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Using Almonds and Almond Milk in Smoothies

Nutrition in Almonds Almonds are considered nutritionally dense, providing more than 20% of the recommended daily value (DV) of riboflavin and niacin (both B vitamins), vitamin E, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, and zinc. Almonds also provide between 10 and 19% DV of  B vitamins thiamine, B6, and folate, along with choline and potassium. Aside from base nutrients, almonds are high ... Read More »

Power Wake-up Smoothie

The Power Wake-up Smoothie is a smoothie packed full of ingredients to give you an energy boost. Coffee is high in caffeine that will give you instant energy. In addition, cooked oats are added to give you prolonged energy throughout the day due to the high amount of complex carbohydrates found in cooked oats. Vitamin E, potassium, and iron can ... 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 »

Post-Workout High Protein Smoothie

The Post-Workout High Protein Smoothie provides over 35 grams of protein in just one serving without the use of protein powder. Plain Greek yogurt is an excellent source of protein that is low in fat and added sugars. Soy milk adds additional protien. Included in this smoothie are fruits that are high in protein including pomegranate, blackberries, and strawberries. Drink ... Read More »

Super Antioxidant Smoothie

The Super Antioxidant Smoothie provides a variety of antioxidants that will boost your health. Antioxidants are nutrients found in our foods that find damaging free radicals and neutralize them so that they cannot cause damage. Almonds and Kale are high in vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant. The purple/blue color found in the grapes and blueberries comes from antioxidants called anthocyanins ... Read More »

Immunity Blast Smoothie

If you feel like you may be catching a cold or want to boost your immune system, grab your Ninja Bender, Nutribullet, or other blender and try the Immunity Blast Smoothie. The Immunity Blast Smoothie contains over 260 mg of vitamin C, an important vitamin that acts as an antioxidant to keep your immune system running strong. Not only is it high in vitamin ... Read More »

Tropical Coconut Smoothie

I love this Tropical Coconut Smoothie for summer. It is perfect for sitting by the pool or as a refreshing smoothie on a hot day. This coconut smoothie  is full of tropical ingredients including mango, pineapple, and coconut. Tropical fruits such as mango and pineapple are full of essential vitamins and minerals. Coconut products in particular are packed with nutrients. ... Read More »

Oats, Kiwi And Almond Protein Smoothie

Did you know that kiwi is also considered as one of the top nutritious foods in the world? Yep, it’s true. It has anti-oxidant properties that help protect cell DNA, which is found to be protective against respiratory related illnesses like asthma, night coughing or shortness of breath.  An excellent source of Vitamin C, you are reducing your risk for ... Read More »

Vegan Post-Workout Protein Smoothie

The Vegan Post-Workout Protein Smoothie provides 25 grams of protein needed to help rebuild your muscles after an intense workout. Both soy milk and tofu are high in protein and make excellent vegan options to add protein to smoothies. Almonds are high in healthy unsaturated fats. The smoothie is full of berries that are high in nutrients such as vitamins, ... Read More »

Almond Lover Protein Smoothie

The Almond Lover Smoothie is a delicious almond flavored smoothie that used almond milk, almond butter, and almonds. Almonds are packed full of nutrients including fiber, protein, and healthy fats. They are also high in the minerals manganese and magnesium. Research has shown that almonds can help with blood sugar control and are heart healthy in that they lower cholesterol ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »