Spinach Recipe #1, Apple & Lime Cleanse for Weight Loss
Slip into slumber with this sweet green machine packed with alkalizing chlorophyll and restorative minerals from the spinach and romaine.
This combo is a fantastic intestinal cleanser – the oxalic acid in the spinach and the pectin and mineral salts in the apples combine to produce a laxative effect that helps to get your bowels moving and clear out the colon.
Lime adds delicious flavor along with antibiotic power and antioxidant vitamin C, and mint clears respiratory congestion. Sweeten with stevia, boost the flavors with mineral-rich salt, and add prebiotic apple cider vinegar to aid digestion.
- 2 cups baby spinach 1 green apple, cored 1 lime, peeled
- 1/2 English cucumber 1/2 cup mint leaves
- 1/4 romaine heart
- 1/2 cup filtered water
- 1/4 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
- 3 drops alcohol-free liquid stevia
- Pinch of Celtic sea salt
Push the spinach, apple, lime, cucumber, mint, romaine, and water through your juicer. Strain any pulp.
Stir in the apple cider vinegar, stevia, and salt boosters, if using.
Spinach Recipe #2: Green Apple, Cucumber Weight Loss Cleanse
This cleansing powerhouse is a great way to kick-start a winter fast.
You can’t go wrong with the hydrating nutrients of cucumber, the colon regulating and cleansing effects of apple, the green alkalizing punch from the spinach, and the zing and toxin-dissolving power of the lemon. Zowie!
Not only is this combo packed with benefits, it’s a delicious flavor-enhanced lemonade that’s universally loved.
Add the cayenne booster to warm the body and stimulate the lymph, ginger to aid digestion and calm inflammation, and apple cider vinegar for additional cleansing power.
- 2 cups baby spinach
- 1 green apple, cored 1⁄2 English cucumber 1⁄2 lemon, peeled
- 1⁄2 English cucumber 1⁄2 lemon, peeled
- 1⁄2 cup filtered water
- 1⁄2-inch piece ginger, plus more to taste
- 1⁄4 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
- Pinch of cayenne pepper
Push the spinach, apple, cucumber, lemon, ginger booster, and water through your juicer. Strain any pulp. Stir in the apple cider vinegar and cayenne boosters, if using.
Spinach Recipe #3: Cantaloupe, Lemon Weight Loss Cleanse
This delicious combo contains a truckload of antioxidants and alkalizing minerals and is hyper hydrating for happy cells!
Chlorophyll-rich spinach helps clean out the colon and build the blood, while lemon detoxifies the liver.
Boost with mint for clean flavor, to ease respiratory congestion, and clear bacteria from the mouth.
We always add the probiotic powder to maintain balance in the gut.
Don’t miss the hit of cayenne to heighten the effect of those probiotics and boost metabolism.
- 2 cups baby spinach
- 1⁄2 English cucumber
- 1⁄2 lemon, peeled
- 1⁄4 medium cantaloupe, peeled
- 1⁄2 cup filtered water
- 1⁄8 teaspoon Celtic sea salt
- 1 small handful mint leaves
- 1⁄4 teaspoon probiotic powder
- Pinch cayenne pepper
Push the spinach, cucumber, lemon, cantaloupe, mint booster, and water through your juicer. Strain any pulp.
Stir in the probiotic powder and cayenne boosters, if using.
Spinach Recipe #4: Spinach, Walnut, and Apple Balsamic Salad
The terrific tangy dressing makes even the I-hate-raw-spinach choir change its tune, singing with their mouths full about this leafy liver-loving detox dynamo.
Spinach supports cell regeneration, alkalizes the blood, boosts immunity, and promotes respiratory, heart, and bone health.
It’s also a fabulous prebiotic, encouraging the friendly internal flora.
Walnuts weigh in with astounding amounts of omega-3 essential fatty acids, alkalizing minerals, antioxidants (like ellagic acid), and anti-inflammatory power to boost brain activity and cognitive function. These nifty nuts also provide melatonin to regulate sleep.
- 1⁄2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 1⁄4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 11⁄2 teaspoons Celtic sea salt
- 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
- 1⁄4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 8 drops alcohol-free liquid stevia, plus more to taste
- 4 cups baby spinach
- 1⁄2 cup roughly chopped raw walnuts
- 1⁄3 cup roughly chopped dried apricots
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion
- 1 green apple
- 1⁄2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
To make the dressing, throw all of the dressing ingredients into
a small jar, seal, and then shake vigorously until emulsified. Tweak pepper and stevia to taste.
To make the salad, toss the spinach, walnuts, apricots, and red onion together.
Place half of the salad into a bowl. Cut the apple in half, remove the core, and cut one half into bite-sized pieces, and add to your portioned salad. Add half of the dressing to the portioned salad, and enjoy immediately.
Rub the remaining piece of apple with 1⁄2 teaspoon of lemon juice, and place it a sealed container with the remaining salad, and chill in the fridge.
Transfer the remaining salad dressing to a sealed jar, and chill in the fridge.
When you’re ready to serve the remaining portion of salad, dress to taste, cut up the remaining apple, and enjoy.