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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A person who tells you that you can't achieve something that you are passionately working at is a fine example of a bully. Wish that person well and move forward, breathing in all that you are deeply grateful for. There is no reasoning with bullies, narcissists, egomaniacs, and those who are straight up greedy. Send them love and send them off.
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