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7 Smoothie Recipes Diet 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 smoothie is a good start. For lunch, have lean protein, whole grain, and a serving of vegetables. For an afternoon […]


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 according to my visitors every year), but that shouldn’t be the case. Smoothies are great as meal replacements any time of […]


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 tastes such as the Merry Christmas Smoothie, Santa’s Smoothie and the Eggnog Smoothie, we felt a more healthful choice was better […]

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 Bush) it is very easily hidden in a smoothie. And if you can’t taste it, you still get the healthy benefits […]

Paleo Smoothies

3 Easy Paleo Smoothie Recipes for Weight Loss

Paleo, or Paleolithic diets have become increasingly popular especially for weight loss. The basic premise is that human bodies have not sufficiently adapted to eating foods that weren’t available some 10,000 years ago. More than 70% of food available today was not available in Paleolitic times. It’s no secret that humans, Americans in particular, consume […]

Heart Healthy Foods

12 Heart Healthy Foods for Smoothies to Decrease Your Risk Of Heart Disease

The number one leading cause of death in the United States is heart disease.  This silent killer can affect people of all ages, backgrounds, and ethnicities.  In fact, approximately 600,000 people die from heart disease every year.  Smoking, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol all lead to heart disease in many people.  It also has […]


Peachy Power Smoothie Recipe

Peaches are one of those fruits that have to be just exactly ripe to be fully enjoyed. Nothing tastes like a peach and nothing quite tastes like a peach smoothie. While peaches may not be a smoothie recipe staple fruit they are wonderful for a change in a smoothie diet. Throw in some wheat germ […]


Papaya and Kiwi Smoothie Recipe

When writing the first draft of my upcoming smoothie book, Skinny Smoothies, I did a lot of research into different fruits and what exactly they helped you with in terms of weight loss or detox and so on. So, one of the things I learned was that Papaya is great for detox. Papaya is extremely […]


Spirulina Power Smoothie

Spirulina is one of the super foods. It is packed with antioxidants and full of helpful vitamins. Spirulina is a true healthy and beneficial nutrient. But like many things that are healthy it doesn’t taste so great. The good news is smoothies are the perfect vehicle for helping you get healthy foods while giving you […]

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POM Breakfast Smoothie Recipe

This POM smoothie is full of super healthy antioxidants from the pomegranate juice and and the almonds. The banana provides a great source of potassium. This is being labeled as a breakfast smoothie, but it ain’t bad for a lunch smoothie either. Why is pomegranate juice (POM) so wonderful: Its has wonderful healthy benefits such […]

Wheat Grass Smoothie

Wheatgrass Smoothie

I have never had a wheatgrass smoothie so I’m can’t really write anything about it other than to ask you to tell me if a wheatgrass smoothie is good. Is it? Should I try it? Will I like it? Are there any similar tastes? Leave your responses in the comments below. I am really curious […]


Perfect Purple Detox Smoothie

I haven’t tried this detox smoothie with the exact ingredients yet. The smoothie detoxing ingredients are extensive and may be hard to find, so feel free to substitute where you need to.  The original recipe writer write, “the cayenne powder gives it a spicy punch that intensifies the rest of the flavors, such as sweet-tart […]


Berry Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipe

While just about all smoothies are packed with vitamins since their ingredients are usually fruits and vegetables, there are some healthy smoothies that are healthier and more rich in vitamins than others. This is one of the best healthy smoothies I have come across and its taste can’t be beat. I usually prefer frozen fruit […]


Healthy Green Coconut Smoothie

I have been experimenting more with coconut oil and I think I like it. So you may see a few more coconut oil smoothies in the future. It isn’t a staple for most kitchens, but maybe it should be. Coconut oil, said to be “healthiest oil on earth” is extremely good for for you (read […]

Dan’s Breakfast Smoothie

One of my clients knows I own a smoothie site, so he offered me the recipe for his breakfast smoothie. Dan knows what he is talking about when it comes to health and weight loss. He lost 80 lbs. Here is his story. Ingredients: 3 scoops natural chocolate whey protein powder 1 cup frozen strawberries […]

Strawberry stress reliever smoothie

Stress Reliever Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberries are good source of vitamins and nutritional value. These are things that stress can deprive us of and drinking fruit smoothies containing strawberries can help replenish us and keep us healthy. Ingredients 2 1/2 cups strawberries 1/2 cup Jumex Strawberry Nectar, 12.5 oz. 1 pitted peach 1 cup low-fat plain yogurt or strawberry yogurt […]


Pomegranate Smoothie With Cranberry

Sadly I only discovered the incredible flavor rush of fresh pomegranate seed a year or so ago. So I have missed out, but I am making up for lost time. When the pomegranate is in season (Oct. – Jan.) I try to get the actual fruit, but other times I must buy the pomegranate juice […]


Wheat Germ Smoothie

I had a request of a wheat germ smoothie and didn’t have any smoothie recipes with wheat germ as a big part of the ingredients. I found this one on eHow, but if you have one you would like to share please submit to I know the image has walnuts, but those are just […]

Cranberry Smoothie

Cranberry Smoothie

Most women know the value of a cranberry – it helps prevent bladder infections. The good news is cranberries can be delicious in a smoothie. Try this cranberry smoothie recipe and let me know what you think. Ingredients: 1 cup cranberries 2/3 cup cran-raspberry juice (less, if this is too sweet for you, but I […]


Sweet Veggie Smoothie

Winter is here and the cold season comes along for the ride. Help your immune system with this veggie smoothie. Fruits and vegetables help you stay healthy and this smoothie has both. An apple a day…   Ingredients: 1 cup apple juice 1 cup of sliced apple (sweet tasting apples are better) 1/4 cup applesauce […]

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