Creamy Green Smoothie

  I like smoothies that are thick and creamy without being icy. I like topping them with superfoods like hemp or chia seeds, bee pollen, nuts and / or berries. And more often than not, homemade granola. The final result must inevitably be savoured with a spoon and it always feels like such a treat …

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Creamy Mango & Rhubarb Smoothie

I can vaguely recall having eaten raw rhubarb dipped in sugar as a child. Its crunchy texture and shocking tartness, and the relief that was simultaneously provided by the sugar granules. That, of course, did not happen at home. By the time I was 7 or 8 years old, my parents had banned sugar from …

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Zesty Orange & Carrot Smoothie

I’ve been drained out lately. No matter how much sleep I get, I always seem to need more. It could be the lingering winter weather. It could be the lack of sunlight. Or it could be something else entirely. The truth is I have no idea, but it’s been affecting my inspiration and desire to …

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Chicory & Grapefruit Green Smoothie

While I haven’t done much research on the benefits of blending versus juicing, I personally believe blending is the better way. A smoothie can sometimes be a meal in itself as all the beneficial fiber from the fruits and vegetables is retained, thus it is more filling. It’s like chewing a meal very, very well. …

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Blueberry-Kale Breakfast Smoothie

Let me be the first to wish you Happy New Year! I hope 2014 brings you health and happiness, because that’s what truly matters. I’ve been on a smoothie kick lately. Somehow, having a nutrient-packed smoothie for breakfast has been having a positive impact on the rest of my day. It makes me want to …

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Honey-Sweetened Lemonade

My sister Caroline is a superwoman. By that I mean she works full-time, has a successful marriage, is raising two talented and sporty daughters, cooks healthy meals from scratch every day, and still manages to train and run a half-marathon every few months. It’s like her and I live in different time dimensions! I also …

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