June 7, 2014

Smoothies! My Kitchen Shrink's new book

I'm so excited for my good friend, Elyse Wagner MS aka My Kitchen Shrink, gluten-free guru, expert on all things smoothie, and body image warrior.  We attended Bastyr University together, studying nutrition and she just wrote her first book:  Smoothie Secrets Revealed

I was fortunate to receive a copy of this book and found it was much more than a cookbook full of smoothies (though there is plenty of great beverage ideas in there).  The first third of the book contains valuable information about nourishing foods, mindfulness, gut health, detox, and how to pick and store produce.  I absolutely loved her simple breakdown of vitamins and minerals, why they're important and where to find them in food.  Elyse perfectly highlights the health benefit in each type of fruit and vegetable....Let Food be Thy Medicine......

Beyond smoothies, Elyse provides easy recipes including how to make your own Kombucha and non-dairy milks and waters.  Smoothies like Berry Hibiscus Bliss, Miracle Cacao Mint, Basil and Lemon Green Glow, and Lemongrass Morning Lift Off add an original spin on classic recipes and each page highlights the health benefit of the ingredients involved.  You won't find any added sugars or preservatives in here - just whole, nourishing foods.  This book could only have been written by a Bastyr woman with in-depth knowledge about nutrition and mad culinary skills.  

Check out the book if you're looking for whole-food, clean eating recipes from an educated source you can trust. Elyse is also offering a free smoothie challenge now on her site - check it out for more info HERE

Nice work Elyse and congratulations!  I love to see my fellow grads doing so well. I can't wait to make some of these smoothies!  Besides authoring Smoothie Secrets Revealed, you can find Elyse working with women empowering them to feel fabulous in the skin they are in using her blend of nutrition and psychology principles.  To learn more, go to www.mykitchenshrink.com

1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for writing this review! It means the world to me!!