Smoothie Recipe

Pancreas Supporting Smoothie

December 5, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Today’s question comes from Kelley from YouTube: Another great class! I would love it in the future if you would consider putting together an episode devoted to the pancreas as pancreatic cancer runs in my family. Although I am not vegan, I would consider trying smoothies and juices to help with this as well. Hope […]

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Smoothies for Fall and Early Winter

November 14, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Today’s question comes to us from Anne via email. Hello Melissa I am really enjoying being a member of Namaste Yoga.The membership site is rich I am frustrated that I don’t have the time to take in everything.. It is getting cold here in Sweden and I would love to have some warm smoothies. How […]

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Smoothie for Anemia

October 17, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Anemia Blended Drink Hi Melissa!! I was wondering if you could think of a smoothie for Anemia? I was recently diagnosed with this condition. Seems like all the food recommendations are meat based=( Any ideas? Anemia is a complex issue and not one that you can self diagnose. I am a Ph.D. and not a […]

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Fall Fig Smoothie

October 12, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Fall Fig Smoothie Figs are in season from late June through until the early fall. They are a rich source of dietary fiber. Figs contain benzaldehyde, a cancer-fighting agent. They are high in potassium, B-vitamins, calcium and magnesium. It is best to choose soft, plump dark brown figs with thin skins. Remove the skins and […]

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Apple Pie Smoothie

October 5, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Fall Series Smoothies : Today we are going to make an apple pie smoothie as part of our fall smoothie series. Apple Pie Smoothie Recipe 1 red apple 1/3 cup of oats (use buckwheat oats or certified gluten free oats if you follow a gluten free diet – I can tested with brown rice and […]

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

September 28, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Today we are going to make a pumpkin pie smoothie as part of our fall smoothie series. 🙂 Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie Recipe 1 cup Pumpkin Puree 2 cups of non-dairy milk 4 medjool dates 1 tsp vanilla extract 3/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice ice Whip Cream 1 can coconut milk 12 drops vanilla creme […]

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Caramel Apple Smoothie

September 21, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Fall Smoothie Series : Today we are going to make a caramel apple smoothie as part of our fall smoothie series. 🙂 1 apple 3 -4 mejool dates 1/8 tsp. salt 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup non dairy milk 1 cup of ice 1 tsp almond butter Blend on soup setting of Blendtec (i.e. […]

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Brownie Batter Smoothie – PMS Smoothie

September 14, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Brownie Batter Smoothie aka the PMS smoothie Tips to reduce PMS: Maximize your fruits and vegetables Minimize salt and salty foods eliminate refined foods which lack minerals, vitamins and contain harmful additives eliminate caffeine which depletes your body of calcium and other minerals (note chocolate contains a lot of caffeine) eliminate sugar and other sweeteners […]

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Top 10 Benefits of Blending

September 7, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Top 10 Benefits of Blending (Smoothies) Hi Melissa! I have a question for you. Why do you juice and not blend? Vitamix? Isn’t some nutrients lost in all of the leftovers in the juicer? Thanks in advance! No rush to answer! Terri I get asked this question all the time and the answer as far […]

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Smoothie for your Allergies

August 31, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Smoothie for your Allergies I have had numerous requests lately for help with sinus drainage and yoga for allergies and immune function. So I thought I would include a juice to help with allergies and hay fever for this week’s Smoothie Saturday video. Allergies are usually caused by chronic inflammation in your body due to […]

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