Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Join Me: 30-Day Green Smoothie Challenge
When I recommitted to a plant-based lifestyle, my ultimate goal was a simple one: I just wanted to put more good stuff into my body each day to leave less room for bad stuff. I figured green smoothies would be a good start. I can drink way more vegetables over the course of a day than I could ever eat.

My all-time favorite recipe is Kimberly Snyder's Glowing Green Smoothie, which is featured in "The Beauty Detox Solution." However, when setting out to do something consistently, you have to account for boredom. A quick search of the Internet let me to a 30-Day Green Smoothie Challenge by Jen and Jadah over at Simple Green Smoothies. Joining their challenge was easy, and it meant weekly emails with shopping lists and recipes. Some I tried and some I didn't, but having access to them made a world of difference in helping me to successfully complete the challenge.

I'm still drinking one to two smoothies a day, sometimes in place of a meal. Other times, as a snack. It's been a great habit that has even rubbed off on others who have had positive results similar to mine. Jen and Jadah are at it again with another 30-day challenge, which kicks off April 1. I'm already signed up, and I'm looking forward to trying some new things and continuing my commitment to yet another month of healthier living.

Join me by signing up online and checking out the free eBook that comes with your registration. You still have a couple of weeks to get ready and plan to track your results.


  1. Woot! I can't wait to hear which are your favorites...let me know when you get your introductory email and shopping lists.

  2. TK, is it possible to be too healthy? My body would be in the same shock as if someone went on a 30 day beer only diet. Please advise :)

  3. SP-It's not a smoothie-only diet. In fact, it's not even a diet. The idea is to boost your daily consumption of fresh fruits/veggies by replacing just one meal a day with a green smoothie. When I took my first stab at the 30-Day challenge, I didn't even replace a meal at the beginning. For the first two weeks, I just added a green smoothie to what I was already eating. I replaced a meal for the final two weeks of the challenge and did drop some scale weight, though that wasn't my goal. If you decide to try it, feel free to start small...maybe a green smoothie every other day -- or heck, just try one green smoothie if you've never done such a thing. It's your body, and it should be a goal that suits you -- not anyone else.