by Pat Crocker
It's 7:00 AM. Your eyes are still heavy with sleep. You need an Eye Opener. Take some orange juice, orange slices, pitted cherries, and strawberries, toss them into the blender, and voila! Breakfast!
It's a hot Sunday afternoon. Pour some chocolate milk, cocoa powder, honey, and chocolate yogurt or ice cream into the blender and cool off with a Triple Chocolate Snowstorm.
You're incubating a cold and feel the need for something healthy. Take some apple juice, spinach, avocado, watercress, and a sprig of parsley, drop into the blender, and in seconds you have what Pat Crocker calls C-Green.
One of the easiest and most delicious ways to consume the recommended 5 to 10 servings a day of fruits and vegetables is to drink them. Packed with nutrients and low in calories, smoothies are a fast, easy and great tasting way to achieve good health. The Smoothies Bible is the most comprehensive source of information to explore and detail the health benefits of these easy-to-make drinks.
Here are just some of the delicious smoothies featured: Watermelon Wave, Mega Melon Supreme, Strawberry Blush, Flu Fighter, C-Blitz, Green Goddess, Spa Special, Spring Celebration, Spiced Carrot, Blazing Beets, Sage Relief, Flaming Antibiotic, Cajun Cocktail, Mellow Yellow, and Mango Madness.
* More than 300 healing/healthy smoothie recipes.
* Over 100 fully illustrated profiles of various fruits, vegetables and herbs.
* 80 common health concerns matched with prescriptive smoothies.
* A wide range of recipes: fruit smoothies; vegetable smoothies; herb smoothies; dairy and dairy alternative smoothies; and hot, cold and frozen smoothies.
About The Author
Pat Crocker is a culinary herbalist and professional home economist. She has written and lectured about herbs and health issues for over 25 years. Her most recent books, The Juicing Bible and The Healing Herbs Cookbook have each won International Cookbook Revue awards and The Juicing Bible has also won an award from the International Herb Association. This is her fourth cookbook.
The Smoothies Bible
by Pat Crocker
Published by: Robert Rose Inc.
Distributed by: Firefly Books
288 pages/100 illustrations
Price: $18.95 paperback
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