Smoothie

Pretty in Pink Strawberry Smoothie

January 6, 2014 Breakfast
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I’m all about green smoothies with spinach, hemp protein and other green, nutrient packed veggies, but some times all I want is a pretty pink strawberry smoothie. The problem is, I feel as though I’m wasting the smoothie because I could pack so much more nutrient content into it if I got over the fact […]

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Happy New Year + Best of 2013 + Challenge

January 3, 2014 Breakfast
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Hey everyone! I hope all of you had a great holiday and are super excited for all the great things to come in 2014! I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you, my favourite healthy recipes from 2013, as well as a new health challenge for the month of January. Last year, I […]

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Watermelon Smoothie

June 14, 2013 How to:
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I am quite intrigued by these frosted watermelon cakes that I have been seeing on Pinterest. I may try to make one sometime this summer, but for now I’m hooked on watermelon with cinnamon sprinkled over it! It’s DELICIOUS! Watermelon Rind Juice: Watermelon rinds contain high levels of antioxidants, as well as the amino acid […]

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Pre-Workout Mocha Smoothie

May 31, 2013 Breakfast
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Skip your morning coffee and make yourself a pre-workout mocha smoothie. It makes a small serving so you won’t feel over full, contains easily digestible carbohydrates and protein to fuel your body for exercise, and provides a little caffeine boost to get yourself going. The more ice cubes you add to your smoothie, the better […]

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Hemp Hearts and Hemp Protein Review

April 30, 2013 Recipes
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Why I love Hemp Hearts I love hemp hearts! This isn’t a secret. If you take a quick look through the recipes on this blog, a good majority of them will include hemp hearts. Each 3 tablespoon serving contains 10 grams of protein, 10 grams of polyunsaturated omega fatty acids (the good fat), 30% of […]

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Strawberry and Celery Smoothie

January 25, 2013 30 Days of vegetables
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30 Days of Vegetables – Day 12 If I were to order a smoothie at a restaurant, 99% of the time, it would be a strawberry banana smoothie. Strawberries and bananas always taste great together. It’s a safe choice, but it definitely wouldn’t have the nutrient content that today’s Strawberry and Celery Smoothie has. Strawberry […]

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Mixed Vegetable and Fruit Smoothie

January 22, 2013 30 Days of vegetables
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30 Days of Vegetables – Day 11 So far, the only vegetable that I have dared to use in my smoothies has been spinach. But I thought it was about time that I started branching out. In yet another attempt to finish the produce in my fridge, I managed to use 3 different vegetables in […]

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3 Ingredient Mango Madness Smoothie

November 30, 2012 Breakfast
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The idea for this smoothie originated from an alcoholic beverage. I’m not a big drinker by any means. The taste of alcohol isn’t all that pleasant to me, and neither are sweet or syrupy drinks. After one drink I get sleepy, dehydrated and ultimately end up with a headache for the rest of the night. […]

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Brownie Batter Smoothie + Vegan Challenge

November 14, 2012 Diet Challenge
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Mmm… brownie batter….. When I was in university, there was a really awesome Dairy Queen across the street from one of my friend’s houses. After working out, we would head over to the Dairy Queen, grab our food, and then sit in front of the TV watching Terminator: The Sara Connor Chronicles. Those were the […]

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Frankenstein’s Monster Smoothie

October 30, 2012 Breakfast
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Tomorrow is Halloween! So start the day out right with Frankenstein’s Monster Smoothie! This smoothie has 3 servings of fruit, 2 servings of vegetables, protein, and healthy Omega fats! Add a sprinkle of cinnamon to your smoothie for additional health benefits! Here are four benefits that may be particularly useful tomorrow: Stabilizes blood sugar Increased […]

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