Healthy Drinks

Homemade Almond Milk

  Although we are not completely diary free, the one milk that we drink at our house is almond milk. Almond has a lot of health benefits. To find out more, read this article. I learned to make almond milk a couple of years ago and I no longer buy from the store. How to […]

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Nature’s Bounty Green Juice

Today we picked some tomatoes and kale from our backyard and decided to make our Nature’s Bounty Green Juice. If you’re in the Northwest, it’s apple and pear season so now’s a great time to add your apples and pears in your green juice. If you don’t have any pears, just use two apples instead.  Here’s […]

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Lovely Green Goodness, A Green Smoothie

Hmmm… Doesn’t that look good? Our green smoothie today, Lovely Green Goodness was delicious. It’s found in Victoria Boutenko’s book, Green Smoothie Revolution. Her book is available at amazon.com or the Raw Family websit.The original recipe asked for Gala apple and Bosc pear, but all I had were a green apple and Bartlett pear and […]

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Coconut Water, the Refreshing Beverage

“Wow! That tastes great and so refreshing!” I told my mother-in-law, Lynn.  She had ordered me a young Thai coconut for lunch at a Vietnamese restaurant.  The Thai coconut tasted nothing like your store-bought canned coconut drinks.  This was a fresh coconut that the server had cracked for me. It’s like I was in Hawaii […]

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The Healthy Italian Punch

This is one of my first juice creations. I call it the Italian Punch because it has the Italian parsley. Parsley has a mildly bitter taste to it, but it seems to balance out the salt in celery and the earthy taste of carrot. Hmm…yum! It’s quick and easy and only three ingredients. Even my […]

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