Mornings are hectic. The rush to get everyone out the door often means you're lucky to down a few sips of coffee before your day begins. But we all know the key to eating well starts with a good breakfast. So we've come up with a solution that should help. These easy five-minute smoothie bowls are the perfect way to kick-start your day.
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This leafy green does wonders for your skin and hair, benefits your overall bone health, provides you with a healthy dose of vitamins and nutrients, and is a good source of iron. So if you aren't already making spinach part of your regular diet, it's time to start. And once you discover these delicious recipes, there will be no turning back.
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Smoothies can be a great quick and easy meal on the go, but without a good source of protein, they can leave you feeling hungry 30 minutes later. I often use Greek yogurt for that very reason, but recently I've had a lot of clients looking for a vegan protein option, so I got to testing.
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Now that Halloween is behind us and the colder weather has settled in, it's the perfect time to dig in to some healthier eats to boost your immune system (and pace yourself before the holiday party invitations start arriving.) Mealtime is a great opportunity to stock up on your vitamins and nutrients. So we've put together a list of recipes that will help you get a healthy boost while enjoying a delicious meal or snack.
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Show off your green pride with one of these delicious recipes.
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A mouthwatering Monday menu!
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Whether you are going back to school, back to work, or organizing the family in September, it is easy to get off track with your eating habits. Here are some top tips for a super healthy back-to-school smoothie that you can make quickly and easily.
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It's no secret, I love smoothies. Two reasons why I love them so much are that you can make them to taste similar to ice cream and they pack a great nutritional punch! You can pack a lot of veggies into one smoothie.
Getting kids to eat their greens can be a chore at times. But we've got one solution that works like a charm – the vegetable smoothie!
Smoothies have been all the rage for some time with prominent celebrities boasting about their nutritional value. So if you've ever tried to make a smoothie but felt terrible afterwards, you're not alone. So if you can relate and have always wondered "why do smoothies hurt my stomach?" then I've got a couple solutions just for you.
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Whether smoothies are your breakfast go-to, or afternoon snack to keep blood sugars balances and hunger at bay, having a solid dose of protein is key to success. But bumping up the protein doesn't necessarily mean turning to weird, artificially flavoured powders, here are five all-star, non-powdered ways to add some oomph to your blended beauty.
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If you get queasy at the sight of people drinking green smoothies, we're so sorry, but we're about to convert you to the green side. Not only are green smoothies high in nutrients, vitamins and fibre...
So when did kale become even cooler than cucumbers? It's been called the superhero of veggies, the new beef, the queen of greens, and even — seriously? — crazy sexy. Maybe it has a little to do with c...
Smoothies are both nutritious and fun to make for the young and old(er) alike. When the grands come to visit I love that I can give them something that feels like a treat while it pumps them full of antioxidants and vitamins. The varieties are endless. What is your favourite smoothie flavour?
If we are told to limit our intake of saturated fat, but increase our intake of coconut (which contains saturated fat), how does this make any sense? Is coconut good for us or not? Coconut is in fact a nutritious superfood that is rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals. It's incredibly healthy, nourishing and versatile.
Strawberries and bananas? We're over them. Yes, adding fresh fruits like strawberries and blueberries to your smoothie can make them healthier, but it can also get repetitive. Instead, mixing veggies...