Smoothie basics 101 – how to build a better smoothie

I have been on a huge smoothie kick this year which inspired me to do this post for you guys today! Smoothies can quickly become huge sugar and calorie bombs which kind of defeats the purpose of them. They are supposed to be a healthier option, not break the nutrition bank. Like these smoothies that…

Product review: The Chia Co.

      Welcome to the second to last day of my product review and giveaway event. If you’re new to the event, I have been reviewing products all week and currently have 3 giveaways – there will be 1 last product review and giveaway tomorrow so stay tuned. Links to all of my current…

The ultimate smoothie guide

I have been on a huge smoothie kick the last few weeks so I thought it was quite handy when I found this smoothie guide on pinterest. I’ve been a huge fan of making protein smoothies with bananas and vanilla/chocolate protein powder but after awhile, the same recipe can get a bit old. So I’m…

Spooktacular mint shake

So really im not sure what mint has to do with Halloween or spooky things but I thought this could be fun for the kids if the shake was dyed a green color. This could be done by adding spinach or by simply adding a few drops of green food dye. Although I opted not…

Tropical Pineapple oat smoothie

Since I’ve been working, I’ve been finding that smoothies have been a great pick-me-up once I get home. Especially since I’ve taken to working out the 30 minutes before I go to work. By the time i get home, im pretty pooped. So smoothies are a great way to get some nutrients into my body…

Pineapple-orange (green) smoothie

So I’m the type of girl who Believes you should go big or go home. When I make a smoothie, I want it to be bursting with fruits and nutrients and antioxidants. So when I found this recipe for a tropical smoothie, I decided to add just a few “extras”. The picture above is both…