Recent Recipes

Blackberry Cobbler Smoothie

The Blackberry Cobbler Smoothie is a healthy alternative to the blackberry cobbler dessert that is usually high in calories and saturated fat. Blackberries are a fruit that are high in fiber and a variety of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. This smoothie also adds walnuts that contain vitamin E and unsaturated fats that are heart healthy. Honey is added as a ... Read More »

Upset Stomach Soothing Smoothie

smoothie for an upset stomach

This upset stomach soothing smoothie contains ingredients that are meant to help sooth an upset stomach. Both peppermint tea and ginger have been shown to help with nausea. Banana and oats contain fiber and complex carbohydrates that are better for those experiencing constipation or diarrhea. Instead of sugar that can upset a stomach, stevia is used as a natural sweetener. ... Read More »

Chia Seed Yogurt Smoothie

The Chia Seed Yogurt Smoothie is a classic strawberry banana smoothie with added chia seeds as a nutritional boost. Chia seeds are packed with nutrients and very little calories. They provide a high mount of fiber that is helpful for stabilizing blood sugar levels and keeping your digestive tract healthy. Chia seeds are also loaded with antioxidants that can prevent ... 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. Are ... Read More »

Strong Bones High Calcium Smoothie

The Strong Bones Smoothie is high in calcium and other nutrients that are important for bone health. This smoothie contains over 700mg of calcium which comes from milk, Greek yogurt, and sesame seeds. Bananas, oranges, and strawberries are fruits that contain not only calcium, but also potassium and vitamin C which are needed for bone health. Collard greens contain calcium, ... Read More »

Low-Sugar Strawberry Smoothie

The Low-Sugar Strawberry Smoothie contains less than 10 grams of natural sugar in one smoothie. This low amount of sugar and addition of complex carbohydrates from cooked oats is perfect for someone with diabetes who is trying to stabilize their blood sugar. Stevia is used as a natural sweetener that comes from the stevia plant. Chia seeds are added to ... Read More »

Energizing Nutribullet Smoothie

Yogurt is a good source of B vitamins which are helpful in keeping our bodies energized. So what other ingredients in this smoothie that helps keep you energized? Pumpkin seeds, nuts, kale and grapefruit. This energizing smoothie recipe includes high-quality proteins to help you last longer during strenuous activities, with some citrus zing to keep you feeling active. This smoothie ... Read More »

Post Workout Melon Berry Smoothie with Electrolytes and Vitamin C

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone and should not be taken as medical advice. #HealthyAndHydrated #CollectiveBias Summer is here and that always makes workouts more challenging. I am a long distance runner, and this summer my training involves many long runs in the heat in preparation for fall marathons ... Read More »

Lemon Berry Sorrel Nutribullet Smoothie

How about adding a unique ingredient to your Nutribullet blast? Sorrel is an herb with a lemony taste perfect for flavoring and garnishing. It is also rich in vitamins and minerals such as  oligomeric and polymeric proanthocyanidins and flavonoids. These compounds are also thought to help reduce and relieve cold sores and blisters. This recipe added lemons and berries for ... Read More »

Nutty Goji Berry and Chard Smoothie

Swiss Chard is not only rich in vitamins and minerals but also contains Syringic acid which is a unique flavonoid that has the capability of stabilizing blood sugars by inhibiting the alpha-glucosidase enzyme. Just one serving of this smoothie and you reap the benefits of more than a 100% of the daily values of the following vitamins and minerals: vit ... Read More »

Fruity Kale Smoothie

Kale is a healthy vegetable commonly used for weight loss and slimming diets. But aside from that, it also offers other health benefits. Kale is filled with dietary fiber good for detoxifying the body. It also contains organosulfur which helps combat colon cancer. Some call it the healthiest vegetable around. Kale can be bitter in smoothies, to help with that, ... 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 »

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 »

Oatmeal Banana Smoothie

Oatmeal is a great way to achieve good health because it has so many benefits to offer you. It boosts the immune system, prevents diabetes, stabilizes blood sugar, rich in antioxidants, reduces the risk of hypertension, lowers cholesterol, and so much more. This smoothie is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, vit C with 149% DV, Vit E at 51% DV ... Read More »