Recent Recipes

Tomato Juice and Vegetable Smoothie

This is a great way to drink your vegetables! The Tomato Juice Vegetable Smoothie is an excellent way to get a daily serving of vegetables in a single smoothie. This smoothie combines a variety of vegetables that provides your body with essential vitamins and minerals. Carrots contain a high amount of vitamin A and carotene that are needed to keep ... 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 »

High Protein Vegan Tofu, Almond, and Strawberry Smoothie

I have had requests for both high protein and vegan smoothies. This one is both!  Tofu and soy yogurt are a source of complete protein. The body requires 9 essential amino acids and all 9 are found in soy products like tofu and soy yogurt. By adding both to this recipe, along with some almond butter, this protein smoothie contains ... Read More »

Chocolate Mint Smoothie

chocolate mint smoothie

The Chocolate Mint Smoothie is a delicious dessert smoothie that is low in calories, sugar, and fat. Cocoa powder is used to add a rich chocolate flavor without the high amounts of sugar or fat found in chocolate. Peppermint extract adds a mint flavor while also having health benefits such as reducing irritable bowel syndrome and a natural pain reliever. ... Read More »

Banana Yogurt Smoothie

Sometimes you just want to be simple. This smoothie is an easy favorite! The Banana Yogurt Smoothie is a delicious fruit smoothie that is low in calories and fat. Bananas are healthy fruits that are high in potassium, an important mineral for a variety of functions in the body including helping prevent muscle cramps. Both Greek yogurt and vanilla frozen ... 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 »

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 »

Silk Dairy-Free and Sugar-Free Avocado Berry Almond Milk Smoothie

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Silk. However, all opinions are my own. In efforts to better burn fat as fuel for my distance running I have been focusing on a generally no sugar and no grain diet. In defining sugar-free, I adhere to avoiding added sugar. I do not worry about natural sugar in fruit, which ... 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 »

Family Friendly Nutribullet Guacamole

Guacamole is a wonderful thing. Aside from tasting fabulous, it is full of healthy fat from the avocados. Avocados also contain plenty of fiber and are rich in  B-vitamins, vitamin K, potassium, copper, vitamin E and vitamin C. Good stuff! Guacamole can be made without a blender for a nice chunky texture, but it also can be made creamy and kid ... Read More »