Synopses & Reviews
Be your own kitchen doctor! Adriana Ayales grew up near the rainforest, where her grandmother set her on the path to herbal healing. Now she runs one of Brooklynandrsquo;s most popular juice barsandmdash;and sheandrsquo;s also deeply knowledgeable about the rainforestandrsquo;s fruits, botanicals, and other exotic ingredients. With this guide she passes on her knowledge of ethnobotanical customs, soul cleansing, and therapeutic cooking.
Ayales explores the role of superfoods and superherbs and presents traditional recipes that embody ancient waysandmdash;including medicinal juicing for relaxation and rejuvenation, next-level cleansing, and infusions and teas to nourish body and soul. Enjoy a Cacao and Reishi Energy Elixir, make herbal extracts, learn cold-pressing techniques, and whip up a headache cure. These special, sometimes sacred formulas will help empower your life with vibrant creativity and health.
Juice it up, and start glowingand#8212;inside and out! Julie Morris, author of the bestselling Superfood Smoothies, serves up a fresh, ultra-healthy take on juicing with 100 flavorful recipes. Incorporating antioxidant- and vitamin-rich powerhouses such as aand#231;ai, chia, ginger, and kale, these drinks cleanse, energize, and rejuvenate with every sip. Learn countless secrets that will take your juicing to the next level, with more healthy benefits and delicious rewards!and#160;
Smoothies filled with fruit, rich with yogurt, or packed with veggies seasoned with herbs and spices. Juices made from healthful ingredients like pomegranate, grapefruit, and lemon, and enhanced with flavorings such as cardamom. These quick, fresh, and colorful smoothies and juices, shakes and emulsions, will keep your blender whirring. Along with the 88 recipes, thereand#39;s advice on diet, nutrition, detoxing, and more.
Be your own kitchen doctor! Adriana Ayales runs one of Brooklynandrsquo;s most popular juice barsandmdash;and sheandrsquo;s also and#160;deeply knowledgeable about the rainforestandrsquo;s fruits, botanicals, and other exotic ingredients. With this guide, Ayales passes on her knowledge of ethnobotanical customs, soul cleansing, and therapeutic cooking, and explores the role of superfoods and superherbs. Her and#160;juice and smoothie recipes, all with powerful add-in elixirs, embody ancient ways and wisdom.
About the Author
Julie Morris is a Los Angeles-based author, natural food chef, and advocate of whole, plant-based foods and superfoods. She has worked in the natural food industry for close to a decade as a recipe developer, writer, cooking show host, and spokesperson, and is the executive chef for Navitas Naturals, a fair-trade company that specializes in 100% organic superfoods. Her mission is simple: to share recipes and nutrition tips that make a vibrantly healthy lifestyle both easy to achieve and delicious to follow. To learn more about Morris and superfoods, visit juliemorris.net.and#160;