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[Recipe] Sugar-Free Antioxidant-Rich Smoothie

It doesn’t have to be winter for a cold to hit, it can happen at any time of year. But whether you feel one coming or not, and just want a refreshing drink, check out this smoothie recipe from Camilla at PowerHungry. (You’ll find it at the end of the post.) It has three simple,…

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[Recipe] 6 Tips to Scotch Sugar from Your Smoothies

It’s not unusual to find fruit juices and honey, agave, sugar or maple syrup in smoothie recipes. According to Trinh Le, a registered dietitian for MyFitnessPal, we should avoid these and substitute other healthy alternatives. We have 6 tips (my favorite is number 5) and two recipes for you today (you’ll find the recipes at…

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[RECIPE] Healthy Green Smoothie Treat – Low Sugar

I just ran across this cool low-sugar green smoothie recipe from Jill (at - HomeAtSix.com). She shares a recipe from her "Sugar-Free September" series. Not that this is entirely "sugar-free"! She chooses recipes which will deliver a tasty treat, sweetened by fruit with high natural sugar content. You can get some good ideas here of…

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[RECIPE] 5 Tips to Beat the 3 pm Sugar-Low Slump

I don't know about you, but by mid-afternoon I frequently find tiredness suddenly hits, my energy levels dip, I lose concentration, and even the simplest of tasks defeats me, to the point where I'm falling asleep at my computer.  I need a break and some fuel, so I reach for something fast - and usually…

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[Recipe] Strawberry Tropical Smoothie

  This is a lovely, light and refreshing fruit smoothie that can be tangy or sweet. You choose whichever you prefer. What determines the sweetness of a smoothie? There are two main things: it will depend on the ripeness of your fruit or whether you add sweetening to your taste. If your fruit is not…

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