Guilt-Free and Oh So Delish!
Shrimp scampi over rice or pasta is one of my favorite meals. It tastes so good but with all the added butter used in the traditional recipe, it’s not the healthiest meal to eat on a regular basis. There are many rice and pasta dishes that I wish I could get away with eating every single day! But of course that it’s not the best thing healthwise. My green smoothie life has sent me on a mission to find recipes that are healthy AND delicious! I’m all about better nutrition, but I also love GOOD food.
A Delicious and Filling Low-Calorie Soup
J.J. Smith’s Fat Flush Soup is designed to assist with weaning off of the 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse. This vegetable soup not only contains a few of my favorites things to eat (sweet potatos, carrots and beans), it “restores the body’s acid alkaline and sodium potassium balance.” It’s packed with nutritious superfoods enriched with antioxidants and fiber that aid with flushing out toxins and fat from the body.
It does all of this plus it’s very delicious and keeps you nice and full.
Finally! A Salad That I LOVE To Eat…Really!
I am NOT what you’d call a “salad” person. The first thing that pops up in my head when I think about salads is iceberg lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers. It’s not that this is so terrible, but it’s not really something that makes me say, “Ooh, I can’t wait to eat that!”
To be honest, I’m more of a desserts person. I love cakes, pies and whatever other desserts are in creation! However, as much as I enjoy a good slice of cake or pie, I’m aware that this is not a healthy daily choice (although eating them in moderation is cool). I’m all about making better food choices but taste is very important to me. Eating something healthy that tastes like cardboard is not an option.
A Healthy Start To Your Day!
My green protein smoothie plays a huge role in my weekday mornings! On most weekdays I have no time to cook and sit down to what is considered “the most important meal of the day.” Some people can get through their morning without eating breakfast. Alas, I am not one of those people! I work out every morning too so my tummy is calling for some sustenance afterwards.
Also, as a middle-aged woman, I feel the effects that food have on my body very quickly – the good and the bad. I’m always on the lookout for healthy meals that I actually enjoy so this smoothie fits the bill in both cases.
Sweetened Coconut Flakes for Your Cake!
Most coconut cake recipes call for sweetened coconut flakes. For my cake I use Let’s Do Organic’s 100% Organic Coconut Flakes. Personally, I love them because of the large shaved-like shapes as opposed to the traditional shredded variety. I use them as a finishing touch on my Happy Holiday Coconut Cake which gives it a most beautifully textured, decadent look that everyone loves.