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

After a Memorial Day BBQ party you are typically left with watermelon and possibly a hangover.  The inspiration for this smoothie came from that very situation.  I wanted to create an incredibly thirst-quenching “cooler” to enjoy on a hot and humid day.  Watermelon is 92% water and 8% sugar, plus it has electrolytes to […]

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

Almond Butter and Berry Smoothie

This morning I woke up craving a refreshing and filling smoothie.  But, oh no!  Out of protein powder… What is a healthy foodie to do?!

My protein powder is what gives my smoothies their thick texture so I had to think quick for a substitution… So, I’m thinking thick and then it comes to me: almond […]

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

Vitamin C Slushy

We all know Vitamin C strengthens your immune system.  And who doesn’t need a little boost of Vitamin C this time of year?

When I get bored of the standard glass of OJ in the morning, I mix it up a bit with this Vitamin C Slushy recipe which uses fresh juice from oranges, paired […]

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!

Ingredients

½ honeydew melon
2 kiwis
¼ Granny […]

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