Melissa’s Green Breakfast Smoothie

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This smoothie is the morning go-to for our blog editor, who likes starting her day with good hydration, protein, and fiber. She likes a thinner smoothie because it’s easier to suck through a straw when she’s got to drink it on the road. If you prefer a thick smoothie, start with less water and thin […]

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Tropical Blast Protein Smoothie

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Dietitian’s Tip: Add 1/2 cup of plain Greek yogurt to any smoothie recipe to increase the protein, calcium and healthy bacteria.  

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Blueberry-Basil Tea Spritzer

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Dietitian Tips: Try mixing up the flavors! Swap in raspberries or frozen mango instead of blueberries, or try different flavored Seltzer waters with different herbs.

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Cranberry Holiday Punch

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For a little decorative flair, make an ice ring set with cranberries and rosemary in a bundt pan. Keeping this nutritionally beneficial is dependent on picking juices that are sweetened with a mix of other juices, not with added sugar.  

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Hot or Cold Chai Smoothie

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There’s no actual tea in this smoothie, but the warm spices will fill your senses like a good cup of chai. By soaking and pureeing cashews, you’re essentially creating something like a thick cashew milk, sweetened lightly by a few dates.

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