Lean Green Juice

IMG_2733 (2)The Day 2 Breakfast recipe I made from The 22-Day Revolution is Lean Green Juice. The ingredients listed in the book are:

  • 4 stalks of kale
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 2 Granny Smith apples (cored)
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 pitted dates
  • 1 frozen banana

I used fresh lemon from the little Meyer Lemon Tree my aunt gave me. It’s a “miniature” plant that I have growing in a container on my patio, but the fruit is regular size. The first time I made this juice I prepared it exactly as described. It was very tasty. The second time I whipped it up, I substituted Star Fruit for the apple just because I have a ton of Carambola in my yard. Also very tasty. Thumb up on this recipe, which can be a healthy meal-replacer if you’re trying to lose weight.

Breakfast

IMG_0961 (2)I started my day with cashew butter on high protein bread, with a little organic raw honey, and fresh sliced mango from my tree. The bread contains whole wheat, rye & soy flours; sunflower, sesame & pumpkin seeds; rolled oats; and dried carrots, banana & apples. The creamy cashew butter is non-hydrogenated, of course. This is a nutritious, easily-prepared meal.

 
 
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