Sunday, March 8, 2009

Wheatgrass in the house :-)


Raymond holding a flat of wheatgrass.

Last week I bought a tray of wheatgrass from Adam Kandel, Baltimore's very own "Sproutman." I have the same type of Lexen juicer that I gave last month, and I finally had the chance to use it. It's a manual juicer that requires a lot of cranking, but I felt it was worth it. And it's $100 cheaper than an electric wheatgrass juicer.


My first time out, the photograph above shows how much of the wheatgrass I used.

That much grass created this much juice. It was about two ounces. If you're new to drinking wheatgrass, start with 1-2 ounces per day. It tastes like sweet grass and is POTENT. I mixed it with 4 ounces of apple juice. The last time I had it straight (four ounces which is too much for a first-timer) I nearly threw up. Wheatgrass is a heavy detox. I've been blowing my nose for days.
I've started growing my own wheatgrass. Let me get through my first tray and see if it works! If it does, I will document my second tray to show you all how I did it!
If you want to know more about the miracle of wheatgrass, go to the site of the woman who started it all: the late Ann Wigmore.

And speaking of Ann Wigmore, I received my Home Study Program! Yipeee! It's so, so much information that it's overwhelming. The folks at Chidiet.com say that you'll never need to buy another raw food book again, and I can see why. There is a newer, even more packed version for sale now. Here's the link: http://www.chidiet.com/ It's worth checking out.
To your health!
Love,
Althea


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4 comments:

ChocolateOrchid said...

Oh, you really have me wanting to get a juicer. I didn't realize that those were so affordable. Thanks for sharing this info.!

earthmother said...

Gorgeous, glorious wheatgrass! And such a handsome model you are, Raymond. :D

To your health — Cheers!

Shelley Penney said...

Althea that is the cutest little guy EVER! Thanks for the tips on wheat grass. POTENT is right on there!
Shelley
http://www.cancercanbebeaten.com

Ingrid said...

Great tips thanks and your son is a cutie! I like your site new look too.

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