Month: January 2016

[Recipe] Super-Speedy Tropical Breakfast Smoothie

If you are like me there’s no time in the morning to do anything more than what is absolutely necessary, ie. get up, shower, dress and out the door. I’m not a morning person. and for many years I didn’t eat breakfast. Today’s wisdom says breakfast is important, so how can we manage to fit…

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[RECIPE] Any-time Mood Boosting Green Smoothie – Spinach & Melon

Don’t have the energy to greet each day with enthusiasm? What's missing? Here's a great smoothie recipe to help...Its a smoothie with no banana, but it helps elevate mood (the vibrant green color works wonders for me!), regulates sleep, as well as cleansing and detoxing. The spinach - leafy greens - are an excellent source of various…

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[RECIPE] Winter Green Smoothie – Packed with Superfood

As temperatures dropped for winter, if you're like me, you started considering soup and huge warm bowls of bean stew. Unlike during the summer when I easily find myself craving a great big green smoothie after an intense activity, a large dish brimming with vegetable soup can be appealing. However, I still find smoothies to be the best approach to…

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[Recipe] Calcium Aids Weight-Loss

Dieting will help you lose weight.  But not all diets are equal.  I was interested to read at WebMD that a diet high in calcium is more effective when wanting to lose weight; even more so, is a diet high in calcium specifically from dairy.  (We have a great smoothie recipe to help at the…

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[Recipe] 10 Substitutes for Protein Powders in Smoothies

I want to drink smoothies as a filling and nourishing meal, but I don’t want to add protein powder; I’d rather have real protein.  I mean, why add over-processed ingredients when you can have the real thing? I want to stick with natural, unrefined protein. So I went looking for natural protein substitutes for the protein…

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