Healing Cleanse Green Smoothie

This is by far one of my favourite green smoothies on the planet. I’d say Caleb and I drank this recipe every morning and sometimes more than once a day for at least 6 months straight. This drink is healing for the body on so many levels, so integrate it into your morning routine and alkalize your life! Oh yes and I know usually I only give a hand full of rawesome smoothie facts, but celery just happens to be one of my most favourite vegetables ever so I’ve gotta talk it up a bit extra today :)

Ingredients:

  •  1/2 Head Celery
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1 Cup Cilantro & Parsley
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2 Tbsp Ginger
  • 1/3 Pineapple

Instructions: Place all ingredients in the Vitamix and add a small amount of water, blend on high until the mixture is liquid and serve.

11 Rawesome Facts about this Smoothie

1. Celery can help reduce arthritis and rheumatism pain by clearing uric acid from painful joints.

2. Celery has anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant properties and can be used for swollen glands.

3. Celery is a great source for you to get Vitamin C, so use it to boost your immune system and fight off a nasty cold!

4. Celery has calming effects, probably another reason why I enjoy eating it, juicing it and drinking it in smoothies so much!

5.  Eating cucumber daily can help control eczema break outs.

6. Cucumber can be used for treatment of heart burn.

7. Pineapple cleanses the intestines and the kidneys and promotes a healthy metabolism.

8. Ginger can be used to relieve nausea, even in pregnant women during morning sickness.

9. Parsley is full of B Vitamins which are responsible for the energy production from food.

10. Cilantro naturally balances hormones  and can be used to treat PMS and cramping.

11. Lemons alleviate arthritis pain, cleanse the liver and create an alkaline environment.

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Sheleana Aiyana

Sheleana is passionate about getting back to nature through real food and empowering women to walk the feminine path of self-care and deep self-awareness. She's a birth doula in Vancouver, BC where she lives with her partner. She's an avid reader, intuitive culinary goddess and cat lady in the making.

Their life together is centered around real, whole food living without restricting oneself to dietary labels or dogmas. Sheleana believes resetting the body through cleansing is one tool for spiritual awakening in a time where we've slipped so far away from what real food truly means. Her hopes are that through this channel, more people can find what eating path suits their beliefs and bodies best, while honoring the laws of nature and themselves.