Posts tagged with "raspberries"

Raspberry Passion Fruit Smoothie

Posted July 17, 2014 in smoothie, drink, fruit and 5 more

I have this habit of impulse buying produce that I 1) have never tried before or 2) have never heard of before or 3) have no idea how to prepare.

When I see something new in the produce section, I get excited and things go in my cart.

My latest produce impulse purchase was a passion fruit!

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Double Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie

Posted August 14, 2014 in smoothie, recipe, drink and 7 more

I whipped up this delicious smoothie to satisfy my sweet tooth one afternoon, and I am totally in love!

This would be perfect post-workout since I used protein powder, or have it for dessert to get your sweet fix.

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Raspberry Vanilla Smoothie

Posted May 14, 2015 in smoothie, Raspberry Vanilla Smoothie, raspberries and 6 more


I've been absolutely obsessed with raspberries lately. I love them on top of my morning oats drizzled with cashew butter. Mmmmm….

Besides being little sweet and tart bites of delight, raspberries are full of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients. (source)


Have you noticed that inflammation has been a pretty hot topic in health news lately? I've seen tons of articles lately on the best anti-inflammatory foods and how to reduce inflammation. What does having inflammation mean? Well, inflammation is a normal part of the body's immune response. But excess sugar, saturated fat and processed foods can cause chronic inflammation, which plays a role in obesity, heart disease, depression and cancer. (source)

Your best bet for fighting inflammation is packing your diet full of fruits (berries!) and vegetables, whole grains and omega-3 fatty acids, and sticking to a regular workout routine. Reducing stress is also a good idea.

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