Smoothies featuring goji berry

Antioxidant Acai Cacao Smoothie

Antioxidant Acai Cacao SmoothieBanish those free radicals with this flavorful and highly nutritive superfood smoothie that’s loaded with antioxidants.

Free radicals are those nasty little molecules that can cause damage to your DNA. This damage, as it accumulates, can create all kinds of problems, from premature aging to cancer.

Antioxidants are compounds that destroy free radicals before they have the chance to harm you. The primary superfoods in this recipe, acai and cacao, are antioxidant powerhouses.

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Superfood Energizer Smoothie

Superfood Energizer SmoothieThis is one of those throw in everything but the kitchen sink superfood smoothies.

Smoothies can be like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get when you fill your blender with an array of superfoods. That’s not entirely true, you know you’re going to get an extremely healthy concoction that’s typically quite tasty.

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Goji Berries: The Ultimate Superfood

Goji Berries: The Ultimate SuperfoodThe goji berry is an excellent superfood to add to your next smoothie. Not only do they provide you with protein, trace minerals, and an assortment of other nutrients, they taste great!

The mild, tangy flavor of these small, pink berries will add an interesting taste of sweet and sour to your next smoothie. Don’t stop at smoothies, though. You can eat these berries plain as a snack, in a trail mix, on your oatmeal, on a green salad, or in a tea.

Goji berries are also known as wolfberries. The berry is reddish pink and grows on an evergreen shrub that is native to Asia and southeastern Europe. The plant, called Lycium barbarum, is in the nightshade family which also includes tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant, and chili peppers. The berries are usually sold and consumed dried.

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Natural Protein Smoothie

Natural Protein SmoothieAre you looking for a protein-packed smoothie that doesn’t call for a supplement or powder, just natural protein from the ingredients?

If you search for protein smoothies around the web you’ll find most of them call for some sort of protein powder. Not that there’s anything inherently wrong with a good protein supplement (I recommend Sun Warrior and a few whey based ones), but some people would rather get their protein from whole foods and/or don’t want to shell out the cash for a high quality product. I’m starting to lean this way myself.

Part of the inspiration for this smoothie came from a brief conversation I had in the comments of a recent recipe, Greek Yogurt Smoothies. The commenter indicated not wanting to use protein powders and how he was able to craft protein rich smoothies without.

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The Healthiest Smoothie Ever

The Healthiest Smoothie EverI’m making a bold claim with the title of this smoothie, but hear me out.

In my quest to have the best day ever, the alchemist in me came out as I threw every superfood in my kitchen into the blender. The result, a delicious, creamy, and outrageously healthy superfood smoothie.

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Goji Raspberry Smoothie

Goji Raspberry Smoothie

Prepare to smile when this delicious smoothie meets your taste buds.

This delicious berry smoothie contains enough nutrition to qualify as a legitimate superfood smoothie…my favorite kind :)

Goji berries are one of the first superfoods I tried, and I still consume them regularly today. These little red berries are loaded with nutrition. They are antioxidant powerhouses, a complete protein (contain 19 different amino acids and all 8 essential) source, rich in trace minerals, and high in beta-carotene.

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