Curried Lentil Soup

Have you tried lentil soup? Lentils are part of the legume family, which includes beans, peas and peanuts. They are seeds that grow inside pods and are dried after harvesting. With a rich history that can be dated back to 8,000 years ago, lentils are even noted in the Bible’s book of Genesis. They have graced the tables of kings to peasants alike. Lentils are not only inexpensive, they also happen to be very nutritious and as versatile as rice.  [...]

Orange Krush!

I love the taste of fresh citrus, especially oranges! They are, after all, the most popular fruit of the citrus family. You can buy them all year round and they are pretty inexpensive. Plus, don’t forget the staying power in the refrigerator. Every part of the orange can be eaten and has nutritional value, including the rind! Delicious and juicy oranges contain an impressive list of nutrients, vitamins and minerals. They are an excellent source of vitamin C, which helps [...]

New Year’s Detox Blast

Happy New Year! I can’t believe another year has gone by. It’s 2014! The holiday parties with friends and family were wonderful, especially the food and drinks. Sadly, I consume more junk from Thanksgiving through to the New Year than I eat the entire year! Thank goodness the holidays are over and it’s time for my annual New Year’s Resolution. This year, I vow to eat healthier and clean up my diet. So, if you’re like me and had too [...]

Creamsicle Dream

Remember when you were a kid and the ice cream truck would drive by your house? Just hearing the crackling music coming from the truck made me run into the house to get money from my piggybank. My treat of choice? The Orange Creamsicle. For years, these icy delicacies always had a place in my freezer – that is, until I discovered the NutriBullet! When I first began Blasting with the NutriBullet, I started to think about what I was [...]

Banana Cream Pie

I’m so happy it’s the holiday season again. I love this time of year and the festivities that go with it! All the parties and food to be shared with good friends and family; there’s nothing better! Unfortunately, this also means heavy dinners and decadent desserts. And yes, desserts are my weakness in life. It’s like my own Kryptonite. So, I’ve tirelessly been on a search for healthier versions that can be whipped up in my NutriBullet. I found one [...]