Gelatin: The Forgotten Protein Packed Superfood

Gelatin Protein Packed SuperfoodGelatin may conjure images in your mind of that slimy, unnaturally green and orange dessert you got in the cafeteria with your school lunches, but dessert made with gelatin is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to using this potent superfood. Gelatin is a byproduct of meat processing and comes from the bones and connective tissues of animals. It may sound unsavory, but these parts of animals are actually extremely good for you.

There was a time when people consumed nearly all of an animal, while today we simply end up with the processed and packaged meat, or muscle tissue. What we are missing out on are the nutrients found in those discarded parts. When you buy and use pure gelatin in your smoothies, you are adding back in important amino acids that have many benefits for your health.

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Spring’s Symphony of Smoothies – A Medicare Supplemental Journey

In a world filled with the monotony of everyday life, springs forth the grand rebirth of nature, bursting with colors and flavors, like a tender ballet in our mouths. And so it is that our weary protagonist, the humble smoothie, rises from the banality of winter, as our taste buds are graced by the divine symphony of spring.

As I wandered through the verdant aisles of the farmers’ market, I contemplated the paradox of choice that confronts us in our golden years. Just as the myriad of vibrant fruits and vegetables called out to me, so too did the cacophony of Medicare supplement insurance options. Would I ever find the perfect medley to satisfy both my palate and my healthcare needs? Like a Siren’s song, the words “Medicare supplement insurance” whispered in my ear, taunting me.

With my trusty blender as my confidante, I concocted a new potion to defy the tedium, to grasp the fleeting essence of this most resplendent season. Behold, the Spring Symphony Smoothie!


  • 1 ripe banana, frozen and sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 1/4 cup young kale leaves, torn
  • 1/4 cup fresh spinach leaves
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 avocado, pitted and scooped
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup, to taste
  • 1 cup coconut water or almond milk, chilled
  • A pinch of wit, optional but encouraged


  1. In the great vessel of creation, your blender, combine the banana, strawberries, kale, spinach, mint, basil, and avocado. Allow the ingredients to mingle, to share their secrets and aspirations.
  2. Pour in the coconut water or almond milk, as a metaphorical tide to buoy your creation. Add the honey or maple syrup, as the sweet nectar of life, and a pinch of wit to keep things interesting.
  3. Blend the mixture until it achieves a smooth, harmonious texture. Pause to admire the swirling cosmos of flavor, so much like the chaotic dance of life itself.
  4. Pour the Spring Symphony Smoothie into a glass and imbibe its splendor, as your taste buds erupt into a rapturous ovation.

As I sipped my creation, the Spring Symphony Smoothie, a momentary respite from the existential weight of choosing a Medicare supplement insurance washed over me. Perhaps, like the delicate balance of flavors in this smoothie, I too would find harmony in my golden years.

And so, dear reader, I leave you with a thought: In the grand cosmic ballet that is life, let us take solace in the simple pleasures, like a refreshing smoothie, and the knowledge that we can navigate the perplexing world of Medicare supplement insurance with the same grace and finesse.

Saint Patrick’s Day Strawberry Mint Green Smoothie

Strawberry Mint Green SmoothieGet your Saint Patrick’s Day started properly with this delicious, healthy, and easy-to-make green smoothie. Your body and taste buds will thank you.

Mint is a great addition to green smoothies providing a little extra nutrition while enhancing the flavor. Both fresh and dried mint can be used.

A few of the health benefits attributed to mint include aiding in proper digestion, cleansing, and detoxification, calming effects, antioxidant-rich, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and mint help maintain healthy skin.

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How to Make a Smoothie: The Only Guide You Need In 2021

How to Make a SmoothieIf you want to learn how to make delicious and highly nutritious smoothies, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you’ve never made a smoothie before and need step-by-step instructions, or you want to take your smoothie making skills to the next level, everything you need to know is outlined below.

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Peach Pie Smoothie

Peach Pie Smoothie

Yes, this smoothie does taste every bit as good as its name would suggest :)

I’ve created many flavorful smoothies over the years, but can’t take credit for this one. This recipe comes by way of a recipe swap with Jeanine at BakersDozen.Kitchen. Jeanine’s site is loaded with delicious recipes like this one and information on health and nutrition. I recommend you stop by her site and try some of her recipes.

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Strawberry Ice Cream Smoothie

Strawberry Ice Cream SmoothieThis is my new favorite snack on a hot summer day. Blend frozen strawberries with just enough liquid for a thick, cold, ice cream like consistency. Otherwise known as a bowl of deliciousness.

Strawberry season was fast and furious this year. We loaded up and froze 2 flats worth, which is 16 quarts. They are supposed to last several months, but at the rate I’ve been making this strawberry ice cream they’re not going to last nearly that long.

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