Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Why Yoga?

If you do no other form of exercise, do yoga.  Why? Simply because it has so many benefits.

Thursday, 17 November 2011

Immune Boosting Smoothie

During the Autumn/Winter season our immune system has to work that little bit harder fighting the invasion of colds & coughs viruses.   To keep your immunity in tip top health, try this delicious smoothie.   

Really easy to make - all you need is a hand blender.

Ingredients:
* 2 handfuls fresh, washed spinach
* quarter inch piece of ginger - peeled & finely chopped (optional, can be omited if you don't like ginger)
* 1 ripe pear roughly chopped (core & stalk removed)
* 1 inch slice cucumber - chopped
* 1 ripe banana - peeled of course!
* optional half ripe avocado (de-stoned & skin removed)
* fresh orange juice - add to suit

Place all fruits & veggies plus a little of the orange juice in a large jug & blend together.  Add more orange juice as you keep blending until you get a consistency you're happy with.  If you like your smoothies thick like yoghurt, don't add too juice, or, keep adding the liquid until you get a consistency you like. Sip & Enjoy -  you're getting your 4 of your 5 a day!

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