Ready to trade the smoothie glass for a bowl? Try this recipe, which is packed with the leafy green goodness of spinach. Use the topping recommendations below, or experiment with your own. Ingredients Smoothie base ½ frozen banana ¼ cup seedless green grapes ¼ cup fresh or frozen mango chunks 1 cup fresh baby spinach, packed … Read More
Ready to dip your spoon into the smoothie bowl trend? Get your fill of creamy smoothie goodness with a healthy heaping of crunchy, healthy toppings including slivered almonds and chia seeds. Ingredients Smoothie base 1½ cups plain yogurt 1 banana, frozen ½ cup orange juice 1 cup berries of your choice 1 tablespoon flaxseeds 1 … Read More
This delicious, healthy smoothie features spinach and kale—the cancer-fighting greens that keep you going—as well as sweet grapes, a pear, orange and banana. Ingredients 1 cup cleaned spinach leaves, firmly packed 1 cup cleaned kale, roughly chopped, firmly packed 1 cup green seedless grapes 1 Bartlett pear – core, stem and seeds removed 1 orange … Read More
If you have been diagnosed with cancer, your appetite may not be what it once was. Yet you need nourishment more than ever to stay strong during treatment and throughout recovery. Smoothies are a delicious way to build key nutrients into your diet, says dietitian Lindsay Malone, MS, RD, LD, an expert on nutrition for cancer patients. Here are her tips … Read More
We know that you’re too busy during the week to prepare complicated, time-consuming breakfasts for you and your family. But that doesn’t mean you have to compromise on health. Here are five delicious, heart-healthy breakfast ideas that take no more than 10 minutes to prepare. These recipes come from nutritionist Julia Zumpano, RD, LD, a registered … Read More
Enjoy this very refreshing, tasty drink for breakfast or a snack. You can build from this recipe and modify it too. For variety, you can try different fruit such as strawberries (fresh or frozen). Or you can decrease fat and calories by using a “light,” low-fat soy milk or replace with skim milk. Ingredients 1 … Read More
Smoothies seem super healthy. How can you go wrong with so many fresh ingredients? But your smoothie may not be all that nutritious. Fruit and juice are high in calories, and ice has no nutritional value. Learn how to maximize the nutrients and minimize the calories in your smoothies below.
This smoothie is filled with berry vanilla goodness as well as low-fat dairy and bananas. It’s smooth, creamy and sweet. Blend it up for breakfast to make your morning magical. Ingredients 8 oz. non-fat milk 1∕3 cup 1 percent fat cottage cheese ¼ unsweetened blueberries, frozen ¼ cup unsweetened blackberries, frozen ¼ cup red grapes, … Read More
What better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than with your favorite green foods? They’re not just green — but good for you too. Lucky for picky eaters, these recipes are also quite yummy!
If you can’t get your kids to eat veggies, see if they’ll drink them instead. The sweet flavor of grapes, banana, pear and orange dominate over those of the vitamin-rich kale and spinach in this simple-to-whip-up smoothie. What do you have to lose?