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~Super Green Energy Smoothie~

World Cup is here!! My favorite sport of all time!! This year the World Cup is taken place in beautiful Brazil. What team do you want to see take the win?? My team of course is Greece and I am really hoping for a win against Japan coming up this Thursday. LET’S GO HELLAS!! Check out this super charge smoothie drink for people who need a pre- work out boost. My family and I are dieting for our vacation coming up in Hawaii, and we only have two weeks to… Read more ~Super Green Energy Smoothie~

Saturday’s Food For Thought

Spinach is Saturday’s Food For Thought.  I thought I would include one of my super favorite vegetables in tonight’s post. Spinach is such a versatile vegetable and it provides many nutrients. Read below for some great benefits of spinach. Benefits Of Spinach Cooking spinach actually increases its health benefits! Yes this is true. Eating 1/2 a cup of cooked spinach will give you twice as much nutrients vs 1 cup of raw spinach. (The reason being, the body can not break down the ingredients while eating raw spinach.) Taking spinach… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought

The Benefits Of Pumpkins

Happy Saturday and yes the weekend is here!! Saturday’s Food For Thought: Pumpkin This low-calorie squash is rich in potassium and loaded with beta-carotene and full with antioxidants. Pumpkins have… Read more The Benefits Of Pumpkins

Fresh OJ Anyone?

Orange is the topic for Saturday’s Food For Thought. When I was living in Greece I tried fresh orange juice over there and fell in love. To this day, I will never drink orange juice from the store unless it is freshly squeezed orange juice. I can definitely taste the difference from the juice container vs freshly squeezed. Saturday’s Food For Thought- Oranges Benefits of oranges: Drinking at least two glasses of orange juice a day increases your vitamin c.  Protects against inflammation.  Orange juice helps improve the blood pressure.… Read more Fresh OJ Anyone?

Super Food Smoothie!!

This quick and easy smoothie gives you energy and your vitamins!!  Cucumbers are a good source of vitamin C and also contain vitamin A, molybdenum, folate, manganese, silica, potassium and magnesium. Cucumbers are known for their ability to improve the complexion of skin as well.  Let’s get on with the recipe!!   Cucumber, Apple & Mango Smoothie- Ingredients: 1 apple 1 1/2 mango  1/2 cucumber 1/4 cup of orange juice 3 ice cubes 1 lime (optional)    Directions: Place all ingredients into a blender and place on high speed.  Blend… Read more Super Food Smoothie!!

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