Green Eggs, No Ham

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Whisk 2 eggs, salt and pepper, and one teaspoon of spirulina powder (if you’re into that like I am; Chlorophyll and good bacteria = great detoxification and gut health).

Scramble in a pan. Add crumbled goats cheese.

Toss in one handful of baby spinach. Stir and cook with a firm hand until all is combined and well done.

Serve on a pretty plate, with a sprinkle of sunflower seeds and some slices of avocado.

DELICIOUS. This will keep me going for hours.

The Power of GREEN

Check out why Chlorophyll (the natural chemical found in all green plants) is so good for you. Below, I have quoted health guru Jason Vale. You can read the full article here.

“Concentrated Sunlight”

Chlorophyll has been described by many as ‘concentrated sunshine’ or ‘liquid sunshine’ and this is about as accurate a description as you can get. Chlorophyll is literally just that – the natural sunlight energy trapped within the fibres of the plant. When you separate the juice from the fibres you effectively release that liquid sunlight energy, liquid energy which improves the functioning of the heart, the vascular system, the intestines, the uterus and the lungs.

The same liquid energy which can help assist the body to clean the blood and liver, strengthen the immune system and reduce high blood pressure. Chlorophyll has strong anti-oxidant properties and it can act as a natural defence against free radicals, which are a damaging by-product of your metabolism. Free radicals encourage an acidic cell environment and contribute to all disease and the ageing process. The chlorophyll molecule itself is structurally very similar to the iron-carrying component of haemoglobin.

Mop up the juices with greens… For many reasons

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Although not apparent in the photo above, my husband is eating his heart-healthy fats and protein breakfast on a bed of wilted spinach and chopped fresh tomato. No bread in sight!

Although not against eating grains in and of themselves, I’m a big supporter of replacing processed bread (which is often highly refined and contains some synthetic ingredients that your liver just doesn’t need to deal with) with leafy greens, and increasing plant intake.

Why? I’m currently devouring (not literally) Dr Libby Weaver’s book Beauty From The Inside Out and she offers many reasons to increase your intake of leafy greens.

Here are a few. Leafy greens…

1. Are good sources of soluble and insoluble fibre, which supports gut health and regular bowel movements.
2. Contain essential vitamins and minerals.
3. Contain amino acids, which are vital for immune support, muscle growth and repair.
4. Enhance the quality of your blood by supporting optimal blood pH – more on that later.

Lastly, they are great for mopping up tasty juices! So why not try replacing some grains with greens today?

You can find out more about Dr Libby Weaver here.