Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie Popsicles

Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie PopsiclesIt’s been a blazing hot summer here in Michigan. Thankfully, I made plenty of smoothie Popsicles to keep me cool :)

Popsicles were one of my favorite snacks growing up and I see lots of kids eating them today. Unfortunately, the majority of Popsicles are loaded with sugar and far from healthy.

Turning the unhealthy into healthy is what I’m all about. These blueberry yogurt smoothie Popsicles are not only nutritious, but very flavorful and you won’t feel guilty eating them or giving them to your children.

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Lower High Blood Pressure with Smoothies

High Blood PressureAre you looking for some flavorful and nutritious smoothie recipes to help alleviate high blood pressure? Look no further.

By tapping into the abundance of fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices, and superfoods that mother nature has to offer you can craft a variety of smoothies that do just that. Not only will these smoothies help lower blood pressure, they will support your overall health.

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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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Mango Yogurt Smoothie

Mango Yogurt SmoothieMango time! Tickle your taste buds with this simple, yet flavorful and nutritious mango yogurt smoothie.

It seemed like it took an eternity for the mangoes I received in a recent Door to Door Organics delivery to ripen. Once they did, I went to town. There were many parties in my mouth including one from this smoothie :)

Not only are mangoes delicious, they impart some nice health benefits as well. Those health benefits include:

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Whey Protein Smoothie

Whey Protein Smoothie

Looking to increase your protein intake? Try this healthy whey protein smoothie that’s both delicious and nutritious.

My recent workouts have included heavier lifting and thus I feel the need to add more protein into my diet. One easy way to achieve that is by adding a few scoops of whey protein powder.

This smoothie features a new whey protein supplement that I’m really excited about because of how pure and clean it is. There’s an abundance of protein powders on the market and only a handful that are viable and not full of harmful fillers; so finding a good one is always a plus.

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Treating Multiple Sclerosis with Diet and Nutrition

Multiple SclerosisMultiple sclerosis, or MS, can be a devastating and progressive disease. While some people may only experience mild symptoms, others will suffer pain and immobility. Unfortunately we don’t yet know what causes this disease or how to cure it. There are medications to treat it, but they don’t work for everyone and they may produce side effects.

If you have MS, consider how your diet may affect your symptoms and the course of your disease and think about making some positive changes that could help you feel better.

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