It should come as no surprise that, according to Details Magazine, nearly half of all people who make New Year's resolutions pledge to lose weight, eat healthier, and/or get fit. There are innumerable companies out there that are ready and willing to take advantage of this momentum: from those hocking "magic bullet" pills that will increase your energy or reduce your belly fat to the myriad shake- and juice-based diets that put you at a near-starvation calorie input—and will probably have you...
Whenever I go to Jamba Juice, I usually gravitate towards either the Matcha Green Tea or Caribbean Passion smoothies. But when I learned about their secret menu a few years ago, I felt like a little kid all over again—especially with flavors like Pink Gummy Bear and Orange Dream Machine.
This video demonstrates how to make a Strawberry Smoothie. For this recipe, you will need the following ingredients: fat free yogurt, a banana, ½ of a cup of milk, 2 T. flaxseed, strawberry whey powder, and fresh strawberries. You could add oatmeal or other fruit, if you would prefer.
Chef Merlin teaches us how to make multiple delicious smoothies in this video. To make a tropicolada, add ice, 3/8 tsp coconut cream, 3 tbsp yogurt, fresh pineapple (however much you would like) and pieces of a banana. Then, put the top on and blend this until everything is combined. For the next smoothie, add in milk and ice to the bottom of the blender, then add in yogurt, honey, and a banana. Now, place the cap on and blend this until well combined! For the last smoothie, combine vanilla y...
Our expert will give you some of those key tips to get started; then learn how to make a basic fresh fruit smoothie. Other recipes include a vegetable smoothie, a detox smoothie, an energy smoothie, an immune booster, smoothies for dessert and more. Click on a recipe that seems tasty and go for it.
These Healthy-Organic strawberry smoothies will take less then 5 minutes and will bring protein to your breakfast.
Chef Chris Smith makes two different types of smoothies including a chocolate peanut butter and a berry smoothie usng berries, soy milk, tofu, banana extract and fiber fruit smoothie. Both demonstrations are low carb smoothies.
Check out this cool video tutorial from Raw Nature Boy for a cool vegetarian vegan smoothie... make a Sun Warrior chocolate maca java jolt smoothie. For this cool and healthy smoothie, see the recipe below.
The Braun immersion blender is cheap yet powerful. It is strong enough to crush ice, frozen fruit, nuts, vegetables, etc. and is typically used to make smoothies. Watch this how to video to learn how to make an ice cream and banana smoothie with a hand held blender.
You will need frozen fruit
Most smoothies stick to the fruit, but what if you included some good old fashioned oats? It no longer is just a smoothie, it's a complete meal! Check out this video recipe for the full details of the oatmeal fruit smoothie.
In this video, Chelsea shows us how to make homemade strawberry smoothies. You need: 1 c of ice, 1 tbsp sugar, 2/3 c milk (your favorite), 2 (1/8 cup) strawberry daiquiri mix, 1/4 c of berry juice (your favorite), a blender and two glasses. First pour your ice, berry juice, sugar, milk and daiquiri mix into the blender. Now, place the cap on the blender and blend until it's well incorporated. Once you have the consistency you prefer, remove the blender cap. Now, pour this into two cups and yo...
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There's no shortage of ice cream recipes out there, but one ice cream shop in London has found a unique recipe to sell to its customers, and of course it's controversial—breast milk ice cream.
Mango is a tropical fruit that goes well with many dishes and can be made several different ways. Mango salsa, smoothies, and even martinis are just some of the most common ways to use a mango. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to make a Trinidadian mango chow that is easy to make and looks delicious. So sit back and enjoy!
For those of you who are going, "Huh? What the heck is feijoa?," feijoa is also known as a pineapple guava or guavasteen. Feijoas are super sweet and can be tossed into smoothies and even mixed into Vodka for an extra kick.
A persimmon is not ready to eat until it has a soft consistency like jelly or pudding, though the fruit can be harvested and brought inside while still hard, so long as the branch the fruit hangs from is picked along with it. One way to be sure that a persimmon is ready to eat, is to press a finger against the skin of the fruit. If a fingerprint is left, the persimmon is ripe and delicious. Once they start getting soft they go bad very quickly, so it's good to prepare them so you can eat them...
Natasha gives you some tips on how to feel fuller when eating raw foods. Natasha dispels claims that protein is what makes you feel full after a meal when it's really the fat. Fruits and vegetables are very water rich foods so they go through your body very quickly, therefore, making you feel hungry soon after eating them. Natasha suggests putting some hemp seeds in your smoothies and even coconut oil or coconut meat to add some bulk. She also suggests maybe making only half of your meal raw ...
Wants to add more nuts and seeds to your diet but don't know the best way to incorporate them? With this video tutorial, let Kardena from Kardena's Kitchen show you how to get the most out of a variety of nuts and seeds for maximum flavor and nutritional value.
Forget the smoothies, granitas, cool lattes, and other frozen imitators—there’s nothing that satisfies your sweet tooth like a good old-fashioned milkshake. Learn how to make a delicious milkshake at home.
Step 1. Understand that opening a coconut requires a considerable use of precise force. Because you are using a knife or cleaver, it is very important that you keep your fingers and other body parts away from the blade. Step 2. Clear off a stable cutting surface. Step 3. Begin scraping off the white, sinewy upper layer around the pointed top of the coconut, using your knife. Scrape off the top layer until a brown ridge is revealed around the base of the pointed top. Right where this brown lay...
Lose weight and have more energy by taking the refined sugar out of your diet. Learn how to break your sugar addiction with this how to video.
While seltzer water is commonly consumed as a beverage (and a healthier alternative to carbonated soda), it is less known as a fantastic addition to many familiar recipes. The bubbles in seltzer water expand when heated, and when added to certain foods, it instantly allows them to be lighter in taste and texture.
You're all kale-d out, you've had it up to here with golden milk, and you're on the prowl for the next superfood. Well, get ready for some unicellular goodness: the next superfood is an algae named Spirulina, also known as Blue Majik. (Kudos to the marketing exec that came up with that, am I right?)
I'm sure I'm not the only one on here that has googled "Why am I always tired?"... and I'm definitely not alone when I say that all of the advice I've found so far is useless:
Whether you are vegan, lactose-intolerant, or cooking for someone who is, standing before the non-dairy milk shelf in the grocery store can be daunting. Instead of playing it safe with the two most common milk alternatives—soy and almond—perhaps you should explore a few other choices that tend to be overlooked.
As much as I love eating weird foods, when it comes to my favorite food, there is only one simple choice: cheese. Since cheese is my favorite to eat, it should come as no surprise that it's one of my favorites to make as well.
If you think that "pawpaw" is just an affectionate name for your grandfather or a cute way of talking about your cat's feet, you're missing out on one of the most interesting fruits out there.
Juicing fruits and vegetables is very beneficial to your health. For some, it's a trend; but to me, it's a part of my morning routine.
Tofu has been a staple food in Asia for over 2,000 years, but due to the health craze of recent years, it's enjoyed a surge of popularity in the Western world. Derived from the milk of soy beans and typically coagulated by calcium or magnesium salts, tofu can be found in consistencies ranging from extra-soft or silken to extra-firm. Based on which firmness you prefer, there are a myriad of ways to prepare your tofu for consumption.
A visit to Disneyland is not complete without a trip to the Tiki Juice Bar where the famous Dole Whip soft serve dessert resides. These golden swirls of frozen pineapple-y goodness are an essential part of any magical visit.
Mother Nature's creativity is infinite, especially when it comes to fruit. We've got black sapote, which tastes like chocolate pudding, and Buddha's hand citron, which looks like Freddy Kreuger's digits merged with a lemon. How could she possibly top herself?
A few years ago I went hog-wild trying to achieve a zero-waste lifestyle. I didn't succeed, but the experiment taught me that we throw away things we could—and should—be using more.
Even as someone with super pale skin that burns instead of tanning, I don't use sunscreen nearly as often as I should. Or, uh...ever. My skin cancer prevention routine mostly involves hiding from the sun as much as humanly possible. If you're like me and hate the greasy feeling of sunscreen, there are other ways you can protect your skin by increasing your sun tolerance. Your diet actually has a lot to do with how easily you burn, so by getting enough of a few key nutrients, you can decrease ...
Ah, ginger. From stir fry to smoothies, ginger is a reliably sharp and refreshing flavor that adds zing to everything it touches. It may be a pain in the ass to remove the skin from ginger (or not), but the zest it brings to food is well worth the trouble. Don't Miss: How to Brew Your Own Ginger Beer Like a Boss
Lettuce is not just for salads, it's a versatile green that you can use in hundreds of different ways. So many people in America toss their lettuce when it starts to wilt, thinking that it's too far gone to make a nice, crisp salad. But you can cook with lettuce like you would any other green, and the French and Chinese have been doing it forever.
Emojis, for better or for worse, have essentially taken over online forms of communication. And now, thanks to a recently discovered feature in iOS, they are going to change the way you search for nearby places.
Move over rainbow food trends, there's a new, darker kid in town: jet black ice cream. And no, it doesn't have squid ink in it.
We've been on a constant hunt for the best way to make almond milk at home, and we think this trick might just be the most genius yet.
Nowadays, it feels like you can't talk about eating healthy without bringing up quinoa. Quinoa (KEEN-wah) has been the "superstar" of the health movement for a while; 2013 was declared the International Year of Quinoa by the United Nations, and has only continued to grow in popularity with both health nuts and culinary experts alike through the past few years. The true testament to quinoa's success has been its eventual integration into our everyday lives. Quinoa is now very accessible to fol...