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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 »

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 »

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 »

Very Berry Protein Smoothie

The Very Berry Protein Smoothie contains a variety of essential nutrients and contains 30 grams of protein. Berries are high in a variety of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They also contain a high amount of fiber which is useful for keeping you feeling full which prevents overeating. I recommend EAS protein powder (affiliate link). It is well regarded and is a ... Read More »

Smoothie Detox, The 10 Day Smoothie Cleanse

I have had a number of people ask me about a Nutribullet detox diet and/or Nutribullet smoothie cleanses. I haven’t personally tried a formal detox diet, although I have done some smoothie based diets with success, and certainly anyone with a Nutribullet or other good blender could give a formal smoothie detox diet a try. So, given how often I ... 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 »

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 »

Happy Honeydew Melon Smoothie

The Happy Honeydew Melon Smoothie is full of ingredients to help boost your mood. Green tea contains a small amount of caffeine that will help boost your energy as well as your mood. A proper balance of carbohydrates and protein is important for dopamine levels, a hormone that plays a role in mood stability. Both cooked oats and plain Greek ... 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 »

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 »

UTI Soothing Smoothie

Cranberry UTI soothing smoothie

The UTI Soothing Smoothie is full of ingredients to help with a urinary tract infection, or UTI. Cranberry juice and blueberries contain flavonols that are useful in preventing bacteria growth in the urinary tract. Both cinnamon and apple cider vinegar have been shown to have antibacterial properties. Probiotics are also beneficial in preventing UTIs due to prevent bad bacteria growth. ... Read More »