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A Week of Green Smoothies

What is it exactly that make those greens we add to our smoothies so beneficial? Leafy greens are low in calories, packed with vitamins, and are needed for clear skin and healthy immune systems. Greens such as spinach and kale contain more potasium than bananas and can help reduce blood pressure. Leafy greens keep you feeling full longer which will help you avoid unnecessary snacking. Get on our week long green smoothie program and thank us later.

Healthy Eating throughout the Holidays

Healthy Eating throughout the Holidays

It’s difficult to make healthy food choices during the holidays, especially with the delicious treats everywhere we go. Don’t abandon all healthy eating efforts. Of course you can indulge a little, but don’t give up completely. Continue to eat well and follow the following tips, and your waistline will thank you come 2013.

what is agave nectar

What is Agave Nectar, and Why Use It in Recipes?

What is Agave Nectar? It is derived from the heart of the agave plant and is gaining popularity as a sweetener because it is lower on the glycemic index and does not raise blood sugar levels as high as white sugar. Agave Nectar enhances the flavors of foods and works well in many recipes. Opt for this sweetener in the following recipes and let us know what you think!