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Broccoli and Blueberry Smoothie

Broccoli Blueberry Smoothie with Yogurt


I have never made a smoothie with broccoli and blueberries specifically, but I have throw in some broccoli florets when making a smoothie every now and then. Quite possibly one of my smoothies had


Heart Healthy Oats & Fruit Smoothie with Almonds


Well, it’s October and the weather is slowly turning a bit chillier, at least here in Virginia. As the weather gets colder it seems as if smoothies are more of an afterthought (at least

Blueberry and Acai Berry Smoothie with Mango Juice


It is the attack of the superfruits. Blueberry and Acai berry together pack quite the nutritional wallop. Acai is an expensive ingredient so when you use it, make it count, I say. So this

Apple ‘N’ Oats Smoothie for Health


What a wonderful breakfast smoothie combination. Apple, oats and cinnamon are a delicious flavor combo and are good for your health and energy. And just how good is cinnamon for you? A study of


7 Smoothie Recipes for a Week of Good Health


Try our 7-Day smoothie diet. One healthy smoothie to help you detox and keep a healthy weight. Start every morning with a smoothie and eat a healthy diet the rest of the day. A good

Power Strawberry Smoothie

Power Protein Strawberry Smoothie


Don’t overlook this 2-fruit smoothie. The fruits get a big healthy boost from the flaxseed oil and brewer’s yeast, which will help you keep a healthy weight. Research shows that protein is more filling

cherry buzz smoothie

Cherry Lemon Buzz Smoothie


Cherries have high levels of disease-fighting antioxidants and contain important nutrients such as beta-carotene, vitamin C, potassium, iron, magnesium, and folate. Besides being great for you they have a great tart flavor that will

Ruby Red Grapefruit Smoothie with Spinach

Ruby Red Grapefruit Smoothie with Spinach


Adding the stevia for sweetness is optional because the kiwi and bananas provide their own sweet flavor to counter the tart flavor of the grapefruit. (This smoothie recipe was selected to be on the 7 Smoothie

Strawberry Banana Protein Packed Smoothie

Strawberry Banana Protein Packed Smoothie


Merry Morning Smoothie Adding brewer’s yeast to your morning smoothie adds chromium, which was found to correct glucose intolerance and insulin resistance. This can decrease your appetite and helps promotes weight loss. (This smoothie recipe was

simple grapfruit smoothie detox recipe

Simple Grapefruit Smoothie Detox


Grapefruit contains lycopene – a powerful antioxidant that may help prevent cancer.  It also helps to reduce bad cholesterol by helping keep arteries clear. Apple helps remove metals from your system and in addition

green detox smoothie with kale

Classic Green Detox Smoothie with Kale


Kale is loaded with fiber, and an apple a day truly keeps the doctor away.  The ginger root keeps your stomach calm while it digests all that fiber, but make sure you drink plenty

Fruity Dandelion Greens Smoothie

Fruity Dandelion Greens Smoothie


Dandelion stimulates the gall bladder, encouraging the body to break down fat.  It’s a diuretic; so make sure you drink plenty of water! (This smoothie recipe was selected to be on the 7 Smoothie Recipes for


Watermelon, Peach and Strawberry Smoothie


I love watermelon and the fact that it is only in season for such a short time means I try to eat it as often as I can, especially during the few summer months

green morning smoothie recipe

Green Morning Smoothie Recipe


Green smoothies are still quite popular but have been waning over the last year, at least according to my informal polls and site analytics. But they are still some of the most healthiest smoothies


Winter Smoothie for Staying Healthy with a Pinch of Cayenne


Winter is almost officially here (Dec. 21) and the cold and flu season is rapidly approaching. And while we love winter smoothies that give you wonderful aromas and great flavors reminding you of nostalgic


Lemon & Honeydew Melon Smoothie with Mint


You don’t often see honeydew melon as a smoothie ingredient and that’s a shame because the honeydew is one of the most flavorful, yet low calorie fruits you can put in a smoothie (source).

Honey Banana Smoothie with Nutmeg Spice


Banana goes very well with honey, as most fruits do, but banana and nutmeg also blend very well. Consider making a boring banana smoothie something to talk about and spice it up with nutmeg


Green Machine Smoothie with Spinach, Grapes & Apple


Thank you to Carolyn from Cookin’ for my Captain for graciously allowing us to post this green smoothie recipe. She provides much more than just smoothies, so take a minute and visit her site. Green

Low-Calorie Blackberry Peach Smoothie


There isn’t a much better taste in the world than ripe blackberry. Just writing about it is making my mouth water. This smoothie recipe calls fro 1/2 cup of blackberries, but I usually add

Healthy Broccoli Smoothie

Healthy Broccoli & Spinach Smoothie with Apple


Broccoli is one of the best foods that mother nature makes. So it belongs in a smoothie on principal alone. And even though many people claim to hate the taste of broccoli (thanks, President