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This strawberry cucumber smoothie was made from leftover fruit I had in a fruit-infused water pitcher. Have you tried that before? Adding fresh fruit to a pitcher of water and letting it infuse for 4 hours really does make the water taste delicious! It will last a few days, but then you will need to remove the fruit and it is usually soggy; it’s perfectly good to eat, but not the most appetizing. I don’t like to waste food, so I always use the leftover strawberries and cucumbers from my water for this healthy strawberry cucumber smoothie. If you prefer your smoothies nice and chilled, you can mix in some frozen strawberries, too.

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Strawberry Cucumber Smoothie
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup yogurt
Directions
  1. Add all ingredients to a Magic Bullet cup and blend well.

Makes 1 16oz smoothie

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With holidays around every corner, it’s always a great time to capitalize on champagne-themed or flavored dishes. And considering 95 percent of us have made resolutions to be healthier, why not try this champagne vinaigrette dressing on a healthy salad? While we’re still eating them, of course.

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Champagne Vinaigrette 
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup champagne vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 shallot
  • 1 Tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • pepper
Directions
  1. Combine champagne vinegar and olive oil.
  2. Slightly chop shallot.
  3. Add vinegar, oil, shallot, mustard, salt, and a pinch of pepper to Magic Bullet and blend.

It’s easy to stay healthy all year long with tricks like this!

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Keep it lean and green this holiday with this healthy smoothie from NutriLiving.com! Add some all natural, whole food goodness for a kick of protein and fiber for the ultimate in digestive restoration.

Cheers!

Lucky Shamrock Blast
Ingredients
  • 1 cup kale
  • 1 ripe, frozen banana
  • 5 leaves mint
  • 1/2 pear
  • 1 dash vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp Superfood Protein Boost
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • almond milk to MAX line
Directions

Add all ingredients to your NutriBullet Tall Cup and extract for 30 seconds, or until smooth.

Enjoy!

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I know what you’re thinking: “Smoothies in the wintertime?” Yes. Smoothies in the wintertime. Because 1. they’re delicious; and 2. why should we let frigid air dictate when we’re allowed a tasty, icy drink? Especially when our heaters are cranked up to summertime temperatures.

The berry banana smoothie is a classic. Simple, tasty, timeless. I’ve also added some maple syrup to highlight this season, and anyway, who doesn’t like maple syrup in the winter?

Berry Banana Smoothie
Ingredients
  • Frozen strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries
  • 1 banana
  • 3/4 cup of milk
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
Instructions
  1. Combine frozen fruit, sliced banana, milk and maple syrup in Magic Bullet. Proportions of fruit are based on personal preference.

Pair with a bowl of oatmeal for breakfast, a savory sandwich at lunch, or satisfy your sweet tooth at dessert!

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Slushy Mango Lemonade

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I have always enjoyed making homemade lemonade, but I recently discovered flavored lemonades! So far, I’ve made raspberry and strawberry lemonades, but this slushy mango lemonade is my new favorite. I use frozen mangos to give it a cool, slushy texture. You can use fresh mangos if you don’t want it as cold.

What’s your favorite flavored lemonade?

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Slushy Mango Lemonade
Ingredients
  •  1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped frozen mango
Directions
  1. Add all ingredients to a large Magic Bullet cup and blend well.

Makes 2 cups

Feb
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Blueberry Orange Blast

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The combination of blueberries and oranges is not only delicious, but it is really healthy for you. The freshly chopped oranges give this smoothie a pulp-like texture, which I like, but you can always juice your orange (or simply just use orange juice, instead) for a smoother texture. You can use fresh blueberries instead of frozen and add some ice cubes to make it chilled.

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Blueberry Orange Blast 
Ingredients
  •  1/2 banana
  • 2/3 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 orange, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 Tbsp ground flax seeds
Directions
  1. Add all ingredients to a Magic Bullet cup and blend well.

Makes 1 smoothie

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Is this bringing you back to your childhood days, when peanut butter apples were the best after-school snack ever? I thought so. I’ve always loved them as a healthy snack (and still do), and was thrilled when I came up with the idea of a peanut butter and apple smoothie! The apples add just the right amount of sweetness to this smoothie, which is loaded with rich peanut butter flavor. Enjoy!

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Peanut Butter and Apple Smoothie
Ingredients
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 small gala apple, cored and sliced
  • 3 Tbsp peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Ice cubes (optional)
Directions
  1. Add all ingredients to a Magic Bullet cup and blend well.

Makes 1 smoothie

Jan
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Fruit Salad Smoothie

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I don’t know about you, but I rarely have time to make a fresh fruit salad in the morning. Luckily, I can take my fruit salad to work with me in the form of a delicious smoothie! This fruit salad smoothie includes all of my favorite fruits: oranges, strawberries, raspberries, apples, banana, and grapes. Talk about a super smoothie!

It’ll give you energy on those busy mornings and is loaded with vitamin C to keep your immune system strong.

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Fruit Salad Smoothie
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 apple slices
  • 1/4 cup chopped oranges
  • 4 strawberries
  • 6 raspberries
  • 4 red grapes
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/4 cup water (or coconut water)
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients to a Magic Bullet cup and blend well.

Makes 1 large smoothie

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Did you know that I used to work at an ice cream shop? My favorite part of working there was sipping on the leftover milkshakes we used to make for the customers. My absolute favorite milkshake was our coffee brownie milk shake. Whenever a customer ordered it, I was so excited to drink the delicious leftovers in the blender. After I stopped working there, I continued making my favorite milk shake at home. It is really easy to make at home since you only need three ingredients. You can top it with whipped cream and crumbled brownies to make it even better!

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Coffee Brownie Milkshake
Ingredients
  • 1 cup coffee ice cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 brownies
Directions
  1.  Add all ingredients to a Magic Bullet cup and blend well.

Makes 1 shake

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Spicy Tomato Juice

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Confession time: I have always disliked tomato juice. Many years passed without trying it again until recently when my husband asked me to buy it for him at the grocery store and I saw how much sodium is in it! I was totally shocked and came home without the tomato juice and to a disappointed husband. I decided to use my Magic Bullet to make it from scratch and found that it is much easier to control the amount of sodium you put in this way. After my first try, I found the tomato juice to be a little bland, so I added a dash of cayenne pepper to spice things up a bit. Be careful not to overdo it and make it too spicy!

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Spicy Tomato Juice
Ingredients
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp sugar
  • 1 pinch of cayenne pepper
Instructions
  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil and add the tomatoes for 30 seconds, then remove.
  2. Peel the tomatoes (the skin should easily come off) and quarter them.
  3. Add the tomatoes, salt, sugar and cayenne pepper to a Magic Bullet cup or pitcher and blend well.

Makes 3-4 cups