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Food Heals

Being hailed as “Sex and the City for Food,” The Food Heals Podcast brings together experts in the field of nutrition, health and healing to teach you the best-kept natural secrets to being a hotter, healthier, happier YOU! The Food Heals Podcast is hosted by Allison Melody with guest co-hosts like Suzy Hardy, Leslie Durso, Whitney Lauritsen, Sophie Uliano and more – all self-proclaimed natural chicks who will rock your world and change your beliefs about health! This savvy show provides eco-friendly advice on a variety of issues including the healing power of nutrition, living authentically, turning your passion into your career, choosing the best natural health and beauty products, the benefits of a plant-based diet and so much more!
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Oct 22, 2015

Today is the final episode of Jill’s 3-part journey of surviving breast cancer.  In this episode, Jill shares her favorite juice recipes with us.  Jill’s commitment to healthy living was solidified during her cancer treatments.  She found that juicing could give her body the concentration of healing vitamins, minerals and nutrients that her body needed to heal from the devastating effects of radiation and chemotherapy.

Jill has made juicing part of her daily routine, so we asked her to share her favorite juice recipes with us.  If you have not had a chance to listen to part 1 and part 2 of Jill’s story, you will probably want to go back and listen to them first!

Jill’s Favorite Juices:

Super Simple Juice:

2 fennel bulbs

3 pears unless they are asian , then use 2

2 lemons – most nutrition is in the pith, cut the outer layer of skin mostly off and then press the whole lemon with as much *pith on it as possible.

2 inches of ginger

****pith is the white part of the lemon that is just inside the outer layer of skin

Approximate cost is $5 and it will make 2 full servings.  It’s delicious.

Mexican Flair

2 bunches of cilantro (can also be parsley if you don’t like cilantro)

1 jicama – peeled

2 red bell peppers (can use any colored sweet peppers, just not green)

1 whole cucumber

1/4 red onion – be careful because the juice will burn your eyes

1 orange – peeled leaving as much pith as possible

2 or 3 limes

2 stalks of celery

**optional add a small piece of jalapeño, not the inside or seeds.  It you get it too hot, wait a day to drink it and the heat will lessen.

Approximate cost $9 and it will make about 4 servings.  A little spicy and a little sweet.

Juicing tip:   Heat and oxygen degrade nutrients in your juice, so if you want to press a larger batch of juice and preserve the nutrients, you can.  Buy mason jars and store fresh juice in small jars so there is less oxygen exposure.  Fill it literally to the brim and then seal the mason jar.  You don’t have to juice every day.  Juice once and pour into small airtight mason jars (have to fill them to the brim so there is no room for oxygen) and it will stay as fresh as possible.

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Our Favorite Moments:

14:22 – Fave juice recipes

21:25 – The juiciest of the greens

28:02 – Start with A juice

31:17 – Health benefits of apple cider vinegar

32:44 – Apple cider vinegar’s bad ass brother – Coconut sap vinegar

39:49 – Smoothie time!

41:17 – Secret smoothie trick

43:48 – Deals on plant based protein powder

Being hailed as “Sex and the City for Food,” The Food Heals Podcast brings together experts in the field of nutrition, health and healing to teach you the best-kept natural secrets to being a hotter, healthier, happier YOU!

The Food Heals Podcast is hosted by Allison Melody and Suzy Hardy – two self-proclaimed natural chicks who will rock your world and change your beliefs about health! This sexy, savvy duo provides eco-friendly advice on a variety of issues including the healing power of nutrition, living authentically, turning your passion into your career, choosing the best natural health and beauty products, the benefits of a plant-based diet and so much more!

 

Find out how to win a swag bag full of our favorite organic, vegan health and beauty products including luscious face lotion, wrinkle-reducing clay mask, refreshing essential oil spritzer, delicious deodorant, detox supplements and more by subscribing to our show!

 

Upcoming & past guests include John Salley, Sophie Uliano, Kimberly Van Der Beek, Joe Cross, Kerri Kasem and MORE! Make sure to subscribe so you don’t miss out on any of these amazing episodes!

 

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