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October 1, 2011

Soups & Stews

Spinach & Avacado Silk Soup: Vita-Mix Blender

This soup is a new favorite. It’s so smooth & easy. The avacado makes it creamy. The hubby ate the leftovers before I knew they Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Green Power Drink 2 with Green Tea, Apple, Lemon, Lettuce, Parsley, Carrot and Celery

This refreshing Vitamin filled drink is a great way to start the morning. I call it my “fast food salad!” Healthy Lifestyle Tip: Yes, it Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Spinach, Red Radicchio, Hearts of Palm, Carrots, Cucumber, Kidney Bean, Sesame Seeds, Broccoli Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing

This is a simple and colorful pretty “toss together what you have” salad. Print Spinach, Red Radicchio, Hearts of Palm, Carrots, Cucumber, Kidney Bean, Sesame Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Green Drink: Spinach, Red Grapes, Apple, Celery, Cucumber, Carrots & Lemon

Part of getting healthy for me, is starting the day out with a green drink and sipping a few glasses all morning until lunch time. Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Carrot, Grape, Date, Cranberry & Almond Salad

I am a Florida girl. Some of my happiest childhood memories are visiting the Adams Farm in Sanford to pick fresh oranges, lemons, tangerines and Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Pink Strawberry Smoothie: Banana, Berries, Cucumber & Celery, Heavenly Pink Soothie

It’s almost as pretty as strawberry cocktail…but much better for me………….hum, I wonder if we have rum? Protein Tip: You can add vanilla or banana Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies, Get Healthy

Juicing or Blending: The Good, the Bad and the Green!!

Benefits of Juicing (no pulp) No one has ever watched late night TV without seeing a Jack LaLanne juicer. Jack, known as “the first fitness Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Purple Passion Smoothie: Purple is the New Green Drink

I was so excited to make this drink as a substitute for an evening glass of wine with my hubby that I forgot to photograph Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Broccoli, Berry and Nut Slaw

Everything I read says to eat Broccoli daily for good health!! I am working on few new recipes. I just can’t eat it plain everyday!! Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Tropical Frozen Mellon, Peach, Strawberry and Banana Smoothie

Print Tropical Frozen Mellon, Peach, Strawberry and Banana Smoothie Ingredients 2 cups of Frozen Honeydew Mellon, Peaches and Strawberries (Fresh fruit if available) 3 cups Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Strawberry, Apple & Cucumber Drink: Vita-Mix

This light and refreshing drink is perfect to sip out of a Maragrita glass while lounging by the pool…………OOPS, I meant to say after exercising Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Orange, Carrot, Apple and Cucumber Green Tea Drink: Vita-Mix

Print Orange, Carrot, Apple and Cucumber Green Tea Drink: Vita-Mix Rating: 41 Total Time: 5 minutes Ingredients 3 cups of Green Tea 10 Baby Carrots Continue Reading →

Soups & Stews

Summer Squash and Potato Soup, Low Fat

This soup mixes fresh vegetables with leftover roasted potatoes for a rich and creamy soup with minimal fat. There’s no cream or butter!! Everything is Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Asian No-Fat Cole Slaw Salad

This fabulous no-fat, no sugar Cole Slaw recipe is a spin-off on the Asian Cole Slaw at Whole Foods. It sells for around $4.99 per Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Lean and Mean Green Morning Drink: Green Tea, Flax Seeds, Carrots, Spinach, Celery and Parsley

This is my favorite morning cleansing drink. The fax seeds add extra fiber and omega-3 fats. With the flax seeds, it’s a little gritty tasting. Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Cherry Tomato, Garlic and Parsley Salad…2 or 10 Plus Ways to Expand a Simple Salad

Cherry or Grape Tomatoes make a fast, easy and healthy salad with strong flavors that blend effortlessly with a little vinegar and fresh herbs. I Continue Reading →