Blackberry Vanilla Breakfast Smoothie

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I've been making a really awesome smoothie lately with just a few variations (fruit, protein powder flavor) - but it's easy to duplicate and works GREAT as a breakfast smoothie if you're on the go. Blackberries are pretty awesome if you can get them - they taste amazing, and they're high in Vitamin C and fiber. They also contain high levels of ellagic acid, a phenolic compound shown to have anti-carcinogen, anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties. Try out this recipe, and feel free to … [Read more...]

Simple Cleansing Sunday Green Smoothie

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I know I make a lot of what looks like complex dishes, but I'm really pretty simple - I like to use the fewest ingredients that will have the biggest impact on two things: my tastebuds and my health. This green smoothie came together without any effort, and it tastes as good as it looks - plus it's incredibly cleansing. Anytime you get the fiber from greens going through your system, you get the benefits of all their awesome phytonutrients and it's excellent for your colon … [Read more...]

Organifi Review: No Blender? No Problem! Greens on the Go!

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No Blender? No Problem! This portable green juice is my go-to when I'm traveling, and I'm always glad to have it on hand at home when I run out of fresh greens! It's got a great minty taste and will leave you feeling refreshed and energized - and it's PACKED with awesomeness. Organifi was created by FitLife TV founder, Drew Canole and his team.  Drew and I became friends when we realized we shared the same values about health and wellness, and he has the same dedication and commitment … [Read more...]

Simple Green Smoothie Recipe and Blendtec Review

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Since so many of my readers ask me what kind of blender I use, I wanted to show you the one in my kitchen and tell you why I like it. There are a lot of great machines out there, but I'm in love with my Blendtec. Try this simple smoothie recipe and check it out in action! Simple Green Smoothie Recipe This recipe is super easy and simple, and great for beginners. 1-2 cups mixed baby spinach and other baby mixed greens (the most tender and sweet) 1/2 -3/4 cup pineapple (frozen or … [Read more...]

Mint Mojito Green Smoothie

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This long weekend was super hot in the Bay and I wanted to make something delicious and healthy to celebrate with! This is a GREAT recipe if you're new to green smoothies, as it's very well balanced and easy to make - easy to drink too! - with ingredients that anyone could find. Of course adding a little rum to this to make an a healthy spin on a mojito wouldn't be a bad idea haha - I'd for sure leave the honey out if you do that and maybe add a little ice - but this works best for me as a … [Read more...]