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

I’ve put together a quick checklist to help guide you in sourcing out a high-quality protein powder. Do your best to find a powder that meets all of the following criteria. Take a look at some of my recommended protein powders below. Protein Powder Checklist: What to look for in a high-quality protein powder Processed…

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Cranberry Orange Immunity Boost

Is your immune system in need of a boost? Support a strong immune system during cold and flu season with this powerful immunity booster. Loaded with whole food forms of vitamin C, antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, plus antibacterial & antiviral properties. Cranberry Orange Immunity Boost INGREDIENTS: (serves 1) 1 orange (peeled) 1/4 cup frozen cranberries 1 inch…

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