Salad Dressing Makeover

Raw’kin Snack of the WeekSummertime is nearing its end – but that doesn’t mean we have to eat like it! Let’s keep the fresh, crunchy, bright colors of summer around for as long as we can. But let’s ditch the unhealthy, bottled dressings of yester-year and make our own healthy version, just like summer would like. We all know that the oils and sugar in many salad dressings can pack on the fat and calories. Homemade salad dressing is not only [...]

Vegetable Blast

We all know mornings are probably the most hectic time of day in a household, especially mine. Trying to get everyone up and out the door on time is like an act of God. It’s just as important, though, to make sure my family eats a good breakfast at the start of their day. And recently, I have been trying to go greener on the morning Blast. It’s a great way to sneak vegetables into their diet without them ever [...]

Ice Blasted Mocha

I love waking up to a cup of coffee in the morning! There’s something comforting and peaceful about the experience – not to mention, I’m fond of the energy boost the caffeine provides, as well! About twice a week, I enjoy skipping off to one of those gourmet coffee shops and having the barista whip me up a nice, ice blended mocha. There’s something so indulgent about drinking a decadent coffee topped with a big shot of whipped cream. Then [...]

My Motivation

I have been NutriBlasting for over two years now. I feel pretty confident in my abilities to come up with the right balance of taste and nutrition that works for me. However, it hasn’t always been Nutri-bliss! I jumped into the NutriBullet program head first. I was determined to make each and every Blast delicious and healthy. Boy, was I wrong. Some were so disgusting, they went directly down the sink. Nevertheless, my determination prevailed and now I’m an expert [...]

Chocolate Banana Protein Blast

Whether you’re an exercise enthusiast or just trying to lose weight, we know protein helps the body. We hear so much about it and we know we need it, but just what is protein? Protein is made up of long chains of amino acids. There are about 22 different types of amino acids and the body needs all of them to function. They are broken down into 14 non-essential and 8 essential amino acids. The body can manufacture the non-essentials, [...]