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Heart-Healthy Winter Smoothie

When made with the right ingredients, hot chocolate can be a soothing and health-enhancing drink, perfect for nourishing your body during colder months. Read more about Heart-Healthy Winter Smoothie


How to Make a Healthy Post-Workout Smoothie

Just a brief look in photos at how I make my favorite post-workout smoothie, rich in flavor and healthy protein.

All you need are frozen bananas, your favorite nut butter, and some almond milk or any other non-dairy milk. Plus a good blender, of course. Read more about How to Make a Healthy Post-Workout Smoothie


Health Benefits of Ginger and a Recipe for Real Ginger Ale

Long before the creation of Canada Dry and other sugar-laden soft drink versions of ginger ale, people used to make and drink real ginger ale for its refreshing taste and health benefits.

Real ginger ale is made guessed it, real ginger! And ginger has long been used by Asian cultures to treat and prevent a variety of physical ailments. Read more about Health Benefits of Ginger and a Recipe for Real Ginger Ale


How to Make All-Natural Almond Milk

Why should you learn how to make your own almond milk? It's one of a few easy-to-make alternatives to cow's milk, and is far healthier for you than most commercially available dairy. Though you can purchase almond milk in most grocery stores these days, as you'll see below, it's a snap to make your own at a fraction of the cost. Read more about How to Make All-Natural Almond Milk


Mango Berry Smoothie Recipe

Here's a classic and ultra simple smoothie recipe that's rich in fiber and a number of antioxidants - mainly anthocyanins, vitamin C, and polyphenols - and sure to please any family members or friends who are lucky enough to have you make it for them. Read more about Mango Berry Smoothie Recipe


Post-Workout Smoothie Recipe

For a change of pace from banana-based smoothies, give this post-workout smoothie recipe a try - it calls for fresh, ripe pears. Though any variety will do, I find that Bartlett and Packham pears provide a smoother consistency than other varieties like Bosc and Anjou. Read more about Post-Workout Smoothie Recipe


Protein Power Smoothie Recipe

This protein-rich smoothie is a healthy food choice for children and adults of all ages, and is particularly useful for fueling healthy growth in children and for replenishing one's muscles after a workout. Read more about Protein Power Smoothie Recipe


Power Smoothie Recipe

Updated on March 22, 2009

One of nature's most nutritious foods are raw, organic eggs. Eggs are rich in healthy protein, healthy fatty acids, lutein (a phytonutrient that's needed to support optimal vision), and a number of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin B-12 and selenium. Read more about Power Smoothie Recipe


All-Natural Almond Milk Recipe

Updated on February 6, 2009

For people who have trouble tolerating milk from cows, almond milk is an excellent substitute. But not all commercially prepared almond milks are equal in quality. Some brands add enough sugar to their almond milk to make it a poor choice for people who struggle to keep their blood sugar and insulin at healthy levels. Other brands add synthetic vitamins and minerals to their almond milk to make it resemble dairy when comparing nutrition facts panels. Read more about All-Natural Almond Milk Recipe


Healthy Chocolate Vanilla Smoothie Recipe

One secret to making flavorful, creamy smoothies is to use frozen fruit rather than ice. We almost never add ice to our smoothies, choosing instead to use frozen banana slices. We buy several pounds of bananas at a time, and once they're ripe, we peel them, slice them into 1/2 inch portions, and freeze the slices in an air-tight bag or container in the freezer. Read more about Healthy Chocolate Vanilla Smoothie Recipe




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