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KALE IS KING SMOOTHIE

KALE IS KING SMOOTHIE

This kale, banana & grape smoothie is super simple, super delicious and super nutritious!

Kale is one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet.  For only 33 calories per cup, you get loads of amazing goodness - fibre, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and even 3 grams of protein!

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FEED YOUR FLAME SMOOTHIE (vanilla coconut & ginger)

FEED YOUR FLAME SMOOTHIE (vanilla coconut & ginger)

I looove this spiced-up vanilla coconut shake.  It tastes rich, creamy and decadent — with a little fiery kick from fresh ginger — but is actually free of refined sugar and loaded with veggies + fiber + healthy fats + protein, too!

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CANTALOUPE CRAVING SMOOTHIE

CANTALOUPE CRAVING SMOOTHIE

Show your body some love with this refreshing cantaloupe & hemp heart smoothie.  It is packed with vitamins, minerals, fibre and antioxidants, as well as healthy fats and protein from the nut butter and shelled hemp seeds.

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STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER SMOOTHIE

STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER SMOOTHIE

Oh John Lennon, I wish!  But I am certainly grateful every time strawberry season arrives!

Strawberries are a blessing for the body and mind as well as the taste buds.  They are loaded with fiber and vitamins & minerals including vit C & K, folate, manganese, and potassium.  Strawberries are also rich in amazing phytonutrients like anthocyanins that are believed to help burn fat, boost memory, build bone health, reduce inflammation, and stave-off cancer and cardiovascular disease!

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PBB&J SMOOTHIE BOWL

PBB&J SMOOTHIE BOWL

PB&J is a classic combo for a reason.  It’s downright awesome.

Here I have added an extra “B” twist and created a thick and creamy smoothie that satisfies the craving for PB&J while also delivering veggies, fibre, antioxidants, healthy fats and protein.

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HERE COMES THE SUN SMOOTHIE

HERE COMES THE SUN SMOOTHIE

SUNflower seed butter is rich in protein, healthy fats, vitamin E and essential minerals, and is a great nut-free alternative to peanut and nut butter.  Here it is blended with kefir and spinach to make a probiotic green smoothie that is super yummy, super healthy, and super simple, too!

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WARM RASPBERRY COCONUT SMOOTHIE

WARM RASPBERRY COCONUT SMOOTHIE

I first made this smoothie when Toronto was in the middle of a deep freeze.  We're talking -24C (or -11F)!!  I had just been out for a brisk walk following a light brekkie and came home chilled to the bone but craving a smoothie.  

This warm berry and coconut drink was the perfect solution.  Plus the healthy fats and protein kept me happily fuelled for hours!  

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NUT-FREE PB&J SMOOTHIE

NUT-FREE PB&J SMOOTHIE

This is one awesome smoothie!  It really tastes like peanut butter & strawberry jam except that it's jam and nut-free!  Instead of PB&J, it contains sunflower seed butter and frozen strawberries.

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MIXED MELON MANIA SMOOTHIE

MIXED MELON MANIA SMOOTHIE

My kids are big melon fans.  For this delightfully simple, nutritious and refreshing shake, I used a combination of watermelon and cantaloupe.  However, there are dozens of melon varieties and you could certainly substitute with your current favourite!

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