So hey guys. You know I love a green smoothie so I couldn’t not tell you all about the upcoming Jamaican Green Smoothie Party! My dear friend Didan Ashanta, author of Jamaican Green Smoothies: The Essential Guide to Transforming Your Life, One Cup At a Time, With the Leafy Greens & Fruits in Your Backyard is hosting her first event in Jamaica (I believe) and I am all up in there!
Look at my logo looking all beautiful all up in there. Aw shux. This party is gonna be a fun event where you can learn the basics of green smoothing making, get some tried and true recipes, hear from experts and common man like me and you about how green smoothies benefits our lives and get a chance to interact with nutritionists, doctors, life coaches and all around GET YO LIFE people to help you, you know, get yo’ life. These people are based here in Jamaica and will help you to use local ingredients to make your smoothies, debunking the myth that healthy is expensive. Didan explains the details of the event a little for us:
The main activities will be:• The Green Smoothie Habit Workshop: a seminar, demo & discussion covering the green smoothie basics, benefits and habit-builders.• The JGS Blend Off: a contest to blend up the best-tasting green smoothie using Jamaican ingredients.• JGS Storytime: an opportunity to hear the stories of green smoothie lovers who have transformed their lives with the habit.• Mix & Mingle: a time to meet other green smoothie lovers, mingle with industry experts and enjoy yummy treats.The guest presenters billed for the event are:1. Dr. L. Danovan Whyte (Medical Doctor, Alternative Medicine Practitioner), who will speak on “Blending Up Perfect Health: Green Smoothies & the Body’s Natural Healing Process”.2. Yanique Rodgers (Nutrition Scientist, Food Product Research & Development Scientist), who will speak on “Blending a Complete Meal: Nutritionally-Balanced Green Smoothies For Weight Management”.3. Michael McKenzie (Certified Personal Trainer), who will speak on “Blending Up High-Performance: Green Smoothies For Fit & Fabulous Bodies”.4. Dr. Veronica Reid (Author of ‘Chances Are You’re Not Natural’ & Owner of Beautiful Earth Natural Hair Haven), who will speak on “Blending Up Beautiful: Green Smoothies for Long & Healthy Hair”.