Smoothie Archive

Berries

Berries Like other fruits, berries are high in water and fiber, which can keep you full longer. But they have another benefit — they’re very sweet. This means berries can satisfy your sweet tooth for a fraction of the calories you would take in gobbling cookies or brownies. Blueberries stand out because ...Read More

Good Mood Food: Fresh Produce

Foods can boost energy in three ways: by providing sufficient calories, by delivering stimulants like caffeine, and by pushing the metabolism to burn fuel more efficiently. As for mood, the best foods are those that stabilize blood sugar and trigger feel-good brain chemicals, such as serotonin. Another way to stay hydrated and ...Read More

Food Fraud: Food Chain Smoothies

Who doesn’t love a good smoothie? Especially with all the buzz about getting more fruits and vegetables into your diet more and more food chains are offering smoothies as an option. Before you go thinking it’s a “better” option, check this out: That “healthy” berry blend at a smoothie shop can have ...Read More

Double Greens Smoothie

Serves 2 When summertime is heating up and you don’t want to cook in the morning, try this surprise smoothie for an on-the-go breakfast that’s packed with the nutrients of hearty greens but tastes like a perfect blend of fruit. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups unsweetened non-dairy beverage, such as almond, rice or ...Read More

Winning Smoothie Recipe

With summer here and the heat upon us, cool drinks are an essential part of the day. Last week I asked my email subscribers to send me their smoothie recipes. Those who participated had a chance to win a 60 serving container of Amazing Grass Berry Green SuperFood and their recipe posted ...Read More

Get Your Greens Smoothie

  Serves 2 Who knew it could be so easy and delicious to incorporate greens into your morning routine? Ingredients 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk, soy milk, rice milk or hemp milk  1 1/2 cups packed baby spinach  1 1/2 cups frozen cherries or berries  Method Combine all ingredients in a ...Read More