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  • Writer's pictureMonica Kuebler

Recipe: Sleepytime Green Juice

If you have trouble sleeping this might be a perfect recipe for you. Romaine lettuce is full of important trace minerals, but the thing you’ll be looking for here is lactucarium, the sap of the lettuce. Just as important as the lettuce sap is the balance of macronutrients that this recipe provides between carbohydrates, protein, and fat.

The lettuce sap has a relaxing effect on the body and will help you to be able to rest better. The macronutrient balance provides you will easy to digest (metabolic) fuel that balances your blood sugar and encourages your cortisol levels to stay low throughout the night as you sleep particularly if you live in a high stress state.

This recipe is super easy and much less problematic to your brain and body than sleeping pills or potions. Sleep is imperative to optimum health friends so if you are not sleeping well, let’s get to the root issue(s) working against your brain and body.

This nightime cocktail can help you doze into lala-land safely and quickly but you may need to increase or decrease the amount of apple, collagen powder, and/or avocado to fuel you best based on your specific metabolic needs.

Sleepytime Green Juice

Serves 1

Prep Time: 5 min

Total Time: 5 min


2 celery stalks

3 romaine hearts

Half of a lemon

Half or a whole apple (depending on how many carbohydrates you need)

1/4 avocado

1 scoop of unflavored collagen protein


1. Blend the produce ingredients together in a high speed blender.

2. Then add in the collagen powder and enjoy!

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