Mandarin Smoothie

There is something about this warming weather that has me craving cold, citrus drinks. The other day my coworker brought in an orange smoothie from Jamba Juice, and it inspired me to make this mandarin smoothie from scratch at home with my Magic Bullet. This mandarin smoothie is incredibly refreshing, and made with simple, delicious ingredients. It is important to freeze the mandarin slices ahead of time, which will make this smoothie slushy after you blend all of the ingredients […]

Green and Blue Smoothie

  Sometimes you need to start your morning off with a boost. Combining blueberries with spinach and other tasty ingredients, this green and blue smoothie does just that! It’s easy and healthy, and will satisfy even the most difficult to please of morning bellies. Blue and Green Smoothie Recipe Ingredients 1 cup blueberries 2/3 cup spinach 1 banana, frozen 2 tbsp. Greek yogurt 1/2 cup orange juice 1 tsp. agave Handful of almonds   Instructions Combine all ingredients in Magic Bullet […]

Cherry Coconut Smoothie

Cherry and coconut… doesn’t your mouth start to water just thinking about that combination? This smoothie is a refreshing and unique blend of the two foods, balancing out the strong cherry flavor with both coconut milk and coconut flakes, along with a splash of vanilla yogurt for some added texture and taste. Cherry Coconut Smoothie Recipe Ingredients 1 1/2 cups frozen cherries 2 tbsp. shredded coconut 1/2 cup low fat coconut milk 1/2 cup low fat vanilla yogurt   Instructions […]

Cold Buster Creamsicle Green Smoothie

  During the Winter months, my kids come home from school with all the germs that are going around the school. I’ve noticed that if my family is eating the right nutrients, we get over the colds much quicker, and sometimes don’t even catch the colds! Smoothies have always been a lifesaver, because sometimes when you don’t feel good, you don’t always feel like eating. This is a quick and easy smoothie that has all the right cold fighting ingredients, […]

Date Shake

  Here’s something to reward yourself with after [insert reason you deserve a treat]. This recipe pairs the natural sweetness from a handful of dates with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, milk, and a touch of nutmeg to create the perfect milkshake. You’ll be begging your local diner to add to the menu. Date Shake Recipe Ingredients 5 to 7 dates 1 scoop vanilla ice cream 1 cup milk A touch of nutmeg Instructions Chop dates into smaller halves […]

Wild Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

Looking for a healthy smoothie bowl to get your morning off to a good start? Try this wild blueberry smoothie bowl, which has frozen organic wild blueberries, banana, a splash of organic grape juice, flaxseed meal and plain Greek yogurt. Get creative with your toppings. Some of my favorite smoothie bowl toppings include oats, shredded coconut, and fresh banana slices.   Wild Blueberry Smoothie Bowl Ingredients: 1/2 banana, chopped and frozen 1/2 cup frozen wild blueberries 1/4 cup organic grape […]

Cantaloupe Smoothie

Cantaloupe doesn’t get enough love. It’s in season now and it’s a delightfully sweet fruit that can highlight any meal or snack. It’s often the last thing eaten in a fruit salad, but I’ll never understand why. I would eat ripe cantaloupe all day if it were socially acceptable… But alas, for those of you who might skip on this summertime melon, I give you a delicious option that’ll help you get your daily dose of cantaloupe: a smoothie! Now, […]

Strawberry Coconut Shake

Want a quick, delicious breakfast that’s easy to make? Or a luscious dessert you don’t have to feel guilty about eating? This strawberry coconut shake may be just what you’ve been looking for. Instead of ice cream, this strawberry coconut milkshake is made with a thick scoop of coconut cream. The coconut cream gives it a rich coconut flavor, while the frozen strawberries and bananas keep it nice and thick. For best results, chop up your banana into bite sized pieces […]

Kiwi Agua Fresca

Fresh kiwi, agave and a bit of water. That’s all there is to this exceptionally refreshing kiwi agua fresca. Kiwi is a fruit rarely seen anywhere but a fruit bowl, but you’re guaranteed to look at them entirely differently after trying this! Kiwi Agua Fresca Ingredients 2 kiwis 1 1/2 cups water 1 tsp. agave sweetener Directions Slice kiwis. Combine all ingredients in Magic Bullet and blend until smooth. Save this for a warm, sunny day and enjoy!

Cherry Pie Smoothie

It’s cherry season! This Memorial Day, I was so excited to see boxes of bright red cherries stacked up in the fruit section of my grocery store. I brought home a box and made this cherry pie smoothie, which includes fresh cherries, graham cracker crust, vanilla yogurt and milk. If you don’t have the energy to make a cherry pie (if you’ve made one before with fresh cherries, you know the amount of work involved in pitting the cherries one […]