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How to Make Your Own Soy Milk

Contrary to popular belief, soy can be a healthy food choice for the masses. In Korea and Japan, most households enjoy soy in many forms daily. The key is knowing how to prepare it for optimal digestion and nutritional benefit.

If you've never made your own soy milk, I highly recommend that you give it a try. Freshly made soy milk provides flavor and richness that I've yet to find in any store-bought variety. Plus, when you make your own, you can have an entire pitcher of rich, creamy soy milk for about 20 cents.

 

How to Cleanse With Juices and Juice Fasting | Juicing and Re-Feeding Explained

I'm often asked to name one thing that can be done right away to get healthier. With respect to food choices, the best suggestion I have is to begin drinking freshly pressed vegetable juices. Drinking just one freshly pressed juice each day is a reliable way of infusing your body with a wide variety of vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients that can protect your cells against premature aging and disease.

 

Possibly The Best Smoothie Ever

Moving on from our look at how to make almond milk, let's take a peek at how to make a rich and highly satisfying chocolate vanilla smoothie, my vote for the best smoothie ever.

Once you go through the steps below, with just a few simple tweaks on the fly, you'll know how to make an endless variety of yummy, nutrient-dense, and dairy-free smoothies and soft ice creams, all with a blender and a few inexpensive ingredients. Read more »

 

Longevity Smoothie

Most people know that blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries are naturally abundant in antioxidants, nutrients that can neutralize excess free radicals in the body, thereby offering protection against premature disease.

But few seem to realize that blackberries trump all other common berries in antioxidant content. Per 100 gram serving, blueberries contain 2.68 mmoles of antioxidants. Strawberries come in at 3.58 mmoles. And raspberries provide 2.86 mmoles of antioxidants per 100 gram serving.

 

How to Make a Nutritious Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Care for a nutritious, creamy, and light smoothie that tastes like pumpkin pie? We have just the recipe for you. As you're devouring it, feel free to bask in the glow of knowing that you're infusing your cells with natural vitamin C, vitamin E, potassium, and cartenoids, all nutrients that are known to reduce risk of just about every degenerative disease that we know of.

 

Fresh Peach Smoothies

When looking to make the perfect nutrient-rich summer smoothie, few fruits are better suited than tree-ripened peaches. Naturally juicy, sweet, and ever so slightly creamy, peach smoothies are abundant in carotenoids for healthy vision and skin, as well as natural vitamin C for optimal skeletal strength, immune system strength, and tissue healing.

 

How to Make Healthy and Beautiful Smoothies

Originally published in April 2010

In my book, any smoothie that's worth writing about starts with ripe bananas. You can use room temperature or frozen banana slices - both impart natural creaminess like no other fruit can.

Before we get started, here's a quick look at how I like to store bananas: Read more »

 

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.

 

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.

 

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 with...you guessed it, real ginger! And ginger has long been used by Asian cultures to treat and prevent a variety of physical ailments. Read more »

 
 
 

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