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Strawberry Cashew Smoothie {vegan, Paleo, no added sugar}

My strawberry cashew smoothie is a portable, potable breakfast that is equally satisfying, nourishing, and delicious. It is vegan, Paleo, and has no added sugar. A Nourishing Smoothie, Made with Cashews Smoothies have come a long way since they first appeared in health magazines. Many included invariable combinations of orange juice, fruit-sweetened yogurt and frozen …

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Vegan Pink Power Latte {No Coffee, Made with Beets}

Ready for a delicious variation to your hot beverage routine? Then try my vegan pink power latte made with beet powder, your choice of milk, and a touch of sweetener. Prepare to be surprised and delighted! A No-Coffee Latte, Made with Beets! I love coffee, I love tea, and now… I love lattes made with …

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Avocado, Banana & Pear Smoothie {vegan}

Feeling the need for a late-summer, nutrition reboot? My avocado, banana and pear smoothie will have you feeling and looking refreshed and revived in no time. So, the story behind this post begins with a little event I participated in on July 23rd: the San Francisco Marathon! I have been training for the past 3+ …

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Oat-Almond-Banana Workout Recovery Drink

I hope this post finds everyone happy and well! Too often, New Year’s resolutions feel like cruel tricks: exercise in the snow? Salads in mid-winter? Closet organization with a headcold? Crawling under the covers with a beloved book, hot cocoa on the bedside table, has so much more immediate appeal. So give yourself permission to rest this month, …

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Green Pea Citrus Smoothie {vegan}

Fresh, fruity frozen green pea citrus smoothie! It is a healthy, convenient, naturally vegan, and delicious option made with mango and citrus. Did I grab your attention with my title post? Good! Because I am confident that I can convince you of the delicious and healthy possibilities of adding humble, yet mighty, green peas to …

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3-Ingredient Cantaloupe Strawberry Smoothie {vegan, Paleo}

The perfect post-workout smoothie? You found it: my 3-Ingredient Cantaloupe Strawberry Smoothie ! It is vegan, Paleo, and has no added sugar. A Perfect Post-Workout Smoothie Say hello to a perfect, post-workout smoothie. Sure, you can slurp this any time of the day, but the combination of cantaloupe and strawberries is a slam-dunk after a …

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Gorgeous Skin Smoothie {Apple, Carrot, Orange & Ginger}

Forget the pricey creams and potions. Cancel the spa appointment. Say bye-bye to wintery skin by guzzling your way to gorgeous. I know, guzzle doesn’t sound very dignified, but I can’t (won’t) help myself when I make this smoothie. It’s refreshing and bright, with a wake-up-it’s-spring kick in the pants from the peppery ginger. But …

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Cranberry-Banana Antioxidant Smoothie–sugar-free, 3 ingredients

It’s incredible how I can overlook the obvious. Case in point, cranberries. I love cranberries. I love smoothies. Why I have never considered combining the two is beyond me. I stock the freezer with bags of cranberries every November–cranberry sauces, scones and breads are always in season at my house. Moreover, I like eating them …

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Refresh & Revive: Blackberry, Cucumber & Mint Smoothie

Good morning, friends! Long time no see. I’ve been traveling for work, which included a significant amount of frenzy and mayhem beforehand and long days (but some fun, too) once there. Part of the fun included some rich restaurant NYC eating; it was worth every bite, but I’m happy to be home with Nick, Kevin …

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Beet, Apple and Ginger Detox Smoothie {Vegan, Raw}

  This is a selfish smoothie. At a time of the year when food and cooking is all about hospitality, I’ve made something entirely for me, a concoction I knew from the start–with 100% certainty–that no one else in my house would desire except me. But, it’s ok for several reasons. First, because I need …

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Banana, Date & Coconut Smoothie (no added sugar)

It’s true, I’ve been (sadly) delinquent here at Power Hungry for two months. Mea culpa. It was a decision I had to make for sanity’s sake. A looming deadline (January 15th) forced me into self-imposed exile at my computer to finish the final elements of my next cookbook. But the deadline was met, I’m almost …

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3-Ingredient Strawberry Lemonade {no added sugar}

Refreshing, delicious, and simple-to-make 3-ingredient strawberry lemonade, sweetend with monkfruit! Just what your summer day needs, it is vegan, keto,  paleo & 31 calories per 8 ounces. Nick far exceeds his basic status of adorable 3-year-old; he is also a relentless personal trainer. We ran sprints across the living room from 7:30-8 this morning, followed …

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Pina Colada Green Smoothie (3 Ingredients, Paleo, Vegan)

It’s day three of vegetables for breakfast and I feel compelled to share my go-to green smoothie, one that I have been making since my graduate school days. Despite being bright green, you do not taste the greens, only the pina colada flavor from the frozen pineapple and coconut milk. I did not use canned …

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