Dig out the blender! (Don’t worry, nothing high-tech.) Throw in a few simple, nutritious ingredients, give it a whirl and you’ve got a super-quick breakfast, snack, or mini-meal. Who can resist these icy cold, frothy concoctions, fondly k... Read more
Tulips and daffodils are pushing up through the thawing ground, buds are exploding from once-lonely tree branches, and I’ve got mashed carrot and avocado all over my face. No, I’m not spoon-feeding a baby, but I am babying my skin with a... Read more
When the mercury rises, the last thing you want to do is spend time cooking in a hot kitchen. Conserve your energy and give the stove and oven a break with these no-heat meals. Beyond salads and sandwiches, these dishes feature creative ways to use t... Read more
You probably give your healthy lifestyle credit for a lot of things. Weight control, lowered cholesterol and the ability to run a mile at a healthy clip (or finish a mile at all!) can all be attributed to eating right and working out consistently. Bu... Read more
Are you and your family craving that spicy, south-of-the-border cuisine? Well, skip the local burrito joint. Those "burritos as big as your head" can contain more than 1,000 calories—even more depending on how many fixings you add... Read more
Has anyone of you ever tried having one day in the week when all you "eat" is green smoothies? I have been doing one smoothie day per week for 3 weeks now and it seems to work well for me. It gets tough towards the end of the day but I feel great and... Read more
The monounsaturated fats in avocados have been found to lower “bad” LDLs. They have vitamin C and Beta Carote & the Vitamin K in avocados also reduces inflammationne.Avocado has no cholesterol & raises the good cholesterol in your body. Pureed avoca... Read more
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Looking for some new smoothie recipes to help keep you cool during the summer? We've rounded up a variety of healthy and refreshing smoothie recipes for you to try.
Collard Green Pineapple Smoothie
Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie
Peanut Butter Cho... Read more
My favorite breakfast is a smoothie. I am like the person who is trying to build a better mouse trap... This mornings version had 3oz. of avocado along with 1/2c strawberries, protein mix and soy milk... Taste great you do NOT taste the avocado h... Read more
I forgot to bring my coconut milk/avocado smoothie to work, so I'm sub-ing in cottage cheese. I had no idea it had so much protein! I'm also eating some carrots. But I'll need to bring in some more calories b/c 1200 is too few. I"m thinking I'll go... Read more
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