Essential green smoothie recipe for energy and clear skin

Essential green smoothie recipe for energy and clear skin I'm sure you've heard that a higher consumption of fruit and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of all-cause mortality including cancer and heart attacks. But what researchers have recently learned is that for every additional serving of fruits or vegetables you consume daily, there is a 4% reduction in your risk of cardiovascular mortality. Every single extra serving of fruits and vegetables you ingest really does add up in a measurable way towards better health. This week we're adding a basic green smoothie to our morning routine. What might seem like a small habit is [...]

Papaya green smoothie for clear skin

Papaya green smoothie for clear skin So many of you gave such positive feedback and requested more smoothie recipes for firm, clear, gorgeous skin. The sneaky thing is that while you're pursuing a gorgeous glow, you'll also be seeing side benefits for your heart, respiratory system, joints and bones, digestive system, and overall immune system (don't worry, I won't tell anyone)! It was certainly a surprise for me when  I first started trying to increase my overall heart health.  I was getting unexpected compliments on my skin. For this reason, we'll gladly let vanity drive us and continue  the natural beauty theme this summer. Main benefits of eating this green [...]

Heart healthy green smoothie No. 4: The fibre firecracker!

Heart healthy green smoothie No. 4: The fibre firecracker! Today we're moving beyond basic green smoothies into health warrior territory! Black beans in my morning smoothie! What? This might seem a little weird at first, but if you think about Mexican cuisine, you remember that black beans, cinnamon, and chocolate were born to have parties together! Benefits of this green smoothie Black beans are considered one of the world's healthiest foods. They're full of protein, fibre, and powerful antioxidant phytonutrients called anthocyanins. These flavonoids are the same ones which give blueberries their amazing health benefits and help to reduce cancer risk. [...]

Green smoothie recipes to lower cholesterol: The Antioxidant Wonder!

Green smoothie recipes to lower cholesterol: The Antioxidant Wonder! How are your green smoothie or health resolutions coming along? If your blender is still hot from your last smoothie - well done!!! If you've fallen off the horse, don't worry, failure is to be expected and nothing to worry about. Just get your blender out and make yourself one of these bad boys! I have been playing with green smoothie recipes this month, and am excited to share today's heart healthy antioxidant wonder with you. I hope you will add this to your growing list of green smoothie recipes for [...]