I thought I would give you a little update on the green smoothie challenge.
We are 22 days in and so far both of us have only missed two days each. Its a fact that already we miss them when we don’t have them.
Do we feel better and are healthier. Well hubby had to have a course of antibiotics for a chest infection last week, but I think that had been rumbling along since before we started the smoothies. And although I have had and still have a slight infection in my chest, (green gunk of another variety) I have been able to stave it off, so maybe, just maybe it has done some good.
I have read on many green smoothie blogs that increasing the green leafy matter in your diet actually increases your desire for them. I have noticed this, hubby often see’s a slightly deranged woman walking down the plot with a few green leaves clutched in her outstretched hand saying “taste This, its fabulous” I especially like the Mizuna that I am growing it really has such a beautiful spicy, peppery yet delicate flavour. Its yummy. And when I am not grazing at the plot I am wandering around the aisles of the fruit and vegetables of our local supermarket looking at the freshness of the leaves and fruits whilst conjuring up smoothie recipes.
The one thing I have noticed is that the skin on my face has become beautifully soft. Don’t get me wrong I still have the broken thread veins inherent in a woman that has walked dogs in harsh weather most of her life, likes a glass of wine (when she can get away with it) and works down a plot in all types of weather. But that aside my skin is so soft, so there is something going on.
I didn’t really do much of anything this weekend due to the heat. I don’t do well in the heat. So I thought I would share with you the extra gift that Amelia nearly had packaged up.