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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 »

Top Ten Smoothie Recipes of the Year

Last year was quite busy on the blog. Traffic went up quite a bit after the holidays, I suspect because of people getting a Nutribullet or similar blender for Christmas or as a holiday gift. Then it was on to New Year resolutions, which always makes people particularly interested in healthy smoothie recipes. As a result, many of the most ... Read More »

Cleansing Detox Smoothie

Detox smoothie

The Cleansing Detox Smoothie is full of ingredients meant to cleanse your body of built up toxins. Green tea and berries are full of antioxidants that cleanse your body of damaging free radicals. Cooked oats are high in fiber that can flush your body of toxins. Avocado is also high in both antioxidants and fiber. Probiotics found in yogurt will ... 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 »

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 »

Blackberry Cobbler Smoothie

The Blackberry Cobbler Smoothie is a healthy alternative to the blackberry cobbler dessert that is usually high in calories and saturated fat. Blackberries are a fruit that are high in fiber and a variety of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. This smoothie also adds walnuts that contain vitamin E and unsaturated fats that are heart healthy. Honey is added as a ... 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 »

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 »

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 »