Month: July 2016

[Recipe] How to Get Maximum Benefit from the Food You Eat

    Our bodies cannot benefit from all the nutritious foods we eat if our guts are not in good working order Prebiotics build helpful gut bacteria, improving gastrointestinal health as well as potentially enhancing calcium absorption. Examples of prebiotics include: avocado, bananas, onions, garlic, leeks, asparagus, artichokes, soybeans and whole-wheat foods Probiotics repopulate the…

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[Recipe] Apple Oat & Flaxseed Meal-Replacement Smoothie

    I’ve said before that I’ve gone down two dress sizes as a result of using meal-replacement green smoothies once or twice a day as part of a healthy eating plan. Smoothies are a great way to get the nutrients my body needs. I’ve found them filling and tasty and I highly recommend them…

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[Recipe] Healthy Strawberry Banana Sweet Treat Smoothie

  Twin sisters Trina and Tina at SisterSweetly are dedicated to health and fitness … except on Saturdays when they indulge in a little sweet treat. I’ve taken their strawberry banana cream and turned it into a delicious smoothie recipe with a hint of tang. Strawberries and bananas are good sources of potassium; chia seeds…

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