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    9.28.15

    One more time now. We’re wrapping up the month with our girl, Kris Carr (can you believe September has flown by so fast?) and sharing a giveaway of five signed copies of her new book, Crazy Sexy Juice. Enter below! We’ve been juicing through our copy of the book and – trust – you need these recipes! We’re loving this recipe for our new fall obsession, a kale almond milk you’re going to love…

    As I wrap up my last piece as September guest editor (so much fun and such an honor!), I want to bring our discussion back full circle to the importance of self-care. We talked about how fall can be such a busy time and I know my world is nutty right now – my team and I are preparing for the launch of my new book, and it’s Crazy (Sexy) Town, U.S.A. over here. Whether you’re busy with kiddos, a demanding career or a personal project (or all three!), ya gotta take care of yourself, honey. We just can’t push ourselves to achieve our goals without tending our body and soul gardens first. With that in mind, I have a couple of things I want to leave you with…

    First, a recipe. This is from Crazy Sexy Juice, and I love it so much because it incorporates and represents so many things I stand for and support: relaxation, enjoyment, nourishment and getting in your greens! Curl up and wind down with this yummy beverage (warm it on the stove!) for a blissful post-dinner treat. Bonus: It’s a wonderful addition to smoothies, too.

    I know what you’re thinking: green milk?! It may seem like a nutty idea, but why not infuse your go-to almond milk with a little green goodness? This milk is perfect for sipping, and if you use it in green smoothies, you’ll be doubling up on plant power.

    Pro Tip: To make the milk, follow my basic almond milk formula in Crazy Sexy Juice, adding kale and spinach in the blending step. Then you strain and serve as you normally would. The resulting mixture is sweet and creamy, and even though you’ll barely taste the veggies, your body will thank you for them!

    Second, I’m offering a signed copy of Crazy Sexy Juice to five readers! It’s loaded with over a hundred juice, smoothie and nut-milk recipes ready to boost your health and tickle your taste buds. Talk about self-care!

    I also wanted to let you know I’m throwing in some amazing bonuses for all who pre-order the book – my new digital meditation album, Self-Care for Busy People, and access to the Livestream lecture and Q&A at my book launch party! Some very special guests will be there… you don’t wanna miss it! You’ll get a video recording of the event, too. Find out more here.

    I’m grateful for the opportunity to jam with the Chalkboard community – it’s been a blast! Take good care of yourselves, dear ones. I’m cheering you on…

    Love you!

    Crazy Sexy Green Milk
    Yields 4 cups

    Ingredients:

    2 leaves kale, stems removed
    2 cups baby spinach, packed
    1 cup almonds, soaked for 8 hours
    2 to 3 pitted Medjool dates (or less if desired)
    1⁄4 tsp salt
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    4 cups water

    Directions:

    In a high-speed blender, blend all ingredients till totally smooth.

    Create a large, double layer of cheesecloth and hold it over a large mixing bowl, or hold a nut-milk bag over a large mixing bowl. Pour the green milk through the cheesecloth or bag and squeeze thoroughly. You can compost or discard the nut pulp.

    Transfer the nut milk to an airtight container. It will keep in the fridge for about 3 days.


    Win A Signed Copy Of Crazy Sexy Juice!

    What You'll Win:

    Five lucky readers will each win a signed copy of Kris Carr’s new book, Crazy Sexy Juice! We’re loving Kris’s delicious recipes for all kinds of juice and smoothie concoctions – and know you will, too!

    How To Enter:

    To enter, join both the TCM Weekly Newsletter and Crazy Sexy newsletter in one fell swoop below, then leave a comment letting us know you did! We will select 5 lucky subscribers to each win a copy of the book, signed by Kris herself. Good luck, readers!

    This giveaway closes Monday, October 5th at 5:00pm P.S.T. Five winners will be listed in the comments below and notified via email. Open to continental U.S. residents only. Winners will be chosen at random. 

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    Comments


    1. just subscribed to win a little bit of kris carr magic!

      Ashley | 09.28.2015 | Reply
    2. Subscribed! 🙂

      Maria corso | 09.28.2015 | Reply
    3. Just subscribed to join the TCM Weekly Newsletter and for a chance to win Kris Carr’s new recipe book!! 🙂

      Karisha | 09.28.2015 | Reply
    4. Just subscribed! But I’m just wondering where you got those glasses from?

      Jennifer | 09.28.2015 | Reply
    5. This is one of my favourite smoothie combinations and is the best way to hide kale in your green smoothie.

      Renee | 09.28.2015 | Reply
    6. Done!

      LaShawn | 09.28.2015 | Reply
    7. Subscribed! This recipe sounds amazing! Can’t wait to make it tomorrow! Xx

      Sue S | 09.28.2015 | Reply
    8. Subscribed!

      Natalya | 09.28.2015 | Reply
    9. Subscribed! I would love to win this beautiful new book!!

      Donna F. | 09.28.2015 | Reply
    10. Subscribed! Can not wait to try this yummy looking recipe. Would love to win a copy of Kris’s new book! 😀

      Kayla W. | 09.28.2015 | Reply
    11. Been looking for the best possible juice recipes for my new juicer! Mahalo from Hawaii!

      Lauren caldiero | 09.28.2015 | Reply
    12. Love her recipes!

      Lindsay | 09.29.2015 | Reply
    13. I’m already a subscriber 🙂 Love Chalkboard Mag and Kris Carr! Can’t wait to get home tonight and try out this recipe.

      Briana | 09.29.2015 | Reply
    14. Where are those awesome juice glasses from???

      Sarah Kretzu | 09.29.2015 | Reply
    15. Subscribed! Long-time kris Carr follower, couldn’t think of a better 43rd bday present!

      Holly | 09.30.2015 | Reply
    16. done 🙂

      Sandra | 09.30.2015 | Reply
    17. I just subscribed! Hope I win a signed copy of Kris’ new book! 🙂

      Sonia | 09.30.2015 | Reply
    18. Just subscribed – hope I win a signed copy of Kris’ new book, but if not, I’ll buy one anyway.

      Marilyn | 09.30.2015 | Reply
    19. subscribed!

      Samantha | 09.30.2015 | Reply
    20. Subscription done. Could you throw in a set of those glasses? Where are those from?

      Ola | 09.30.2015 | Reply
    21. Just subscribed!!

      Carol | 10.01.2015 | Reply
    22. Subscribed! Luv, luv, luv Kris Carr. Especially her silly, cute, always funny and inspiring LOVE NOTES!

      Maria | 10.01.2015 | Reply
    23. Done! 🙂

      Beth | 10.01.2015 | Reply
    24. SUBSCRIBED!!

      Angela Reaves | 10.01.2015 | Reply
    25. just subscribed! the green milk looks delicious!

      Lisa | 10.01.2015 | Reply
    26. I just subscribed! I cannot wait to try this milk and other juice or smoothie recipes!

      Corinne Nelson | 10.01.2015 | Reply
    27. SO excited for this book! I LOVE Kris–the journey with her has changed my life in so, so, SO many ways! I am also loving the juice containers in the picture above. Please let us know what they are. And Kris, PLEASE KEEP WRITING BOOKS!! xoxoxo Ranie

      Ranie | 10.01.2015 | Reply
    28. Just getting into juicing! I would love to enjoy this creative book.

      Barbara | 10.01.2015 | Reply
    29. I have signed up and would love to have a copy of Kris’ book. I love the newsletter and can’t wait to try this yummy recipe. I love the glass bottle too!

      Trexie | 10.01.2015 | Reply
    30. Subscribed! Love Kris, and have loved her month of guest edits.

      Gina | 10.01.2015 | Reply
    31. All in! Thanks!

      Christina | 10.01.2015 | Reply
    32. Just subscribed. Love Kris’s cookbook and look forward to her new book.

      Becky H | 10.01.2015 | Reply
    33. Subscribed! 🙂

      Ginny | 10.01.2015 | Reply
    34. Just subscribed to Crazy sexy juice. Can’t wait to try the recipes! Starting now with kale milk. Yum.

      Mindy | 10.01.2015 | Reply
    35. Just subscribed to Crazy Sexy. Kale milk- yum!

      Mindy | 10.01.2015 | Reply
    36. subscribed!

      Claire | 10.01.2015 | Reply
    37. All done!

      Rosie | 10.02.2015 | Reply
    38. Just subscribed.

      D.E. | 10.02.2015 | Reply
    39. Am hoping to score this book to kick off Autumn — Kris Carr style!!

      Priya | 10.02.2015 | Reply
    40. Just did!!

      Valérie | 10.02.2015 | Reply
    41. Done, but the pressing question is where are those glasses from!?!?!?!!? 🙂

      Nita | 10.02.2015 | Reply
    42. subscribed and ready to read and learn more!

      Susan Denoyer | 10.03.2015 | Reply
    43. subscribed….sisters, we are n’sync!

      Lyssandra Guerra | 10.03.2015 | Reply
    44. I’m subscribed to both! I’m currently halfway through Crazy Sexy Diet, and Kris, you are the cutest person alive!

      Lauren | 10.03.2015 | Reply
    45. Thanks, Kris! Just subscribed.

      Amanda | 10.04.2015 | Reply
    46. WOOT WOOT! CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS: Ranie, Karisha, Ashley, Barbara S., And Becky H.! Please check your email inboxes for confirmation.

      The Chalkboard | 10.05.2015 | Reply

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