Could your smoothies be making you pile up calories and gain weight? This post from Prevention highlights 5 most common smoothie mistakes and the ways to fix them! Just because your smoothie is made from fruits and vegetables doesn't mean it's low in calories or good for you. Even green smoothies can cause you to gain weight if you aren't careful. Whether it's store-bought, ... Continue Reading
5 Must-Haves in Your Kitchen To Make Wellness-Enhancing Smoothies All the Time!
I know many creative, delicious, wellness-enhancing smoothies await you. As a Registered Dietitian, what I particularly love about smoothies is how nutrient-dense you can make them with low to medium calories. Especially with spring here and summer coming, smoothies can be your favorite go-to item for being satisfied in both taste and nutrition! The five must-haves for your ... Continue Reading
Juicing vs Blending
(BeWellBuzz) Juicing and blending offers a simple and effective way of increasing your intake of vegetables and fruits, but they are not the same. Juicing Juicing involves extracting all the nutrients in the form of juice from fruits and vegetables minus the pulp, or fiber. - Pros of Juicing 1. An easy way of obtaining essential vitamins, nutrients, and ... Continue Reading
3 Energy Boosting Smoothies
Summer heat can be exhausting and dehydrating. That's why it is very important to include cooling and water-rich fruits and vegetables in your diet. Delicious and nutritious smoothies are a great way to do so. One of best liquids to use in your smoothies is coconut water. It is a natural thirst quencher, hydrates the body, replenishes the minerals and has a range of other ... Continue Reading
This month was about superfood information... now let's put them in use! We would like to share with you 3 superfood smoothie recipes: green smoothie, sweet smoothie (kids will love it) and one of my superfood smoothie (chocolate herbal super smoothie :-) “Power Plant”, nutrient-dense green superfood smoothie! Ingredients: 1 cup pure water 2 medium leaves of ... Continue Reading