I try to always eat healthy meals. Sure I have a sweet tooth but besides that I actually love healthy meals. I think everything tastes better when it is made from fresh, whole food ingredients. This has always helped me keep my weight in check naturally. However, when I have had a few extra pounds that I want to lose, I use healthy smoothies for weight loss. I got this weight … [Read more...] about Healthy Smoothies For Weight Loss You Will Love
Green smoothies are chock full of calcium, iron, fiber and essential vitamins so they make a healthy addition to your diet any day of the week. These three green smoothie recipes will also be a fun, edible treat to make with kids this St. Patrick's Day before you do some leprechaun crafts. The basic rule of thumb for any green smoothie is to use 1/2 green, leafy vegetables … [Read more...] about 3 Green Smoothie Recipes – Great For St. Patrick’s Day!
Smoothies and shakes have become an everyday thing for me. I absolutely love them. But not until recently did I think to ask how the dictionary defined the difference between these two beverage terms. What did I discover? Well, smoothies are typically less thick in consistency and are made with yogurt, milk, or juice, and then of course the rest is blended fruits and … [Read more...] about Holiday-Flavored Smoothies & Shakes
Smoothies are an easy and tasty way to make a healthy meal. They are a fast way to make breakfast especially if you are like me and have a tendency to hit the snooze button one too many times. They make a great after school snack for the kids and can even be meal replacements. If you have not made many smoothies you might think they are only made with fruits- nope! I love to … [Read more...] about Exotic Smoothies- 6 Tasty Combinations
Many of us across the country are waiting on our favorite fruits to be in season. I, for one, am counting down the days until our local farms announce the start of strawberry season, with raspberry and blueberry picking occurring not long after. There’s nothing better than using freshly picked fruit for your favorite summer smoothie recipe! Summer is also a time when we tend … [Read more...] about Verge-of-Summer Smoothie Recipe
When a friend introduced me to the corn smoothie, I couldn’t help but be slightly skeptical. Vegetables in smoothies? Wasn’t that a fruit thing? I had visions of the lumps of corn desecrating a frothy strawberry smoothie. I love vegetables, ice, and smoothies, but I generally have strict guides in what kinds of foods should be combined. I had this idea that smoothies should not … [Read more...] about Sweet Corn Smoothie
If you are in need of a last minute Valentine’s Day treat for either a loved or your children – look no further! When I went on a former vacation to Hawaii, I stayed at the fabulous Halekulani, ranked amongst some of the top hotels in Honolulu. This romantic paradise is an all time favorite for my husband and I; it sparks so many unforgettable memories. Before heading home … [Read more...] about Smooches Smoothie – Valentine’s Day Breakfast Treat