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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and who doesn’t love to indulge a little; I do! This Antioxidant Cherry Chocolate Smoothie recipe shows you how you can indulge and feel good about it at the same time. Both the antioxidant benefits of raw cocao and cherries make this combination a rich, tasty one. Raw cocao is loaded with phytochemicals that may reduce LDL cholesterol--and we all love that feel-good boost of endorphins we get from this pure source.
I learn from my patients every day. This week I was asked by one if the carrageenan in her almond milk was a concern. She suffered from arthritis, obesity, and heart disease. Although I was aware of a health issue regarding this food additive, I needed to read up on the topic before I responded to her concerns. Here is what I learned.
Since smoothies are one of my favorite ways to get well-rounded nutrition in, I’m always experimenting with new flavor combinations and ingredients to keep it fun, flavorful and fresh! Here I share a recent fave, which offer healthy fats and protein from the cashew butter and hemp seeds, fiber which helps the body eliminate toxins and promotes digestive health, and phytonutrients in the greens.