Why Green Superfoods belong in your Smoothies

Green SuperfoodsYou’ve probably been told to eat your greens since you were little, right? We’re all supposed to eat our greens, but it isn’t always easy. Getting access to fresh, leafy greens isn’t possible for everyone and they can be pricey depending on where you live and the time of year. And of course there is the issue of taste. Most of us have a hard time choking down greens, many of which are bitter-tasting.

The health benefits, though, are powerful. If you aren’t getting your greens every day, consider using smoothies and a few short cuts to eat more of these wonderful superfoods.

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Radical Raspberry Smoothie

Radical Raspberry SmoothieThis smoothie was created for all the raspberry lovers out there. In case you didn’t know, raspberries are my favorite food.

I grew up picking wild red raspberries in a field behind my house, and sometimes from the neighbors garden ;)

My interest in foraging wild foods has since expanded. Although raspberries are still one of my favorite things to harvest. Black raspberries are most common where I live now, and as it turns out they pack more nutrition than the red variety. They certainly live up to the nickname “king of berries”.

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Kiwi Pineapple Smoothie

Kiwi Pineapple SmoothieTickle your taste buds with this delicious and nutritious tropical kiwi pineapple smoothie!

Ever make a smoothie that no matter how hard you try you can’t set it down? This is one of those mouthwatering smoothies. I had just enough time to take a few pictures before it was history.

I try and eat locally grown food whenever possible. However, I make exceptions for tasty and nourishing foods such as kiwi and pineapple.

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Pineapple Chlorella Smoothie

Pineapple Chlorella SmoothieYou’ve got to try this delicious pineapple chlorella green superfood smoothie that’s overflowing with nutrients. It will tickle you taste buds and ensure you have the best day ever :)

This smoothie is loaded with nutrition from a variety of ingredients with their own unique health promoting properties. To avoid writing a novel only the two main ingredients, pineapple and chlorella, are profiled. The other ingredients are covered in previous recipes and articles.

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Healthy Weight Gain with Smoothies

Weight Gain Smoothies

It may be hard for most of us to imagine, but some people have real, often medical, reasons to gain weight. Smoothies are versatile enough to be used to lose weight, maintain weight, and even gain weight. With the right recipe, with thoughtful planning, and with carefully-chosen healthful ingredients you can use smoothies as a route to steady weight gain.

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Cherry Blueberry Smoothie

Cherry Blueberry SmoothieTwo of my favorite fruits are in season here in Michigan and I can’t get enough of them :)

Trips to the farmer’s market are extra rewarding this time of year. While walking home with bags full of fresh, local food, feelings of gratitude abound. Remember, fresh tastes best!

Cherries and blueberries tickle your taste buds and are known to benefit your health in the following ways.

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