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Anti Stress & High Protein Red Lentil & Squash Curry

Anti Stress & High Protein Red Lentil & Squash Curry

A high protein & anti-stress and vegetarian stew, very cosy and delicious! Instructions 1. In a large pot, add olive oil, chopped onion and minced garlic. Saute for about 5 minutes over low-medium heat. 2. Stir in curry powder and cook another couple minutes. Add...

Strength Training For Runners

Strength Training For Runners

Strength training for runners is essential. It's necessary if you want to run faster and more robust, and become less injury-prone. Runners usually just focus on running when they begin running. However, just running alone will not take you far if you want to improve...

BANANA HAZELNUT SMOOTHIE

BANANA HAZELNUT SMOOTHIE

4 medium bananas, peeled and sliced into 1/2 inch pieces 6 tablespoons light brown sugar 1/4 cups hazelnuts 1 cup ice  cubes 1/4 cups milk 1/4 cups dark rum or hazelnut liqueur 2 tablespoons chopped hazelnuts, for garnish (optional) Place the sliced bananas in a...

BANANA BLUEBERRY SMOOTHIE

BANANA BLUEBERRY SMOOTHIE

2 bananas 1/2 cups blueberries 1 cup plain yogurt Peel bananas, slice, and place on a cookie sheet. Put in freezer and freeze until solid. Remove from the freezer and place in blender. Slice berries and add to blender. Pour in yogurt. Blend until smooth. Pour into a...

AVOCADO BANANA BERRY SMOOTHIE

AVOCADO BANANA BERRY SMOOTHIE

Half a ripe avocado 1 to 1 1/2 frozen bananas 4 to 5 frozen or fresh strawberries Splash non‐fat soy or other nut milk Pinch cardamom Pinch allspice Whatever else strikes your fancy. . . Nuts, fruits, spices, etc throw all ingredients into a blender and blend until...

AVOCADO AVALANCHE

AVOCADO AVALANCHE

1 large avocado 2 teaspoons condensed milk 1 cup ice Scoop out avocado into a blender. Add 2 teaspoons condensed milk or a little more, depending on how sweet you like it. Then add the ice and blend all of it together until itʹs a semi‐creamy texture.

ARTIC FOREST SMOOTHIE

ARTIC FOREST SMOOTHIE

1 peach, frozen 10 blueberries, frozen 1 cup light (reduced sugar) fat‐free vanilla yogurt, frozen 1/2 cups 1% milk 1/2 tablespoons crushed pecan 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smoothie consistency is...

APRICOT APPLE SMOOTHIE

APRICOT APPLE SMOOTHIE

1 apple (golden delicious), peeled, cored & chopped 1 cup apple juice 4 apricots, fresh, pitted (skin optional) 1 banana, peeled 3/4 cups yogurt, plain 10 ‐ 12 ice cubes 1 tablespoon honey Place all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.

APPLE PIE SMOOTHIE

APPLE PIE SMOOTHIE

1 frozen banana 1/2 peeled, chopped apple 1 cup apple juice 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon Pinch of nutmeg Blend. Great substitute for applesauce! Control the consistency by adding more or less chopped apple.

APPLES AND CREAM SMOOTHIE

APPLES AND CREAM SMOOTHIE

2 cups vanilla low‐fat ice cream 1 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon or apple pie spice 1 cup fat-free skim or 1% low-fat milk Ground cinnamon (optional) In a blender container combine low‐fat ice cream, applesauce, and the 1/4 teaspoons...

APPLE CARROT QUENCHER

APPLE CARROT QUENCHER

2 cups carrot juice 1/2 cups apple juice 6 ounces non‐fat vanilla or plain yogurt, frozen 1 banana Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smoothie consistency is reached!

AMAZING APPLE SMOOTHIE

AMAZING APPLE SMOOTHIE

  2 cups apple sauce 1 cup apple cider 1 cup orange juice 2 tablespoons Vermont maple syrup 1/2 teaspoons nutmeg 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.

3 Easy Ways To Cut Back On Sugar Consumption

3 Easy Ways To Cut Back On Sugar Consumption

The average American consumes about 160 pounds of refined sugar every year. Think about that for a minute. That’s a lot of sugar. Just two hundred years ago we only used about 20 pounds of sugar per person per year. We know all this sugar isn’t good for us. It’s...

3 Tips for Alleviating Sugar Detox Side Effects

3 Tips for Alleviating Sugar Detox Side Effects

Cutting all the added sugar out of your diet is much better for your health, but while your body adjusts to your new diet; you can experience some unpleasant sugar detox side effects. They may include headaches, body aches, nausea and of course cravings for anything...

Are Natural Sweeteners Actually Healthy?

Are Natural Sweeteners Actually Healthy?

As more and more people have become concerned with both the amount of sugar they are consuming, and the large number of artificial sweeteners that are being put into the food chain, attention has turned to trying to find the ‘holy grail’ of sweeteners, one that is...

Are Sugar Substitutes Really Better For Us?

Are Sugar Substitutes Really Better For Us?

Now that there has been such an extreme backlash against artificial sweeteners like saccharin and Splenda, a great deal of attention is now being paid to sugar substitutes. The goal is to get a sweet taste from a natural source that is safe. So are these sugar...

Are You Ready For A Sugar Detox?

Are You Ready For A Sugar Detox?

There’s been a lot of talk about how bad sugar is for your health and that you should to go through a sugar detox. But are you ready for it? If you’re consuming quite a bit of sugar each day (and who isn’t?), this isn’t going to be easy. Keep reading to make sure you...

Before You Detox – Be Prepared for These Sugar Detox Symptoms

Before You Detox – Be Prepared for These Sugar Detox Symptoms

When you decide to cut the sugar out of your diet, you may go through quite the withdrawal. Before you jump in cold turkey, let’s take a look at some of the detox symptoms you can expect over the coming days. When you know what’s coming, that it’s normal and most...