Morning Green Juice

This juice just feels like it’s cleaning you from the inside out. With a base of celery and a kick of ginger, this juice is a great thing to have regularly as a way to help fight off colds, make sure you’re getting in some good nutrients for the day and it’s also great to hydrate your body for the day.

You can make this juice in a juicer or a blender. The two methods are explained below.  

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6-7 celery stalks

¼ apple

1 small cucumber

4-5 mint leaves

1-inch piece of fresh ginger.

Juice of half a lemon


If you have a juicer you can throw everything straight into the juicer

GreenJuice KitchenAid Blender

Blender method: I know a lot of you don't have juicers, you can still use your blender to make a juice. Just blend all the ingredients with little water. Blend till smooth and pass the liquid through a  strainer or nut milk bag. I like to add in the lemon juice at the end once the juice is strained.

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Pour it into your favorite glass and enjoy!

Try my Green Goddess Smoothie Recipe Here

Cashew Milk

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If you’ve ever wanted to try making some kind of Nut Milk at home but don't know where to start, then let me suggest you try Cashew Milk (even if you don't like the taste of cashews!). I’ve made Almond Milk a couple of times now and it’s turned out pretty good, but Cashew Milk has taken my love of nut milks to a whole other level. It’s so creamy and delicious, doesn't have too strong of a nutty flavour, and it’s super (I mean like, super duper) easy to make. No straining of pulp, it blends into a beautiful creamy frothy milk and once you've soaked the cashews you can literally make it in less than 5 minutes.

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Cashews are packed with all kinds of healthy nutrients like Vitamins B6, E, and K, along with minerals like iron, magnesium, selenium, copper, phosphorus and zinc, all of which are important for maintaining a healthy body. They are however high in calories, so having them in milk form (where much of the milk is made up of water) is a great way to get all of the health benefits of cashews but with less calories.

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So here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1 cup Cashews (raw) 

  • 2 Medjool Dates

  • 1 tsp Vanilla

  • pinch of Sea Salt

  • 4 cups Filtered Water

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Method:

Soak the cashews in a large bowl of water for 3-6 hours.  
After soaking, rinse cashews well and drain.
Place soaked cashews in a blender and pour in the filtered water.
Add in dates, vanilla and sea salt.
Blend on high till the mixture turns into a creamy off-white colour (roughly 1-2 minutes).
Pour into an airtight jar and keep in fridge for up to 3 days.
 

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You can drink the Cashew Milk as is, or use it as a base for smoothies, lattes, or as a milk substitute.
 

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Give this a try, and let me know how you like it in the comments below!

Enjoy!
Zehra  :)