Green On The Go

I’m always moving. Even in my sleep. This funky lil’ green through summer I shall keep. Love my life!

    
whole frickin’ apple 

huge handful of spinach

killer cukes

frozen pineapple

went with ginger today instead of turmeric 

water

Throwback Thursday Green

I’ve never been big on wearing shorts. Wore them as a kid. Mostly while playing basketball. Not sure when my affinity waned for the half pant look. Decided this summer to wear as little as possible. One of my fave greens that keeps the cuts on the quads lookin’ oh so nice. Summer baby skatin’ free.

   

 
  
kale 

spinach

apple 

cukes

turmeric 

water

Pre Bikram Green

It’s been months since my last yoga class. Sorta fell outta love with it after a year of practicing. Various studios. Too much rock and roll let’s see how far I can bend into this posture Hollywood shit. Call me corny but I really dig yoga for the whole mind releasing spirit restoring vibe. Also to gain a deeper insight into my own emotional baggage. Years of parked planes. Too much weight for one person to bear. Wheels up. Time to fly Shon. 

  

Gonna hang out at Bikram Yoga Marina Del Rey for a few weeks. See how things go. Flow. Good class with Ryan this morning. Challenging. Felt no pressure to be super yogi. Spotted a few capes. Unbothered. Modified where I could. Managed my breath when I could remember. Think my fave go to green helped. It never fails to keep me hydrated. Exactly what you need for 90 minutes in 105 degrees. Drink up!
   

kale

frozen  pineapple

cukes

turneric

water


Pain Free Green

One of my fave go to green juices. Tend to drink it throughout the year. But especially during the colder months. Yes, the temperature drops below 75 degrees in LA. My last run was Wednesday night. Shortly after taking a high intensity gym class. Not my smartest move. 

The back to back impact was too much for both knees. My ankle also began to whisper. Took notice. And took off. The next few days that is. Couldn’t figure out why I wasn’t recovering well. Then I remembered this groovy green. Simple. Yet effective. I love kale. And turmeric too. The benefits are startling. Drink up!

  

kale 

spinach

cukes

frozen pineapple 

turmeric

water 

Saturday’s Swimmer Green

Could have used a few more hours of sleep this morning. Woke too soon thinking that I had to be at work much earlier. Turns out I didn’t. Decided to pack my swim gear and make a clean green. Headed to fave outdoor pool. 24HR Fitness in West Hollywood. It’s been a couple of weeks since my last swim. Let’s see how it goes. Dig on this green in the meantime. Kale yeah it was good! Fresh ginger would have been a nice touch to keep the inflammation down. I usually have some on hand. Next time.

 
lots of kale

cukes

pink lady Apple 

frozen pineapple

chia seed

water

  

Manic Monday Green

New fave green vibe up for your healthy grab. Drank it this morning on my way in to the average gig. One day soon I’ll be pitching my literary tent on a studio lot. Basking in the glowless bosom of retail hell requires little or no passion. I’ve grown tired of the long napping. Perhaps an occasional food fight in the lunch room would break up the monotony. Remember to always dream wig! Pulling out all of one’s  hair until it comes true. Sip!

  

kale

pink lady apple 

cukes

celery

frozen pineapple

water


Pre ATC Workout Green

Super light green. Hella energizing. It rules over inflammation. I like to get a jump start on my lactic acid buildup. Normally I go for a smoothie before taking a HITT class. Of the rationale that the fuller I felt after drinking it the more it would sustain my workout. Got that one wrong again Fred.

The smoothies tend to not digest as easily unless I drink them at least an hour and a half before class. No bueno. I’m usually hungry again by the time class starts. There goes my focus and form right out the foodie window. Anybody else suddenly want pancakes and a really good tofu scramble?

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Drinking a green juice 45 minutes before class had the opposite effect.

•No upset stomach once I began to sweat
•No cramping
•No bloating
•Felt satiated and energized during the entire time

Keepin’ it clean and light before each workout from now on. Definitely like the benefits. Let me know if you try this recipe. Cheers! Norm! Okay, I’m gone.

mixed greens
apple
cukes
ginger
chia seed
water

Sunday Morning Green

Woke up on both sides of the pillow this morn’. Castor and Pollux were fighting. Nick Drake was talking. I hardly listened. Eyes two perfect slits. October’s heat wave. Welcome to LA.

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Castor snacked on cheddar squares while Pollux glared in his direction. Eventually whipping up this lovely tasting green for their sampling.

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kale
cherry tomatoes
cukes
pear
lime
turmeric
water

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Trying a new multivitamin. Snagged it at Whole Foods. Have heard good things about Country Life. No grapevine. Just a pen and a scream. Feel free to insert dream. This is Hollywood. Now go juice something!

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Double Power Monday Greens

Not much writing this morning. At a portion in the book where the last twenty pages whine like an endless cycle of regret. Sometimes it’s hard to plow through all the shit. Face to face with myself. Yes, I’m editing my first book. 417 pages. I’ll let you know how it flows.

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On a much doper note. Decided to whip up a green juice and a green smoothie to kick off Monday. Even after a cup of warm lemon water stomach vibe still didn’t feel alkalized. Felt like straight garbage. Made two of my fave green recipes to go.

kale
pineapple
cukes
hemp seed
chia seed
water

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Rinsed out the Nutribullet cup and tossed in the ingredients for a green smoothie.

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kale
spinach
frozen banana
frozen berries
chia seed
Vega Sport protein
unsw vanilla rice milk

Slammed this one down right before the Uber arrived because it smelled so good. Still sticking to my gallon of water a day. Skin is improving and my joints are diggin’ the hydration. Dig on the recipes and the rest of your day. Let me know if you try one!

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