Smoothie Saturdays

Smoothie for Your Valentine

February 13, 2014 Melissa's Blog Posts

Happy Valentine’s Day In honour of Valentine’s Day tomorrow we are going to make a super adorable smoothie for your Valentine. This is a simple smoothie that tastes wonderful and looks fabulous too. For this smoothie you will need some kebab skewers, heart shape, x and o cookie cutters, some red frozen fruit (strawberries, raspberries, […]

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Smoothie for Gout

January 16, 2014 Juicing Recipe
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Gout Relief : Hi love your show. My husband is suffering so badly from gout pain. PLEASE do you have a juice or smoothie. Thank you Gout is a form of arthritis caused by an excessive concentration of uric acids in body fluids. When people have gout, uric acid crystallizes in their joints, tendons, kidneys, […]

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Christmas Layered Smoothie – Epic Fail?

December 19, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts

Epic Fail? On Christmas morning my kiddo is knee deep into her vegan stocking chocolate. Getting her to eat anything healthy for breakfast can be quite a challenge. Today I’m going to show you how to get something that is aesthetically pleasing, Christmas-y and might just be different enough that your whole family will give […]

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Pancreas Supporting Smoothie

December 5, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts

Today’s question comes from Kelley from YouTube: Another great class! I would love it in the future if you would consider putting together an episode devoted to the pancreas as pancreatic cancer runs in my family. Although I am not vegan, I would consider trying smoothies and juices to help with this as well. Hope […]

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Smoothies for Fall and Early Winter

November 14, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts

Today’s question comes to us from Anne via email. Hello Melissa I am really enjoying being a member of Namaste Yoga.The membership site is rich I am frustrated that I don’t have the time to take in everything.. It is getting cold here in Sweden and I would love to have some warm smoothies. How […]

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Smoothie for Anemia

October 17, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts

Anemia Blended Drink Hi Melissa!! I was wondering if you could think of a smoothie for Anemia? I was recently diagnosed with this condition. Seems like all the food recommendations are meat based=( Any ideas? Anemia is a complex issue and not one that you can self diagnose. I am a Ph.D. and not a […]

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Fall Fig Smoothie

October 12, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts

Fall Fig Smoothie Figs are in season from late June through until the early fall. They are a rich source of dietary fiber. Figs contain benzaldehyde, a cancer-fighting agent. They are high in potassium, B-vitamins, calcium and magnesium. It is best to choose soft, plump dark brown figs with thin skins. Remove the skins and […]

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Apple Pie Smoothie

October 5, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts

Fall Series Smoothies : Today we are going to make an apple pie smoothie as part of our fall smoothie series. Apple Pie Smoothie Recipe 1 red apple 1/3 cup of oats (use buckwheat oats or certified gluten free oats if you follow a gluten free diet – I can tested with brown rice and […]

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

September 28, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts

Today we are going to make a pumpkin pie smoothie as part of our fall smoothie series. 🙂 Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie Recipe 1 cup Pumpkin Puree 2 cups of non-dairy milk 4 medjool dates 1 tsp vanilla extract 3/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice ice Whip Cream 1 can coconut milk 12 drops vanilla creme […]

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Caramel Apple Smoothie

September 21, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts

Fall Smoothie Series : Today we are going to make a caramel apple smoothie as part of our fall smoothie series. 🙂 1 apple 3 -4 mejool dates 1/8 tsp. salt 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup non dairy milk 1 cup of ice 1 tsp almond butter Blend on soup setting of Blendtec (i.e. […]

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