Green Smoothies - Cool & Nutritious!

Green Smoothies – Cool & Nutritious!

  Have you been hearing a lot lately about ‘Green Smoothies’ and wondering what all the fuss is about?  You may even be thinking that it doesn’t sound very appetizing, let alone healthy!  Well, I thought the same thing as well – until I tried making them for myself! I have found green smoothies to …read more

Wonderful Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie

Wonderful Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie

The avocado gives this Smoothie a creamy texture & adds loads of vitamins, antioxidants  and some fiber!  This recipe is also dairy free, gluten free and low glycemic (it won’t cause problems with blood sugar).  Enjoy! Prep time: 10 minutes Prep notes: Use a blender or a food processor Cooking time: 0 minutes Yields: 2 servings   Ingredients:  1 cup …read more

Green Lift Smoothie

This recipe is from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.  Kale is a highly nutritious leafy green, part of the same family as cabbage and broccoli.  This smoothie has an alkalizing effect on the body. Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 0 minutes Yields: 2 servings   Ingredients:  1 bunch of kale, finely chopped 1-2 grated carrots 3 cups boiled …read more

Easy Cream of Asparagus Soup

Asparagus is very rich in nutrients and antioxidants – a good food for energy.  This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, and vegan.  Enjoy! Prep: 10 minutes Processing: 2 minutes Cooking: 5 minutes Total: time: 17 minutes   Ingredients: 1 – 1.5 lb green asparagus spears 2 cups gluten free vegetable broth 1 can (400 ml) …read more