Smoothies

Creamy Broccoli-Strawberry Smoothie

Creamy Broccoli-Strawberry Smoothie

Confession: I LOATHE broccoli. Yes, I’m familiar with its many attributes. Broccoli is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C, chromium and folate. It’s a good source of omega 3 and hard-to-get minerals, like calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron and selenium. Rich...

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Detox Spinach-Pear Smoothie

Detox Spinach-Pear Smoothie

My beef with commercial “green” smoothies is that they often contain more fruit (sugar) than actual greens.  Commercial smoothies can also contain ingredients that sound “healthy”—for example:  coconut nectar, agave, mango puree, apple juice or yogurt—but are really...

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Blueberry-Cauli Smoothie

Blueberry-Cauli Smoothie

I’ve pretty much banished refined “white foods”, like rice, potatoes, flour, bread (even gluten-free breads) and pasta, from my diet. With one exception: cauliflower “rice”. From cauliflower mash to cauliflower pizza, cauliflower is all the rage as a smart carb,...

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Warming Mango-Ginger Smoothie

Warming Mango-Ginger Smoothie

Even when it’s blustery and freezing cold outside (like it is in New York City right now), you can still enjoy a delicious taste of sunshine—and warm up with a little spicy heat! This is a warm smoothie. It has just three real food ingredients: organic mango, fresh...

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Banana-Cacao Green Smoothie

Banana-Cacao Green Smoothie

This delicious green smoothie is packed with fiber and flavor.  It is also chockfull of the mineral, magnesium, from 3 sources: the banana, raw cacao nibs and raw greens.  I favor using wild arugula in this smoothie, which gives this smoothie a unique but flavorful...

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Detox Marathon Smoothie

Detox Marathon Smoothie

Stress, sugar, coffee, alcohol, soda and birth control pills are a few of the things that can deplete our mineral stores. Unfortunately, mineral deficiencies are rampant today, thanks to soil depletion and a process food-driven Standard American Diet (SAD). A common...

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Pear-Mint Smoothie

Pear-Mint Smoothie

This smoothie is a yummy mix of spinach, apple, pear, healthy fat (almond milk or flax milk, soaked almonds, avocado) and some protein (soaked almonds). Fresh mint leaves give this smoothie extra spark. Mint is also a good source of vitamin A—needed for healthy skin....

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Golden Glow Smoothie

Golden Glow Smoothie

This smoothie is luxuriously decadent and creamy, thickened by coconut milk and chia seeds and lightly and naturally sweetened with mango and dates. Healthy fats—Coconut milk, coconut flakes and coconut oil—help balance hormones and are incredibly nourishing for your...

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Good Morning Liver Cleanse Smoothie

Good Morning Liver Cleanse Smoothie

As the second largest (and heaviest) organ in the body, the liver is a tireless multi-tasker.   On a functional level, it serves us by: Producing bile Producing cholesterol and proteins to help carry fats throughout the body Creating proteins and cholesterol to form...

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Hi, I’m Kathryn Matthews. As a Board Certified Functional Health Coach, I help clients reclaim their energy, vitality and well-being. I want you to feel empowered about taking charge of YOUR health! To learn more, see About Kathryn.

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