[Recipe] Camomile Tropical Smoothie

  Here we go again, lol! I love coconut and mango! I think it’s a great combo. This was an interesting smoothie for me, though, as I’d never thought to add chamomile tea to any of my recipes before reading this one. The recipe is from Sherrie Castellano at WithFoodAndLove and Sherrie says … I

[Recipe] Power Detox n Recharge Green Smoothie

  Are you feeling sluggish and bloated after all the fatty, sugary or processed holiday foods you’ve been enjoying? Me, too! That’s why I’ve turned to this tasty smoothie from the NutritionTwins, registered dietitians, to help me get my energy back and to reduce bloating. Registered dietitians probably have a better idea than most of

[Recipe] Coconut Banana Date Smoothie from 150 Calories

  This smoothie, based on one from Hillary at NutritionNutOnTheRun, is tasty, nourishing, satisfying and healthy. As it is, the recipe is free from dairy and gluten, suitable for vegans and has no added sugar. You won’t even notice the lack of sugar if you use a ripe and spotty banana as a substitute. There’s

[Recipe] Reduce Belly Fat Series: Chocolate Banana Cherry Smoothie

  Chocolate, banana, cherry and smoothie, all in one sentence. Is that good? Or is that GOOD! We’re running a mini series of smoothie recipes that help reduce belly fat. When taken as part of a healthy eating program, this tasty smoothie can help. It’s worth remembering that excess abdominal fat is a heart risk,

[Recipe] Cabbage Carrot Apple Smoothie only 50 cals

  A savory cabbage, carrot and apple smoothie with just a hint of sweetness from the apple and a little spice from some ginger. Fresh ginger is best but you can use powdered ginger if you do not have any fresh. Add more if you like it spicy – adjust the quantity to suit your

Warning! ‘Middle-Age Health Crisis’ – Smoothies to the Rescue!

I came across this timely wake-up call today – it’s a good reminder of the dangers of poor diet and the consequences for health. But they are not just bemoaning the problem but also offer some useful tips. Of course, having shed 55 lbs between us, my husband & I know from personal experience how

[Recipe] Cherry Lime Probiotic Popsicles for Under 30 Calories Each

  These popsicles from Sylvie at GourmandeInTheKitchen are refreshing, tangy, delicious, good for your gut, less than 30 calories each and take such little effort they are made in minutes. That said, they do require a little prep beforehand (by way of making coconut water kefir). Making kefir is really simple to do and we’ve put

[Recipe] Weight Loss Boosting Pineapple Green Tea Smoothie

  Are you thinking about losing another few pounds before summer really hits? Then consider drinking green tea as it can boost the metabolism and help you use up a few more calories. And every calorie used boosts weight loss. As with everything else, green tea is not a magic potion that suddenly makes us


[Recipe] Needing a Flu Shot? Try This To Chase Off The Bugs

    It’s that time of year again when those at risk from flu need a shot to help protect them from this nasty bug. To help, we have another ‘big gun’ to add to your arsenal, not just for those at risk but for the rest of us, too. This tasty and nutritious blast

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[Recipe] 2 Cherry Berry Smoothies from 115 Calories

  This delicious cherry and berry smoothie is from Dina Honké at OliveOilAndLemons. The recipe is on the next page. However, you may wish to read on to learn how to be kind to your body and avoid a sugar-high. Berries are packed full of nutrients and tangy flavor, and are low in calories. Cherries,


[Recipe] Harley Pasternak’s Perfect Breakfast Smoothie

This just could be the perfect breakfast smoothie! Its by Harley Pasternak, trainer to celebrities like Jennifer Hudson or Jessica Simpson. So it is geared to an active life style including regular exercise. But this recipe can also act as a super base to adapt, develop and make it your own… (And if you’re looking for