Title: Green Smoothies: The Weight Loss & Detox Secret: 50 Recipes for a Healthy Diet
Author: Jonathan Vine
Review: I received this book from the publisher for an honest review. I tried several of the recipes and I love the spinach recipes, I think kale is too strong for me in a smoothie. The 1st recipe is Apple and Spinach Smoothie and it is delicious – I am lactose intolerant so I substituted protein powder for the yogurt…yummy. I stir the cup while I am drinking the smoothie so nothing settles to the bottom of the glass – I just swirl it before taking another drink. The Kale and Blueberry was OK I switched the butter milk with protein powder mixed with water – I have to admit that I am not a fan for Kale….(I did the blueberry kale smoothies with spinach instead and the protein powder and it was very good – I love blueberries.)
I have yet to try the sweet potato smoothie but plan on it when I get my hands of some sweet potatoes. The spinach and citrus smoothie was good with the sweet/tangy citrus taste and I used protein powder again instead of the yogurt. I have taken to freezing my spinach – fresh spinach but I freeze it before using- it lasts longer and I make fewer trips to the grocery store. I also use frozen berries and this way the smoothie is colder and I can usually skip the ice- I do not have an automatic ice maker in my fridge.
I think making and drinking green smoothies is a great way to get your vegetables in for the day – I would much rather drink them then eat them most days. I have to admit that celery is a bit strong for a drink and I am not big on vegetable only drinks – But for health this cookbook cannot be beat – give it a try and I think you will be glad you did – I eat my spinach this way almost every day now. I have not tried every recipe in this book and I am not a vegetarian - I like adding banana also for a sweet punch to the smoothie.
Published: Published August 3rd 2014
Page Count: 166
Quick Review: 41/2 out 5 stars –
Why I Read this Title: sent by the publisher for a review
Synopsis: Want to jump-start your weight loss and improve your health? This book reveals the weight loss and detox secrete.
Let me introduce to you the newest fast food: the green smoothie. This mixture of sun ripened fruits and earth harvested vegetables can be made in seconds. You can say “Goodbye,” to the regret that normally comes along with eating fast food.
Green smoothies are nutritious, providing your body with vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidants. Packed with nutrients used to fight diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and heart disease, you will begin to wonder why you have gone so long without enjoying green smoothies.
In this book you will discover: What is a Green Smoothie? What’s So Good About Green Smoothies? Nutritional Value and Health Benefits of Green Smoothies The Healthiest Weight Loss Program Methodology Types of Green Smoothies Tasty Tips ˃˃˃ 50 delicious recipes inside
The book includes 50 delicious recipes that use green leafy vegetables, fruits and non-dairy milk or yogurt to create nutritious, filling drinks for your day-to-day menu.
Whether you are brand new to the world of green smoothies or you’ve enjoyed them in the past, don’t miss this great book!
Each recipe offers different variations or tips and tricks so your job is truly simple: follow the recipes and enjoy a glass of pure, healthy food!
Author Information: My name is Jonathan Vine, and I was caught up in the vegetarian lifestyle a few years back. I have to say that giving up on meat did not struck me in a single moment, nor it was a swift decision, but an inner journey that evolved within a few months. Eventually I took a final decision that the suffering of animals is my grief and my motivation.
I was always enthusiastic about cooking. For me this is absolutely one of the greatest joys life can offer. With my vegetarian cooking style, I never feel deprived of what I eat, but rather satisfied and exhilarated with each bite.
My goal is to publish books that will empower readers to improve their health and well-being through simple everyday ingredients and low fat recipes that make eating affordable, realistic and delicious.
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