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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 »

Omega-3 Smoothie Recipe

The Omega-3 Smoothie contains a variety of ingredients that contain omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fats that our bodies need to survive but cannot make on its own. Omega-3 fatty acids are high in fish and other seafood; however, not everyone enjoys eating seafood. This smoothie contains a variety of ingredients that are enriched with omega-3 like ... Read More »

Peach and Spinach Fruity Green Smoothie

Peaches contain gazillions of health benefits, aside from the fact that it is rich in phenols which are phytochemicals that act as antioxidants. It is also an effective stress reliever, has anti-helminthic properties, and helps reduce hair loss. And since it is a good source of selenium it has anti-cancer fighting properties too. This smoothie provides a good source of ... Read More »

Hazelnut Coffee Smoothie

The Hazelnut Coffee Smoothie combines coffee and hazelnuts into a delicious smoothie that can be a snack or dessert. Hazelnuts are high in healthy fats that have been shown to prevent heart disease and strokes. They are also high in dietary fiber to help keep your digestive system healthy. This smoothie also adds Greek yogurt for a creamy texture that ... 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 »

Chocolate Indulgent Guilt-free Smoothie

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 »

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

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 »

Strong Bones High Calcium Smoothie

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 »

Fruity Kale Smoothie

Kale is a healthy vegetable commonly used for weight loss and slimming diets. But aside from that, it also offers other health benefits. Kale is filled with dietary fiber good for detoxifying the body. It also contains organosulfur which helps combat colon cancer. Some call it the healthiest vegetable around. Kale can be bitter in smoothies, to help with that, ... 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 »

Lemon Avocado Green Smoothie

Lemon is a very underrated fruit. Though it is commonly used as a flavoring and garnish for food, it’s not what one would choose as a snack. Lemons are rich in antioxidants and vitamins such as Vitamin C. It helps prevent cancer by stopping the division of cancer cells. This smoothie makes use of lemons as an ingredient and is ... Read More »