Recent Recipes

Silk Dairy-Free and Sugar-Free Avocado Berry Almond Milk Smoothie

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Silk. However, all opinions are my own. In efforts to better burn fat as fuel for my distance running I have been focusing on a generally no sugar and no grain diet. In defining sugar-free, I adhere to avoiding added sugar. I do not worry about natural sugar in fruit, which ... Read More »

Spiced Orange Smoothie

Many know that oranges are rich in vitamin C, and hence are a potent antioxidant. But, what a few know is that they contains hesperidin, a bioflavanoid that is found in scientific studies to be effective in lowering cholesterol and high blood pressure. Another great ingredient in this smoothie is cinnamon which is a very healthy ingredient that helps fight the ... Read More »

Formulating Low Carb Keto Smoothies

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links Last year, I started eating a no sugar, no grains (NSNG) diet inspired by the book Fitness Confidential.  I am also an ultra runner and wanted to get fat adapated for running. As a result, I make quite a few Ketogenic and Paleo food items, even though I am not specifically trying to be ... Read More »

Carrot Berry Smoothie

The Carrot Berry Smoothie is a delicious smoothie that combines carrots with a mixture of fruits. It basically takes a standard fruit smoothie and amps it up a bit with a touch of carrot. Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A which is important to keep your vision sharp. Carrots also have antioxidants such as beta-carotene. This smoothie also ... Read More »

Family Friendly Nutribullet Guacamole

Guacamole is a wonderful thing. Aside from tasting fabulous, it is full of healthy fat from the avocados. Avocados also contain plenty of fiber and are rich in  B-vitamins, vitamin K, potassium, copper, vitamin E and vitamin C. Good stuff! Guacamole can be made without a blender for a nice chunky texture, but it also can be made creamy and kid ... Read More »

Orangey Pineapple Papya Smoothie

I love papaya and then pineapples are rich in vitamins and minerals plus the enzyme known as bromelain. Bromelain is only found in pineapples and has been studied extensively and found to be quite effective in inhibiting tumor growth, lessen recovery after a surgery, alleviates arthritis and joint pain and can even reduce inflammation. This smoothie is rich in vitamins ... Read More »

Kale Yeah! Smoothie

The Kale Yeah! Smoothie is the perfect way to get a serving of kale without really tasting it. Kale has been termed a superfood due to its many health benefits and nutrient content. Kale is packed full of vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, C, and K and copper, potassium, and iron. It is also high in fiber which can ... Read More »

Pumpkin Spice Latte Smoothie

Happy Holidays! This one is perfect for you pumpkin spice latte fans. It even adds coffee for a latte taste. Caffeine is also a metabolism booster.  The Pumpkin Spice Latte Smoothie is the perfect fall smoothie that tastes just like a pumpkin spice latte. Pumpkin has a variety of health benefits including being high in beta carotene which helps keep ... Read More »

Healthy Start Blueberry Coffee Breakfast Smoothie

Blueberry coffee smoothie

The Healthy Start Breakfast Smoothie is the perfect way to start out your day. The smoothie provides needed calcium from milk and Greek yogurt to help keep your bones strong. Instant coffee will give you an energy boost and also boosts your metabolism for up to 4 hours. Cooked oats are high in complex carbohydrates and fiber to keep you ... Read More »