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Strawberry Cucumber Green Smoothie

This fruity Green Smoothie combines, berries, greens, and seeds for a super healthy mix. This is also a great Nutribullet recipe for after exercise. Cucumber not only tastes good in smoothies, but it also brings a lot of health benefits into the drink. It is rich in B-vitamin complex which is helpful in relieving and fighting off stress. It is ... Read More »

A Fruity Green Smoothie

cucumber pear smoothie

This recipe for green smoothie lovers contains all green ingredients with more emphasis on fruit than the typical green smoothie. The ingredients provide a variety of nutrients and health benefits. Green tea is high in antioxidants that can help with brain function and weight loss. It is a great ingredient in any weight loss smoothie Pumpkin seeds are high in ... 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 »

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. ... 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 »

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 »

Bloody Mary Smoothie

Tomatoes are popularly known a a good source of lycopene. Lycopene have antioxidant properties which helps improve bone health and reduce heart risks and complications. Tomatoes also have anti-cancer properties. That makes this Bloody Mary Smoothie for the Nutribullet quite healthy. This nutribullet blast emulates a Bloody Mary. In fact, you could add Vodka to it if you wished and ... Read More »

Cucumber Cooler Smoothie Recipe

Cucumbers are very undervalued vegetables. They’re loaded with polyphenols called lignans, which have been shown to fight some forms of cancer. They also have several antioxidants that inhibit the production of certain enzymes which cause inflammation. Cucumbers are also low calorie, making them great for diet-friendly smoothies. Lemon adds a bit a zing to this. Greek yogurt adds protein to ... Read More »

Cucumber Melon and Soy Smoothie

cucumber melon smoothie recipe

Soybeans are a great low fat source of proteins that have been linked with lowering cholesterol levels. Soy is also good if you are a woman experience hot flashes from menopause. I have recently started making an effort to eat extra soy in order to address hot flashes. This smoothie has refreshing melon and cucumber, plus soy beans (edamame). Make ... 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 »