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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 »

Creamy Cashew Lovers Smoothie

The Creamy Cashew Smoothie is the perfect smoothie for those who love cashews. Cashews are full of heart-healthy fats that have been shown to improve cholesterol and prevent heart attacks and strokes. They are also an excellent source of minerals such as selenium, zinc, and copper. This smoothie recipe also adds ground cinnamon which is a spice that has been ... Read More »

Spiced Orange Smoothie

Many know that oranges are rich in vitamin C, and hence are a potent antioxidant. But, what a few know is that they contains hesperidin, a bioflavanoid that is found in scientific studies to be effective in lowering cholesterol and high blood pressure. Another great ingredient in this smoothie is cinnamon which is a very healthy ingredient that helps fight the ... Read More »

Formulating Low Carb Keto Smoothies

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links Last year, I started eating a no sugar, no grains (NSNG) diet inspired by the book Fitness Confidential.  I am also an ultra runner and wanted to get fat adapated for running. As a result, I make quite a few Ketogenic and Paleo food items, even though I am not specifically trying to be ... Read More »

Carrot Berry Smoothie

The Carrot Berry Smoothie is a delicious smoothie that combines carrots with a mixture of fruits. It basically takes a standard fruit smoothie and amps it up a bit with a touch of carrot. Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A which is important to keep your vision sharp. Carrots also have antioxidants such as beta-carotene. This smoothie also ... Read More »

Orangey Pineapple Papya Smoothie

I love papaya and then pineapples are rich in vitamins and minerals plus the enzyme known as bromelain. Bromelain is only found in pineapples and has been studied extensively and found to be quite effective in inhibiting tumor growth, lessen recovery after a surgery, alleviates arthritis and joint pain and can even reduce inflammation. This smoothie is rich in vitamins ... Read More »

Kale Yeah! Smoothie

The Kale Yeah! Smoothie is the perfect way to get a serving of kale without really tasting it. Kale has been termed a superfood due to its many health benefits and nutrient content. Kale is packed full of vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, C, and K and copper, potassium, and iron. It is also high in fiber which can ... Read More »

Pumpkin Spice Latte Smoothie

Happy Holidays! This one is perfect for you pumpkin spice latte fans. It even adds coffee for a latte taste. Caffeine is also a metabolism booster.  The Pumpkin Spice Latte Smoothie is the perfect fall smoothie that tastes just like a pumpkin spice latte. Pumpkin has a variety of health benefits including being high in beta carotene which helps keep ... Read More »

Healthy Start Blueberry Coffee Breakfast Smoothie

Blueberry coffee smoothie

The Healthy Start Breakfast Smoothie is the perfect way to start out your day. The smoothie provides needed calcium from milk and Greek yogurt to help keep your bones strong. Instant coffee will give you an energy boost and also boosts your metabolism for up to 4 hours. Cooked oats are high in complex carbohydrates and fiber to keep you ... 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 »

Smoothie Detox, The 10 Day Smoothie Cleanse

Update: The below program appears to no longer be available or unavailable at this time.  For a different recommended plan, check out the Green Smoothie Seven Day Detox Plan. I am updating the links on this page to that plan. When the ten Day plan becomes available again, I will switch things back. I have had a number of people ... Read More »

Omega-3 Smoothie Recipe

The Omega-3 Smoothie contains a variety of ingredients that contain omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fats that our bodies need to survive but cannot make on its own. Omega-3 fatty acids are high in fish and other seafood; however, not everyone enjoys eating seafood. This smoothie contains a variety of ingredients that are enriched with omega-3 like ... Read More »