Top 10 Healthy Holiday Smoothie Recipes

Gingerbread Smoothie Recipe

The holidays are notorious for sugary treats. From the office Christmas party to the family cookie exchange, everyone loves to bake and share their favorite creations. And there’s nothing wrong with allowing yourself a little indulgence once in a while. My mom makes the best vanilla fudge, and even I enjoy it once a year. […]

Pineapple-Avocado Green Smoothie Recipe with Pear

Pineapple Avocado Green Smoothie Recipe

I love this green smoothie! Not only are pineapple and avocados delicious, but they are both very good for you. Pineapples have anti-inflammatory properties and are great for people who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. They are also a great source of fiber. Just one cup of pineapple contains 9% of your daily recommended value of […]

Chocolate Covered Cherry Green Smoothie Recipe

Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie

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, […]

Papaya-Strawberry Beta-Carotene Blast Smoothie


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 […]

Hawaiian Macadamia Nut Coffee Smoothie Recipe


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 […]

Papaya-Mint and Ginger Smoothie Recipe

Papaya Mint and Ginger Smoothie Recipe

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 […]