, located in Sooke Wellness, we serve a variety of fresh, cold pressed, organic juice shots by Jusu Bar. Then, we up the nutrient value by adding raw organic boosts like greens and herbal energy blends.
Here is a simple, inexpensive and delicious juice recipe you can make at home anytime
Green Power Juice
- One Green Apple ie: Granny Smith (minerals, antioxidants and vitamin A, B & C)
- One half large fennel (great for digestion)
- Two stalks of celery (abundant with natural sodium, vitamin A and mineral rich)
Wash thoroughly and run through your juicer. Be sure to use organic celery and apples as the conventional versions of those contain a lot of pesticides (see dirty dozen list)
For the adventurous health seeker. Pick up a bag of Green Power Blend by Harmonic Arts and add one teaspoon to your juice. This tasty greens mix contains five great superfoods: wheatgrass, moringa, alfalfa, spirulina, and chlorella.
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