A lite and bright way to kick off the day and boost your bodies natural detoxification. This tonic is digestive cleansing + alkalizing + detoxifying + high fibre + nutrient-dense.
A high-speed blender will make a smooth tonic! A juicer will give you a LOW FIBRE tonic with all the benefits.
The ginger adds a little warmth to balance the energetic cooling of the fruits + herbs and boost digestion. Ginger is a powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal making this smoothie a great cleansing immune-supportive tonic food as medicine.
High fibre foods are an important part of a healthy digestive system. Whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds are high in fibre.
Recipes have ingredients with anti-inflammatory nutrients and avoid common inflammatory foods like sugar, gluten, dairy and processed food. A whole food diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods can help relieve symptoms of inflammation within the body. Inflammation is at the root of most disease = dis-ease.
Recipes have ingredients that support our immune system and help our bodies to fight bacterial and viral infections. Foods high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals support our immune functions. Food and herbs with anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties help our bodies fight infection and support our immune response.
✓ adds to shopping list
Lemon Celery Herb Tonic
WASH, peel, + roughly chop ingredients to make it easier to blend.
ADD all ingredients into a blender jug and blend until smooth.
TASTE if you need sweetness, add Kiwi or Orange. If too thick, ADD WATER.
STORE extra in the fridge and drink within 24hours. You may need to reblend as it will separate.
BLENDER, a high-speed blender, is like having a sous chef in the kitchen with you!
JUICER will give you a LOW FIBRE tonic with all the benefits.
PARSLEY + MINT start with small amounts & taste, and over time, as you get used to the different flavours, add more herbs.
TEXTURE will change with different fruit – add more water until you get the consistency you like.
SKETCH by the lovely and talented artist Kaitlin Thurlow