Tag: smoothie

Smoothie of the Month: Pear and Almond Milk

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, December 3, 2013

When the weather cools, it’s nice to have a seasonally inspired smoothie that’s not cold or frozen. Instead of being blended with lots of ice, this pear and almond milk smoothie is thickened with flaxseed. Soaking the seeds creates a thick gel that not only adds body and a pleasantly nutty flavor to smoothies but,Read more

12 No-Cook Breakfasts

by in Healthy Recipes, No-Cook Choices, August 2, 2013

The sweltering days of summer have arrived and the last thing I want to do is cook anything over a hot stove. It’s the perfect time for those easy breakfasts, where no heat is required.

Grocery Shopping for Healthy Cooking at Home

by in Grocery Shopping, May 18, 2012

Monique Volz, from Ambitious Kitchen, joins us each Friday in May to recap her week in our Healthy Every Week Challenge. This week’s goal: cook more at home.

Win a HAPPYFAMILY Healthy Snack Pack!

by in Giveaway, December 14, 2011

Portable smoothie packs from HAPPYFAMILY make for easy snacking, a filling breakfast on-the-go or even a pre-workout boost of energy. With unique flavors like PomApplePeach, Super Banana and Yumberry, your taste-buds won’t be disappointed. Packed full of protein, omega 3s and superfruits like salba, you’ll nourish your body without even trying. This “Healthy Snack Pack”Read more

Store-Bought Juice Blends: Are They Healthy?

by in Healthy Tips, Is It Healthy?, September 28, 2011

Store shelves are lined with juice blends promising various health benefits. But are they really as healthy as they’re hyped up to be?

Top 5 Label Tricks and How To Avoid Them

by in Dining Out, Food News, Healthy Tips, June 15, 2011

Food labels are carefully worded to entice shoppers to choose certain items. A study published in the Journal of Consumer Research found dieters fall for simple labeling tricks that make them believe certain foods are healthier than they are. Find out the top 5 labeling traps and how to avoid them.

Frozen Fruit 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, January 17, 2011

Now that winter is upon us, the fresh fruit of summer is a past memory. This is the perfect time to turn to frozen fruit – look for unsweetened varieties to avoid added sugars. Here are 5 easy ways to use them.