Smoothies

GREEN MONSTER “SMOOTHIE”!

GREEN MONSTER “SMOOTHIE”!

I see green and I automatically know it's good for me!  I find myself low on energy around 4:00 O’clock every afternoon. If I don’t eat or drink something to bring my energy level up to hold me over until dinner, I will inevitably start picking, piece of cheese here,...

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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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