Juice It, Blend It, Live It: Over 50 Easy Recipes to Energize, Detox, and Nourish Your Mind and Body
This book is a blueprint to making delicious cleanses that will enable you to live a vibrant, energy-filled, healthy life. Jamie teaches you not only how to make the juices, smoothies, soups, and nut milks she enjoys, but you can tailor her recipes to your own taste buds and preferences. Filled with colorful photos and inspiration, Jamie shares everything from the medicinal value of superfoods that can add health value to your diet to smoothies kids will love! Juice it, Blend It, Live It is jam-packed with yummy and revitalizing recipes, including:
• Nut & Seed Milks: Almond Milk, Brazil Nut Milk, Hemp Milk
• Green Juices: Amazing Greens, Blissfully Basil
• Root Juices: Beet Me, Sweetie Pie
• Smoothies: Beauty Tonic, Mint Chocolate Chip
• Soups: Classic Kale, Avocado Kick
• Detox Juices: Lemon Lime Detox, Master Cleanse Tea
Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
constantly coming at us, when it comes to changing our diet, it can feel utterly paralyzing. I know about that firsthand because food had a similar effect on me in my late teens to early twenties. And ironically, in my struggle to control food, it ended up controlling me. I was a fashion-obsessed girl, reading every magazine I could get my hands on, thumbing through the pages of size-0 models, alongside the myriad ways to lose weight. I started to obsessively count my calories and my fat intake.
and nutrients from produce and discards the indigestible fiber. Without the fiber, your digestive system doesn’t have to work as hard to break down the food and absorb the nutrients. Juicing allows the nutrients to be immediately absorbed into the body. This allows your body to focus on healing itself on a deeper level because the energy your body would normally have taken to digest and break down the food is instead spent on rejuvenating. Juicing also adds the benefit of getting a larger and
and can harm aquatic life and end up in our drinking water. Farmers’ markets and health-food stores are great places to buy your produce. Farmers’ markets are great for local produce. Often, the produce at farmers’ markets is not certified organic if it’s from small farms. Speak to the farmer about their produce. Ask if they use chemicals or pesticides. They usually don’t, but they cannot afford the paperwork to become certified organic. In these cases, support the small farmers and buy from
mangoes, melons, apples, and pears, leave them on the countertop until they are ripe, and then put them in your fridge. Do not do this with citrus and berries, as they will rot. Bananas should be kept alone; they ripen quickly and can affect the fruits and vegetables around them. Prewash: As you prepare for juicing, it’s important not to prewash your vegetables. Wait until right before you’re about to use them, because if you wash them too early, it cuts their shelf time in half. Also, do not
precut them—the fruits and vegetables will start to oxidize and lose their nutritional value. Storage: If they are tied together, remove the ties and if you see any decaying parts, remove those from the vegetable. Do not cram your vegetables together, as they will go bad quicker. Give them space to breathe. If you are keeping them in a bag, make sure there are small holes so they can get air. A good rule of thumb is not to keep fruits and vegetables together. Freeze: For smoothies, another easy