4 ways to boost your smoothie

Have you heard about different ‘superfoods’ that can be added to smoothies to make them even more healthy? There are many great powders, spices, herbs and foods that can supercharge your already supercharged smoothie; so many that it’s easy to get overwhelmed in the land of superfoods. I always recommend keeping things simple, but I…

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9 hacks for creating YOUR perfect smoothie

Although making a smoothie isn’t anywhere near rocket science, it still takes some experimentation to create just the right flavour, temperature and texture for your palate. I’ve put together some smoothie hacks that will not only help troubleshoot issues you may encounter in the land of smoothie making, but also help you create smoothies that…

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4 reasons why I use PurePaleo Protein powder

Finding a good protein powder that works well for your body isn’t easy given all the crappy and unknown ingredients found in most protein powders on the market. A high-quality protein powder should make you feel good when you consume it. Protein powders should not cause symptoms like gas, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, heartburn, lethargy, etc.…

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How to create low-cost & high-nutrition smoothies

Smoothies are not only a time-friendly way of fueling your body with nutrient-dense food, but they’re a cost-effective approach too. A nutrient-rich smoothie using high-quality ingredients (like the ones in my 14-day smoothie challenge) can be prepared in under 5 minutes at roughly $5/smoothie. That includes a high quality protein powder, heart healthy fats and…

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Drink your greens

Are you looking for an simple way to keep your immune system strong and energy levels high during your busy season? A quality greens powder can be an excellent addition to your diet especially during times when vegetables and fruits are the last thing on your mind and plate. Veggies and fruits are packed with…

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You might crap your pants with a crappy protein powder

Moment of truth…I didn’t start my smoothie adventure with a protein powder. Here’s why… In the early days of smoothie making, I had a heck of a time finding a protein powder that didn’t irritate the crap out of my gut (literally) or cause my face to break out in pimples. There were – and…

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Why you may need more protein

Do you question whether you’re eating too much or too little protein? The human body is extremely smart and under most circumstances does a good job of telling us what we need through our hunger signals and cravings. Chris Kresser – an integrative medical doctor in the US – states that when it comes to…

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A blender guide

It was summer 2014 when I started my smoothie adventure in my brother’s kitchen with a red NutriBullet that I picked up from Walmart for $98. This thing was the cat’s meow back then. It’s fair to say I was overly excited about my blender – Little Red – and smoothie making, when I first…

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Is there a dark side to green smoothies?

Have you come across information that talks about the dark side to green smoothies? Maybe you’ve heard about how too many raw green vegetables can cause things like kidney stones and thyroid dysfunction? Are you concerned that your green smoothies – that you’ve grown to love – are doing more harm than good? As always,…

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Protein powder checklist: What to look for in a high-quality protein powder

Not all protein powders are created equal and it’s important to use a protein powder that makes you feel good when you consume it. Protein powders should not cause symptoms like gas, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, heartburn, lethargy, etc. – and if you’re using one that does, I highly recommend removing it from your diet. You…

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