Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Fresh Drinks that can Get Your Day Started Right!
By Ed Barillas- Staff Writer-   In today’s world with millions of fancy colored drink ads everywhere you look featuring cold and refreshing drinks (but really are laden with chemicals that can damage and are damaging your internal organs and causing loads of diseases) its hard to know whats... Read more
Fresh Zapote (Mamey) and Papaya Smoothie
“Smoothies pull double duty by quenching thirst and satisfying hunger at the same time; they can be easily tailored to suit every individual needs. And even kids with dairy allergies can enjoy them. They’re also a great way to sneak more fiber and antioxidants into your kids.” Prep time:... Read more
Oatmeal Strawberry Breakfast, Lunch or Lunch Smoothie
“This is a great smoothie rich, cool and creamy in texture and great for snacking on anytime and will increase the fiber in your diet”   Ingredients   2 cups organic unpasteurized milk 1 cup rolled oats 1 large banana, peeled and broken into chunks 20 fresh or frozen... Read more
Watermelon Strawberry Breakfast Smoothie
“This tropical fruit combination will have you going back for seconds” Prep time: 2 minutes Blending Time: 30 seconds Ingredients 2 ½ cups watermelon seeded 1 ½ cup strawberries fresh or frozen 1 cup low fat vanilla yogurt ½ cup apple juice 1 inch round wheatgrass 2 tablespoons whey... Read more
Blueberry Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt Smoothie
“Watch out peanut butter and Jelly sandwich lovers, now you can have it in a glass, and it’s good for your diet” Prep time: 2 minutes Blend time: 15 seconds Ingredients 1 ½ cup blueberries fresh or frozen washed 4 tablespoons chunky peanut butter 1 ½ cup vanilla frozen... Read more
Carrot and Pineapple Smoothie
“Carrot juice is known for beta carotene which can give your body vitamin A, B and E and mixed with the protein digesting compounds of pineapple.” Prep time: 3 minutes Blend time: 30 seconds Ingredients 1 large carrot peeled and cube ½ cup pineapple peeled and cubed ½ cup... Read more
Kiwi  Smoothie
“Get a healthy dose of potassium and vitamin C in this all fruit smoothie” Prep time: 2 minutes Blend time:  30 seconds Ingredients 1 cup honeydew melon cubed 1 red apple peeled, pitted and cubed 3 kiwi fruit peeled and cut into 4 1 tsp. fresh lime juice 2... Read more
Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie
“This will make you feel like a kid again for sure and it’s good for you!” Prep time: 3 minutes Blend time: 30 seconds Drinking time: 1 minute to 1 hour (caution! may cause brain freeze if drunk too fast) Ingredients 2 cups organic milk 2 ounces dark chocolate... Read more
Granola Smoothie Crunch
“Short on time in the morning?  Try this one to go” Prep time: 1 minute Pouring time: 5 seconds Ingredients 1 cup milk 1 large ripe banana ¾ cup granola 1/8 cup raisins 2 tbls. Honey ¾ cup ice Preparation Add all ingredients into a blender ice first.  Blend... Read more
Mystical Mango Smoothie
“Having lived in Central America in the past I grew quite fond of these wonderfully delicious, sweet and highly nutritious fruit packed with Vitamin C and E.” Prep time: 5 min Blender time: 30 seconds Ingredients: 3/4 cup fresh (preferably) or frozen blackberries 1 large ripe mango, pitted and... Read more