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11 Reasons To Make Green Smoothies A Daily Habit

By |2020-09-19T22:03:09-04:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , |

Guest post by Kyra Howearth Are you making green smoothies every day yet? Green smoothies, usually a blended combination of fruit, leafy green vegetables and nutritious superfoods, are so good for your body in numerous ways.   Lose Weight Many people claim that green smoothies have helped them shred many kilograms off their body weight. Green smoothies [...]

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

By |2020-09-19T22:05:00-04:00June 12th, 2015|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

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 centerpiece [...]

Creamy Coconut Blueberry Banana Protein Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:06:37-04:00June 4th, 2015|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Drinking coconut water from a freshly picked coconut while on vacation in the Caribbean is one of my fondest memories. Fast-forward to New York City... Sadly, there are no coconut palm trees in this city,  but I was delighted to have some healthy and delicious freshly-blended coconut meat and water from the young coconut I bought at my local natural food store--so that was the inspiration [...]

Nuts About Almonds: Creamy Almond Banana Orange Protein Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:10:21-04:00May 12th, 2015|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , |

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 dietary [...]

Smoothie Love: Fruity Colada Green Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:09:11-04:00April 13th, 2015|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

For me, green smoothies are so healthy, energizing and delicious, that giving or receiving a smoothie is a truly an act of love. I mean, what better way to show someone you care! On several occasions, I have gifted friends and family members with a gaily-wrapped mason jar full of smoothie goodness along with a little note and a recipe [...]

Mad About Mango Superfood Green Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:14:17-04:00April 10th, 2015|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Smoothies, Smoothies, Uncategorized, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Green smoothies are often my go-to choice for a quick and healthy meal-in-a-minute. Today I decided to raid the fridge to find some goodies for a super-nutritious green smoothie to fuel my day. I lucked out with fresh mango, avocado, banana and kale! Plus, I added some healthy superfoods to kick the nutritional punch up a notch including flax seed [...]

Meatless Monday: Banana Mango Peanut Butter Berry Protein Power Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:18:00-04:00March 30th, 2015|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 substantial [...]

Blend! Grab! Go! Almond Banana Berry Protein Superfood Green Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:16:20-04:00February 20th, 2015|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Are you including fresh, fiber and nutrient-rich green smoothies in your diet? Smoothies have become my new 'nutrition-insurance program'. It's so easy to make a rich, creamy healthy super food smoothie everyday. Life is busy and sometimes we just don't have time to eat a wide enough variety of the healthy foods we need to cover our [...]

A New Year, A Better Body: How to Reshape and Feel Great with Resistance Training

By |2015-02-18T00:01:08-05:00February 18th, 2015|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Green smoothies, Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

"What are your fitness goals?" That's one of the first questions my fitness trainer asked me. I quickly said that I wanted to tone, tighten, increase strength and lose weight, which actually translates to looking good and feeling fabulous! "If a stronger, leaner body is your goal,  there is nothing quite like resistance training to help reshape your body." If the purpose of your fitness program is [...]

Pineapple Banana Avocado Kale Superfood Green Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:19:46-04:00January 29th, 2015|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This morning's green smoothie came together quite easily. My avocado was now ripe so I was able to use it as the  centerpiece for a nutrient- rich, creamy smoothie. Avocado provides B vitamins and vitamin K,  vitamin C, vitamin E and potassium. They also contain phytosterols and carotenoids, such as lutein and zeaxanthin. About 75% of an avocado's [...]

What’s for Breakfast? Good Morning Sunshine Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:21:03-04:00January 15th, 2015|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

On most mornings I start my day with a glass of warm water with fresh-squeezed lemon juice. Then I have a large mug of green tea with almond or hemp milk. By this time I feel awake and ready to make my morning smoothie. This morning I rummaged through my kitchen and rounded up a few [...]

Creamy Banana Papaya Almond Spice Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:24:24-04:00January 12th, 2015|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

During the holidays I wanted to create a nice spicy, creamy, festive yet healthy smoothie as an vegan alternative to egg nog to share with some friends who dropped by. I rummaged through my kitchen to see what I had available. Luckily, I found some bananas, papaya, hemp milk and almond butter. Awesome! Just what I [...]

Crazy for Kiwifruit! Strawberry, Kiwi, Chia and Kale Green Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:26:08-04:00October 8th, 2014|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

Touted as the national fruit of China, but grown worldwide, I rarely see organic kiwifruit in my area, so I was delighted to find organic kiwifruit at a low price in my local health food store this week. Of course, I brought half a dozen home to try out and enjoy! Well known for its characteristic fuzzy skin and its unique, sweet [...]

Just Peachy! Seasonal Peaches and Almond Cream Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:23:08-04:00October 3rd, 2014|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

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, commercially? [...]

Peachy Almond Butter Green Superfood Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:28:47-04:00September 19th, 2014|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

There's nothing more enjoyable than going to my local farmer's market and finding fresh, juicy, organic peaches and sugary-sweet, seedless grapes. That's better than candy! What a delight! Best of all, both items were relatively low-priced, so I happily bagged a couple of pounds and toted them home to my kitchen where these yummy peaches and grapes became the [...]

What’s for Breakfast? Banana Nectarine Avocado Superfood Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:27:25-04:00September 10th, 2014|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , |

I have come to the realization that I am just not a morning person, however, the show must go on. There's lots of work to be done and a full day ahead to steam through. I stopped relying on coffee to perk me up years ago--thank goodness! Now green tea is my caffeine source of choice. But whenever [...]

Announcing the Winner of the Nutribullet Hi-Speed Blender Giveaway

By |2014-08-06T20:13:21-04:00August 6th, 2014|Categories: Giveaways, Green smoothies|Tags: , , , , |

I am delighted to announce that the lucky winner of Urban Naturale's Nutribullet Hi-Speed Blender Giveaway has been randomly selected. And the winner is... A. Cash The winner has been contacted and will receive her prize. Note: I paid for this prize myself. And it’s my pleasure. Free giveaways are my way of saying thank you [...]

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Chocolate Coconut Mango Superfood Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:32:51-04:00July 8th, 2014|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

I have always loved the taste of chocolate, but until recently I never bothered to explore the addition of cacao powder to my daily smoothies and puddings. However, once I bought the ingredients needed to make a chocolate chia pudding-- which turned out great--I had more cacao powder left over, so I decided to use it in a [...]

Meatless Monday: Tapping the Power of Green Tea: Banana Pina Colada Green Tea Green Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:40:18-04:00June 16th, 2014|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based Recipes, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , |

Have you had your green tea today? If you’re an advocate of healthy eating then you've probably heard about the benefits of green tea. It’s been associated with: *cancer prevention *lower heart disease risk *reduced blood pressure *diabetes prevention *protection from mental diseases *protection from allergies *weight loss... just to name a few. The most popular benefit [...]

Free Giveaway: Enter to Win a NutriBullet Hi-Speed Blender/Mixer System

By |2014-06-12T23:46:08-04:00June 12th, 2014|Categories: Giveaways, Green smoothies|Tags: |

If you're like most of us, you have probably made a few health and fitness goals for the summer season so what better way to help you reach your goals than with a healthy FREE Giveaway! I’m kicking off this month with something special that we all can use--a fabulous Nutri Bullet Hi-Speed Blender/Mixer System. The NutriBullet has all of [...]

Raspberry Green Tea Coconut Smoothie Plus the Amazing Nutrients in Green Tea

By |2020-09-19T22:41:39-04:00June 6th, 2014|Categories: Green smoothies, Health & Wellness, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Like many of us, I used to drink a lot of coffee but now I prefer green tea. In fact, I love green tea so that I have become a big green tea drinker. On most days I have at least 3 cups of green tea in the morning and sometimes I will have a cup in the [...]

101 Ways to Make Great Green Smoothies

By |2020-09-19T22:47:24-04:00April 8th, 2014|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , |

Are you obsessed with making green smoothies? I am, and so are many others. And for good reason. Smoothies are quick, easy, portable, delicious, and you can add a variety of super-powered nutrients to each one.   Here is an easy to follow, go-to formula for blending up a simple, nutrient-dense smoothie that even the laziest [...]

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How to Benefit from the Healing Power of Moringa Plus a Moringa Superfood Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:50:12-04:00April 3rd, 2014|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , |

While on a tour in Honduras, local herbal medicine men demonstrated some of the medicinal plants that were commonly grown there and used for natural healing. We tasted a variety of brown, bitter brews, tonics and teas. One of them was moringa tea--a plant I was not familiar with at the time. Photo: Moringa Tree. [...]

Super Green Kale, Spinach, Celery, Orange, Berry, Banana Energy Smoothie

By |2020-09-19T22:53:06-04:00March 27th, 2014|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Smoothies, Smoothies, Vegan Recipes|Tags: |

One of the biggest challenges to daily nutrition is the planning and preparation aspect. Very few people--including me--have time every day to prepare three full meals complete with a variety of vegetables and fruits. Smoothies help me get my RDA in every single day. They're like meals in a glass! Think about it, if you have one breakfast [...]

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