Juicing Vs. Blending

From late night commercials to in-store demos, the battle between the health benefits of juicing and blending is heating up. While these two methods of turning vegetables and fruit into drinks share some similarities, each have its own pros and cons. Here is a quick guide to help you choose the method that is right for you. Juicing Everyone is familiar with drinking fruit juice; orange and apple juice are part of everyday eating. However, did you know you can juice any fruit or vegetable? Juicers let you get the health benefits of raw food quickly and easily. There are many great health benefits from juicing. Juiced food is digested more easily by your body than whole foods. Juicing extracts the nutrients from bulky foods into a relatively small amount of liquid, allowing micronutrients to be easily accessible to your body. Juicing is also pulp free, which will make you (Read More)

Vitamix Smoothie Recipes

For some of us, choosing healthy foods might come second-nature; but for others, eating vegetables and fruit can be considered a daily task. Smoothies are a great way  to consume your recommended servings of greens in a delicious and wholesome way. Choosing a green smoothie every morning over the go-to bagel and cream cheese can be the small improvement you need to make a large impact on our health. While the Vitamix will give the best results for these smoothies, normal blenders are also proficient in making these delicious and delectable green smoothies. The following are our favorite smoothies to drink daily. If you give any of these smoothies a try, comment below and tell us what you think! Beautifying Basic Smoothie: Perfect for smoothing making beginners! 1 cup of raw greens (spinach, chard, collards) 2 cups liquid (water, non-dairy milk, or coconut water works best) 1 frozen banana 1 cup (Read More)