After spending enough time tasting and making smoothies you will inevitably develop your own recipes and taste preferences. To learn how to make a smoothie you just need to know the four basic building blocks of the perfect smoothie...
Below are a special few of the star "super-foods". We recommend that these comprise the "fixed" ingredients in your smoothie. Feel free to mix and match other fruits along with these, and note that THESE are the powerful foods which will dramatically improve your health.
Many people assume that fresh fruit is more healthful. In fact, most fruit sold in stores is picked way before it's ripe so it doesn't expire before reaching the store shelves. Less time to ripen means less time to be fully enriched with all the nutrients that nature provides during the ripening process. Because fresh fruit often costs considerably more than it's frozen counterpart whenever you have the option to purchase a fruit or vegetable frozen this is usually the optimal choice...
Making a smoothie every morning as part of a daily routine is perhaps the best expenditure of your time and money you can make. Anthony Robbins writes that you should "sell your car" if you still don't own a juicer. Even better, get a high end smoothie blender, and use it every day. Smoothies give you more fiber and nutrients than juice does, thanks Tony!
We at PerfectSmoothie.com have used dozens of different protein powders over the years for a variety of health related goals. Whether your goal is to balance out the macro nutrient profile of your smoothies to that of a meal, to help gain muscle through protein supplementation, or to compliment your diet with a healthy vegan or vegetarian source of protein, there is no need to look further.
We at PerfectSmoothie.com get literally hundreds of questions and comments about Vitamix blenders. To help anyone who may be considering the purchase of a Vitamix blender, we've consolidated all of our Vitamix reviews into one place.
A smoothie (also spelled smoothy) is a thick blended beverage with shake like consistency, normally pureed in a blender containing fruits and/or vegetables as well as an added liquid such as fruit juice, vegetable juice, milk, or even yogurt.
We at PerfectSmoothie.com know how hard it is to find the time to eat well. Eating smaller nutritionally balanced snack-sized meals has been shown to be healthier than eating fewer large meals or skipping meals entirely.
If you are looking for the most healthy snacks that are either pre-made or quick and easy to make then there is no need to look further. We have searched far and wide for the most healthy snacks optimized for their great taste, nutritional value, and "superfood" properties, and here are our findings: (updated for Fall 2018)