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Juicing 101: How To Get Started Without Going Broke. As an undergraduate with limited time and a small grocery budget, juicing may seem out of your wellness league.

Juicing 101: How To Get Started Without Going Broke

Maybe you’ve only recently drunk the [green] kool-aid and wonder how you’ll carry this new practice back to campus. With store-bought juice costing nearly $8 a bottle, price-conscious undergrads know that home juicing is the most economically sound option. Plus, with cold season draining the energies and tissue supplies of campuses nationwide, the need for concentrated vitamins and minerals has never been more necessary.

Here are some ways to juice on campus. 1. If you don’t have a juicer already, talk to your dorm manager about a “communal juicer” that can stay in the common kitchen. 2. Buy your week’s worth of produce, wash and chop, and store in freezer gallon bags by the day. 3. I prefer to juice on mornings when my first class isn’t until the afternoon. 4. Freezing juice preserves most of the nutrients as long as you freeze it directly after juicing. 5. How To Make An Amazing “Detox Water” Please Share This Page: Google + stumbleupon tumblr reddit Image – A Sweet Simple Life Well, when it comes to beverages it seems as though we have come full circle.

How To Make An Amazing “Detox Water”

In the last few years, “detox waters” have become extremely popular and people are discovering the wonderful cleansing, hydrating effects that these simple waters are having on their bodies. We discovered this tremendous, super-healthy yet simple recipe, called “sassy water”, on the splendid A Sweet Simple Life blog and had to share it with you. One of the other benefits of these amazing recipes is the significant money saving over store-bought drinks… this could seriously add up! It’s said by natural health aficionados that these waters are splendid taken first thing in the morning or last thing at night.

Here’s the link to the full original recipe: Enjoy! One thing to note – these waters will not keep fresh forever. Brain-Boosting Green Tea & Kiwi Smoothie. Your brain does so much for you, so why not do a little something in return?

Brain-Boosting Green Tea & Kiwi Smoothie

Your brain will love this green tea and kiwi smoothie that's packed with antioxidants and other brain-healthy nutrients. Ingredients: I recommend using organic ingredients whenever possible 1 cup almond milk (unsweetened)2 cups fresh spinach1 kiwi (peeled, sliced and frozen)¼ banana (frozen)1 tbsp lucuma powder1 tbsp chia seeds½ tsp matcha powder½ cup cold filtered water Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Spinach. Naturally Fermented Pineapple Ginger Soda.

So easy to make and yet, so delicious!

Naturally Fermented Pineapple Ginger Soda

Naturally Fermented Pineapple Ginger Soda (Makes 50 Ounces) Ingredients 48oz Pineapple Juice (canned will work, but it should just be pineapple!) 0.5-1oz Ginger Juice (freshly pressed please!) ¼ cup Active Ginger Bug Instructions 1. 2. 3. Enjoy it cold but open carefully! Featured in the Paleo AIP Roundtable @ Phoenix Helix. Click here to like Nourishing Time on Facebook if you enjoyed this post! PAID ENDORSEMENT DISCLOSURE: In order for me to support my blogging activities, I may receive monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for my endorsement, recommendation, testimonial and/or link to any products or services from this blog.

How To Make A Liver Cleansing Detox Juice. Please Share This Page: Google + stumbleupon tumblr reddit If you are a first-time visitor, please be sure to like us on Facebook and receive our exciting and innovative tutorials on herbs and natural health topics!

How To Make A Liver Cleansing Detox Juice

Image – © DIA – Fotolia.com The liver is widely considered as one of the most vital organs of the body. In addition to our recent report on herbs for the liver, we’ve just found a wonderful liver detox juice that may offer amazing benefits not just to the liver, but to the other organs as well! Lemon According to research, lemon is a good source of citric acid that efficiently helps in breaking down foods and promoting better digestion. Ginger Root In a study published at the Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, researchers concluded that ginger is capable of improving liver damage as well as in protecting the organ against liver fibrosis. Blueberry & Chia Anti-Aging Smoothie Recipe. Legend has it that Juan Ponce de Leon searched his whole life for the fountain of youth, but perhaps the answer was right under his feet — in the garden!

Blueberry & Chia Anti-Aging Smoothie Recipe

Diets rich in plant-based foods offer nutrients that fight free radical damage and diseases, hydrate us, and keep us looking and feeling younger from the inside out! One unassuming little fruit that packs a big nutritional punch is the blueberry. It's bursting with nutrients and anti-aging benefits. Rich in fiber, minerals, and the vitamins A, C, E & K, fresh blueberries are lower on the glycemic index than many fruits, and also offer a good dose of fiber — both of which are helpful in managing blood sugar. A cup of blueberries has about 80 calories, 4 grams of fiber, and about 25% of the RDA of vitamin C. Available May through October, blueberries are at their peak in the mid-summer, so it's not surprising that July is National Blueberry Month! One way to boost your intake of plant-based foods easily is with smoothies. Soothing Blue Smoothie (Your Tummy Will Thank You)