Smoothies

How To Add Clean (Non-Powder) Protein To Your Smoothie

Kathy Smart | Posted 09.22.2016 | Canada Living
Kathy Smart

Protein powders can be a great way to boost your smoothie's protein content in a flash, but they're not for everyone. Maybe you're confused by the many options available at your health food store, don't love the sometimes chalky texture, are price conscious, or simply prefer to eat whole foods. Regardless of why and with what you want to use to bulk up your smoothie, there are plenty of ways to do it! Here are some of my favourite clean, whole foods, protein options.

8 Healthy Extras You Can Do Every Day

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

If you've ever tried to "over-haul" your life in one giant leap it's often very difficult to maintain, if not impossible. There will always be some occasion, family emergency, or important work function that will interrupt your new healthy way of living. But healthy living is just that -- living your life in a healthy way.

Summer Drink Recipes Fit For Patio Lounging

Melissa Jovanoski | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada Living
Melissa Jovanoski

From cool cocktails to nutrient-rich smoothies, let's get to sippin' with these easy to make at-home recipes that are also perfecting for summer entertaining!

Key Lime Kefir Smoothie Pops: A Probiotic-Rich Summer Snack

Lindsay Jang | Posted 06.08.2016 | Canada Living
Lindsay Jang

While both yogurt and kefir provide probiotics -- the good bacteria that keep our digestive tract happy and healthy -- kefir boasts an even more potent dose. On top of its digestion-friendly benefits, it's also a great source of calcium, protein, potassium and B vitamins.

What Gisele Bundchen's Private Raw Master Chef Keeps In Her Fridge

Christine E. Laprade | Posted 05.31.2016 | Canada Living
Christine E. Laprade

Meet Joanne Gerrard Young, holistic nutritionist, master raw food chef and well-being educator behind The Healing Cuisine, who happens to also be the Brady-Bündchen family and friends' private chef when they are in town (Joanne is based out of Costa Rica).

Tempting And Tasty Hacks To Add More Veggies To Your Diet

Jane Dummer | Posted 05.12.2016 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Encouraging people to eat more fruit is fairly easy; however convincing them to add more vegetables daily is a different story! Getting the recommended seven to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables per day can seem overwhelming for some. However, there are delicious and simple ways to include veggies in your diet.

We Busted These Fad Diets By Drinking Them For You

Abbey Sharp | Posted 04.21.2016 | Canada Living
Abbey Sharp

Weight loss isn't as easy as those before and after photos may make it seem. There is no one food (or drink, more like) that's going to sculpt your abs and give you buns of steel. Likewise, there isn't any one food that's going to miraculously boost your energy, get rid of "brain fog," and "cut inflammation." Yep, lot's of quotation marks around here, guys, and you know what that means.

8 Reasons You'll Love Drinking Healthy Smoothies

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 03.24.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

Maybe the thought of bringing a glass of thick, green, fluid up to your lips leaves you thinking something along the lines of "not in my lifetime." If this is you then now is the time to expand your smoothie horizons; who knows what kind of health benefits await you with your first sip?

Tips For a Healthy Back-to-School Smoothie

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 08.27.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

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.

3 Ingredient Smoothies That Are Super Easy To Make

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada Living

So easy, so healthy!

How to Make a Healthy AND Tasty Summer Smoothie, a post from @SDeVoretz

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 07.31.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

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.

28 Thick And Creamy Smoothie Recipes

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Living

Simple and delicious smoothies make the perfect breakfast beverage, afternoon treat and in some cases, a late night snack. For a healthy smoothie, ...

Tired of Almond Milk? Try These Coconut Milk Smoothies!

Melissa Ramos | Posted 04.03.2015 | Canada Living
Melissa Ramos

As a health practitioner I'm always advising people to really add variety to their diets so that their bodies don't run the risk of developing a food intolerance to it. And trying out a different dairy alternative like coconut milk is no exception.

How To Blend the Perfectly Satisfying Smoothie

Lindsay Jang | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Living
Lindsay Jang

No doubt some of these ingredients may sound a bit weird (cottage cheese, tofu, black beans?!) but blended together, they just become part of the mix. Take a look at the recipes below for inspiration for these unique ingredients and remember, recipes are just a guide!

5 Non-Powder Proteins to Add to Your Smoothie

Lynsey Walker | Posted 08.15.2014 | Canada Living
Lynsey Walker

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.

Four Simple Health Habits for Fall

Meghan Telpner | Posted 11.23.2013 | Canada Living
Meghan Telpner

This time of year is always bittersweet -- we hate saying goodbye to the sunshine, but we love saying hello to warm soups, cuddles by the fireplace and crunchy leaves under our feet. Fear not. As the weather changes, so should our routines. Staying in tune with the seasons is key to being happy and healthy all year round.

My SuperFresh Life: Juicing a Green Smoothie

Ruth Tal | Posted 08.02.2013 | Canada Living
Ruth Tal

I discovered my "fountain of youth" in juicing. With juice bars popping up all over the place it might be tempting to think that juicing is a new trend. But it's really just the latest manifestation of a centuries-old practice. Here's how to make a fruity green smoothie.

RECIPE: Tropical Blueberry Smoothie

Mennonite Girls Can Cook | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada Living
Mennonite Girls Can Cook

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?

The Benefits Of Gulping Your Antioxidants

TheSkiny.com | Elizabeth Brown | Posted 04.01.2013 | Canada Living

By: Elizabeth Brown, The Skiny We all know that antioxidants are critical for fending off those ubiquitous free radicals that damage skin cells an...

SavvyMom Roundup: What Would Gwyneth Do?

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 09.18.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

There's always some wacky new fad that I discover while looking for my weekly round up. This week:Toe-besity! (It's what it sounds like) Also, a pregnant Yahoo! CEO, a hilarious birth plan, a delicious summer smoothie and great outdoor games for the kids. There is so much to talk about this week!

6 New Ingredients For A Healthy Smoothie

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.29.2012 | Canada Living

Strawberries and bananas? We're over them. Yes, adding fresh fruits like strawberries and blueberries to your smoothie can make them healthier, bu...

3 Ways To Inspire Cooking Confidence

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2012 | Canada Living

Here are three recipes suitable to use in cooking classes for youth or for anyone who wants to prepare some easy items that are healthy and delicious....

Are You Settling?

Melissa Ramos | Posted 12.24.2011 | Canada Living
Melissa Ramos

How do we have a growing group of strong-minded, confident women who are happy to be single but struggle and settle in the kitchen? Let's avoid settling in the kitchen because our relationship with food is a direct reflection of the relationship we have with ourselves.

4 Superfoods to Power Up Your Smoothie

Joy McCarthy | Posted 11.23.2011 | Canada Living
Joy McCarthy

Adding superfoods to your smoothie is a simple way to inject a megawatt dose of nutrients into your body. Now with the plethora of health food stores to choose from in most cities, it's not hard to find superfood ingredients to increase your energy, stimulate metabolic rate, prevent cravings and reduce health risks.

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: Try These Healthy Snacks

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy McCarthy | Posted 10.15.2011 | Canada Living

Processed foods such as candy, chocolate bars, ice cream, cakes, cookies and pies are like sludge for your digestive tract. Any ingredient your body d...