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Heart Healthy Chocolate Cherry Smoothie

Yes! A chocolate smoothie can be healthy!!! Chocolate contains antioxidants that can be beneficial for hearth health. The darker the better, as research shows its high antioxidant power can play an important role fighting clog formation in your arteries.  The cherries in this recipe also provide antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. Strawberry and banana add additional flavor and sweetness. Making this ... Read More »

Red Grape, Plum, and Raspberry Antioxidant Smoothie

Red Grapes are wonderful for anti-aging and good health. You have probably heard about all the benefits of wine polyphenols. But, did you know that you can have the benefits without worrying about a hangover? Just go directly to the source, red grapes. If the spinach in the recipe is too bitter for you, try adding a touch of honey. Also, ... Read More »

Oatmeal and Sweet Potato High Fiber Smoothie

The oatmeal and sweet potato in this smoothie both provide exceptional amounts of fiber and carbohydrates. When made with vanilla yogurt and  vanilla soy milk, with a touch of spice, it tastes a lot like pumpkin pie and also has a good protein balance. It would make a great post run recovery drink. You could substitute pumpkin for the sweet ... Read More »

Caribbean Splash Smoothie With Guava, Kiwi, Papaya and OJ

There is no fruit higher in vitamin C than guava, second is the Kiwi and third and fourth are papayas and orange juice. Not only are these fruits loaded with one of nature’s most valuable antioxidants, in combination, they taste incredible! While a four fruit smoothie with fruits of this caliber is guaranteed to taste fantastic, add some crema dulce, ... Read More »

Ginger Vegetable Smoothie Recipe

beet ginger and apple detox smoothie recipe

The energizing power of ginger combines with fiber rich vegetables and fruits to detox the system at a comfortable, healthy pace. The beet and carrots give this drink a vibrant, enticing color, and the apple lends sweetness and nutrients. This recipe makes one serving. This smoothie is low in calories but high in fiber as well as nutrients. For this ... Read More »

Black Cherry Smoothie Recipe

Cherry Smoothie Nutribullet Recipe

Warning: A recipe this rich and decadent may make you feel as if you’ve turned away from healthy lifestyle habits. But don’t worry; this recipe is as good for you as it is to you! Black cherries are not only a healthy treat, this small, sweet fruit is a powerful anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory that also boosts your melatonin levels. Hemp seed is ... Read More »

Strawberry Peach Mango Green Smoothie Recipe

Designed as a post workout smoothie, this recipe uses juice as the liquid to add post workout carbs. You can use fresh fruit and water instead if you like in order to lighten it up. The fruit and spinach in this recipe are high in Vitamin C, while spinach adds iron to the diet. That makes this a great post ... Read More »

Kale-A Berry Smoothie

Kale Strawberry Smoothie

The antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties of kale have quickly made it a favorite super food. The downside of kale, like may super healthy green foods, is that it has an acquired taste that some folks just never acquire. This sweet, creamy smoothie recipe gives you all the benefits of kale without ever tasting the kale. This is great for sneaking ... Read More »

Fat Burning Green Tea and Vegetable Smoothie

Fat Burning Smoothie

This recipe is designed to burn fat, but it is also an antioxidant powerhouse. Green tea increases metabolism and broccoli and cauliflower have enzymes that reportedly help the body more efficiently burn fat.  Pineapple is added for a flavor boost and to provide vitamin C and antioxidants. Note that for fat burning properties caffeinated green tea should be used. If ... Read More »

Strawberry Mango and Almond Smoothie

Strawberry Almond Smoothie

This is a higher calorie smoothie, good for a meal replacement, post workout, or weight gain. I love it as a distance runner for adding carbs to my diet to fuel long runs or races. It can also be turned into a lower calorie smoothie by using milk, almond milk, or soy milk in place of the coconut milk and ... Read More »

Avocado Cucumber Green Drink with Garlic

Garlic in a smoothie? Yes! And we like it strong. Garlic’s characteristic flavor comes from allicin, and allicin sounds like a spa treatment to your blood vessels, it helps them relax, which can help lowering blood pressure. Add all the greens to this and you have an antioxidant powerhouse of a smoothie! This is also a great immune system booster and ... Read More »