Blueberry Hemp Superfood Smoothie

I continue my love affair with Navitas Organics by sharing their delicious blueberry hemp superfood protein smoothie. This smoothie was featured as part of Navitas 60 Second Smoothies video series. You can watch Julie Morris whip up this smoothie here. As Julie says in the video, blueberries are packed with antioxidants. Just 3 tablespoons of hemp protein powder contains 16 grams of easily digestible protein, the flax powder adds healthy fats and fiber, and the yogurt adds protein and…

Superfood Green Machine Smoothie

This Sweet Superfood Green Machine smoothie is a staple recipe in our house. I chose this blend in response to the thousands of emails I receive from people asking how best to incorporate green powders into smoothies without gagging. Wheatgrass powder is relatively mild in flavor, so 1/2 teaspoon to 1 teaspoon goes into most blends with sweet fruits unnoticed. Chlorella and spirulina are a lot more assertive, and with that pungent aquarium aroma, it's best to start with 1/8 teaspoon and…

Almond Maca Superfood Smoothie

The Navitas Organics superfood powders are game changers. Before I started using them I was including superfoods in my diet. But, I admit, some of my blends had a funky flavor! The mild-flavored powders allow me to get all of the nutritional benefits and include superfoods into my dishes in a delicious way. The powders are highly concentrated, freeze-dried products produced from high quality organic ingredients. Navitas is a family-owned company based in California. They have…

Mint-Chip Superfood Smoothie

This mint chip superfood green smoothie is another little gem from the Superfood Smoothies cookbook. Julie says, "Tucked beneath a very convincing ice cream-like flavor, a wealth of beneficial spinach awaits you in this smoothie. It’s so good it almost makes a person wonder why spinach isn’t used in all minty treats. I love how the cacao nibs provide a bit of dark-chocolate crunch without being overpowering." Don't be put off by the high price of the Navitas Organics superfood…

Tastes-Like-Cookie-Dough Superfood Smoothie

This incredible raw cookie dough smoothie from Julie Morris's incredible Superfood Smoothies book tastes like a decadent dessert. As the face of Navitas Organics, Julie is one of the leading authorities on superfoods cuisine. She has a penchant for creating nutrient-dense recipes with unique and balanced flavor profiles. As a chef, recipe developer, and writer, Julie has worked in the natural food industry for over a decade. She is the presenter of the Navitas Organics TV Video Series,…

Roasted Parsnip and Caramelized Onion Puree

My mother-in-law Sandra and I made this roasted parsnip mash with dear friend Stacey this past weekend, and it was so good I had to share it with you. You may remember Stacey (host of VO Buzz Weekly and the face of Walt Disney World) from the Candied Maple Pecans post. Stacey is an amazing cook, and a vegetarian. We all had a blast laughing, chopping, and tasting together. I really enjoy cooking with friends. You always learn from anybody that you cook with, and whenever I cook with…

Strawberry Gazpacho

I'm cooking up a ton of recipes from The Fresh 20 cookbook by the amazing Melissa Lanz, founder of The Fresh 20. If you're a busy family and need quick health meals complete with shopping lists and easy directions, this fabulous service is for you. In the cookbook inspired by the meal plans and the many families that have used them, Melissa shares 16 weeks of seasonal menus with four weeks of meals for Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring. Melissa Lanz is on a mission to improve family…

Liver Cleansing Juice

It has been a huge week of reflection for me about how I can move through the world in a more mindful, sustainable way. My friends and I participated in Sustainability News & Entertainment's second annual Trash On Your Back 5 Day Challenge. This was an Earth Day initiative hosted by Diana Dehm. Last year they had 20 participants, this year there were over 400 from all over the world, and we hope next year there will be thousands. Participants included the Seattle Mariners, Climate…

California Strawberry Commission: “I Heart CA Strawberries” Field Trip

I LOVE strawberries. I cannot get enough of them! After battling life-long candida and following the Body Ecology diet (where strawberries are one of those life saving transition foods) and living an alkaline lifestyle, strawberries are a staple in our house because of their low sugar content. Even through strawberries taste decadent, sweet, and delicious, 1 cup of strawberries contains just 50 calories and 8 grams of sugar making them a dynamite food for those of us on low sugar…

3-Day Spring Juice Fast

3-Day Spring Juice Fast with The Blender Girl & The Juice GoddessDay 1: Morning > Midday > EveningDay 2: Morning > Midday > EveningDay 3: Morning > Midday > EveningBerry Apple Juice Popsicles These are a tasty treat while fasting. 1 red apple 1/2 lemon (yellow peel removed) 5 strawberries Push the ingredients through your juicer. Do not dilute the mixture, then freeze in popsicle molds for at least 8 hours. 9 green apples (Granny Smith if available, if not, Jonathon or…

Driscoll’s University and Pebble Beach Food & Wine 2013

After filming my Creamy Lemon Strawberry Smoothie Video for Driscoll's to celebrate their Vitamix Giveaway this month, I was thrilled to travel to Monterey, and visit their headquarters in Watsonville, CA. I was joined by the wonderful staff at Driscoll's and some fabulous food bloggers, talented recipe developers, and seasoned cookbook authors for the Driscoll's "Field To Fork" tour and the Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival 2013. Raw food goddess, Ani Phyo, Jaden and Scott Hair…

SpringTime Elixir Green Juice from the 3-Day Spring Juice Fast

*If you're making this juice as part of the 3-Day Spring Juice Fast please read all of the fast guidelines in the post before participating in the fast. Day 3 Juices Morning Juice - Gracious Green-Ade Cleansing Juice Midday Juice - Got Greens Detox Juice Evening Juice - Spring Time Elixir Green Juice (this post) This juice is jam-packed with chlorophyll, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants from the Swiss Chard and parsley to purify the blood and regenerate the cells. Cucumber…

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