How to Make a Healthy Smoothie

Smoothies are a quick and convenient way to power up your day when you don't have time to sit down to a full meal. Although smoothies shouldn't be a substitute for eating whole foods, a thoughtfully conceived smoothie can help you get the macronutrients, vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants you…

Tangy Chickpea Dip

Ingredients 2 cups canned Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 2 tsp minced garlic or to taste raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar to taste (I use Bragg) 1 T flaxseed oil Directions: Drain beans, reserving liquid if desired. Pour beans into blender then add water or reserved bean liquid until 3/4 of beans…

Simple Smoothie

Ingredients 1 cup kefir, low-fat, plain 4 strawberries 4 ice cubes 2 packages sugar substitute (made from sugar or stevia), or 4 tsp sugar Topping (optional): 1 TB whipped topping 3 strawberry slices Directions: combine all ingredients except topping in blender. Pulsate for 2 minutes or until smooth. Top with…

Immune Boosting Smoothie

Ingredients 2 cups of pure water or coconut water (my first choice!) 1/2-1 cup frozen mango 1/2-1 cup frozen strawberries Frozen orange juice concentrate (to taste for sweetness) Powdered greens (to taste; the o.j. helps mask the flavor) Directions: Pour water into blender first, then add in rest of ingredients…

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