Smoothie Recipe

Soccer Mom Smoothie

August 24, 2013 Smoothie Recipe
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After Work Smoothie My daughter’s soccer game is at 6:00 p.m. on Monday nights. As you can imagine it is tough to get everybody including myself fed and to the soccer pitch on time and so I often end up packing myself a smoothie as a meal replacement on Monday evenings. Surprisingly this has become […]

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Field Trip: Let’s Make Awesome Hummus

August 17, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Earlier this week I visited a local Middle Eastern grocery store (Baladay), to pick up some Medjool Dates for a raw key lime pie Trinity and I were making. David, one of the owners, graciously showed me around and taught me about so much more than Medjool Dates. I left with Medjool D, Maya Mangos […]

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Kid Friendly Smoothie

August 10, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Today’s question comes to us from Facebook and Michele asks, Hi Melissa … Happy Monday! Just hanging in Huntington still enjoying all your videos and posts. I have another question … I know you have a daughter about the same age as my son and was wondering if you have any kid-friendly tips I can […]

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Preparing Your Kale for Smoothies

August 3, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Preparing Your Kale (and Leafy Greens) for Smoothies I’m a 56 year old man who does not take very good care of himself (but I’m trying…). As part of a weight loss program, I’m using a protein powder from Costco. Lately, I’ve been freezing fruit and making my smoothies with the powder, frozen fruit and […]

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Vanilla Ice Cream – Epic Fail

July 27, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Vegan Vanilla Ice Cream Since we released the yoga for strength series on our membership site our members have been craving ice cream! The series came out in the middle of a heat wave, so that could have something to do with it! I promised them I would show them how to make healthy ice […]

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Zucchini Gazpacho on today’s Smoothie Saturdays

July 20, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Cold Soup for Hot Days This week to beat the heat I’ve been getting creative with my meals and uncooking some raw meals as well. A lot of you asked about the zucchini gazpacho I created this week when the temperatures were bursting into the 40s(C) and 100s(F). This was a nice cooling and tasty […]

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Soursop Smoothie

July 13, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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The health benefits of Soursop Fruit : Soursop fruit is rich in fiber and is high in vitamin C, B1, B2, phosphorous and calcium. There is evidence that soursop fruit inhibits the growth of human breast cancer cells. This research was done in vitro, however the effect has not been studied in humans. A lot […]

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Cacao Mint Smoothie

July 6, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Warms your throat! One of my favourite combinations are chocolate and mint and we are going to recreate it today in a healthy way with cacao – raw chocolate and fresh mint from the garden. Cacao has been hailed a super food, however I actually do approach it with caution. I found a really great […]

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Chia Seed Pudding

June 29, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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How to make Blueberry Chia Seed Pudding Chia seed puddings have been all over instagram and pinterest, but many of them are high in sweeteners. I thought I would make my own and experiment with swapping out the sweetener with fruit, in this case frozen blueberries and then lower the sugar. In this recipe I […]

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How to make Hazelnut Milk

June 22, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Today I’m going to show you how to make Hazelnut Milk and then I’m going to show you how to make 2 recipes with your hazelnut milk! These have been 2 of the most requested recipes I’ve had from my Facebook and Instagram feed. So here we go! 🙂 Hazelnut Milk Recipe 1 cup of […]

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