Is it obvious that we’re huge fans of smoothies? Well, we are. They’re an everyday staple on the Be Well Cleanse, and even after the cleanse is over, we recommend having smoothies for breakfast. People are always asking me what are the best things to add to smoothies, so here’s a little overview of how to make delicious shakes that are sugar, gluten and dairy free...
Tag Archive: whey powder
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.
Tis the season of indulgent pumpkin desserts - usually ones that are full of gluten and sugar - but you can make something equally as delicious that’s also incredibly nourishing for your body! This smoothie is packed with greens, full of pumpkin spice flavor and is the perfect healthy holiday breakfast. With coconut water to keep you hydrated (and for a bit of sweetness), warming spices like cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg, almond butter for a nutty creaminess, and a protein packed punch from the Be Well Vanilla Whey Protein -- this smoothie will keep you energized and full of good cheer through the busy holiday season!
I recently suffered a nasty side effect of Doxycycline which made it difficult to swallow and painful to eat solid foods, making liquids my only option. For a week, I sipped, slurped and spooned homemade smoothies while my throat healed. They allowed me to get the nutrition I needed without causing me any pain! This experience once again reminded me why I love smoothies and how they are such an essential part of a healthy diet.