Friday, April 9, 2010

Foodie Friday - Just Beet It!

Liver Cleansing Beet Salad

Beet greens, from 2 beets, chopped
1/2 cup green cabbage leaves, shredded
1 tablespoon scallions, chopped
1 medium beet, shredded
2 small carrots, shredded
1/2 avocado, sliced
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 lemon, juiced
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons Nama Shoyu or Bragg's Amino's
fresh cracked pepper, to taste

Whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, nama shoyu, garlic and pepper. Massage ands marinate the cabbage & beet green mixture and allow to stand for at least 10 minutes. Create a bed of the greens on a dinner (or salad) plate. Arrange the sliced avocado, topping with the shredded beets and carrots. Dust with a garnish of celtic sea salt, fresh pepper, and hemp seeds.

Pure Vitality

1 small beet
6 carrots
1 organic lemon
1 small piece of ginger (less than a 1 inch pc)
1 granny smith apple (optional)

Run all ingredients through a juicer and enjoy!

As we begin this next 11 Week Initiative, we'll be working on healing our bodies from the inside out. Liver and gallbladder health is going to be a focus and I would encourage you to view the videos by Sandra Cabot, MD in our Wellness Center for more information on this potential missing diagnosis in your health/weight loss equation.
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