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Rebooting or just enjoying the comfort of juicing

Lately I’ve been reading a lot about rebooting with a three to five day juice cleanse. As I’ve said before, I do not support diets for weight loss, but I’m definitely hooked on the idea of rebooting yourself – not just the body, but the mind as well. Up until 2 weeks ago, I had never actually used a juicer, so I did not know if I’d be able to live on vegetable juices – I mean a juiced carrot, celery or spinach seems horrible to me, but that was until I started juicing. Now I’m not yet on a juice cleanse, but I am drinking one juice per day, and it is magnificent. Knowing that what you’re drinking is a big glass with nothing but vitamins, that’s just awesome. Therefore I wanted to share some pictures and few recipes for some of the juices I’ve made until now. Of course you do need a juicer, so if you don’t have one, but you have the money for it – I recommend you go buy one. It’s not just a buy, you know – it’s an investment.

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For the first one you juice two apples, two carrots, and 1 inch (2.5 cm) of ginger
(1 glass)

For the second (the green) you juice 1 cucumber, 2 lemons, 2 apples, 2 sticks of celery, 1 and a half handfuls of spinach, and 2 slices of melon.
(2 glasses)

For the third (orange/red seen from the top) you juice 2-3 carrots, 1 apple, 1 inch (2.5 cm) of ginger, and some watermelon – you decide how much.
(1 glass)

For the fourth and the last you juice 4-6 oranges depending on the amount of juice and about a quarter of a watermelon.

I hope y’all start juicing soon – it really is a pleasure.

Post by Nicoline

When you’re sick and just need vitamins!

So we all know how it is to be sick and feeling like crap. Right now – thats me! Or at least it was for a couple of days. When I’m sick, I always crave unhealthy food, but for once I thought I needed more vitamins than chocolate.

So I decided to make a smoothie with carrots, apples and some low-fat vanilla yoghurt. And trust me, when I say that it is just as easy to make as it sounds.

Just peel 3 carrots and an apple. Cut it out in smaller pieces and put it in a blender along with a bit of low fat vanilla yoghurt. The amount of yoghurt depends on how you want your smoothie. I added a bit of apple juice as well, because my blender is old and it doesn’t work that well without liquid. And well woopsi – you have one delicious smoothie in front of you.


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Hopefully you aren’t sick like I am, but it’s still good!

Until next time – enjoy the fruits of the season!

Post by Nicoline