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How to Make Smoothies for the 21 Day Fix

21 day fix smoothies

I recently started the 21 Day Fix diet and wanted to be sure to continue to incorporate smoothies into my eating plans. You can make smoothies for the plan using their Shakeology method, which incorporates the use of a protein power, but that is honestly more expensive than necessary in my opinion. Instead, make smoothies that incorporate another protein source ... Read More »

Chocolate Indulgent Guilt-free Smoothie

guilt free chocolate smoothie recipe

The Chocolate Indulgent Guilt-free Smoothie is perfect for those who are having a chocolate craving but don’t want to ruin their diets. This smoothie contains fewer calories and is low in fat compared to other desserts with only 355 calories and less than 2 grams of saturated fat. The smoothie also adds ground flaxseed to provide fiber and omega-3 fatty ... Read More »

Hidden Broccoli Berry Smoothie

hidden broccoli smoothie

The Hidden Broccoli Berry Smoothie is the perfect smoothie for those who want to get a serving of broccoli but do not like the taste. This smoothie uses an entire cup of broccoli that cannot be tasted over the vanilla and berry flavors. Broccoli is an important vegetable that contains a high amount of vitamins, minerals, and fibers. Some research ... Read More »

Blackberry Cobbler Smoothie

blackberry yogurt smoothie recipe

The Blackberry Cobbler Smoothie is a healthy alternative to the blackberry cobbler dessert that is usually high in calories and saturated fat. Blackberries are a fruit that are high in fiber and a variety of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. This smoothie also adds walnuts that contain vitamin E and unsaturated fats that are heart healthy. Honey is added as a ... Read More »

Upset Stomach Soothing Smoothie

smoothie for an upset stomach

This upset stomach soothing smoothie contains ingredients that are meant to help sooth an upset stomach. Both peppermint tea and ginger have been shown to help with nausea. Banana and oats contain fiber and complex carbohydrates that are better for those experiencing constipation or diarrhea. Instead of sugar that can upset a stomach, stevia is used as a natural sweetener. ... Read More »

Chia Seed Yogurt Smoothie

Berry smoothie with strawberries and chia seeds. Top view

The Chia Seed Yogurt Smoothie is a classic strawberry banana smoothie with added chia seeds as a nutritional boost. Chia seeds are packed with nutrients and very little calories. They provide a high mount of fiber that is helpful for stabilizing blood sugar levels and keeping your digestive tract healthy. Chia seeds are also loaded with antioxidants that can prevent ... Read More »

10 Delicious Smoothies for Diabetics

diabetic smoothies

Are smoothies OK for diabetics? The answer is yes, as long as you take a bit of care with your ingredients and monitor the amount of carbohydrates and sugar.  Smoothies are a great way to get in multiple servings of fruits and vegetables, along with many essential nutrients. The key for diabetics is to monitor the amount of carbs and ... Read More »

Strong Bones High Calcium Smoothie

high calcium smoothies

The Strong Bones Smoothie is high in calcium and other nutrients that are important for bone health. This smoothie contains over 700mg of calcium which comes from milk, Greek yogurt, and sesame seeds. Bananas, oranges, and strawberries are fruits that contain not only calcium, but also potassium and vitamin C which are needed for bone health. Collard greens contain calcium, ... Read More »