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October 25, 2011

Soups & Stews

Diabetic Friendly Pumpkin and Apple Soup

Relish autumn’s color and flavors in your own bowl with this creamy, flavor packer, golden apple and pumpkin soup prepared fresh in the Vita-Mix.  This Continue Reading →

Soups & Stews

Broccoli Soup

Broccoli Soup is the vitamin soup of champions!! Yesterday our son asked me to make Broccoli and Cheese Soup as a snack. Here’s the quick Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Iced Pumpkin Latte’ Low-fat, Low-sugar

BOO! I am so ready for the fresh cool air of Fall after an endless Florida Summer. Everywhere I go they are advertising pumpkin drinks, 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 →

My Favorite Things

The Vita-Mix

The Vita-Mix It took me a few years to decide to buy the Vita-Mix, since spending over $400 for a counter top appliance was not 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 →

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

Avocado, Ginger, Pear and Lime Green Drink or The Sexy Green Smoothie?

I read an article today about Kris Carr. She regained her health and took cancer under control by switching to a vegan diet. She wrote Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Blueberry, Banana, Greek Yogurt and Almond Milk Smoothie

In our house we call Smoothies “Soothies,” because the just make us feel great!!! This one is so yummy and Low-Fat that it can satisfy 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 →

Drinks & Smoothies

Strawberry Yogurt and Amond Milk Creamy Smoothie

I always make a large pitcher full, because the teens come running when they hear the Vita-Mix roar. Print Strawberry Yogurt and Amond Milk Creamy Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Frozen Chai Latte

Print Frozen Chai Latte Ingredients 1 Chai Tea Bag brewed in 3 cups of Boiling Water 1-1/2 cups of Almond Milk (unsweetened) Dash of Ground 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 →

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 →

Drinks & Smoothies

Low-Fat, Low Cost, at Home, 25 cent Starbucks Cinnamon Almond Iced Frapped Coffee

Fast, Easy, Cost-Saving, Low-Fat and No Sugar……………..best of all plenty of caffeine. We had Starbucks Winter Blend in the pantry left over from Christmas!!!! Tip: Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Shrek’s Fiona-tini: Green Tea, Fruit and Vegetable Drink

This Green Tea frothy drink is a perfect No-Fat, energizing, refreshing after work drink to sip by the pool. Please, no pond scum jokes!! It Continue Reading →