9 High-Protein Smoothies That Taste Like a Milkshake When given the choice between a decadent milkshake or healthy smoothie, what would you choose? If personally faced with this dilemma, one of two things would happen. In the first scenario, I’d pick the smoothie without hesitation, convincing myself that yes, kale does taste great in smoothies. (Kale is the new chocolate, right?) In the second scenario, I’d order a double-chocolate milkshake with the works: whipped cream, rainbow sprinkles, and a side of sweet potato fries while I’m at it. #TreatYoself. But why choose? With the rich flavors of our favorite milkshakes, a touch of protein, and a whole lot of nutrients, these protein shakes will satisfy your sweet tooth and nourish your body—making the healthy choice also the easy (and delicious!) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Every week, the Greatist Team scours the Web for tasty, trendy, and (mostly) healthy recipes to help open both minds and palates to the wonders of food.
healthy-stuff.html?sthash.87kiWZ22 Here at The Stay At Home Chef we believe in a balanced diet. A significant portion of my recipes are considered healthy. Here you will find an index list of these healthy recipes. You can eat restaurant-quality dishes in the comfort of your home. And they can be healthy! Breakfast Snacks & Appetizers Vegetable Sides Soups Salads Seafood Entrees Vegetarian Entrees Meat Entrees Wraps and Sandwiches Dessert 9 Gourmet Grilled Cheese Recipes That Are Totally Easy to Make Few meals top the combination of mounds of melted cheese and perfectly toasted bread that makes up the beloved grilled cheese. Add avocado, bacon, caramelized onions, or extra Brie, and you’ve got what we like to call a mouthgasm. Before running to the nearest sandwich shop in hopes of finding your taste buds’ cheesy soul mate, consider this: Grilled cheese is one of the easiest (and cheapest!) sandwiches you can make at home. And odds are you have the ingredients on hand. It’s also easy to transform the bread-and-cheese confection from simple to gourmet—meaning it's ideal to entertain both kids and foodies. These nine grilled cheese recipes will make you look like a Top Chef while leaving your savings account in tact. Full of antioxidants, fiber, and vitamin C, blueberries are one super superfood. Sure, avocados are delicious. Talk about a trifecta of taste! Though this recipe may not qualify as gourmet, it’s certainly creative. There’s going green, then there’s eating green.
simplegreensmoothies Hello soon-to-be leafy lover! You may have seen your co-worker downing a glass of green liquid pulp and wondering why would any one drink that. Well, these green smoothies are a quick and easy way to get large amounts of fruits and leafy greens into your daily diet— and give your body the plant-based nutrients it craves. And we promise you they are tasty! We’re here to help show you how to make a green smoothie. That’s always one of the first questions we get when we’re sharing how to make a green smoothie — and its a good one! And if you want to get all scientific, dark leafy greens contain: high-quality amino acids, important minerals, vitamins, antioxidants and beneficial phytonutrients. Ready to start blending? PSSST! Join us for our always free Simple 7 : Your kick start to healthy habits.
Avocado Hummus Hey everyone! You can now follow me on Instagram (follow link here). I’m a little behind but I’d love you to follow!! Share on Pinterest Here’s how I want to get part of my veggie intake for the day! If you’d like the avocado flavor to shine through more you can reduce the tahini slightly but if you want it to have more of a traditional hummus flavor leave it as it is. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 (15 oz) can chick peas, well drained 2 medium ripe avocados, cored and peeled (13 oz before cored and peeled) 3 Tbsp olive oil, plus more for serving if desired 1 1/2 Tbsp tahini 3 Tbsp fresh lime juice 1 clove garlic, peeled Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/8 tsp cumin 1 - 2 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro leaves, for topping Red pepper flakes, for topping Directions Pulse chick peas, olive oil, tahini, lime juice, and garlic in a food processor until smooth, about 2 minutes. Share on Pinterest Share on Pinterest
Tropical Fruit Breakfast Smoothie. So this is what I am going to be drinking for the next week. This and about a million other tropical foods, because that is what you do on a hot summer vacay. Or at least that is what I am going to do. Here’s the thing with smoothies. Two, smoothies are really not a recipe. With that said though, I really wanted to make a smoothie full of summer fruits and heavy on the tropical flavors. That is where this two layered smoothie comes in! I went with the two layers because well, they’re pretty, and fun, and because I thought that if I didn’t make two layers and just mixed everything in, then the color might come out a little scary looking. So two layers it was! Whatever, some weird stuff was definitely going on with these smoothies. I also made some super simple coconut granola to go on top. And really, you should not pass that up. Tropical Fruit Breakfast Smoothie. Ingredients 1 cup frozen raspberries or strawberries (I used a mix) 1 medium banana, fresh or frozen 1 cup coconut milk Instructions
How To Make A Detox Green Smoothie Life can be toxic. From contaminants in food and water to noxious chemicals in cleaning and hygiene products, toxins abound. However, you don’t need questionable cleansing supplements or liquid fasts to cleanse your body from the inside out. Fresh, whole, ripe fruits and vegetables as well as an active, low-stress lifestyle facilitates detox and cleansing more than any product can. I get a lot of questions from readers and people I meet about detox smoothies. Since I get this question a lot, I thought I would create a detox program to help you detox safely and effectively with green smoothies and whole foods. The Green Smoothie Health Program helps you kickstart a new, healthier lifestyle. My Detox In 4 Days e-book give you four seasonal detox programs as well as a “day after” detox program. Let me give you a little glimpse as to what’s in these books and why green smoothies are better for detoxing. Why Organic Fruits Help With Detoxification Why Organic Greens Help With Detoxification
27 Healthy and Portable Mason Jar Meals Only a few years ago, mason jars were pretty much strictly for canning. Now, most likely thanks to social media, they’re as trendy as green juice and coconut oil. Sure, they can house wedding centerpieces and tiki torches, but even better: They make portable, portion-control meals a cinch—some don’t even need a second of cooking! Plus, hello food porn! Who knew salads looked even more appetizing stacked? But don't worry if you don’t feel like you #nailedit on the presentation. Breakfast Photo: Cheryl Style 1. This beaut calls for grilled peaches to up the sweet ante, though fresh work just as well in a time-crunch. 2. Mason jar breakfasts aren’t all layered parfaits, oats, and chia seeds. 3. Turtle chocolate lovers, this one’s for you. 4. That’s right—flapjacks to go! 5. Gotta love a recipe that doesn’t require cooking. Photo: Food in Jars 6. Who you callin’ half pint? 7. 8. 9. Despite the slew of oat recipes out there, morning mason jar options for Paleo eaters do exist. 10. Salads 11.
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100 Times Vegetables Were The Most Delicious Thing On The Table It's easy to get stuck in a vegetable rut. Once you've got your go-to salad recipe or have found the perfect way to stir-fry broccoli, there's no need to look any further, right? WRONG. Guys, you're selling your veggies short. There's so much more you can do with an artichoke than steam it. There are countless recipes for corn off of the cob. If you've been cooking squash the same way for the past year (or decade), today is the day you should branch out. From pickled asparagus to fennel gratin, we have found every reason you need to eat vegetables. Tina Rupp/Food&Wine