Category Archives: Juices & Smoothies

Green Cooler Smoothie

Quick story: I have been working so much at the office (day, night, all weekends) that I haven’t cooked one meal for myself in two weeks straight. Instead of my normal healthy meals, I was drinking large almond and soy milk lattes like it was my job and eating meals packed with preservatives, soy, wheat and not enough fruits and veggies. The result?

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Strawberry-Orange Fruit Slushie

I used to love slushies but the ones I loved came from a machine and had no actual fruit in them. This slushie beverage is packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber. And unlike the machine-made slushies, this one only has 1 tsp of cane sugar per serving, the rest of the sweetness is from the fruit.

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Immunity Juice

I call this “immunity juice” because it’s packed with all sorts of good stuff to boost your immunity. To be honest- it’s a little sour due to the grapefruit and lemon combo (but I love grapefruit and lemon), so feel free to sub the grapefruit with 2 peeled oranges to get the same vitamin C punch without the tartness. I chose grapefruit because they were at the Farmer’s Market.

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Sunshine Juice

This is what I call ‘sunshine in a glass’. Nothing is brighter in the fall than fresh, organic apples and oranges. Enjoy this juice and bring some extra sunshine into your morning 🙂 You’ve heard the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”. Apples are high in disease-fighting vitamins and minerals, protecting you from alzheimer’s, parkinson’s, cancer, heart disease and diabetes to name a few. They’re also great for digestion, your teeth, your liver, your weight and your eyes! Oranges also fight the above diseases, plus they’re great for immunity (vitamin-C) and the beta-carotine helps prevent your skin!

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