Smoothies featuring strawberry

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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Super Strawberry Kefir Smoothie

Super Strawberry Kefir SmoothieLove strawberries and kefir? Then you’ll love this smoothie.

The majority of my recipes call for between 4 and 6 ingredients, and some up to a whopping 15. This recipe is the simplest to date, with only 2 ingredients, both of which should come as no surprise :)

My girlfriend and I recently purchased 13 quarts of strawberries from a local Amish farm. Many were eaten on the drive home, others sliced and dehydrated, and the rest frozen for smoothies. Like most berries, strawberries are rich in a variety of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients and are not too high in sugar.

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Strawberry and Coconut Oil Smoothie Recipe

Strawberry Coconut Oil Smoothie Recipe

Photo by hockeycrew

Warning, a party may break out in your mouth when you consume this smoothie! It’s that delicious. I think most people are familiar with the health benefits attributed to strawberries and bananas (if not, do a quick Google search); so let’s give our full attention to coconut oil.

Coconut oil is a legitimate superfood with a myriad of health-promoting properties. Don’t get scared away by unfounded attacks and “all fat is bad” fanatics. Here’s a quick rundown of why coconut oil is good for you.

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Strawberry Walnut Smoothie

Strawberry Walnut SmoothieI’m back with another rich, creamy, nutrient-dense smoothie for all you nut lovers.

Trail mix has been my primary vehicle for consuming a variety of delicious and nutritious nuts. Lately, though, I’ve been sprinkling at least one nut into my smoothies to get more nourishing nuts into my diet.

Here are the health benefits of walnuts and the other star ingredient of this smoothie.

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Back To School Strawberry Smoothie

Back To School Strawberry SmoothieGo to the head of the class by fueling yourself with this delicious and nutritious smoothie!

I love to learn new things, especially regarding nutrition, and have embraced the idea of life-long learning. While I’m not currently attending a formal school, I often have to rush out the door in the morning. This is where smoothies are a life saver for me.

It’s all too common for people to skip breakfast or grab something unhealthy and run out the door. Some days you may be that crunched for time. Most days you have 5-10 minutes to whip up a healthy smoothie that will set the tone for your entire day.

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Super Berry Smoothie

Oh how I love my berries :)Super Berry Smoothie

Sprinkled on yogurt or ice cream, in a salad, dehydrated in trail mixes, in pancakes and waffles – there’s no shortage of ways to incorporate these lovelies into your diet.

As you might imagine my preferred method of eating berries is via smoothies.

People often get carried away with sugary fruit in their smoothies creating what I like to call a sugar-bomb. That’s hard to do with berries, which are naturally sweet, but don’t contain too much sugar.

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