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Superfood Smoothies: 100 Delicious, Energizing & Nutrient-Dense Recipesby Julie Morris
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A smoothie might just be the perfect family food: an easy and delicious way to get kids and adults alike to eat more healthfully.
A blessing for busy parents, they are whipped up in minutes, perfectly portable, and enjoyed by even the pickiest eaters. In Smoothie-licious, Parents magazine editor Jenna Helwig shows how to make 75 smoothies and whole-fruit juices that are both healthy and delicious. Kids will love the bright colors and playful names like Peanut Berry Blast and Mexican Frozen Hot Chocolate; parents will love that they feature nutrient-dense seeds, dark greens and fresh fruit, and use no refined sugars. Nutrition information accompanies every recipe and icon note high sources of vitamins and minerals as well as vegan, gluten free, and meal-in-a-glass smoothies. A treats chapter turns smoothies into fun popsicles, slushes, and shakes.
"Morris, in her rhapsodic introduction, makes it clear from the outset that she's an unabashed smoothie enthusiast, and this collection of 100 smoothies for all occasions makes a persuasive, pro-smoothie argument. Using a base of 15 'superfoods', Morris (Superfood Kitchen) shows readers how they can craft tasty, creamy smoothies to target specific health and dietary needs such as boosting one's immune system, amping up protein, or strengthening bones. Once readers have stocked their pantry, they're free to create a plethora of smoothies for friends, family, and even pets (via a Doggie Smoothie composed of peanut butter, kale, banana, hemp protein powder, and chia seeds). Recipes range from familiar fruit-based smoothies to more exotic combinations such as Banana Romaine, Red Velvet Cake, Apple with Broccoli, and Sea Buckthorn Carrot. There's plenty to like in terms of taste, flavor, and texture, but the book's greatest challenge is connecting readers to ingredients like 'cracked wall' algae for chlorella powder, freeze-dried macqui berry powder, and sea buckthorn. Granted, a source list is provided, enabling those with patience and Internet access to get the requisite ingredients, but it's those with a reliable blender and even more reliable (and well stocked) health food store who will get the most out of the book. (May)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
Healthy, delicious, portable, and fastand#8212;the smoothie is a simple way for busy parents to feed even the pickiest kids (and adults) a nutritious meal. Parents magazine food editor Jenna Helwig offers 75 colorful, appealing smoothies packed with vitamin- and mineral-rich ingredients and no sugar, with photos throughout.
140 delicious probiotic smoothies and other drinks that cleanse and heal
Easy, healthy drinks and smoothies made with kombucha, kefir, yogurt, almond milk, and more
These days, it seems everyone is always talking about juicing, cleanses, and smoothies. In Drink Your Way to Gut Health, Molly Morgan, a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, brings credentials and extensive knowledge to the topic with 140 healing drink recipes based on kefir, yogurt, kombucha, almond milk, and ginger beer. The beverages, organized by chapters like Energizing, Nutrient-Rich, and Detoxifying, not only work against a variety of ailments like type 2 diabetes, allergies, and obesity, but are delicious too. Just look at the Blueberry Cinnamon Crush and the Macaroon Smoothie! Other bonus materials included in the book are nutritional data, health tips, resource lists, and shopping guides, making it an indispensable resource for those looking to improve their gut health.
Everyone loves smoothiesand#8212;and this is the ultimate smoothie book, written by Julie Morris, author of Superfood Kitchen and a superfood expert! Morris whips up 100 nutrient-rich recipes using the world's most antioxidant-, vitamin- and mineral-packed foods, and offers innovative culinary methods for making your smoothies incredibly nutritious and delicious.
Whether you're looking for an energy boost, seeking a gentle cleanse, or just trying to get healthy, you'll be inspired to power up the blender!
About the Author
Julie Morris is a Los Angeles-based natural food chef and advocate of whole, plant-based foods and superfoods. She has worked in the natural food industry for close to a decade as a recipe developer, writer, cooking show host, and spokesperson and executive chef for Navitas Naturals, a fair-trade company that specializes in 100% organic superfoods. Her mission is simple: to share recipes and nutrition tips that make a vibrantly healthy lifestyle both easy to achieve and delicious to follow. To learn more about Julie and superfoods visit juliemorris.net.
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