I love fresh cherries! They are one of my favorite fruits. I buy them in bulk while they are in season and freeze them for later use. I also use the frozen cherries in my favorite vegan cherry ice cream recipe! Cherries are loaded with antioxidants. They also contain beta carotene, vitamin C, potassium, magnesium, […]

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This smoothie is absolutely delicious! I call these types of recipes “tropical fusion” because they blend flavors from the tropics with local, seasonal fruits and veggies. I added a carrot to this smoothie to boost the vitamin A content. Your body converts the beta-carotene in fruits and vegetables into vitamin A. Carotenoids in carrots also […]

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I made this tasty peach and strawberry green smoothie the other day and shared it with my 11 month old son. He is turning into quite the smoothie drinker! I can’t believe my baby is almost a year old!!! I added some chia seeds for the additional protein and a healthy dose of omega-3’s. Just […]

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Not every smoothie I make is a green smoothie. Sometimes I just want some color, and to indulge in the unadulterated goodness of sweet, refreshing fruit – and chocolate! This cocoa-berry smoothie recipe with chia seeds and almond milk hits the spot on a warm summer day. Raw cacao (chocolate) adds minerals and antioxidants while […]

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Here’s a delicious green smoothie that blends my favorite tropical fruits with an ingredient you don’t usually associate with a smoothie – basil! The basil goes really well with the pineapple and mango in this smoothie. I only added 5 leaves and it didn’t overpower the smoothie. Adding herbs, such as basil, to your smoothies […]

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Strawberry and basil is a winning combination! This is a smaller green smoothie, but it’s still filling. I wanted to keep it simple to really highlight the basil flavor. I added chia seeds as they are a great source of omega-3’s and protein. I soak them before adding them to my smoothies so they don’t […]

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I like playing around with different ingredients. I recently made a Strawberry-Vanilla Coffee Smoothie, and it was nice to be able to enjoy a coffee drink without feeling guilty that it was full of sugar and artificial ingredients. Since I really liked that smoothie, I went to a flavored coffee website and scrolled though their […]

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This smoothie with papaya, mint and ginger is just the thing for a hot summer day! It’s both refreshing and delicious! Papayas are at their best when they are very ripe. If you get the large Mexican or Caribbean Red papayas, the peel should be mostly yellow and speckled with brown spots. The green, firm […]

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This is a great meal replacement green smoothie for weight loss, cleansing, or for when you just want something healthy. Oranges and kale are loaded with fiber, which helps support your body’s cleansing abilities! The flavor of kale can be strong for some people, so that’s why I like to use curly kale instead of […]

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You might have tried my pumpkin, pecan or key lime pie smoothies. Since summer is on the horizon, I thought I’d challenge myself to make a green smoothie that suggests the flavor of a classic dessert – the strawberry shortcake. Strawberries are one of my favorite berries, and they’re one of my favorite green smoothie […]

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