Getting Fresh. Really Fresh.

The food-documentary-athon continued this week and I was very pleasantly surprised to find a feel-good movie tucked into the lineup.

The documentaries so far have been very good and have altered the way I am connecting with food. ‘Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead’ really stands out among these for several reasons but the biggest take-away was how easy it can be to add fresh fruits and vegetables into an always busy family.

The movie follows the journey of Joe Cross, an Australian on a road trip across America with his Breville juicer to regain his health. Joe is on a 60 day fast, consuming only fresh juice from his juicer. It was inspiring to watch as he lost the pounds and found himself.

While I won’t be attempting any juice-only fasts, there was a Breville juicer ordered and I am looking forward to adding some more fresh fruits and vegetables into my life in the form of fresh juice. Watch for seasonally fresh recipes in the near future.

If you are interested in learning more, check out fatsickandnearlydead.com for information on the movie, the juicer, some recipes and other goodies.

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