Beverage

Peach Crumble Smoothie

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I love fresh peaches, especially when they are in season. One of my favourite peach dishes is a crumble. To be fair, I like any crumble as the combination of the fruit with the sweet oat topping is incredible. This smoothie takes all that is great about a peach crumble and turns it into a healthy drink. The peach crumble …

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Frozen Fruit Salad Smoothie

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A good quality blender is an excellent addition to any home kitchen. It can be used in many ways making everything from cake batters, soups, vinaigrettes, nut butters, curry pastes, smoothies and more. Our family loves smoothies and I try to have some frozen fruit in the freezer all the time, so that whenever we get that smoothie craving, we have …

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Citrus Explosion Juice

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If you like freshly squeezed orange juice, then you are sure to love this drink. Citrus Explosion takes classic orange juice to a new level adding other citrus fruits to the mix. Clementines, grapefruits and half a lemon are added to the navel oranges to produce a juice that is sweet but also has the welcome citrus ‘tang’! This is the …

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Papaya Pineapple Juice

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Here is a juice that will give you a taste of the tropics. With each sip of this drink, I imagine myself on some island in the Caribbean, lounging on the sand, feeling the sun beaming down and I hearing the waves lapping onto the beach. So, not only is this juice good for you physically, but it is also like a …

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Gazpacho Juice

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Gazpacho is a Spanish soup made with tomatoes and other vegetables. A significant difference of gazpacho compared to other soups is that it is traditionally served chilled. This gazpacho juice recipe is similar to the soup in many ways, although it may be a little thinner in consistency. Gazpacho juice is both delicious and incredibly healthy. It can also be …

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Granny Smith Apple and Green Grape Juice

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Of all the juices that I have made, this might just be my favorite! I love the taste of tang, and the combination of granny smith apples with green grapes give the perfect combination of tang and sweetness. The juice is bright and fresh and the perfect pick me up, ideal in the morning, or anytime you want a boost. The …

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Carrot Orange Cantaloupe Juice

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One of my favorite juices to make is carrot. It is simple and delicious. I love the taste of a cold glass of freshly pressed carrot juice. Carrot juice is great plain, but it is also excellent if other fruits or vegetables are added. This recipe follows an orange theme, adding carrots, oranges and cantaloupe. There is a wonderful sweet …

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Green Detox Cleanse Juice

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Looking over my site, it would become clear fairly quickly that I am pretty open regarding what I eat. I do not follow any fat free, carb free, processed free or GMO free eating lifestyle. I would never criticize anyone that follows one of those or some other eating plan. People know their body and can sense when things are …

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Strawberry Pineapple Juice

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With May coming to a close, that means some of the first crops are not too far away in Ontario. I love how strawberries become available so early in the summer season. There is nothing like going out and picking fresh Ontario strawberries. They are packed with sweetness and flavor. Pineapple is a fruit that goes very well with strawberries and …

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Berry Burst Juice

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Over the past few months, we have gotten into juicing. I have a couple juicers and have been trying all sorts of different combinations. Juice is incredibly healthy and I love that the kids are enjoying drinking the juice and it is a great way for them to get their vitamins. Berries are a superfood, rich in antioxidants, like anthocyanin, …

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