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Kimberly Snyder - Healthy Detox Smoothies to Make at Home

Kimberly Snyder shares her healthy detox drinks from her new book, "The Beauty Detox Foods."  These smoothies are meant to help
you look better and feel better.

GLOWING GREEN SMOOTHIE
1 1/2 cups water
1 head organic romaine lettuce, chopped (about 6 cups)
2 stalks organic celery (about 1 1/2 cups)
7 cups of chopped spinach
1 organic apple or pear, cored and chopped
1 organic banana
2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
Add the water and chopped head of romaine to the blender for this weight-loss smoothie. Starting the blender at low speed, mix until smooth. Gradually moving to higher speeds, add the celery and pear. Add the banana and lemon juice last.
CHIA SEED SHAKE
2 cups unsweetened almond milk
2 tablespoons chia seeds
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Powdered or liquid stevia to sweeten
Stir chia seeds into almond milk in a glass and let sit 15 minutes, to allow the chia seeds to absorb some of the liquid and begin to create a "gel." Stir in the rest of the ingredients, making sweet to suit your taste—this shake helps give you lustrous hair and strong nails. 
RAINFOREST ACAI SMOOTHIE
2 cups unsweetened almond milk
1 packet frozen acai
1/2 tablespoons raw cacao (optional)
Stevia to taste
1/2 banana (optional to make thicker and more filling)
Using a good blender, blend the acai and almond milk at low speed until you've broken down the acai, then move to a higher speed. Once it is smooth, use the stevia. Add the 1/2 of a banana to make a denser snack or dessert, this smoothie helps battle dry winter skin.
DETOX TEA
1 inch of ginger, peeled and sliced
Filtered or spring water
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Cayenne pepper
Powdered or liquid stevia
Steep the ginger in a small pot with about a cups and a half of water for a few moments. Pour into a mug. Allow to cool for a few moments, then add the lemon, cayenne pepper and stevia, making as sweet as desired. This yummy tea helps keep wrinkles at bay.
Yum!
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