This is part 4 of a 4-part recipe series with my friends from Yoplait on 4 easy, creative ways to incorporate more yogurt into our diets! For these recipes I’ll be using YQ Plain yogurt – it is ultra filtered milk and packed with protein. A 5oz serving has 17g protein and 1g sugar. Smoothie
Whether you’re trying to survive the summer heat (like all of us in Texas), need to cool down after a workout or just want a natural, refreshing treat from nature, then my 4-ingredient frozen fruit sorbet recipe is for you. And the best thing – you don’t need an ice cream maker for this homemade
OBJECTIVES: increase our daily consumption of raw veggies and fruits experiment and discover new flavor combinations that could enrich our diets. IS THIS A JUICE FAST OR CLEANSE? Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeck naw. This is just one smoothie each day for 5 days. I suggest having the smoothie as a snack, or in some cases, to replace a meal.
If you were looking to change up your smoothie game, these five four-ingredient smoothies are for you. Packed with juicy and flavorful fruits and veggies, these healthy smoothie recipes are powerhouses of antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, and minerals that not only taste great but are great for your body too. First up, we have
The summer is coming and so is the heat! Staying hydrated helps you function at your best and keeps you on the regular. 🙂 Also, hydration helps you know the difference between thirst and hunger, making it easier to “smarter” and wiser eating choices. Juicing is a proven and delicious way to stay hydrated! As part
When you think you may miss eating your daily serving(s) of fresh fruits and vegetables, grab a smoothie to save the day! Below are 7 that I enjoy… Quick note: when I reference coconut milk and almond milk, I mean the UNSWEETENED, lower calorie non-dairy milk you can purchase in a carton or jug. The calories should be
After eating pretty heavy over the holidays, I like to drink water throughout the day – WITH my other meals – to help with detoxifying the body. I have posted about infused waters before. They are a great way to pump your body with vitamins and minerals, while also helping with detox. Lemon helps with digestion and boosts your
The Final Day, Day 5 of the 5-Day Smoothie Challenge, Street Fighter Edition, is a delicious beta-carotene loaded smoothie for improved cardiovascular health and disease immunity. Two of the ingredients that make this smoothie so powerful are carrots and sweet potato. Yeah, you heard me correctly – sweet potato. Sweet potato is loaded with antioxidants and can be used
Day 4 of the 5-Day Smoothie Challenge, Street Fighter Edition, is a hearty, green smoothie using two of my favorite super foods – kale and avocado. Some people avoid incorporating fats into their daily diet in hopes that they will lose weight; but, incorporating healthy fats from sources like avocado can actually encourage fat loss since avocados have a type of sugar –
Day 3 of the 5-Day Smoothie Challenge, Street Fighter Edition, is a refreshing sweet red smoothie, made using a delicious combination of both sweet vegetables and fruits. For many, eating beets can take some getting used to, and I’ll even admit that they taste amazing when roasted. However, raw beets have almost twice the antioxidants of cooked beets, AND
Day 2 of the 5-Day Smoothie Challenge, Street Fighter Edition, is a golden tropical smoothie with both fruits and veggies. While many people enjoy snacking on cherry tomatoes, have you ever considered using them in a smoothie? The sweet and subtle tangy flavors of cherry tomatoes pair nicely with tropical fruits and is an absolute flavor overload.
Kicking off the 5-Day Smoothie Challenge, Street Fighter Edition, with a Blanka Shock, aka spicy tomato smoothie, in order to jumpstart the day. In the Street Fighter video game, Blanka was known for his aggressiveness and being able to deliver a “shock” to his opponents. This smoothie will shock your taste buds, but in a good way! When
I was telling a friend how drinking more water (or non-sugary drinks) really helped curb my appetite. I was trying to politely suggest that she try drinking a glass of water before automatically assuming that she was hungry. Well, she nearly took my head off and assured me she knew her body and that she
Are you drinking enough water? Here are 4 REAL vitamin waters to help with detox, hydration and energy! Tag someone that needs to drink more water! Boom. TIPS Put as much fruit in the water as you like, let the water sit for at least 30-min to 1 hour before drinking and sip throughout the