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...]

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...]

Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend

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I love adding spice blends to my Green Smoothies. They also come in handy on top of oatmeal, in spicing up pancakes, and sometimes in my coffee :) In honor of Fall, here is a simple Pumpkin Pie spice blend that I make in a ziplock bag and keep in the kitchen anytime I want to zing up a dish with the flavor of warm spices. 2 T cinnamon 2 T ground ginger 2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp ground cloves 1/2 tsp allspice Measure into a ziplock bag or small container and mix together. Store in a cool, … [Read more...]

Super Fuel at Food 4 Fitness Cafe

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Super Fuel at Food 4 Fitness Cafe Since I've been in Austin, I've discovered some really GREAT places to get the kind of food I cook at home - which, if you're familiar with my clean eating style is called "fitness food." :) It's no wonder that I ended up falling in love with Food 4 Fitness Cafe, located right next door to my favorite Austin gym - Castle Hill Fitness. This awesome green smoothie looks (and tastes) EXACTLY like one I would make at my house - I actually got to custom make … [Read more...]