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Nov 13

Dragon Fruit Dream with Raspberries + Honey

Calling all dragon fruit lovers!

Nov 05

Healthy Quick & Easy Smoothies: Cranberry Rejuvenator with Orange

So, so, SO excited to share my latest cookbook – Healthy Quick & Easy Smoothies with you. All the recipes are 5 ingredients or less, 300 calories or less and made in 10 minutes or less! This isn’t your average smoothie book. You’ll find 100 recipes including green, berry, tropical and combo smoothies — whole food blends that include vegetables, grains, nuts, seeds and more! First up is a seasonal…


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Dragon Fruit Dream with Raspberries + Honey
Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Dragon fruit is a tropical fruit that contains healthy carbs, iron, magnesium, and hunger-fighting fiber. You can find fresh dragon fruit in autumn and winter or frozen is available year around. 

Serves: 2

1 ½ cups unsweetened coconut milk beverage

1 cup frozen dragon fruit

¼ cup freeze dried raspberries

1 tbsp honey

Juice of ½ lime

In a blender, combine coconut milk, dragon fruit, raspberries, honey, and lime juice. Blend on high speed until smooth. Pour and serve immediately.

Nutrition per serving: 147 calories; 3 g fat; 0 mg cholesterol, 28 mg sodium; 27 g carbohydrate (27g sugar, 8g added sugar, 5g fiber), 2g protein

Excerpted from Healthy Quick & Easy Smoothies reprinted by permission of Alpha, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © 2018 by Dana Angelo White

Posted by Dana White  /  Filed under Healthy Quick & Easy Smoothies, Recipes  /  Comments: 0



Healthy Quick & Easy Smoothies: Cranberry Rejuvenator with Orange
Monday, November 5th, 2018

So, so, SO excited to share my latest cookbook – Healthy Quick & Easy Smoothies with you. All the recipes are 5 ingredients or less, 300 calories or less and made in 10 minutes or less! This isn’t your average smoothie book. You’ll find 100 recipes including green, berry, tropical and combo smoothies — whole food blends that include vegetables, grains, nuts, seeds and more!

First up is a seasonal delight bursting with vitamin C and 10 grams of protein per serving. Frozen cranberries add a tart edge  – plus they are linked to lower blood pressure, reduced risk of certain types of cancer and can help protect against UTIs.

Cranberry Rejuvenator with Orange

Serves: 2

1 cup orange juice (preferably, freshly squeezed)

1 cup frozen whole cranberries

3/4 cup nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt

In a blender, combine orange juice, cranberries and yogurt. Blend on high speed until smooth. Pour and serve immediately.

Nutrition per serving: 135 calories; 0g fat; 0mg cholesterol,  52mg sodium; 24g carbohydrate (17g sugar, 4g added sugar, 2g fiber), 10g protein

Excerpted from Healthy Quick & Easy Smoothies reprinted by permission of Alpha, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © 2018 by Dana Angelo White

Posted by Dana White  /  Filed under Healthy Quick & Easy Smoothies  /  Comments: 0



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