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Fruit smoothies are well-known as a quick, easy, healthy meal-in-a-cup. However, when you start to examine the ingredients in pre-made or mass-produced smoothies, one has to wonder what happened to the “healthy” part? With an abundance of added sugars, unnecessary calories, and artificial ingredients, the secret to the most healthy smoothie starts within your own blender! Stay simple with the ingredients. Experimenting with different combos and new flavors is fantastic— …Read More
Fresh is best! …But frozen has its upsides. Here are 5 reasons to give the freezer aisle more consideration. Picked at their peak. The moment a fruit or vegetable is picked, nutrient development stops— it even begins to lose nutrients. Often times, produce to be sold fresh at the grocery store are picked early so they won’t spoil before being bought off the shelf. This means their nutrient— and flavor— …Read More
Need some recipe ideas for the Shakedown-friendly fruit in your fridge? Click a tile for recipes containing that ingredient!
Let go of the salt shaker and pick up these more creative, nutritionally rich flavors! Learn more about the health benefits of each seasoning here!
Snacks play an important part of your Smoothie Shakedown success. Stay satisfied with some of our favorite always yummy, never boring, snack ideas! Click each tile to get to the details!
Vegetables are the perfect snack, but they don’t always have to be served over a bed of lettuce! Here are some unique ideas to spice up your munchies menu. Spaghetti Squash Enjoy it as a pasta substitute with meat sauce; in a smoothie; as a snack sprinkled with your favorite savory seasonings; or as a “dessert” when sprinkled with a bit of cinnamon. Jicama Cut into sticks and enjoy raw, …Read More
1. Start with a glass of water. Drinking before you eat will decrease the odds of overeating because the big empty hole in your middle doesn’t feel so empty anymore. Not only that, but dehydration is often mistaken as hunger. Staying hydrated will keep the illusion at bay. 2. Wear clothes that fit. It’s good for your self-esteem to look put together, but clothes that fit just right can also keep you …Read More