So here is my first attempt at healthy eating to slim the goon/goonette. This recipe is from Kimberly Snyder’s “The Beauty Detox Solution.” It is intense tasting, but you get used to it, and it’s surprisingly filling. The first time you try this recipe, add extra apple and less celery for better taste. It’s intended to be consumed on an empty stomach first thing in the morning (after a cup of hot lemon water).
Wish me luck.
“Glowing Green Smoothie”
1.5 cups of filtered water
1 head of organic romaine lettuce, chopped
1/2 head of a large bunch of organic spinach
3-4 stalks organic celery
1 organic apple, cored and chopped
1 organic pear, cored and chopped
1 organic banana
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2 bunch of parsley and/or cilantro
Add the water, romaine and spinach to a blender and starting on the lowest setting, mix until smooth. Gradually add the additional ingredients one at a time.
Makes two servings. This will keep for 1-2 days covered in the fridge.