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Hidden Greens Chocolate-Cherry Protein Smoothie

Chocolate…Sweet Cherries…Protein…Greens…Antioxidants…Fiber… too much!  I almost didn’t know what to call this decadent creation without it having the longest title in recipe history!  It is basically a meal replacement since it contains vegetables, protein and antioxidants (all from plant-based sources).  And did I mention it contains over a cup of packed spinach that you can’t […]

Tropical Green Smoothie Bowl

A green smoothie bowl with a tropical breeze taste.

raw, vegan, gluten-free, soy-free

This smoothie is loaded with spinach, which according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), should be eaten with vitamin C-rich foods to improve iron absorption.  This recipe pairs spinach with fruits high in vitamin C (kiwi and mango) to help with […]

By |March 22nd, 2015|breakfast, dairy-free, gluten-free, raw, smoothie, vegan, vegetarian|0 Comments

Smoothie Bowl: Berry Almond Bliss

I have officially jumped on the smoothie bowl bandwagon!  And I’m loving it!  It really is fun to decorate the smoothie bowl with your favorite boosters and healthy garnishes… It definitely makes for a heartier and more satisfying smoothie by adding a bit of crunch and some different textures to each spoonful.  We all eat […]

By |March 17th, 2015|breakfast, dairy-free, gluten-free, raw, smoothie, vegan, vegetarian|0 Comments

Tropical Green Smoothie

Raw, green smoothies are great for absorbing key ingredients from plant foods such as iron and calcium which are not highly absorbed by the body when the greens are cooked.  For example, spinach contains a chemical called oxalic acid, which binds with iron and calcium and reduces the absorption of these important minerals.  According […]

By |January 21st, 2013|smoothie|0 Comments

Pink Frozen Lemonade

Summer is not officially over yet (not until Sept 22nd at least)!  It is important to stay hydrated especially throughout thehot summer months.

We are made up of roughly 60-70% water and it is important that we replace what is lost through everyday activities and workouts.  Even being slightly dehydrated can have a negative affect on […]

By |September 9th, 2012|beverage, dairy-free, drink, gluten-free, raw, smoothie, vegan, vegetarian|0 Comments

Watermelon-Lime Berry Fusion

Health Benefits
The star of this recipe is clearly the watermelon which is technically a vegetable and part of the cucumber and squash family.  Who knew!?  This vegetable in disguise also contains high concentrations of lycopene which is a powerful antioxidant that may reduce your risk of cancer and other diseases.  Enjoy the taste, immediate […]

By |May 28th, 2012|beverage, breakfast, dairy-free, gluten-free, raw, smoothie, vegan|0 Comments

Almond Butter and Berry Smoothie

Health Benefits
This all-natural recipe features fruit, whole grains and almonds.  We know almonds are “nuterrific” because they are high in fiber, the antioxidant Vitamin E and heart-healthy monounsaturated fat that won’t raise your cholesterol.

This breakfast is incredibly filling and full of natural energy – Now all you have to do is “bring it”!

Almond […]

By |May 17th, 2012|breakfast, smoothie, vegan|0 Comments

Vitamin C Slushy

You can turn this into a “Creamy Vitamin C Slushy” by substituting ½ cup almond milk for ½ cup of OJ
This refreshing drink is perfect for when you feel like you might be coming down with the cold or flu…
One orange provides more than 140% of your daily allowance of Vitamin C
Oranges offer more […]

By |January 14th, 2011|breakfast, smoothie|1 Comment

Lean ‘n Green Smoothie

Honeydew is the sweetest of all the melons.  This recipe balances the sweetness of the honeydew with the tartness of kiwifruit and tanginess of a granny smith apple to create a refreshing and crisp tasting smoothie.  It is full of mouthwatering flavor and boasts a whole lot of nutrition too!
Health Benefits
1 cup of honeydew offers […]

By |December 24th, 2010|breakfast, smoothie, vegan|0 Comments