The Wellness Blog
Enjoy some pumpkin spice this season that boosts your health at the same time! From our famous Pumpkin Pie Smoothie to the Pumpkin Spice Parfait, these heart-warming season's favorites are a must-try.Before you get started tasting these 5 great recipes, here are some fun facts...
Smoothies are a great way to power up your nutrition and develop strength using the very best mother nature has to offer. Vacuum blending can take your smoothies to the next level by offering an additional level of protection for the valuable antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that can sometimes be diminished during the blending process due to oxidation.
Both blending and juicing have their own pros and cons when it comes to optimizing your health. Watch our video to see the results of blending 5 lbs of carrots compared with juicing 5 lbs of carrots. We'll also give you for advice on when it's better to blend or when it's best to juice.
"Beet" the heat with this invigorating juice after a long day in the sun. Despite having only three ingredients, this recipe provides you with many vitamins and minerals to help your body restore itself. With a deep, crimson hue from the beet, this juice not only looks great but tastes great.
As seen in the book, Living With Greenstar by Elysa Markowitz, this juice recipe is one of her summer favorites. Sweet and tart with a rich golden color, this juice supplies you with vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, and C, biotin, folic acid, and a host of minerals. This drink can be your multivitamin for the day.
Steve Meyerowitz in the 7 Day Just Juice Diet said, "The liver is an amazing organ with hundreds of function relating to metabolism, synthesizing nutrient, breaking down fats, regulating cholesterol, storing glucose and vitamins and much more." This fresh juice is great for daily enjoyment to alkalize your entire bloodstream and support healthy liver function! Check out the video to see how you can use three ingredients to make this powerful beverage in about 30 seconds using the Slowstar Juicer!
Using the Slowstar Juicer, Jenny Ross shows us how to make her Pineapple Jalapeño Juice. Not only is this juice sweet, but it can pack quite a bit of heat depending on how much jalapeño you use, so you can adjust the recipe according to your own taste. Capsaicin, which is what makes chili peppers like jalapeños spicy, helps with weight loss and boosts your metabolism. Because this is a simple recipe, you can use this as a base juice for other juices throughout the week.
Refresh and recharge your body with this hydrating and energizing Watermelon Refresher Juice recipe. With just a few simple ingredients—watermelon, cucumber, mint, and lime—you can restore your electrolytes, get a boost of energy, and attain a variety of vitamins and minerals from these powerful fruits and vegetables. Feel free to adjust the flavor by adding more or less mint leaves or limes to suit your taste buds. Enjoy this tangy and aromatic juice, perfect for those hot summer days.
Make this easy, delicious healthy organic raw cookie using the Slowstar 2-in-1 Juicer and Mincer and Sedona Combo Dehydrator. Here's a raw treat that is not only sweet, but is also high in protein and fiber. Satisfy your dessert cravings with our healthy and nutritious Banana Nut Bites!
Pitaya, or dragon fruit, provides an antioxidant boost, and helps support healthy hair, skin, and more. Used as a base along with frozen fruits, this recipe is not only healthy but also delicious. The pitaya gives a deep, rich red-violet color when you are finished blending. This recipe has a lot of room for customization with the toppings.
Açai bowls are not only delicious, but high in nutrition. This recipe shows you how you can make an açai “bowl” for when you're on-the-go by using glass jars. You can even use lids to store these sweet treats for later. There is a lot of customization possible with this recipe, so feel free to mix and match the toppings according to your own tastes.
Sorbets are a refreshing treat for when the weather gets warmer. This recipe, from Living With Greenstar by Elysa Markowitz, combines pineapple, mango, and banana for a mix of tropical flavors. The sorbet is sweet and tart, but by adding more banana, it can get creamier and sweeter. You can top it off with more fruit and serve it as a healthy alternative to ice cream.
Jenny shows us how to make a light and tasty raw wrap using the Dynablend Blender and Sedona Express Dehydrator. This is an easy fill-your-own wrap that's great for adding plant-based living foods into your diet. You can use a variety of nutritious leafy greens in your own custom wraps. This delicious wrap can easily be taken on-the-go.
In just minutes, you can create a flavorful fresh dish that also offers a wide selection of health benefits! Due to the selection of fresh herbs that this recipe uses, it is rich in oxygenating chlorophyll for your blood. Zoodles, aka "zucchini noodles" are a low carbohydrate and low sugar alternative to traditional noodles.
Try this delicious recipe in your Personal Blender II! A fast and easy to create salad and dressing that will take you a few minutes to create. This dish is also enjoyable as a prepped meal throughout the week. When you prepare the dressing you can store directly in our blending containers with the commuter lid for easy dressing!