Spring Clean Your Body And Mind
Are you ready to lie back, sip rosé and get giddy this spring? Spring is the season for providing consolations. Its strong sense of a new beginning nudges our perspectives in welcoming ways. The birds, buds and bright days are coming to wake you up from the coronavirus crisis slumber. Longer days also help us sleep better, and can banish old habits and contribute to a sunnier outlook. Starting afresh makes us feel motivated, sparking newfound energy that was hibernating during winter. If you’re ramping up for the annual spring clean and don't know where and how to start, go back to the foundations: your body and mind.
Get beautifully ready for spring with our cleansing carrot cake smoothie recipe that’s a healthy spin on a beloved teatime treat. Made with naturally occurring sugars, you can enjoy your drink as a sweet treat or a snack to tie you over for the next meal. This recipe deserves an outing, not just because it’s delicious, but because of its spring cleaning abilities for your precious bodies!
Nutritional Highlights Include:
🌻Powerful liver cleaner: Carrots clean up our livers, freshening up our bodies for the upcoming season. The vegetable banishes liver toxins, removing gunk to lighten your load.
🌻Relieves indigestion, GERD: Almonds are alkalizing and contain a high concentration of natural oils to neutralise and absorb stomach acid.
🌻Supports cardiovascular health: Receive an antioxidant overload as carrots contain beta-carotene and alpha-carotene to maintain heart health.
🌻Weight loss aid: Carrots remove extra dead weight in fatty acids and remove toxins from the body.
🌻Promote gut health: Antioxidants found in cinnamon provide anti-inflammatory effects. The chemical compounds have prebiotic properties which suppress the growth of pathogenic bacterias in the body.
It’s time to turn those crumbs of comfort into a honeyed liquid that you can enjoy after a bike ride through the park.
Comfort Carrot Cake Smoothie
To whip up this classic cake in smoothie form you’ll need:
● 1⁄2 Carrot, grated
● 2 Dates, pitted
● 1 tbsp of Coconut, unsweetened flakes
● 1/4 cup Greek yogurt, plain, non-fat
● 1/2 cup of Rice milk
● 1/4 tsp of Ground cinnamon
● 1/8 tsp Ground nutmeg
Mark your fresh start date with this delightful drink!
Written By: Corinna Harris