Green Smoothie Retreat (Paperback)
A 7-Day Plan to Detox and Revitalize at Home
North Atlantic Books, 9781583948606, 176pp.
Publication Date: January 6, 2015
VICTORIA BOUTENKO, acclaimed pioneer and recognized authority in the phenomenal green smoothie movement, has transformed and revitalized people’s lives at her popular healing retreats. Now you can enjoy the same benefits by organizing your own green smoothie retreat with family and friends. This handbook provides the information you’ll need to organize fun, healthy adventures for you and those you care about.
Enlivened by stories from Boutenko’s well-designed workshops as well as testimonials from her participants, this guide includes recommendations for group activities, nutritional information, and recipes for a seven-day revitalizing retreat. Written for both beginner and experienced green smoothie enthusiasts, Green Smoothie Retreat provides both basic information and in-depth details about subjects such as the healing properties of greens, analysis of water, and vital nutrients that enhance health.
Table of Contents:
Part 1 Guide to Your Own Retreat
Chapter 1. Critical Thinking
Chapter 2. Your Body Is Able to Heal Itself
Chapter 3. Living in the Toxic World
Chapter 4. Best Source of Nourishment
Chapter 5. Detoxing is Healing
Chapter 6. Managing the Stress
Chapter 7. Educational Materials for Retreat
Chapter 8. Why Green Smoothies
Chapter 9. Fruit: to Eat or Not to Eat?
Chapter 10. Wild Edibles
Chapter 11. Choosing The Best Time for Your Retreat
Chapter 12. Creating a Restful Environment
Chapter 13. Why seven days
Chapter 14. Daily Schedule
Chapter 15. Keeping a Diary or Blog
Chapter 16. The Importance of Support
Chapter 17. The Cost of Produce for Your Retreat
Chapter 18. The Equipment for Your Retreat
Chapter 19. Variety and Quantity of Smoothies
Chapter 20. Re-entering the World
Part 2. Letters from Our Retreats’ Participants
Green Smoothie Baby
Type 2 Diabetes Reversed
Kerry, the Queen of Greens from Australia
Three Generations Benefited from Green Smoothies
Improved Vision and Vibrant Energy
Candida and Chronic Fatigue Reversed
The Doctor Said: “We won’t See Each Other Anymore.”
Green Smoothies are Satiating
Seven Days of Green Magic
Teacher Inspired Students to Drink Green Smoothies
Stomach Pains Completely Gone
I Feel Younger, Healthier, and Happier Than Ever.
Out of The Wheel Chair and Rheumatoid Arthritis Gone
From Mom to Daughter to Family to All People of Seattle: Drink Smoothies!
Sometimes It Takes Longer to Heal
Mom Put Son’s High School on Green Smoothies for a Year.
Part 3. Recipes
Sweet Green Smoothies
About the Author
Praise For Green Smoothie Retreat: A 7-Day Plan to Detox and Revitalize at Home…
—Diane Braico, Lowbanks, Ontario, Canada
“I cannot recommend green smoothies highly enough; they really did change my life!”
—Rebecca Wallis, Sydney, Australia
“After consuming nothing other than organic green smoothies for a week, not only did my body recover, my mind and spirit gained more clarity. The retreat allowed me to heal in a safe, holistic, loving, and nurturing environment.”
—JKM, Queensland, Australia
“During the retreat I saw the benefits of green smoothies immediately manifest in my body. My skin, hair, and nails all became stronger and softer. I lost seven pounds in the seven-day retreat and felt much lighter and less toxic.”
—Stephanie Brossmann, Seattle, Washington