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Low-Sugar Strawberry Smoothie

The Low-Sugar Strawberry Smoothie contains less than 10 grams of natural sugar in one smoothie. This low amount of sugar and addition of complex carbohydrates from cooked oats is perfect for someone with diabetes who is trying to stabilize their blood sugar. Stevia is used as a natural sweetener that comes from the stevia plant. Chia seeds are added to ... Read More »

Energizing Nutribullet Smoothie

Yogurt is a good source of B vitamins which are helpful in keeping our bodies energized. So what other ingredients in this smoothie that helps keep you energized? Pumpkin seeds, nuts, kale and grapefruit. This energizing smoothie recipe includes high-quality proteins to help you last longer during strenuous activities, with some citrus zing to keep you feeling active. This smoothie ... Read More »

Post Workout Melon Berry Smoothie with Electrolytes and Vitamin C

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone and should not be taken as medical advice. #HealthyAndHydrated #CollectiveBias Summer is here and that always makes workouts more challenging. I am a long distance runner, and this summer my training involves many long runs in the heat in preparation for fall marathons ... Read More »

Lemon Berry Sorrel Nutribullet Smoothie

How about adding a unique ingredient to your Nutribullet blast? Sorrel is an herb with a lemony taste perfect for flavoring and garnishing. It is also rich in vitamins and minerals such as  oligomeric and polymeric proanthocyanidins and flavonoids. These compounds are also thought to help reduce and relieve cold sores and blisters. This recipe added lemons and berries for ... Read More »

Nutty Goji Berry and Chard Smoothie

Swiss Chard is not only rich in vitamins and minerals but also contains Syringic acid which is a unique flavonoid that has the capability of stabilizing blood sugars by inhibiting the alpha-glucosidase enzyme. Just one serving of this smoothie and you reap the benefits of more than a 100% of the daily values of the following vitamins and minerals: vit ... 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 »

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 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 »

Melon Cooler Smoothie

Melon, such as honeydew or cantelope, is an underrated fruit, especially when it comes to Vitamin A. Because of it pale flesh color, people often think that it does not contain Vitamin A. However, it’s actually an excellent source of Vitamin A and also of Vitamin C. This fruit is also rich in folate, fiber and potassium. It’s a refreshing ... 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 »

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 »

Mojito Smoothie

If you like mojito cocktails, you should like this minty smoothie. Chia seeds and soy help provide a balanced amount of proteins, fatty acids and vitamins. It helps reduce heart risks by controlling the amount of cholesterol in the body. It also helps in improving brain function. Banana makes it creamy. And of course, lime and mint give it a ... Read More »

Super Honey Citrus Blast

Give this Honey and Fruit Smoothie a try. Honey, which is often used in flavoring desserts and other foods, is actually used as a medicine in some Asian countries. It is rich in nutrients which gives it healing properties. Honey contains antioxidants that helps prevent bacterial cells that causes ulcer and digestive diseases from growing. It is also used to ... Read More »