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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 […]
Chocolate and raspberries are a wonderful combination. Whip up these two ingredients and you have a smoothie that is sure to please and a new favorite you will be making in your blender for years to come. Is this is a dessert smoothie or a protein smoothie? No need to choose, its both. Mix up […]
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 […]
Christmas Eggnog Smoothie Eggnog is great during the holiday season and smoothies are great anytime. Can you see where I’m going with this? Eggnog Smoothie! 4 ice cubes 1 cup water 1 scoop Fat Flush Vanilla Whey Protein 1 envelope Stevia Plus 1 egg 1/4 t. each nutmeg,(Phase 3) ginger, cinnamon Blend till smooth, pour […]
If this power protein smoothie doesn’t get you moving you’ll need to add pure adrenaline. A great smoothie recipe with power. Power Smoothie 1/2 banana 1/2 cup yogurt 1/2 cup fruit juice (i.e. orange, cranberry, etc.) For added nutrition use: 1 Tbls. soy protein powder 1 Tbls. molasses 1 tsp. wheat germ. Blend until smooth. […]
Adding the soy and tofu gives this a protein boost along with all the helpful nutrition provided by soy and tofu. Strawberry Soy Smoothie Recipe 1 cup vanilla soy milk 5 ounces silken tofu, firm, chilled and cubed 2 cups frozen or fresh strawberries 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Combine in blender. Makes 2 […]
This recipe is from the California Avocado Commission. I added this because I love avocados and blueberries, but even I must admit this seems like a very strange pairing. Avocado Blueberry Smoothie Source: Recipe courtesy of the California Avocado Commission. Ingredients: 1/2 Cup ice cubes or crushed ice 1 (11.5-oz) can peach nectar 1/2 tsp […]
To make the recipe higher in calories, add 1 tablespoon of flaxseed oil for an additional 120 calories, 14 grams of fat and no sodium or cholesterol per serving. Ingredients 1 cup vanilla yogurt 1 cup 2 percent milk 1 medium banana, cut into chunks 2 tablespoons wheat germ 2 tablespoons protein powder Preparation In […]
Banana Berry Power Smoothie Ingredients: 1/4 cup orange juice 1/2 cup plain, low-fat yogurt 1/2 small, peeled ripe banana 1/4 cup stemmed, sliced strawberries honey to taste 1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla soy protein powder Place all the ingredients in a blender. Blend on high speed until smooth.
Ingredients 1 cup Vanilla honey ice milk 1 cup milk 1 Banana — peeled and cut in chunks 3 Pecans — broken 2 tablespoons wheat germ 2 tablespoons Protein powder Combine ice milk, raw milk, banana, pecans, wheat germ, and protein powder in b lender container. Blend until smooth but still thick. Pour into chilled […]
Ingredients 3/4 cup Apple Sugarfree Syrup 1/4 cup Cinnamon Sugarfree Syrup 2 scoops Vege Fuel 1 1/2 cups crushed ice 1/4 cup Heavy Cream (optional) Blend until smooth.
Ingredients 1 small banana other fruit (preferably fresh if available): 2-3 strawberries, peach slices, blueberries, etc. 6 to 8 ounces of fruit juice (orange, pineapple, grape, or whatever suits your palate) 2 to 3 tablespoons of coconut oil (solid) 1 scoop whey protein Preparation Blend the above ingredients with the immersion blender until they are […]
Dietitian’s tip: To make the recipe higher in calories, add 1 tablespoon of flaxseed oil for an additional 120 calories, 14 grams of fat and no sodium or cholesterol per serving. High fiber = at least 5 g of fiber per serving Ingredients 1 cup vanilla yogurt 1 cup 2 percent milk 1 medium banana, […]
Mango also has many health benefits. It’s rich in fat-soluble antioxidants called carotenoids, which are anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, protect the brain and nervous system, guard skin against sun damage, and are beneficial for people with angina, high cholesterol, heart disease, and acne. It’s also rich in vitamin C and potassium. INGREDIENTS: 1 cup frozen mango cubes […]
Ingredients 3/4 cup frozen berries (blueberry, raspberry, blackberry, strawberry, or mixed berry) 1/2 cup organic vanilla yogurt 1/2 cup cold water 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder Preparation Using the measuring spoon, scoop 1/2 cup of yogurt directly from the yogurt container and put it in the blender. Fill the measuring spoon with 1/2 cup […]
This recipe is branched off of the “Mr. Strong’s Egg Flip” recipe in the 1970s Mr. Men Cookbook. Once again, another incredibly complicated set of instructions to follow: Ingredients: 1 cup of milk 1 scoop of chocolate protein (I prefer PVL’s Stacker for this one – awesome taste) 2 eggs 1/2 tablespoon of vanilla extract […]
Ingredients 1 cup squeezed orange juice 1/2 banana 1 scoop of vanilla whey protein (I use Power Whey Isolate) 1/2 cup of mixed frozen berries Optional: 1 tablespoon of Udo’s Oil (or comparative Omega-3 blend) The instructions (be warned, this is pretty complicated. Don’t be scared to ask for help!) 1. Starting with the orange […]
Looking for something low-fat and low calorie without dairy? This smoothie fits the bill. Ingredients 1/2 frozen peach 1/4 cup soft tofu 1 cup soy milk 1 teaspoon Splenda 20-gram scoop of low-carb soy powder Add to blender and blend until smooth. Great as a low-carb, non-dairy meal.
This coconut smoothie has a large list of ingredients but it drink like a meal. Can be used for breakfast. Ingredients 1 cup Coconut Milk 1-2 tablespoons protein powder (goat protein, whey, or rice protein) 1 tablespoon virgin coconut oil 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 1/4 […]