Getting Started with Smoothies for Better Health

There are some things you should know before you get started with adding smoothies to your regular diet. We have been making smoothies and writing about making smoothies for years. We have collected over 500 smoothie recipes and we have written a book about smoothies so we feel qualified to give you some tips on living a smoothie lifestyle, so to speak. (If you have an iPhone, check out our smoothie app.

We’ll add more information as time goes by, but here are some smoothie basics that may help.

How to make a Smoothie

While making smoothies isn’t difficult, it will help to keep some things in mind before you begin. Following these guidelines can make the difference in ending up with a beautiful smoothie with a pleasing texture or a chunky concoction that looks like something you should pour down the drain.

How to Choose the Right Smoothie Blender

This will be the most expensive piece of equipment you will need to buy and is a worthwhile investment for your kitchen. While just about any blender will mix or blend your ingredients into a smoothie, there are some very important things to consider when choosing your blender. Making an informed choice in the beginning will give you the best results long-term and save you some frustration. (We do recommend the Vitamix Blenders and the Blendtec Blenders.)

How to Take Good Care of Your Blender

Appliances aren’t cheap.  That’s true whether you’re in the market for a refrigerator, a toaster oven or a blender.  If you’ve spent the time and money to research and purchase a good blender, you’ll want to follow this advice for taking care of your blender.  If you follow these simple tips, you’ll enjoy your blender for years to come.

Juicing vs Smoothies: What are the Health Benefits?

Everyone is trying to be healthier these days.  Whether you’re training for a race or just looking to drop a few pounds, calories and food content are important.  So is the better choice for you freshly squeezed juices or a blend of ingredients into a fruit smoothie? Juicing or Smoothies, read more.

Why Green Smoothies are so Good for Good Health

It seems as if every day there’s a new weight loss fad guaranteeing to help you lose weight and keep it off.  But these usually lead to disappointment and the weight just won’t go away.

Green smoothies may sound like a fad, but actually they’ve been around since 1988 when Dr. Ann Wigmore created what was then called “energy soup.”  The basic recipe may have changed, but green smoothies are still a practical and healthy way to help you get to your desired weight and keep the weight off. Read more about green smoothies for better health.

Which Milk Option is Best for Smoothie Recipes

You can make a great smoothie with fruit juice or water as a base but milk can be a great nutritional additive.  As people age, they need for the nutritional benefit of milk increases.  This is particularly true for women who need the protein, calcium and potassium of milk to keep bones from becoming brittle. Milk in your smoothie doesn’t always have to be cow’s milk.  Here, in addition to cow’s milk, are some of the different types of milk you can consider including in your smoothie.

Coming Soon…

Ingredients Index

Much of this information was collected and written when I was writing the Smoothie book (with assistance from Elizabeth Johnson). We felt it was necessary to explain why we chose the ingredients we did. So we listed all the fruits, vegetables, herbs, supplements, liquids and bases we did. They are all here categorized by type and then listed alphabetically.

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