5 smoothie ingredients to get rid of the colds naturally

Ugh. We’re all sick. Some bug’s hitched a ride home from school and now we’re all under the weather. My little girl’s the worst; she’s got a raging fever, she’s vomiting, and there’s: “funny sounds in my ears mummy and my eyes hurt”. I’m not so bad, just an itchy nose which makes me sneeze all the time, a runny

Pea Brown Rice Veggie Smoothie

Pea+Brown Rice Veggie Smoothie Recipe – Isowhey Protein Powder

I bought a bag of Isowhey Pea+Brown Rice Protein a while back. This is an organic protein (well, 97.6% of it anyway); gluten, dairy and soy free, made from sprouted bio-fermented golden pea and brown rice, as well as a range of other sprouted grains, seeds and legumes including millet, buckwheat, amaranth, quinoa and flax seed. That all sounds really

Nutribullet RX1700 blender

Save on Nutribullet Blenders + I love my Nutribullet book

Kitchen Warehouse is having a big clearance sale on Nutribullet blenders & books. They currently offer both the Nutribullet Pro 900 and the Nutribullet RX1700 at 15% and 13% off (respectively). The sales price for the Pro 900 blender is $169 (down from $199.95) and the RX1700 blender is on sale for $349 (down from $399.95). The main differences between

Optimum Nutriforce Extractor - preorder sales ending soon, 50% off = $189

Nutriforce Extractor coming soon – 50% off sale ending soon

I received an email a few days ago from Francois Nassif, the general manager at Froothie Australia about the launch of their new Nutriforce Extractor blender, Optimum’s answer to the NutriBullet blender (which is currently on special at KitchenWarehouse for $169, a saving of $30.95). I’ve had a Nutriforce blender on pre-order since mid April; looks like it’s getting close

Nutty Vanilla Smoothie Recipe

Nutty Vanilla Smoothie Recipe – Almonds, Brazil Nuts, Wheatgerm

Ready for a super nutrient-dense snack, or breakfast that will keep you going for hours? Grab a Nutty Vanilla Smoothie! Over 19 grams of protein in a 300g serving; a great smoothie for pre- and post- workouts. Fairly high in calories at 495 Cal per 300g serving, but these aren’t empty calories – every single ingredients provides healthy nutrition and

Raspberry Coconut Smoothie Recipe

Raspberry Coconut Smoothie – Delicious Family Favourite Recipe

My eldest daughter and husband do not like smoothies; full stop. For months I’ve been trying to convince them with chocolate shake smoothies, frozen banana smoothĂ©’s (like a frappĂ©) and the likes, but to no avail. This smoothie though – hallelujah! It’s pink; a big plus for my 7 year old daughter. It’s sweet; a plus for both husband and

Amazonia Raw slim & tone review

Review of Amazonia Raw Slim and Tone Protein – Cacao Macadamia

Ok, there’s the good, the bad, and then there’s the plain ugly. I’ve been researching protein powders for a long time now and Amazonia’s Raw really got my attention, mainly because it’s organic, looks beautiful, doesn’t contain animal products, contains awesome nutrition, and I love Amazonia’s Raw Prebiotic Women’s Multi. I ordered the 500g container from HealthPost.com.au; it was not

Spiced Apple Warm Porridge Smoothie

Warm Spiced Apple Smoothie

It was so freezing this morning! After a hot summer with some days topping 42 degrees, I am so not ready for winter yet. It’s time to bring the firewood up to the house, hang up the thermal curtains and light the fire at night (and maybe even in the morning, but don’t tell my wood-chopping hubby that!). Bec, my

High Protein Oat Spinach Smoothie Recipe

High Protein Oat Spinach Smoothie

You may have read about my struggle to find the perfect protein powder to add to my smoothies. I’m trying to find one that is nutritionally complete; not low carb or necessarily low fat, and one which is not animal derived. It also needs to be tummy-friendly. I’d really prefer it to be organic, and from a company that is