{Papaya-apple smoothie + some information about the GLYCEMIC INDEX}

Summary: This is a super simple recipe. With only 3 ingredients you achieve a great tasting smoothie. Health benefits? Well you’ve all heard the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”… Well there is some truth behind that … Continue reading

{Juicing kale: a total disappointment but a good juice recipe}

{Juicing kale: a total disappointment but a good juice recipe}

Summary: First time juicing kale and totally disappointed. 3 large kale leaves produced about 2 tablespoons of juice. So sad….and the blueberries, not good for JUICING either!! I had to add 2 pears because these babies really produce juice. The … Continue reading

{Blueberry-papaya mint breeze smoothie}

Summary:  We do not need much introduction. This smoothie is rich in antioxidants, vitamin C and papain protein. The combination of papaya proteins and fresh mint leaves are sure to soothe any upset or nervous stomach. Plus I found the … Continue reading

{Carrot-apple detox juice}

Servings: 4 small glassesYield: 1 L Summary: More than your average detox juice. This is the perfect juice to start your day. The ingredients used have a low glycemic index which means less carbs/sugar content. This helps prevent an insulin spike … Continue reading

{Almond breeze smoothie}

Summary: This smoothie is both nutty and sweet. Never tried almond milk before? Now is your chance. It’s a great alternative to dairy milk, especially for those people who are lactose-intolerant, have gluten allergy, are obese or have type II … Continue reading

{Not your average orange juice: boost nutrition by adding carrots, papaya & ginger}

Summary:  This juice is the perfect way to start your busy day.  If you want peel all of the ingredients the night before and place in a zip lock bag or plastic container. This will save you some time in the … Continue reading

{A cantaloupe-banana milkshake}

Summary: In the lovely island where I live, the temperatures have been escalating recently. I can start to feel that spring break heat wave which subtly reminds us that vacation time is coming, moreover…summer is just around the corner. Hence … Continue reading

{Berry Greek Smoothie}

Serving Size: 2 Yield: 24oz Summary:  This smoothie is rich and creamy without adding calories of fat. Non fat greek yogurt and almond milk are great ingredients that cut down calories in your smoothie/shake without compromising taste. The berries are … Continue reading