25 smoothies you need to try this summer

25 smoothies you need to try this summer

You all know that I’m a bit obsessed when it comes to smoothies.  I mean, this blog is even named after a smoothie. Even though I drink them all throughout the year, summer is probably the time of year when most people drink smoothies.  In honor of smoothie season, I’ve rounded up some of the very best smoothie recipes around. So dust off your blenders!   1. The Grass Skirt smoothie (I obviously had to include this one.) 2. Grapefruit green smoothie 3. Skinny apple & cherry ombre smoothie 4. The mint mojito smoothie 5....

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My new favorite smoothie

My new favorite smoothie

I wasn’t planning to do a post today, but because I love you, I just had to share my new favorite smoothie right away.  It just didn’t seem fair to keep it to myself for another minute. You’ll notice that I utilized one of my very favorite things in this smoothie (because I’m pretty much addicted).   What you’ll need: 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1/2 cup ZICO chocolate coconut water (regular coconut water would probably work too) 3-4 ice cubes 2 handfuls of spinach 1/2 tablespoon cacao powder 4...

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Grapefruit cucumber lime juice & farewell to an old friend

Grapefruit cucumber lime juice & farewell to an old friend

After nearly three years of making beautiful healthy concoctions together, my juicer bit the big one this morning. Perhaps I used it too often and loved it a bit too much. In any case, I was pretty disappointed when my juicer starting to smell like burning rubber before eventually shutting off for good, especially since I had planned to make my latest favorite combo- a twist on regular old grapefruit juice.     All you need to make the juice is: 1 large Ruby Red grapefruit 1/2 of one large cucumber 1 small lime   You can also...

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Breakfast time check-in & my Cara Box reveal

Breakfast time check-in & my Cara Box reveal

Maybe the blow that I took to the head on Saturday has me a little thrown off because I woke up this morning craving autumn foods like sweet potato and pumpkin. Being that I hoard canned pumpkin in my pantry all year-round, I decided to use some of it to make a creamy, green, pumpkin smoothie.   Green Pumpkin Smoothie 2 giant handfuls of spinach 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1/2 cup organic canned pumpkin 2-3 drops liquid vanilla stevia 1 tablespoon ground flax seed 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie...

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Breakfast time check-in: Chocolate cherry green smoothie

Breakfast time check-in: Chocolate cherry green smoothie

You’re probably tired of hearing me go on and on about how much I love smoothies, but I’m going to say it one more time… I love smoothies! I’m still drinking them for breakfast, and I’d say that they’ve consistently been part of my morning routine for the past three months or so. As you’ll be able to tell by the description of today’s smoothie, I try to load as many healthy things into my blender as I possibly can. Occasionally, that does result in smoothie eruptions which is part of the reason...

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Anti-aging green juice

Anti-aging green juice

You may recall that I was on a big juice kick awhile back which was later replaced by a massive smoothie obsession. Well, I was reading back through some of my old posts a month or so ago, and I remembered how wonderful I felt when I was drinking both smoothies and juice.  So, I dusted off my trusty juicer and have been happily juicing ever since. My favorite concoction right now is just filled with lots of anti-aging properties.  In fact, I’ve even gone so far as to nickname it “Botox in a Glass” (though you’ll be...

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