Apple Strawberry Apricot Smoothie

Apple Strawberry Apricot Smoothie

  This is a wonderful smoothie that is delicious and high in nutrition.  It has a balance of protein (from hemp hearts and protein powder) and fiber, as well as loads of vitamins and minerals (from the fruit and veggies) – it can be a meal replacement.  Enjoy!   Servings:  2 Prep time: 5 minutes …read more

Mild Apple Banana Green Smoothie

Mild Apple Banana Green Smoothie

This mild flavored smoothie is packed with nutrition! It has a balance of protein (from the hemp hearts), fiber and vitamins (from the fruit, avocado, and veggies), omega 3 fatty acids (from the avocado) and natural sugars (from fruits and coconut water).  The coconut water also provides extra vitamins, minerals and enzymes. Enjoy!   Makes 1 large serving or 2 smaller …read more

Apple Strawberry Green Smoothie

Apple Strawberry Green Smoothie

  This smoothie can be a meal replacement because it is nutritionally balanced: it contains protein from hemp hearts; fiber & vitamins from fruit, avocado and veggies; good omega 3 fatty acids from avocado and natural sugars from fruits and coconut water.  The coconut water also provides extra vitamins, minerals & enzymes. The green vegetables …read more

Fruit Nut Smoothie

Fruit Nut Smoothie

This recipe is from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Prep time: 5 minutes Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 banana 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 cup berries 1 cup diced melon 1/2 cup almonds 2-4 ice cubes Directions: Mix in blender for 1-2 minutes and serve. Note: You can add other ingredients for added nutrition …read more

Mild & Creamy Mango Nut Smoothie

Mild & Creamy Mango Nut Smoothie

This smoothie is very healthy – it contains great omega 3 fatty acids from the walnuts and anti-oxidants from the kale to keep the immune system healthy! It can be a meal replacement, as it is balanced with healthy fats, protein (from the nuts and hemp hearts) and fiber (from the fruits and veggies).  Enjoy! Prep …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