RECIPE: Dragon Fruit Smoothie

For all you Game of Thrones fanatics or those of you who care what you put in to your body, this is a Dragonfruit smoothie, whose color is more vibrant than Bran Stark’s visions.   Dragon fruit, or Pitaya, is actually the fruit of a cactus,  has a mild flavor like melon or kiwifruit and is rich in antioxidants (hello anti-aging!) If you don’t have any … Continue reading RECIPE: Dragon Fruit Smoothie

RECIPE: Citrus and Cucumber Health Kick Smoothie

Have you been starting your day with a quick healthy fix? I have and I feel great! Smoothies are a delicious, easy way to sneak vegetables in to your diet.  I like this “Health Kick” smoothie especially if I feel allergies or a cold coming on.  The cayenne usually power kicks my symptoms in 24-48 hours. Hi-yah! In a blender mix: 1 cucumber 1 clementine … Continue reading RECIPE: Citrus and Cucumber Health Kick Smoothie

RECIPE: Healthy Start Smoothie

Based on my most recent recipe posts, you might deduce that I’m really in to “juicing” right now.  No, not bodybuilder, steroid-injecting “juicing”! Actual vegetable juicing… This just in…the VitaminWater, V8 ‘juices’ and those like it are LOADED with dyes, sodium and SUGAR.  Don’t be fooled by convenient foods, posing as healthy elixirs! Besides, throwing several fruits and vegetables into a blender and making a … Continue reading RECIPE: Healthy Start Smoothie

RECIPE: Dessert Smoothie

Delicious Nutritious Chocolate Dessert (or anytime) Smoothie Help curb chocolate cravings with this tasty, quick, healthy chocolate fix. In a blender combine: 1 cup ice 1 1/2 cups almond milk 1 banana 1/4 cup all natural cocoa powder (or hot chocolate mix or chocolate protein powder) 2 tbsp all natural peanut butter (or almond butter is even healthier) Grind it up and drink it down! Continue reading RECIPE: Dessert Smoothie