Glass Dharma

Before my juicer got packed away ::insert sad face here:: I was making some pretty interesting yummy, and health packed juices/smoothies.

 Juice 1/2 cucumber
peeled orange
red delicious apple
1 parsnip
handful strawberries
+ dairy-free probiotics and pure aloe vera juice

Look at those colors!

Shane is more into straight up fruit juice.

 Juice of 2 oranges + handful strawberries

 Here's a great smoothie combo:

Juice of:
1 parsnip
1 lemon
1/2 cucucmber
1 broccoli stem
 Then put aloe vera juice, probiotic, and frozen berries in  blender.  Add juice and blend away!  The berries mask the strong veggie flavored juice.

But can I let you in on a little secret?
The key to a great tasting smoothie is all in the...


But these are not your average, run of the mill, trash worthy straws.  

No, these are far superior straws; from a company by the name of Glass Dharma.

A while back, think Earth Day,  Clean Eating Chelsey had a giveaway sponsored by Glass Dharma.  To qualify you simply had to write a letter (up to 5) to local restaurants and tell them about the benefits of glass straws.  

To be quite honest, as I sat down to write my letter, I just wanted my free straws.  But as I did some research and my brain got working, I tried to imagine just how many straws make it to a landfill each day, week, month, year!  That's a lot of straws!

And then, what about the BPA?  Of course when I bought my water bottle I opted for BPA-free, but think about the chemicals being leached into your drink from the cheap, flimsy, plastic, straws are made from.   

Okay, I'll step off my soap box now.  I'm sure you get the point!  

I now LOVE my new glass straws and can't wait to unpack them when we arrive in New Jersey! Be prepared for more smoothie pictures in the future.  And did I mention they have a life time guarantee?  Yea, pretty cool.

 Go check out Glass Dharma

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