One of the most popular and hyped up health foods from recent years is spirulina. Some say it’s a fad that will just disappear as time goes by, others say it’s the greatest thing since sliced bread.
I usually don’t get too excited about just one food in particular. Rather, I prefer to focus on maintaining a healthy balanced diet, eating a wide variety of different foods that all offer their own unique sets of nutrients and health benefits.
But there’s no denying that spirulina has a very rich nutritional profile. So much so that I use spirulina powder as a regular ingredient for my green smoothies. It’s just very convenient for me to add a teaspoon of spirulina powder each time I prepare a smoothie and enjoy its health benefits that way.
Let’s have a closer look at what spirulina actually is and what some of the best spirulina powder supplements are.
Kale is not everyone’s favorite leafy green, but it is definitely one of my most used green smoothie ingredients. Not only is kale a very nutritious vegetable, it’s also a smoothie ingredient that blends really well with fruits and other greens.
This is why I’ve selected 8 delicious kale smoothie recipes that will hopefully inspire you to consume more of this powerful vegetable and take advantage of its health benefits.
In this day and age where healthy nutrition is such a big industry, should we rely on dietary supplements and presumably healthy green powders to live a healthy life?
Or are these often heavily marketed products just a temporary fad? The Athletic Greens Premium Superfood Cocktail is one of those green powders that has become popular in recent years.
You may have come across the word pulse in a recipe or in an instructions guidebook for a blender or food processor. While it’s a completely legitimate word, many don’t actually know what the meaning of a pulse button is.
In all honesty, I had never heard of this word either before I became a green smoothie fan several years ago.
Blenders have become common household kitchen essentials in recent years, as blending fruits and vegetables is an easy and simple way to get vital nutrients in without having to spend hours in the kitchen. Drinking nutritious green smoothies on a regular basis can have a big positive impact on your overall health and well-being.
Investing in a blender may be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make in regards to your health. This article looks into the best high end blenders available on the market today. Professional, powerful blenders that can turn all kinds of foods into creamy smoothies, nut butters and delicious soups.
Whey protein powder is a popular supplement that typically helps with building lean muscle and supports the recovery process after a workout.
As there are literally hundreds of whey protein powders available on the market, it’s difficult to figure out which type of supplement is best for you.
While some prefer to consume protein from natural food sources, for others a whey protein supplement is a better solution. If you’re looking for a good protein powder, make sure it’s a natural product with no nasty ingredients.
We all know that consuming fruits and vegetables on a daily basis plays an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Despite being aware of this, many find it challenging and time-consuming to incorporate them into their diet.
Luckily, there are ways to get those healthy nutrients without having to cook elaborate dishes or carry a lunchbox filled with fruit and vegetables everywhere you go.
While meat is typically high in protein, there are in fact lots of vegetarian and also vegan protein sources as well. Green smoothies are an excellent way to get extra protein in, sourced from vegetables and other non-meat foods.
Keen to give this a try? Check out 6 of my favorite high-protein smoothie recipes that are not only powerful and nutritious, but also taste great.
Did you know that tea is the second most popular drink after water? I personally love my cup of tea in the afternoon as it helps me to stay focused when I’m working. Tea has delicious flavors and just about the right amount of caffeine to refresh my brain when I need it most.
Each with their own distinct flavors, I enjoy drinking white tea, green tea as well as black tea. Let’s have a look at what the differences are between these three types of tea and which one offers the best health benefits.
It’s no surprise that kale has slowly become the go-to ingredient for green smoothies, juices and shakes. Perhaps a bit too much hyped up as a super food, kale does actually have some amazing and unique health benefits.
But unless you have a powerful blender at home, such as a Blendtec or a Vitamix, kale is not always the easiest of ingredients to blend into a delicious smoothie.