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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 »

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 »

10 Delicious Smoothies for Diabetics

Update! Please see our post on Keto Smoothies for how to formulate low carb, high fat smoothies. Those tend to be good for diabetes, and if you are seeking low fat, simply substitute other liquids for the high fat items. Here is the post:  Formulating Low Carb, Keto Smoothies. The post includes info on low glycemic fruits as well. Are ... 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 »

10 Awesome Smoothies for Weight Loss

Dieting? Here are ten of our popular Nutribullet smoothies for weight loss.  Each of these is low calorie, but packed with nutrition. Also, if you are looking for a smoothie detox or cleansing diet, look at at our information on the 10 Day Smoothie Cleanse. If you really want to kick start weight loss, see our information on Keto diets and ... 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 »

Tropical Protein Shake Smoothie

This smoothie delivers on taste, but also supports the digestion of fats and proteins with the digestive enzymes from the pineapple and gives you a very healthy dose of both Vitamin C. The smoothie is high in protein, but low in calories, making it a perfect smoothie for breakfast and for weight loss. Kiwi adds a unique taste!     ... Read More »

Refreshing Watermelon Smoothie

Watermelon is much more than a low-calorie summer favorite. It has important amino acids, called citrulline and arginine that help keeping your arteries healthy and your blood flowing smoothly. This watermelon smoothie is also refreshing, great for a summer treat, and is packed with Vitamin C. Coconut water adds a number of  electrolytes. Make it with coconut milk for a ... Read More »