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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 »

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 »

Nutribullet Almond Milk

Did you know that you can make your own almond milk in your Nutribullet? Doing so allows you to control the amount of sugars and salt that goes into it, along with the ability to choose your source of almonds. Here is how to make almond milk in your Nutribullet or other blender. First off, you do need an additional ... Read More »

Top 10 Diet Nutribullet Recipes

Looking to kick start your diet? Smoothies are a great way to do so. With these top diet Nutribullet Recipes, you can get your diet going by using the recipes as meal replacements for select meals. For example, you can replace breakfast with a healthy smoothie and then eat a healthy lunch and dinner. Or, for an even greater diet ... Read More »

Energizing Banana Nutribullet Smoothie

Energizing Banana Almond Smoothie Nutribullet Recipe

Here is an easy banana smoothie recipe that I like for after running. Banana is a favorite snack of athletes, including myself. It helps balance and stabilize energy levels which can improve endurance during training. Aside from that, banana is a rich source of potassium which is known to help prevent muscle cramps. This healthy and energizing smoothie is a ... Read More »