Smoothies

FLOURISH CHERRY SMOOTHIE

FLOURISH CHERRY SMOOTHIE

CHERRY SMOOTHIE Cherries are highly nutritious and have many health benefits. They are high in fiber, Vitamin C, K, plus manganese, copper, magnesium, and potassium. These are important for maintaining your immune system, skin health, muscle contraction, nerve...

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STRAWBERRY BANANA/PEANUT BUTTER SMOOTHIE! “SOOTHIES”

STRAWBERRY BANANA/PEANUT BUTTER SMOOTHIE! “SOOTHIES”

Yes, I call my SMOOTHIES, "SOOTHIES" because that's what they do, soothes body, mind, and soul! Find a place where you can sit and enjoy your experience. Eating and drinking is always an experience, make it a good one. Taste the experience and be in tune with your...

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RASPBERRY PARFAIT “SOOTHIE”

RASPBERRY PARFAIT “SOOTHIE”

RASPBERRY PARFAIT WITH DAIRY-FREE WHIPPED CREAM! Drinking SMOOTHIES is a way to incorporate more fruit, vegetables, nuts, nut milk, nut butter and seeds, Greek yogurt, and dairy foods into your diet! Green smoothies are important to include too and I make at least two...

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APPLE PIE SMOOTHIE!

APPLE PIE SMOOTHIE!

Green apples promote the growth of healthy bacteria in your gut. It contains a compound called pectin which is a fiber source that can help you break down foods more efficiently. If it's going into your body you should know how it affects your body! Please read this...

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CHIA SEED PUDDING!

CHIA SEED PUDDING!

STRAWBERRY PUREE Can be made the night before and stored in the refrigerator overnight for up to 3 days* INGREDIENTS 3 cups fresh or frozen organic strawberries 2 tablespoons of pure organic maple syrup 1/2 cup fresh orange juice DIRECTIONS *Place the strawberries,...

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“SOOTHIE” FOR BODY, MIND AND SOUL!

“SOOTHIE” FOR BODY, MIND AND SOUL!

Start your mornings in a healthy way! As you know I believe that food is medicine for your body, mind, and soul. After my morning "Soothie" (smoothie) I go for my morning walk, sometimes 2 miles sometimes 4 depending on my energy level! I do this at least 5 times a...

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BERRY SMOOTHIE WITH PEANUT BUTTER!

BERRY SMOOTHIE WITH PEANUT BUTTER!

I used our homemade Peanut Butter that we put into our "FLOURISH, PEANUT BUTTER GRANOLA to make this beautiful and delicious smoothie. It is filled with goodness and health benefits to start the New Year! INGREDIENTS Makes 1- 8 oz drink with some leftover that can be...

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HOLIDAY CHEER!

HOLIDAY CHEER!

Photo from "Food for Thought" I serve this smoothie during the holiday season to my family and guests. Just because it may be cold out doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy this heart-healthy drink that includes the star of the season, pumpkin and pomegranates!! Pumpkin is...

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POMEGRANATE  & CHERRY SMOOTHIE!

POMEGRANATE & CHERRY SMOOTHIE!

POMEGRANATES! This red rich fruit is known to be one of the healthiest ones around! They are filled with antioxidants, Vitamin A, E, C, and folic acid. They are anti-viral and contain anti-tumor properties and is high in anti-oxidants. Drinking the juice and eating...

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THIS IS NUTS! A “SOOTHIE” FOR MIND-BODY-SOUL

THIS IS NUTS! A “SOOTHIE” FOR MIND-BODY-SOUL

  Nuts are packed with protein and most contain heart-healthy unsaturated fats. The good fats in nuts lower bad cholesterol levels and are loaded with antioxidants that can help you lose weight and reduce inflammation. This "SOOTHIE"  is filled with heart, brain,...

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SMOOTH MOVE! TWO SECRET INGREDIENTS FOR A HEALTHY GUT!

SMOOTH MOVE! TWO SECRET INGREDIENTS FOR A HEALTHY GUT!

It goes without saying but what we eat and drink directly affects our bodies especially our bowels. If we are not hydrated or eat enough fiber in our daily diet you may find yourself bloated, gaseous, constipated, in a bad mood, and susceptible to disease. In the gut...

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CARAMEL APPLE “SOOTHIE”

CARAMEL APPLE “SOOTHIE”

This Caramel Apple “Soothie” is one of my favorite mid-afternoon pick me ups. I feel good about having an icy cold 4- ounce glass because not only is it satisfyingly delicious but a healthy choice.  Green Apples contain lots of fiber which helps clean out your system...

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PEANUT BUTTER AND CHOCOLATE SHAKE!

PEANUT BUTTER AND CHOCOLATE SHAKE!

I decided long ago to make a life change when it came to refined sugar in my diet and have been creating recipes that are not only good for you but can curb your sweet tooth by replacing processed ingredients with heart-healthy choices to help fuel your body and...

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