A friend recently complained that he’s been feeling full, bloated and generally uncomfortable for several days in a row now, despite being regular. He’s been super busy at work all of March and under a lot of stress due to tight deadlines.
From my observations and discussions with others, the seasonal transitions of both Spring and Fall here in the Northern Hemisphere seem to trigger extra detoxing in the body. I suspect that the stress my friend is experiencing has been inhibiting the body’s natural and rhythmic functioning.
To help him out as well as anyone else who may be experiencing signs of toxicity , a gentle cleansing may be in order. But for those who lack the time or the initiative to do a full-out body cleansing , I highly suggest simply replacing a few meals during the week with green detox juice recipes .
If you do not have a juicer, like me, I use my trusty blender. Vegetables are often hard to digest but the blender does it for you! Plus, the insoluble fiber in the green helps to gently scrape your intestines clean of toxic waste that clings and causes autointoxication .
More like gazpacho than the more popular green juices, the following sweet and nutty concoctions are well-balanced green detox recipes created especially for the blender:
Almond Kiwi Delight
makes approx. 12 oz
Pecan Apple Cleanser
A couple of tips:
- DO NOT juice these recipes. The nuts, which I added for protein, may not juice very well.
- Put the nuts in your blender first to chop them up into tiny pieces, almost a powder.
I hope you enjoy these detox blender recipes. Let me know what you think!