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

Strawberry-papaya-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 […]

Strawberry-Coconut Smoothie Recipe with Beet and Avocado

Strawberry-Beet-Smoothie

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 […]

Pineapple-Starfruit Green Smoothie Recipe

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 […]

Melon-Cucumber Weight Loss Green Smoothie Recipe with Mint

Melon-Cucumber-Mint-Smoothie

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 […]