Category Archives: Nutritious Recipes

Fall Detox: Milk Thistle

If there is one herb everyone seems to know about for liver health, it is milk thistle. Not only is milk thistle supportive of liver health (1, 2) and detoxification (3) but it also… is an antioxidant, helps to protect and regenerate kidney cells (4), protects nerve cells (5, 6), boosts glutathione levels (7, 8), improves … Continue reading

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Fall Detox: Beets

Seasonal transitions often inspire me to nourish myself. Especially the transitions from winter to spring and summer to fall. One way I like to nourish myself is by making sure that my body is optimally supported in detox and my environment is clean. Spring cleaning of our homes and our bodies is probably a familiar … Continue reading

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Spring Detox: Lemon Juice

Throughout this Spring Detox series I’ve offered quite a few detox tips… admittedly some are easier to incorporate into your life than others. Today’s tip is incredibly simple- drink lemon juice added to water first thing in the morning! Using Lemon Juice The effects that may come about from drinking the juice from ½ of … Continue reading

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Spring Detox: The Power of Parsley & Cilantro

Parsley and cilantro are often listed as natural ways to chelate heavy metals and to detoxify.  Although there are case studies that support the use of these culinary herbs to chelate metals, clinical trials do not back this up. However, there are still plenty of reasons to frequently include both parsley and cilantro in your … Continue reading

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Spring Detox: Veggies for Your Liver

Loving your liver can’t be over-emphasized. It is a major site of detoxification in your body, and, if you read the first post in this Spring Detox Series (Does Everyone Really Need to Detox?), you know our world gives the liver quite a workout. One easy way to love and support your liver is to … Continue reading

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Delicious, Nutritious Shamrock Smoothie

There were a few years in my childhood when I looked forward to Shamrock Shakes from McDonald’s as a special March treat.  And how bad could a milkshake really be?  After all, isn’t it just ice cream and mint flavoring? If only. It is important to know your ingredients and we almost never do when … Continue reading

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