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Strawberry, Beet, Ginger Smoothie

Strawberry, Beet, Ginger Smoothie

    Strawberry, Beet, Ginger Smoothie Isn’t the color of this Strawberry, Beet, Ginger Smoothie amazing?!  I promise, it looks this vibrant in real life thanks to the beautiful beets used in the recipe.   I’m not a huge fan of beets so you don’t have […]

Celery Lemon Pineapple Smoothie

Celery Lemon Pineapple Smoothie

        Health Benefits Celery Lemon Pineapple Smoothie:  Celery contains antioxidants and polysaccharides that are known to act as anti-inflammatories, especially flavonoid and polyphenol antioxidants.  When researchers from the Department of Nutrition and Food Science at Helwan University in Egypt fed rats celery […]

Kale, Ginger, Pineapple Smoothie

Kale, Ginger, Pineapple Smoothie

          Kale, Ginger, Pineapple Smoothie This smoothie is healthy, fruity from the pineapple juice, and has slight a zing from the fresh ginger.  Give it a try!   Health Benefits Of This Smoothie Ginger is a powerful medicine that just might […]

Lemon Ginger Carrot Smoothie

Lemon Ginger Carrot Smoothie

          Health Benefits Lemon, Ginger, Carrot Smoothie: Ginger is a powerful medicine that just might inhibit ovarian and prostate cancer cell growth.   Here are two more articles  discussing the various benefits of ginger, and one more study!  Here is a study showing that citrus species, including lemon, […]

Strawberry, Apple, Bell Pepper Smoothie

Strawberry, Apple, Bell Pepper Smoothie

    This is a refreshing and unique spin on a strawberry smoothie.  It’s healthy, delicious, and easy to make.     Strawberry, Apple, Bell Pepper Smoothie For those of you scared of the Red Bell Pepper used in this smoothie recipe, please try to […]

Refreshing Summer Watermelon Lemonade Smoothie

Refreshing Summer Watermelon Lemonade Smoothie

      This Watermelon Lemonade Smoothie is refreshing with a hint of sweetness from the dates and a little zing from blending the whole slice of lemon into the smoothie. Give this recipe a try or save it on Pinterest for later!   Watermelon […]

Refreshing Spinach, Carrot, Apple Smoothie

Refreshing Spinach, Carrot, Apple Smoothie

      Spinach Carrot Apple Smoothie Carrots and apples are two of my favorite fruits to use in smoothies.  They add just enough natural sugar without making the smoothie overbearingly sweet.  This smoothie is refreshing, not overly sweet, and very healthy. Give it a […]

Cucumber Mint Strawberry Smoothie

Cucumber Mint Strawberry Smoothie

      Health Benefits Cucumber, Mint, Strawberry Smoothie:  Studies show that mint (both spearmint and peppermint) have many health benefits.  Mint has significant antimicrobial and antiviral activities, strong antioxidant and antitumor actions, and some antiallergenic potential.  Studies demonstrate a relaxation effect on gastrointestinal (GI) tissue, analgesic and […]

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

      The motivation for this Orange Creamsicle Smoothie recipe was the Orange Flavored Flintstone Push-up Pops!  Do any of you remember eating those as a child?   I ate them ALL THE TIME and they were always one of my favorite treats.   […]

Cranberry Peach Smoothie

Cranberry Peach Smoothie

Health Benefits Cranberry Peach Smoothie:  Cranberries have been known for a looooong time to treat urinary tract infections.  Isolated compounds from cranberry have also been shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.   ***  This blog is not intended to replace the advice of […]

Raspberry Lime Mint Smoothie

Raspberry Lime Mint Smoothie

          HEALTH BENEFITS: Raspberry Lime Mint Smoothie:  Raspberries contain strong antioxidants such as Vitamin C, quercetin,and gallic acid that fight against cancer.   ***  This blog is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified healthcare practitioner.  All information contained in this […]

Pomegranate Pineapple Smoothie

Pomegranate Pineapple Smoothie

  HEALTH BENEFITS: Pomegranate Pineapple Smoothie: A compound found only in pomegranates called punicalagin is shown to benefit the heart and blood vessels.  Recent medical research studied heart patients with severe carotid artery blockages. They were given an ounce of pomegranate juice each day for a […]