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Nutribullet Almond Milk

Did you know that you can make your own almond milk in your Nutribullet? Doing so allows you to control the amount of sugars and salt that goes into it, along with the ability to choose your source of almonds. Here is how to make almond milk in your Nutribullet or other blender. First off, you do need an additional ... 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 »

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 »

Three Healthy Smoothies From Fit Girl’s Diary

Fit Girl’s Diary sent over these three Nutribullet recipes, and each of them looks awesome! Pay a visit to her site for more great healthy eating recipes and healthy living tips. Red Venus – Low Carb Protein Rich Smoothie Recipe This Red Venus Smoothie is a refreshing blend, made out of interesting combination of ingredients. Mixing frozen raspberries together with lime, makes ... Read More »

Coconut-Melon Smoothie

Coconut is a known superfood that provides the following benefits: reduces sweet cravings, low glycemic index, high in dietary fiber, enhances heart health, and helps prevent obesity among others. As for coconut water, it is even better than other sugary or sports drinks when it comes to taste, sugar, caloric and electrolyte content. This smoothie recipe contains 11% of the ... Read More »

How to Make Smoothies for the 21 Day Fix

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 »

Hidden Broccoli Berry 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 »

How to Make a Smoother Smoothie

Disclosure: This is a paid post sponsored by Silk. However all opinions and writing are my own. What is your liquid base for your smoothies? If it is water, you may find that your smoothie is, well, watery. If you use frozen fruit or ice to chill your smoothie, it also may be chunky or grainy. One of the best ways to ... Read More »

Oatmeal Banana Smoothie

Oatmeal is a great way to achieve good health because it has so many benefits to offer you. It boosts the immune system, prevents diabetes, stabilizes blood sugar, rich in antioxidants, reduces the risk of hypertension, lowers cholesterol, and so much more. This smoothie is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, vit C with 149% DV, Vit E at 51% DV ... Read More »

How to Make Healthy Nutribullet Ice Cream

Love ice cream, but hate all the sugar? Well, you can actually make ice cream in your nutribullet using healthier ingredients! It really is rather simple. Below is how to make your own Nutribullet Ice Cream. To make ice cream in the Nutribullet, take a frozen fruit of your choice, fill the cup near the top with it, add a ... Read More »

Using Almonds and Almond Milk in Smoothies

Nutrition in Almonds Almonds are considered nutritionally dense, providing more than 20% of the recommended daily value (DV) of riboflavin and niacin (both B vitamins), vitamin E, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, and zinc. Almonds also provide between 10 and 19% DV of  B vitamins thiamine, B6, and folate, along with choline and potassium. Aside from base nutrients, almonds are high ... Read More »