Cranberry Ginger Smoothie

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I have a freezer full of fruit, ready to go for smoothies. It’s the usual — blueberries, strawberries, acai pulp, mango — but there’s another fruit that lives year round in my freezer that I hadn’t yet used in a smoothie. And I was determined to use cranberries in a smoothie because I love them… 

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Pom Pom Pick-Me-Up Smoothie

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After a really wonderful weekend of celebrating with friends and over indulging in rich foods and adult beverages, I realized that I needed to get back on track quickly.  One of my favorite ways to do that is with a tasty, fresh and revitalizing smoothie for lunch. Here is my version of a pomegranate and… 

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Super Easy Mango Smoothie

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We’re at the peak of mango season nationwide, and for those of us who live where mango trees grow everywhere, that means well-meaning grocery bags of mangoes from friends and family. Even though mango prep technology continues to evolve (this video has been making the rounds lately), us Floridians are pros at carving up the… 

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Nectarine Strawvacado Smoothie

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  A few weeks back, I was fortunate enough to attend a healthy living blogging conference – FitBloggin – in Savannah. One of my favorite sessions was with California Avocados. Tons of great information and yummy ideas for non-traditional ways to use avocados. Such as in a smoothie. At first I was a little skeptical…. 

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Twenty One (Awesome) Cookout Recipes!

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This was originally published last year – but it’s definitely worth a second look! So many perfectly healthy and delicious recipes for your July 4th cookout, right here! Click on the photos for the recipes! ************ Happy Independence Day, everyone! We hope you’re having a lovely day with family and friends, enjoying good company and… 

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Watermelon Cooler

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Summer is officially here. At least that’s what the calendar says! Cool off with this quick and refreshing mocktail. Watermelon is naturally sweet and full of vitamin C. Plus, this drink is pink and fancy. Pink and fancy is always a good thing. If you want a boozy refreshment, you can totally add tequila or… 

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Chocolatey Pumpkin Oatmeal Smoothie

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  Pumpkin in April? Yes! Pumpkin is no longer relegated to fall fare. You heard it here first! Ok. Maybe not. But seriously you guys. Canned pumpkin is a healthy staple you should always have in your pantry. It is chock full of all kinds of good stuff, including Vitamin A and fiber. Not only… 

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Afternoon Boost Smoothie

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  Who here is an afternoon snacker? (raising both hands) Truth be told, I’m an anytime snacker, but around 3 pm seems to be my hunger witching hour. I feel run over by the day and usually turn to coffee and sugar. Not the healthiest choices. I start each day with a smoothie for breakfast,… 

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Best Green Smoothie Ever!

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This was originally run in 2012, but with the start of the new year, it’s worth revisiting! I had one this morning and I have so much energy – all from natural sources! Enjoy. ***** I’ve been drinking green stuff for ages. My mom was a big juicer when I was growing up, and we… 

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