Berry Carrot Smoothie by Stephanie Olzinski, RDNThe best way to start off the new year is with a healthful smoothie packed with antioxidants and plenty of protein to help keep your body fueled for the day ahead. The most important thing to remember when making or buying smoothies is to always include protein in them. Whether you use milk, coconut milk, soy milk, low fat Greek yogurt and or protein powder to name a few, you are going to get a complete meal in a quick 'grab and go' drink.Mixed Berry SorbetMixed berries combined with fresh ginger makes a beautiful and zingy sorbet, perfect for dessert or if you’re like me, after a long day by the pool. And, as a bonus, this tasty treat delivers a punch of antioxidants and is a great sources of fiber, a nutrient important for a healthy digestive system. Ummm…dare I say, this dessert is healthy?Sangria MocktailSummer time barbecue’s and pool parties in the hot sun mean you are going to have a lot of thirsty people at your house. During these big events, I like to make this healthy mocktail, packed with my favorite fruits that is sure to quench everyone’s thirst. Make this ahead of time so that when your guests arrive, they will head straight for this Sangria – a perfect beverage for everyone.
I call this an ‘eyeball recipe’ which in my house it means – no measurements. Just chop up ingredients, pour in container and add liquids until desired taste and quantity is achieved. Basically it’s a great excuse for me to constantly taste what I’m cooking.Breakfast Banana SplitWho wants a Banana Split for Breakfast? Packed full of antioxidants and much needed potassium and protein, this recipe is a sure win in any house!Triple Berry SmoothieMarch is National Nutrition Month. This is an education and information campaign that focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices, and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
A sure fire way for the entire family to start their day filled with antioxidants and fiber and only takes a few minutes to prepare!
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