Tag Archive: fiber

Cherry Smoothie

Be Well Kitchen: Cherry Pear Smoothie Recipe

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.

Cauliflower

Cauliflower Power:
4 Things It Does Amazingly Well

When most of us were kids, the sight of cauliflower on our plates usually inspired grimaces, followed by covert attempts to pass it to the dog when mom wasn’t looking. Recently I was speaking with one of my patients who was in the midst of transitioning to a healthier diet. She mentioned that she had just re-discovered cauliflower which she’d avoided for years, but now had “fallen in love” with – which of course was music to my ears.

Hot Chocolate

Be Well Kitchen: Healthy Hot Chocolate Recipe

Who doesn’t love a warming cup of hot chocolate this time of year!? Unfortunately, most hot chocolate drinks and powders come loaded with ugly sugars, toxic preservatives and artificial ingredients - all things that we do not want to be filling our bodies with. Not to worry! With this warm cup of health boosting ingredients, you can have your hot chocolate without compromising your health! Unlike most hot chocolates, this nutrient-dense drink is filled with tons of health promoting factors, such as antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, adaptogens (which help the body adapt to stresses) and fiber!

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Be Well Kitchen: Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

This time of year, I love pumpkin everything. Most of the pumpkin foods I love are rather indulgent, like my favorite... pumpkin pie. This smoothie helps to ease a sweet tooth and satisfies my pumpkin pie craving, without weighing me down.