Honeydew Cucumber Blast

Honeydew and cucumbers are a wonderful combination for a hot summer day! Both are light and refreshing, and together, they make a delicious NutriBlast. You definitely need to be a fan of cucumbers and honeydew to appreciate this one! Cucumbers are made up of 96% water, making them a good source of natural hydration. Because of this, they are low in calories, but still loaded with nutritional value. Honeydew is naturally sweet with about 60 calories per half cup and [...]

The Greener Blast!

Like most people, my life consists of not enough time, too little energy, too much work and a general feeling of being overwhelmed – sound familiar? If you’re struggling with a similar juggling act, it’s easy to forget to eat until you are famished and heading to the closest drive-thru. Well, I have discovered something that has changed my life,  the ultimate green NutriBlast. Not only am I getting my daily dose of fruits, veggies and fiber, but it has [...]

Aloe Vera Water

Have you heard of aloe water? It’s become a popular drink and most markets carry it right next to the coconut waters. It comes in some great fruit-infused flavors like blueberry, pineapple and my favorite, coconut. It’s a wonderful alternative to sugary sodas or store-bought juice drinks. It’s a great way to quench your thirst naturally; think of it as nature’s own version of Gatorade! Aloe water is a wonderful wholesome detox aid.  It provides a rich cocktail of vitamins and [...]

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 [...]

Dandelion Blast

When I was a child, I spent a lot of time with my Italian grandmother. She loved to cultivate and grow her own vegetables. In the spring, you could always find her in the yard gardening and weeding. Most of the weeds were thrown away, except for the dandelion greens. She told me these were an Italian delicacy called cicoria. She would take them in the house clean them up and use them in salads or sauté them for dinner. [...]