Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Vita C Juice

This is a great juice to make if you feel like you need a little boost of vitamin C. (which we can all use) The cucumber water will help keep you hydrated while aiding to rid toxins from the body as well. So this juice is a win/win no matter what way you look at it,  and hey! it is yummy too!!
1 cup chunked Cantaloupe
1 large Orange
1 medium Cucumber
Juice all ingredients & enjoy!

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Under 100 Calorie Fruit Melody Smoothie

This smoothie and fruity, delicious, packed full of nutrients, and best of all UNDER 100 Calories!!! I highly recommend giving it a try. I actually have one of these as breakfast..and it doubles as a pre-workout meal by drinking it about 45 minutes before I hit the gym!
 What you will need:
1/4 cup Spinach
1/4 cup Water
4 large Strawberries
1 peeled Kiwi
1 peeled and cored Peach
1 teaspoon Stevia sweetener
1 scoop of vanilla protein powder (optional)
5 cubes of ice

1st add the spinach and water to blender and blend until a smooth liquid is formed.

Next add all other ingredients and blend until smooth

98 Calories (not including protein)

Friday, August 9, 2013

Fat Free Peach Ice Cream Smoothie

Growing up at family functions my grandpa would always make fresh hand churned peach ice cream! It was a staple in my childhood, but these days I do not get the chance to enjoy it as often, so this smoothie is an extra special treat for me (but a super healthy version) and it taste pretty darn close to the real thing!!

Blend together 
1/2 cup 0% fat Greek yogurt (my fav. Is Fage)
4oz. Container of diced peaches in 100% juice 
1 scoop vanilla protein powder 
1 stevia packet 
1/4 cup of water
Around 6-8 cubes of ice

Calories: 275 Protein: 43g Carbohydrates: 25g Fat: 0g

Monday, August 5, 2013

Blueberry Banana Juice

1/2 Banana 
1/2 Cup fresh Blueberries
1/2 Cup Spinach
1/4 Cup Water
1/4 Avocado 
1/4 Cup Fruit Juice (I used Minute Maid light Fruit Punch)
6-8 Cubes of ice

1.First add water and spinach to blender and blend until smooth
2. Next add banana, blueberry, avocado, fruit juice and top with ice
3. Blend all ingredients until smooth