Smoothies

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...