Whether you’re a full-fledged yogi or you’re just starting out, it’s important to know that the foods and drinks you fuel your body with are just as important to your success as the vinyasas and asanas you are practicing. In other words, when acquiring a healthy lifestyle, being mindful of your eating and exercising habits are two sides of the same coin. By giving your body the nutrients it needs to stay fueled for the day, not only will you be able to say goodbye to many of your digestive problems and general sluggishness, but you’ll be able to sleep better at night and feel refreshed every morning!
Make Sure You Get Your Nutrients from a Good Source
Sure, a cheeseburger and an order of fries will fuel your body, but will it actually do any good? Your stomach may not groan at you during your yoga class, but you most likely won’t feel your best. One way to get your nutrients from a positive source is to try out a range of natural detoxifying drinks. Not only will they boost your energy, rid the body of excess waste, and build a stronger immune system, but they will help you have a sharper, clearer mind. Pairing natural detoxifying drinks with meditation practices will help you get in touch with your body and allow you to think more freely.
Try Out One of Our Favorite All Natural Detoxifying Drinks: The Deep Blue Sea Blend
Hailing from Rich Roll and Julie Piatt’s The Plantpower Way: Whole Food Plant-Based Recipes and Guidance for the Whole Family, a transformative lifestyle guide that features 120 groundbreaking recipes, the Deep Blue Sea Blend was inspired by the couple’s experience in Hawaii and is a sweet, tropical elixir that is packed full of nutrients.
To make one of our all natural detoxifying drinks yourself, all you need is a Vitamix or a high-powered blender, as well as the following ingredients:
- • 2 cups of chopped pineapple
- • 1 frozen banana
- • ½ cup of raw coconut
- • 4 cups of coconut water
- • ½ teaspoon of spirulina
To prepare, simply combine all of the ingredients in your blender of choice, and blend on high for one minute. From manganese, thiamin, and vitamin C from the fresh fruits, to the high level of protein and phytonutrients from the spirulina, this blend has it all, providing potent detoxifying properties and support for a healthy immune system. Plus, don’t forget, it’s quite tasty!
Remember to always stay mindful of what you’re putting into your body, and whether a complete plant-based diet is in your future, or you only want to keep this little recipe in your kitchen collection, don’t forget where you first heard about this amazing blend: Pranamaya.