I am so excited that my book Crazy Sexy Juice by Kris Carr arrived!! I pre-ordered it and have been checking Amazon daily to see if it shipped. For those of you who may have never heard of Kris Carr, she is an amazing woman who has transformed her life after being diagnosed with an incurable cancer. Kris was diagnosed with cancer at a young age and went on a journey to help heal herself spiritually and through cleansing her body with fruits and vegetables, which she documented to share with everyone. Her documentary Crazy, Sexy, Cancer was eye opening, check out her site to learn more. I have been following her now for a couple of years. I first discovered her while watching a documentary called Hungry for Change. It is a wonderfully made documentary, they explain what it is about by saying on their site: “Hungry for Change exposes shocking secrets the diet, weight loss and food industry don’t want you to know about; deceptive strategies designed to keep you coming back for more.” Hungry for Change has a number of wonderful people on it that talk about their own journeys and how changing their diets to revolve around plants, and not super processed foods, have saved their lives, and I mean literally. If you are interested I pulled up the website so you can check it out for yourself and see the lovely documentary, Hungry for Change.
Anyways, back to this book I am SO excited about! Kris has filled it with so many amazing recipes for juices, nut milks and smoothies. I started to read it from the beginning and she even includes chapters on how to select the right type of juicer for your needs and even covers the benefits and philosophy of juicing.
Since starting my journey of eliminating all animal products ( I was a vegetarian for almost 4 years and still ate diary) I feel a million times better. I am not making this up or saying it to make others jump on the wagon to becoming healthier, it really is the truth. I am someone who suffered with horrible stomach issues. I have been to a number of doctors over the years and not one of them was able to give me an answer as to why I experienced the pain that I did. So after educating myself with different films and books, I decided to take this leap towards an even healthier lifestyle. The results speak for themselves, my stomach pains are nothing like they used to be and I have only just begun this vegan journey. It has only been a month since cutting out dairy and eggs and I already feel such a wonderful difference. This is a life long change that I plan to continue.
Crazy Sexy Juice is just one of the amazing books out there, full of great advice and recipes to help make things a little easier when trying to focus on your health. Her website is also filled with a bunch of yummy plant based and vegan recipes, other than juices and smoothies.
I thought I would share one of the first recipes of Kris’ that I tried from her site. Hopefully you enjoy it as much as I did!
Herbal Elixer by Kris Carr
Do you have a favorite juice you make??