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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 »

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 »

Kiwi Pineapple Smoothie

Kiwi, with its bright color and succulent exotic taste, is also a fruit packed with nutrients. It is rich in actinidain, which helps in improving digestion. It also has high levels of potassium which helps regulate blood pressure and reduce heart complications. This smoothie uses coconut milk for extra flavor, but if you want to lighten it up, try using ... 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 Coconut and Coconut Milk, Water, and Oil in Smoothies

Coconut in all of its forms is wonderful for smoothies. Coconut meat is a great flavor addition, and while coconut milk and water are good liquids, Coconut oil is also becoming increasingly popular, not just as a dietary supplement, but also for skin and hair care. It is a bit higher in calories, due to its fat content but it ... Read More »

Kale and Coconut Oil Smoothie

I know you may have heard of virgin coconut oil and its many benefits—and I tell you, it’s not hype people! Based on a lot of scientific studies, virgin coconut oil is the richest source of saturated fats made up of medium chain triglycerides where studies have shown to prove that it has therapeutic effects instead of being an artery ... Read More »

Lemon Blueberry Coconut Smoothie

blueberry coconut smoothie recipe

This lemon, blueberry, and coconut Nutribullet recipe includes Chia seeds which are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 is good for you because it helps improve your cholesterol levels and even your heart’s health. It is also an excellent source of a complete protein and antioxidants. This smoothie is rich in minerals like manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, calcium and so ... Read More »

Sunshine Smoothie

carrot orange smoothie recipe for the Nutribullet

  The bright orange color and equally bright flavor of this smoothie make it a great one for early mornings or a hot afternoon.  It’s also loaded with 150% of the RDA of beta carotene or Vitamin A and 105% of your Vitamin C, two powerful immune boosters. Be sure to include the pith of the orange as well as at ... Read More »

Tropicali Papaya, Strawberry, and Pineapple Smoothie

A Nutribullet Blast smoothie with pineapple, papaya, and strawberries

The papaya and pineapple in this Nutribullet recipe provide not only a great deal of Vitamin C (almost 130% of the adult RDA per serving) but digestive enzymes to help your body metabolize both protein and fats.It doesn’t hurt that it tastes like something you’d enjoy on a cruise through the islands. I love adding mango to this one as ... Read More »

Islander Immunity Blend Smoothie

Made with guava and strawberries, this recipe is a great one to use if your immune system has been compromised by illness or a round of antibiotics. With more than 4g of protein, it’s a great meal replacer if you haven’t got the stomach yet for solids. It contains 1 whopping 407mg of potassium, and 2 ½  times the RDA of ... Read More »

Coco Loco Coconut Smoothie

This tropical coconut, pineapple and banana smoothie is loaded with Omega-3 fats as well as other healthy saturated plant-based fats.Don’t be too alarmed by the amount of saturated fat – plant based saturated fats have been shown to be beneficial to heart health and LDL cholesterol levels.  With over 5g of protein, this smoothie is also great as a pre-workout ... Read More »

Healthy Pumpkin Smoothie, A Better Pumpkin Latte

Forget that over-priced, high-fat seasonal pumpkin latte that you get at the drive-thru. This pumpkin and vanilla smoothie with espresso one has much more fiber, the fats are plant-based healthy fats and you’ll also get 25% of both your Vitamin B-12 and calcium. If you need to watch your sugar, feel free to substitute a natural sweetener like Stevia or Truvia. It also ... Read More »

Nutty High-Protein Breakfast Smoothie

This smoothie delivers a healthy dose of Omega-3 fats, and the oats and chia seeds provide both Soluble and insoluble fiber for cleaning the digestive tract, helping you to feel satisfied throughout the morning, lowering LDL cholesterol and raising HDL and keeping your blood sugar levels steady. With more than 8g of protein, it’s a shake that’s more than suitable as ... Read More »

Pear and Apple Smoothie

This pear and apple smoothie contains more than 25% of your RDA of Vitamin-B12 and 28% of the RDA of calcium, providing both a healthy boost of energy and essential support for healthy bones.  You’ll also get more fiber than in two slices of whole wheat bread. Apple seeds can be toxic when ground, so keep the peel and lose the ... Read More »