It is important to drink enough water everyday to stay fresh and hydrated! Our body is 90% water. The recommended daily amount is 1500-2500ml which is about 3-5x 500ml glasses of water, juices or smoothies! Drinking water is also fantastic for detoxing and gives you radiant, clear skin!
Every morning I like to have a refreshing glass of lemon juice squeezed into water.
The benefits of this include:
- Rehydrates you first thing in the morning
- Stimulates liver detoxification
- Stimulates your digestive juices before breakfast
- Activates your root, solar plexus and throat chakras.
Note: Lemon is acidic and if drunk daily in the long-term it may cause tooth erosion. It is best to drink it through a straw to avoid contact with the teeth.
500ml Filtered water
Pour yourself a glass of water.
Cut a lemon in half and squeeze the juice into the water, making sure to catch the seeds!
Enjoy your refreshing drink!
It is really rewarding making your own cashew and almond milk. It is so quick to prepare and just as tasty as the shop bought almond milk, but without the artificial preservatives! I added cashew butter for extra deliciousness! Store your cashew and almond milk in glass bottles to be eco-friendly.
1tbsp Cashew nut butter
2tbsp Agave nectar
¼ tsp Pink Himalayan Salt
1000ml Filtered water
Soak the almonds overnight, changing the water at least once.
Drain the almonds.
Add all the ingredients to a blender and mix for 1 minute.
Pour into glass bottles and store in the fridge.
You can pour your almond milk onto cereal or use it in smoothies!
This sweet drink is enjoyed in India with a meal. To make it vegan I have used almond milk inside of dairy milk and my Banana & Cashew Ice Cream recipe as the vegan yoghurt. It is quick to make and so delicious!
2 Ripe Bananas
50g Cashew Nuts
2 Ripe Mangoes
200ml Almond Milk
300ml Filtered Water
2 tbsp Agave Nectar
¼ tsp Ground Cardamom
Make the vegan yoghurt by blending the ripe bananas and cashew nuts for 30 seconds.
Slice the mangoes into quarters and then peel off the skin. Chop up the flesh and add to the blender along with the rest of the ingredients. Blend for 1 minute until smooth.
Pour into a tall glass and serve immediately!