B’s Glorious Green Smoothie

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    A client of mine recently gifted me the Cadillac of all blenders – the Vitamix (I know, lucky right?) and since then I’ve become a smoothie-making machine!   I’ve tried so many different recipes; from Google searches to smoothie books, to just winging it myself.   And let me tell you, it hasn’t…

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Peanut Butter, Banana & Chocolate Power Smoothie

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    I love smoothies because they’re quick and nutritious, but if they’re not done right, can spike your blood sugar and cause hunger pangs an hour or so later.     The key is to add the right nutrients to help curb cravings; fiber, protein and fats – which help keep you full for…

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No-Bake Healthy Chocolate Balls

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    Here’s another tried and tested chocolate dessert that is healthy and super easy to make that will be a sure hit with the young and old alike.   It’s a recipe that I’ve been asked to share many times so here it is for all of you to enjoy as well! Best part…

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The Green Juice that Will Make You Love Vegetables!

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    I’ve been juicing vegetables for a while now and I must say that the following green juice recipe probably ranks high up there as one of my top 3 favorites.     It’s one that my kids love too so it has to be good right?   If you’re not a fan of…

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Kombucha 101

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  I don’t claim to be a Kombucha expert – far from, but my purpose here today is to give you a brief overview of what I’ve recently learned and my experience with making my first batch at home.   What Is Kombucha? Kombucha (pronounced Kom-boo-cha) is basically a fermented beverage made from combining tea,…

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Avoid These Toxic Ice Creams Plus 2 Healthy Recipes

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    When shopping for ice cream at the supermarket, you’ll probably see me shaking my head in sheer frustration as I return container after container back into the freezer after reading the long list of foreign ingredients.    I know that ice cream isn’t considered healthy in the first place, but why do food…

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Healthy Homemade Orange Creamsicle

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  It’s summer time and that urge to cool off with an icy treat is inevitable.  I’m always trying new recipes to replace store-bought sweets and snacks with healthier homemade alternatives and this orange creaminess recipe is a real winner! Unlike store-bought Popsicle and ice cream, these aren’t empty calories loaded with processed sugars and artificial sweeteners, colors and flavors.  Instead, the coconut…

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Green Juice 101

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  Juicing is not a new concept but with the popular documentary “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead” and other popular sites taking the world by storm, vegetable juicing has become quite the trend once again. I too have jumped on the band wagon and have started including more green juices into my diet.  They are…

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Impress Your Guests With These 3 Healthy Dressings

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Healthy eating is often associated with blandness and lack of flavor, especially if processed foods and sugary foods are consumed regularly.   But in reality, you do not need to sacrifice flavor for better health. Dressings are a great way to enhance the flavor of foods or even mask the ones we least desire, but not…

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Choco-Fruit Popsicles

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    I stumbled across this amazing chocolate kiwi popsicle photo and just had to share this idea with you.  Although I enjoyed the banana nut Popsicle that I made a few weeks back, they didn’t pass the kid test.  So back to the drawing board I go, attempting another healthy treat for my kids which I’m…

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