smoothie

A Taste of Jamaica: Vegan Soursop Ginger Lime Smoothie

August 25, 2016
A Taste of Jamaica: Vegan Soursop Ginger Lime Smoothie

On one of my many life-changing trips to Jamaica, West Indies, I wandered into a local Ital foods shop. After browsing their extensive menu of healthy elixirs, I experienced the unique pleasure of drinking a delicious creamy, white health drink called soursop juice. The proprietor extolled the health benefits of soursop fruit, so I tried to drink this healthy beverage as […]

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Power Up with Pro Matcha Plant-Based Protein – Smoothie Recipe and Giveaway

July 7, 2016
Power Up with Pro Matcha Plant-Based Protein – Smoothie Recipe and Giveaway

(Disclosure: This is a sponsored post and giveaway. We received a product sample of Pro Matcha Plant-Based Protein for review. All opinions are our own.)   Maintaining a fit and healthy lifestyle is a major priority for me. Like many women who are trying to live a balanced life – while juggling work, family, exercise […]

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Give Your Health a Boost with a Blackberry Bliss Smoothie

June 23, 2016
Give Your Health a Boost with a Blackberry Bliss Smoothie

I love organic blackberries but they are often so expensive that I usually wait until they are available at a lower price to really indulge in their juicy, sweet goodness in the delicious ways that I want to. Blackberries are one of my favorite fruits for good reasons–they are nutritional powerhouses. With their deep blue color, blackberries have one of the highest antioxidant levels […]

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Groovy Green Ginger Berry Smoothie + 10 Smoothies for Energy and Vitality

April 20, 2016
Groovy Green Ginger Berry Smoothie Plus 10 Smoothies for Energy and Vitality

Like many of you, I am a big fan of ginger, so this delightful, pungent root is the star ingredient in my groovy green ginger berry smoothie. Among its many health benefits, ginger contains a substance called 6-gingerol, which may have protective effects against cancer. In addition, ginger is loaded with nutrients and bio-active compounds that have powerful benefits for your […]

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Chocolate Lovers’ Cacao Almond Butter Superfood Smoothie

February 10, 2016
Chocolate Lovers' Cacao Almond Butter Superfood Smoothie

Like many of us, I am a chocolate lover! Chocolate sweets and treats are typically associated with Valentine’s Day but once I discovered the taste and benefits of raw cacao powder, I prefer to make my own cacoa- powered delights. The flavor is amazing and so are the health benefits: Raw cacao powder contains more than 300 […]

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Avocado Mango Blueberry Super Greens Smoothie

January 8, 2016
Avocado Mango Blueberry Super Greens Smoothie

After nearly two months of holiday parties, dinners, celebrations and vacations–including a two week cruise and a week in the Bahamas–my body was craving a major change. So I am kicking off the New Year with at least a month of lighter foods including fresh, organic juices, smoothies and salads with minimal oil and salt. I have a […]

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VeganMoFo Day #5: Creamy Coconut Yogurt Strawberry Banana Smoothie #VGNMF15

September 5, 2015
VeganMoFo Day # 5: Creamy Coconut Yogurt Strawberry Banana Smoothie #VGNMF15

Thank goodness it’s Saturday and already the fifth day of VeganMoFo 2015! I love the tangy, creamy goodness of yogurt but it was hard to find a good vegan unsweetened yogurt. So many of the vegan yogurts I found were loaded with sugar and unpleasant additives that did not appeal to me, so when I […]

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Banana Pineapple “Super Meal” Smoothie

August 28, 2015
Banana Pineapple

We all have those days when making a healthy meal at home is just too time-consuming and complicated. Or we don’t feel like eating a whole meal! Yet, most of us have a genuine desire to get the right mix of nutrients and lead a healthy life-style. That’s when a clean, organic, high-quality, superfood like Ambronite comes in […]

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Plant-Based Protein Pick Me Up: Banana Almond Blackberry Protein Smoothie

June 12, 2015
Plant-Based Protein Pick Me Up: Banana Almond Blackberry Protein Smoothie

I love to make this healthy and delicious plant-protein smoothie when I need a quick pick me up. Whether for breakfast, lunch, post-workout fuel or for a snack, the ingredients in this creamy, nutrient rich blend pack a powerful punch! When I found organic blackberries in my local greenmarket, I happily purchased several containers and used them as the […]

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Nuts About Almonds: Creamy Almond Banana Orange Protein Smoothie

May 12, 2015

Almonds are this girl’s best friend! From almond milk with my morning green tea to my rich and creamy almond based smoothie to that handful of almonds I grab for healthy snacks, almonds are a big part of my day. I love the fact that they are versatile, taste good–and are so good for you! Nutrient-rich More than just a rich source of […]

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Meatless Monday: Banana Mango Peanut Butter Berry Protein Power Smoothie

March 30, 2015
Meatless Monday: Banana Mango Peanut Butter Berry Protein Power Smoothie

Happy Monday! After spending the weekend at my father’s home–cooking, care-giving and working  around around the house, I realized that I would have to make a nutritious “smoothie meal” out out of whatever I  could scrounge up in my kitchen. Lucky for me, I found the necessary fruit, greens, healthy fats and superfoods to create enough protein-packed smoothie for two […]

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Just Peachy! Seasonal Peaches and Almond Cream Smoothie

October 3, 2014
Just Peachy! Seasonal Peaches and Almond Cream Smoothie

Sweet, juicy, organic peaches are in abundance at my local farmer’s market. And I’m over the moon about it! What a pleasure they are eat and add to all kinds of tasty treats, especially fresh and fabulous smoothie blends. Did you know that peaches and nectarines are the same species, even though they are regarded as different fruits, […]

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Meatless Monday: Lose Weight, Feel Great with a Hot Body, High Protein Vegan Smoothie

July 21, 2014
Meatless Monday: Lose Weight, Feel Great with a Hot Body, High Protein Vegan Smoothie

It’s summertime and we want to look extra lean and lovely, don’t we? It doesn’t help that the cover models on all of the health, fitness and fashion magazines I subscribe to, look especially fit and fabulous in their swimsuits and revealing summer shorts. Plus, the reflection in the mirror is just not measuring up to […]

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How to Whip Up a Delicious Strawberry Banana Cashew Milk Smoothie

April 25, 2014
Whip Up a Delicious Strawberry Banana Cashew Milk Smoothie

Raw, homemade cashew milk is a versatile and nutritious base for lots of delicious drinks and delicious. Once you have made a quart of of fresh cashew milk the sky is the limit. You can create all kinds of delicious smoothies by choosing from a variety of fresh fruits and spices. One of my favorite […]

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