Food and Diet

Juicing for Health: Four Cheers for Nutritional Yeast

Juicing for Health: Four Cheers for Nutritional Yeast

0 by / on June 8, 2011, 9:02 am

Juicing for health with vitamin and nutrient-rich yeast can turbo-boost your day as an easy source of protein, dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals.

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Juicing to the Calypso Beet

Juicing to the Calypso Beet

0 by / on June 6, 2011, 7:56 am

Lemon juice goes very well with beet juice, but lime juice works too. Here’s an intro to using and drinking beet juice – and a very warnings too!

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Juicing Spicy:  Top Notch Tomato

Juicing Spicy: Top Notch Tomato

1 by / on May 30, 2011, 5:16 pm

There is something incredibly nourishing about the robust flavor and grounding energy of a spicy tomato juicing concoction.

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Impact Juicing (and Smoothies!) with Chia Seeds

Impact Juicing (and Smoothies!) with Chia Seeds

5 by / on May 27, 2011, 11:04 am

Nutritionally dense, chia seeds are an easy way to add fiber, omegas, protein, potassium, and calcium all in one tiny package.

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A Green Smoothie for High Altitudes

A Green Smoothie for High Altitudes

1 by / on May 24, 2011, 9:31 am

Vacationing at a high altitude destination? Preparing your body for a thinner atmosphere with this juice smoothie recipe is the key to a healthy and happy trip.

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Juicing Pulp with a Purpose

Juicing Pulp with a Purpose

1 by / on May 22, 2011, 10:49 am

If you’re an avid juicer, then you’ll probably end up with lots of fruit and vegetable pulp. Here are some quick recipes and things to do with juice and veggie pulp.

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Contains Green Smoothie

Contains Green Smoothie

2 by / on May 20, 2011, 1:42 pm

An almost green smoothie, containing berries, Greek yogurt, and mint, for those healthy lifestyle juicers who may not be into the green drinks.

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Post-Workout Smoothie

Post-Workout Smoothie

0 by / on May 14, 2011, 7:47 am

While not my favorite form of exercise, running is one of those things I wish I loved to do. I usually save that particular heart-pumping workout for when I am super stressed and need to get some energy out. Well, it’s either running up and down the hills around here or beating the crap out of my punching bag, which, by the way, does wonders for my attitude after a bad day. Whether I’m on my toes, dancing around the punching bag for 20 minutes or I’m pounding the pavement, I need replenished after such a workout. I came across [...]

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Sprouting? What?

Sprouting? What?

0 by / on May 10, 2011, 10:45 am

What do you think when you hear the word “sprouting?” For some reason I have a vague recollection of someone once telling me that sprouts can be grown in feces. Not sure where that idea came from, but it stuck with me. Unfortunately. I couldn’t look at a sprout without thinking of cow manure. Over the years, I overcame that mental image and tried sprouts on my sandwich and in my salad but they didn’t do much for me. I mentally filed it away as a fringe health thing and ignored it. A few years ago I was diagnosed with [...]

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Ch…Ch…Ch… CHIA!

0 by / on May 3, 2010, 3:48 pm

I’ve discovered Chia seeds!  I can’t stop singing that song from the commercial advertising the Chia Pet!  Remember that one? Yes, the chia seeds that everyone is discovering now are the same ones that we grew on our countertop so many years ago.  Am I dating myself here?  C’mon, someone out there must remember the chia pets?  Those little clay figures?  I think I had a sheep and a human head. I certainly knew that one of the latest additions to a living food lifestyle was chia seed, but I didn’t use it.  Then one day I was trying to find another [...]

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