Berry Sorbet Gluten and Dairy Free

Did you get a Vita-Mix, Blendtec, or other high powered ‘blender’ for Christmas? A quick recipe: Berry Sorbet – with no dairy or gluten – 1/2 cup of raw cashews – 1/4 cup raw sunflower kernels, your favorite vanilla vegan protein – I use DoTerra’s vegan protein but use what you like. Cover the mix […]

Substitute Grapes or Dates for Processed Sugars

Smoothie tip eliminate processed sugars to improve your health Rather than using processed sugars such as Agave, Cane Sugar, etc – try putting 1-2 cups of dark grapes on the bottom of your #vitamix, #blendtec, #ninja etc – and/or a few dried organic dates – The flavor is amazing and will add a unique taste […]

Back to VitaMix | Two year departure and why I returned to VitaMix

My Love / Hate Relationship with the Blendtec   Two years ago I bought my first Blendtec after decades using the VitaMix. My wife and I were walking through Costco and watched the demonstration then later chatted with the demonstrator. I was smitten by the shorter size of the container and buttons. Along with the […]

Our Food Source Small Group Workshop | Healthy Living Workshop

Join us for our 8 week small group – Our Food Source Our Food Source- Making Sense of Food & A Healthy Lifestyle A workshop to help dispel the myths associated to ‘healthy’ eating. Join us in our Healthy Living Workshops Sign-up here Dispel the myths associated to healthy eating, cooking, and the associated lifestyle. Explore […]

NutriBullet | Magic Bullet – Travel review

On a recent trip I decided to bring along the NutriBullet and test it as a traveler’s smoothie maker.  It travels light and I used a small camera bag I had to protect the NutriBullet from travel’s harm.  When I travel, I normally rent a room with a small kitchen and since the majority of […]

Nutri Bullet Quick review by dr frank

This is a quick review of the Nutri Bullet, the larger sibling of the Magic Bullet. I ordered the Nutri-Bullet off the HSN shopping site but it is available via the Amazon affiliate link.   First, my overall review  of the Nurtri Bullet (enabling you to skip everything else if you want) is based on […]

Scraps and composting

Composting and your Blendtec or Vitamix As an active user of our Blendtec there are days when I can fill a grocery bag with banana peels, pieces of celery, and other great items for composting.  Rather than wait for it to decompose naturally, I decided to try a technique I learned about many years ago […]

Strawberry Banana Popsicle | Summer Snack Ideas

Nutritious Summer Snack Ideas to get good food in your children We are always thinking of creative ways to get good food into our grandchildren and one of the best ways is via a tasty snack.  This is an easy recipe and substitute available fruit. What is interesting in when we use this same recipe […]

Berry Super Drink – Green Smoothie Recipes

Berry Super Drink This is a very simple great tasting drink and fast to make.  It makes a tremendous ‘snack’, desert, or pick me up in the middle of the day. 1 cup blueberries 1 cup blackberries ½ cup ice ½ cup water 1 spring of mint Blend for 45 seconds or until smooth.  On […]

Mango Smoothie Recipe

Mango Banana Energy Delight Mango Smoothie Recipe (s) with tips on cutting your mangos 1 – 2 large ripe mangos 1 – Banana 1 cup ice This food is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin B6 and Manganese, and a very good source […]