Category: bbwellness

Top 10 Food Products We LOVE!

While we have always loved to cook at home, during the pandemic, cooking was elevated to new heights in our house. I was constantly looking for recipes the family would love. Trying out new fruits, veggies, meats and fish. Researching new products that I hadn’t tried but wanted to. This is one of my favorite parts of the work I...
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On Becoming a Health Coach

Nutrition, exercise and wellness have not always been a priority for me. Cooking has been a passion since I was old enough to cook with my Mom, but understanding the physical benefits of eating a beautiful, colorful palate is something I did not learn until later in life. When I was in college, I was terribly unkind to my body...
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Recipe: Pumpkin Spiced Blizzard Bowl

Another smoothie recipe that replicates a dessert favorite! This time it is the blizzard. You know the one. So thick you can dump it upside down and nothing drips and is filled with crunchy toppings. That is the one that this pumpkin spiced smoothie bowl was created after. We are able to purchase organic, unsweetened pumpkin puree year round. I...
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Recipe: Double Chocolate + PB Smoothie

The votes are in! The winner for the weekly smoothie recipe and demo was the double chocolate and peanut butter smoothie! The peaches and cream smoothie was a very close second, but in the end the chocolate lovers won out ;). Who doesn’t love a peanut butter cup? Or a tagalong girl scout cookie? The classic chocolate and peanut butter...
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Recipe: S’mores Smoothie

Here is the recipe of the week: S’mores smoothie bowl! Last week, I asked for feedback on what you all wanted to have me make next and when I read s’mores smoothie in the comments I was SOLD! This is a flavor combo I love, but have never tried to create in a smoothie form. Probably because creating marshmallow flavors...
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Recipe: Carrot Cake Smoothie

Happy Friday! Hope that you are all waking up to a wonderful morning. One of my favorite ways to play around in the kitchen is to create smoothie recipes based on my favorite desserts. Carrot cake is most definitely a fav! We always get Publix carrot cake for family birthday’s in Michael’s family and we LOVE it. Now, this smoothie...
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Recipe: Whole 30 Cashew Cookie Smoothie

I hope that if you try this one, you LOVE it. I remember that during our entire Whole 30 this was the recipe that was made the most by other people doing the Whole 30, too. It uses my most favorite nut butter: cashew! It is hard to choose a favorite nut and nut butter because I love them all....
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Recipe: Whole 30 Creamy Cacao + Almond Butter Smoothie

Are you into eating chocolate ice cream smoothie bowls for breakfast? Cool, me, too. You are in good company. Starting the day with something sweet is it for me. I tend to associate savory meals with lunch and dinner and very rarely will go savory for breakfast. I like my breakfast to taste like dessert and I don’t hide it....
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Recipe: Whole 30 Pumpkin Spiced Smoothie

Fall is definitely my favorite season. Not for the PSL, but for the sweet relief from the summer heat in Florida. We have this one day we celebrate in our house each year and it is the first day after summer where we open all the windows and the porch slider and let the cool air in. THAT is my...
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Recipe: Almond Butter Cookie Smoothie

There was a time in the early days of my being at Institute for Integrative Nutrition for my health coach training certification that I was in a “dessert” smoothie phase. I tried to recreate all my favorite desserts and girl scout cookies into superfood smoothies. This smoothie recipe took me back to the early days. This one is all about...
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