Hello Wonderful Wellness Warrior,
Oh baby, I’ve been waiting for this day for close to two years now! My new book, Crazy Sexy Juice: 100+ simple juice, smoothie & nut milk recipes to supercharge your health, hit bookstores TODAY. This project was such a delicious labor of love to create for you. It’s filled with everything I know about sipping your way to health and it answers all the questions I’ve been asked over the years. Plus, the recipes. OMG, the recipes. Let me just say that I’ve never tasted such yumminess in my life. I rarely brag about my shizzle but this book is darn good. As I’ve been sharing in my emails lately, Crazy Sexy Juice is a celebration of you.
Yes, wonderful, bright, loving YOU are the inspiration for my fifth book. I wanted to make eating your fruits and veggies as easy and tasty as possible because I love and honor you. I know you’re busy and that you want simplicity in your life, because there are so many awesome dreams you have for your future. Crazy Sexy Juice is my attempt at helping you fuel those dreams!
I’ve been a wellness seeker and teacher for over a decade now, and during big moments like this, I have to take a step back and pinch myself. I’m so grateful for the opportunities I have to spread the message of health, and so thankful for all that I’ve learned as a student of self-care.
When I was newly diagnosed, I was a wreck inside and out, and I had no idea how to find my way around the kitchen. I remember one of the earliest books I picked up after my diagnosis. It was a book on macrobiotics and it talked about some of the people who had cured themselves through this practice. I immediately dove in and enrolled in a year-long training program to be a macrobiotic chef and counselor. That’s how I roll. Go big. Learn it all. Try it for myself.
Though I benefited so much from this practice and it certainly was the catalyst to get me off of the Standard American Diet, after awhile it just wasn’t working for me. That’s when I learned about juicing. So about a month before my graduation from this training program, I went rogue and did my first vegetable juice fast. I was immediately struck by how great I felt in a relatively short period of time. Prior to juicing and making healthy smoothies, I had a difficult time with my circulation. My hands and feet were always freezing! Within a few days I was warm and toasty, and the benefits didn’t stop there. Clear skin, more energy, a stronger immune system… I was literally sipping my way to better health, and I haven’t stopped since.
Note: It’s so important to experiment and keep an open mind on your wellness journey. What works for some doesn’t always work for others. And what works for a certain period of time may change. We are dynamic beings and as such we need to stay open to our evolution / revolution!
Today, people always ask me what’s the one thing they can do to improve their health. While there are no magic bullets, juicing and blending are probably the closest things to it. Couple these practices with a healthy, whole foods diet, better sleep, less stress, more joy and some tail feather shaking and you’re on the path to vibrant awesomeness!