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Coconut Matcha Smoothie

Still haven’t tried Matcha? Or maybe you’re a major Matcha lover? Either way, this is a great smoothie to experience all the health benefits of this magic green dust. Quick catch up. What is Matcha? It’s a specially grown and processed green tea powder that has a perking but calming effect. I could use both more perk and more calm. Check. Matcha has 137 x … Continue reading Coconut Matcha Smoothie

RECIPE: Dragon Fruit Smoothie

For all you Game of Thrones fanatics or those of you who care what you put in to your body, this is a Dragonfruit smoothie, whose color is more vibrant than Bran Stark’s visions.   Dragon fruit, or Pitaya, is actually the fruit of a cactus,  has a mild flavor like melon or kiwifruit and is rich in antioxidants (hello anti-aging!) If you don’t have any … Continue reading RECIPE: Dragon Fruit Smoothie

RECIPE: Cardamon and Coffee Smoothie

My friend, neighbor and fellow new-mom loves cardamom.  She also loves coffee.  We both could used more Zzzz’z these days, but until then, we’ll caffeinate.  She’s been adding spices to her homemade baby food, and passed along some cardamom to help spice up my life.  So, I dedicate this cozy cup-a-joe to her.  Sam, save 5 bucks on your lattes for the Ivy League education! … Continue reading RECIPE: Cardamon and Coffee Smoothie

RECIPE: Summer Popsicle Smoothie

Save yourself a sliver of summer by freezing this season’s sweet treats! Making these homemade popsicles can also be a fun family activity to enjoy! The “fruits of your labor” are a refreshing snack, dessert, or just the thing for that sweet craving on a hot summer day. In a blender combine: 1 cup organic strawberries 2 cups chopped watermelon 1 orange (peeled, seeds ok) 1 cup … Continue reading RECIPE: Summer Popsicle Smoothie

RECIPE: Spinach and Cantaloupe Smoothie (Also a Healthy Baby Food)

Simple, sweet (ish), crisp and clean. What’s not to love about this 3 ingredient nutrient rich smoothie? INGREDIENTS 1 cup organic spinach 1 slice of canteloupe 1/2 cup filtered water 3 cubes of ice In a blender combine all of the above and enjoy! Parents, save some for your kids or baby! Continue reading RECIPE: Spinach and Cantaloupe Smoothie (Also a Healthy Baby Food)

RECIPE: A Different Strawberry and Banana Smoothie

This is NOT your average Strawberry & Banana Smoothie! It’s like an ideal lover: Thick and Rich. Yet a delectable dessert, Sweet and Creamy. But it’s protein-packed so it won’t leave you unsatisfied as desserts and lovers often do. In a blender combine: 1/2 cup almond milk 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup fresh or frozen organic strawberries 1/4 cup gluten-free oats 1/2 frozen peeled banana (if using … Continue reading RECIPE: A Different Strawberry and Banana Smoothie

RECIPE: Strawberry Smoothie

So you’ve heard “juicing” is all the rage and wanna check out a nutritious smoothie option, but don’t have pomagranite seeds or kumquats? Or maybe you’re just looking for something a little less noxious than a pop-tart or egg McMuffin to start your day, but don’t wanna get too crazy health-nutty….This is the ‘starter’ smoothie for you.  I always have these ingredients in my freezer, … Continue reading RECIPE: Strawberry Smoothie

RECIPE: Banana and Basil Smoothie

My husband, who receives my smoothie experiments each morning on our way out to work, actually stopped in his tracks and said “Mmmm, what’s in this one? That is delicious!” Which surprised me because I had really just thrown in the produce that was 1 day away from rotting in out fridge! But that’s the beauty of juicing and smoothie mash-ups! Most of the time … Continue reading RECIPE: Banana and Basil Smoothie

RECIPE: Nice Cream Milkshake

I scream and dream of ice cream.  In fact, I just polished off a pint , with little help, last night.  Not ideal I know, but it was all natural.  (Plus, do as I say, not as I do, right?) Thankfully, I have this healthy, easy recipe to curb the ice cream cravings: In a blender combine: 1 cup ice 1 can Lite Organic Coconut … Continue reading RECIPE: Nice Cream Milkshake

RECIPE: Berry Blast Smoothie

Start your day with 2 veggies and 1 fruit serving already in the tummy. I’ve got 2 syllables for you: Yu-mmy. In a blender combine: 1 cup frozen berries 1 cup almond milk (or cow’s milk, or coconut milk, or rice milk) 1 zucchini (optional) 1 cup kale or spinach(trust me on this! deliciously healthy, you won’t even taste it) 1 tsp cinnamon 1 Tbsp honey … Continue reading RECIPE: Berry Blast Smoothie

RECIPE: Dessert Smoothie

Delicious Nutritious Chocolate Dessert (or anytime) Smoothie Help curb chocolate cravings with this tasty, quick, healthy chocolate fix. In a blender combine: 1 cup ice 1 1/2 cups almond milk 1 banana 1/4 cup all natural cocoa powder (or hot chocolate mix or chocolate protein powder) 2 tbsp all natural peanut butter (or almond butter is even healthier) Grind it up and drink it down! Continue reading RECIPE: Dessert Smoothie