Juicing and Smoothies For Dummies

Juicing and Smoothies For Dummies

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By (author) Pat Crocker

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 360 pages
  • Dimensions: 185mm x 231mm x 23mm | 522g
  • Publication date: 15 March 2013
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 111838749X
  • ISBN 13: 9781118387498
  • Edition: 2
  • Edition statement: 2nd ed.
  • Sales rank: 396,141

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Lose weight and cleanse your body with juices and smoothies Losing weight and being healthy is often on our minds, but not everyone has the time to spend several hours a week at the gym. The beauty of dieting and cleansing with juices and smoothies is that you can take them anywhere, and they only take minutes to prepare. Juicing can be done from one to three days to cleanse the body of unwanted toxins and lose weight, while smoothies provide a longer-term meal-replacement strategy that keeps you feeling full and Juicing & Smoothies For Dummies brings you up to speed on everything you need to start incorporating this healthy lifestyle option right away. * How to safely cleanse the body of toxins * Tips to increase nutrition with protein and fiber supplements * Juicing and smoothie tips and techniques * A month's worth of grocery lists for items to have on hand, making it easier to make healthy juices and smoothies in minutes * 50 recipes for juices and 50 recipes for smoothies for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert Juicing & Smoothies For Dummies gives you everything you need to enjoy the benefits of this exciting new lifestyle choice.

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Writer, photographer, author of 13 cookbooks, Pat Crocker is a foodie and culinary herbalist, and she is passionate about both. A professional home economist specializing in herbs and healthy foods, Pat has been growing, photographing, teaching, and writing about herbs, food, and healthy diets for over two decades. She lectures at international conventions, is a regular on television, and is a seasoned radio guest. Pat is a bestselling, and international award-winning author.

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Learn to: Make fresh juices and smoothies Increase nutrition with protein and natural supplements Care for and maintain your equipment Expert tips and strategies to help you make delicious juices and smoothies! We know that eating your fruits and vegetables is one of the cornerstones of living a healthy life -- though sometimes it can seem like a chore! Enter homemade, delicious, and nutritious juices and smoothies! Packed with fruits, veggies, and a whole lot of goodness, juices and smoothies are an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. "Juicing & Smoothies For Dummies" shows you how to incorporate these delectable drinks into your diet, offers tips to bump up the nutrition with natural supplements, and gives you recipes for breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner, and dessert. "Juicing & Smoothies For Dummies" brings you up to speed on everything you need to know to start making these healthy drinks right away. Understand the basics -- get familiar with juices and smoothies, and the differences between the two Get healthy -- discover what juices and smoothies can do for your body -- both inside and out Find the best tools -- learn about which equipment is best for juicing and making smoothies, and learn how to care for and maintain them Drink in the secrets -- find out tips and tricks for making juices and smoothies quickly, easily, and without all the fuss Learn about fresh produce -- explore which of your favorite fruits and vegetables contains the best nutrients for your lifestyle Try out the recipes -- make a variety of fresh juices and smoothies at home Open the book and find: The benefits of juices and smoothies How to build a stronger immune system The best juicers and blenders for the job Tips on how to store fresh produce to last What to do with leftover fruits and vegetables Healthy additives to boost nutrition How to cleanse the body of toxins Ways to replace meals with juices and smoothies Special considerations for children and seniors

Table of contents

Part I: An Introduction to Juicing and Smoothies 7 Chapter 1: Drinking Your Way to Better Health 9 Chapter 2: What Juices and Smoothies Are and What They Can Do for You 15 Chapter 3: Buying and Caring for Your Equipment 31 Chapter 4: Shopping for and Preparing Fresh Produce 43 Chapter 5: Catering to Special Needs 55 Part II: Liquid Gold: The Health Benefits of Juicing and Smoothies 61 Chapter 6: Science and Nutrition in a Glass 63 Chapter 7: Juicing and Smoothies for the Outside 77 Chapter 8: Juicing and Smoothies for the Inside 95 Chapter 9: Juicing to Cleanse or Detoxify 109 Part III: Getting Juiced 129 Chapter 10: Juicing Ingredients and Techniques 131 Chapter 11: Fruit Juices 143 Chapter 12: Vegetable Juices 165 Chapter 13: Recycling Your Juicing Leftovers 203 Part IV: Serving Up Fresh Smoothies 213 Chapter 14: Smoothie Ingredients and Techniques 215 Chapter 15: Fruit Smoothies 231 Chapter 16: Vegetable Smoothies 245 Chapter 17: Dairy Smoothies 269 Chapter 18: Frozen Smoothies 289 Part V: The Part of Tens 301 Chapter 19: Ten Frequently Asked Questions about Juicing and Smoothies 303 Chapter 20: Ten Antioxidant-Rich Fruits and Vegetables 309 Appendix: Metric Conversion Guide 315 Index 319