Recent Recipes

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 »

Lemon Avocado Green Smoothie

Lemon is a very underrated fruit. Though it is commonly used as a flavoring and garnish for food, it’s not what one would choose as a snack. Lemons are rich in antioxidants and vitamins such as Vitamin C. It helps prevent cancer by stopping the division of cancer cells. This smoothie makes use of lemons as an ingredient and is ... Read More »

Kale Smoothies

Kale is considered quite the super food these days, being rather “in” as a healthy ingredient. It is considered to be one of the most healthy foods. It is full of antioxidants, and contains nutrients that appear to to protect against various forms of cancer. It is also thought to help with eye health, with protection against retinal detachment and age-related ... Read More »

Would You Use Jalepinos in Smoothies?

Using bell peppers in smoothies isn’t entirely uncommon, especially when used to flavor up green smoothies. But what about jalepinos? Well, I have come across a few recipes. Many seem to like the use of jalepino in smoothies to help clear the sinuses when sick. It likely would work quite well for that. Here are a few jalepino smoothie combos ... Read More »

How to Make Healthy Nutribullet Ice Cream

Love ice cream, but hate all the sugar? Well, you can actually make ice cream in your nutribullet using healthier ingredients! It really is rather simple. Below is how to make your own Nutribullet Ice Cream. To make ice cream in the Nutribullet, take a frozen fruit of your choice, fill the cup near the top with it, add a ... Read More »

How to Use Honey to Sweeten Your Smoothies

Honey is a nice natural sweetener that is often used as an alternative to refined sugar. It is great as an addition to green smoothies to cut back on the bitterness sometimes associated with leafy greens such as spinach or kale.  Keep in mind, however, that honey is still a form of sugar. One tablespoon has 64 calories, 17 grams ... Read More »

Green Tea Smoothies

Green tea is a neat ingredient to use as your liquid in smoothies, or it can be added via a powder boost. Green tea is purpoted to have all sorts on antioxidant benefits. Plus, if it is caffienated, it can rev up your metbolism to help you burn calories faster.  A few studies have also claimed that one of the ... Read More »

How to Use Flax Seed in Smoothies

Ground flax seed is one of my absolute favorite Nutribullet boosts. Flax is a wonderful addition to smoothies to add omega 3 to the diet, along with extra fiber and a bit of protein. It is perfect for helping to lower cholesterol and to fight inflamation. As a runner, I use its anti-inflamatory aspects to assist with recovery. One tablespoon ... Read More »

How to Use Eggs in Smoothies

Raw eggs are associated with salmonella, and some sources generally do not recommened  them for use in smoothies. Others find the concern minimal as it is generally reported that only 1 in 30,000 eggs has a salmonella problem. Further, eggs from a high quality source are even less likely to contain salmonella. Look for paturized eggs, which are widely regarded as ... Read More »

Dates for Smoothies

Dates are known for being a particularly sweet fruit. Thus, they are great in smoothies for natural sweetening. For example, if your green smoothie is too bitter, adding a handful of dates can naturally sweeten it. Be sure to remmove the pits before using dates, or buy them pre-pitted. One pitted Date has 20 calories 20, no fat or sodium, ... Read More »

Using Coconut and Coconut Milk, Water, and Oil in Smoothies

Coconut in all of its forms is wonderful for smoothies. Coconut meat is a great flavor addition, and while coconut milk and water are good liquids, Coconut oil is also becoming increasingly popular, not just as a dietary supplement, but also for skin and hair care. It is a bit higher in calories, due to its fat content but it ... Read More »

How to Use Bananas in Smoothies

Bananas are one of my all time favorite smoothie ingredients. Aside from nutrition, which I’ll get to in a minute, bananas make a smoothie sweeter and smoother. If you want to smooth out any smoothie, but especially a vegetable or frozen fruit one, add a banana or avocado. Both do that nicely. As for nutrition, one medium banana has 105 ... Read More »

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 »

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 »