This delicious green smoothie blends two of my favorite things – cherries and vanilla! This is a great post-workout smoothie (or meal) providing almost 400 calories and 17 grams of protein in just 26 ounces of deliciousness. I added some pumpkin seed protein powder from Sprout Living for a boost of protein. Sprout Living is […]

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I love adding tea as a liquid to my green smoothies. It’s a great way to add lots of flavor without additional calories. You can find raspberry-hibiscus tea at most supermarkets. Simply brew two tea bags according to the instructions on the box and place it in the refrigerator for a few hours. I usually […]

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When you think about a delicious green smoothie, beets, avocado and celery are not the typical ingredients you plan to use. However, they can blend wonderfully with sweet strawberries and coconut water for a nutrient-rich treat. I’ll admit, beets might not be for everyone, but give them a try before you decide. Beets are a […]

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Making your own baby food in a blender is easy. Not only does it save you money, it’s a great way to give your baby the freshest, most nutritious food possible. In this post, I will primarily talk about “stage 1″ baby foods. These are the types of simple recipes that you make when you […]

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Here’s a delicious green smoothie that blends the sweet flavors of pineapple, banana and almonds while hiding the taste of mineral-rich broccoli and spinach. Pineapples also contain nutrients that may have anti-inflammatory properties. Bromelain, an enzyme found in pineapple, may also support digestion. Broccoli is a great source of calcium and antioxidants. The pineapple and […]

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Starfruit, also known as carambola), lends an apple-like flavor accent to this tropical green smoothie recipe. Starfruits are a great source of antioxidants and vitamin C. Before blending, remove the peel and seeds. The banana in this green smoothie provides the creamy texture and the pineapple sweetens the recipe perfectly, effectively hiding the mineral-rich, but […]

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This green smoothie is excellent for both weight loss and cleansing. It’s also delicious! Fresh mint and sweet melon are one of my favorite combinations. Dandelion greens are a great source of minerals (especially iron and calcium), protein and dietary fiber. They are also high in vitamins A (thanks to the antioxidant beta-carotene content) and […]

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I love pomegranates! Not only are they delicious, they are an excellent source of antioxidants. Plus, there has been a lot of scientific research on the health benefits of pomegranates. Never used a pomegranate before? Simply cut the fruit in half hold it over a bowl cut side down. With a spoon, firmly smack the […]

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This green smoothie is absolutely delicious! I love the combination of fresh mint and sweet melon. The goji berries also complement the flavor and add protein. This recipe uses water-rich fruits that are excellent sources of dietary fiber, making this a great detox smoothie. Apples are a good source of fiber, vitamin C and antioxidants. […]

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This orange smoothie is delicious! While I usually post green smoothies, this recipe is still highly nutritious, loaded with beta-carotene, vitamin C, and with decent amounts of calcium, iron and other nutrients. This smoothie is rich and creamy thanks to the pear and…oats! That’s right, this smoothie contains oats! While not a typical smoothie ingredient, […]

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