Get Your Smooth On!

07/05/2012 - The History of Smoothies

 Who would have thought that a blend of fruit that is now known as a smoothie would become one of the greatest, not to mention one of the healthiest ways to keep cool and hydrated!  The smoothie originated off the west coast of America in the 1930s when health food stores began to open.  However the smoothie didn't gain popularity.. more


06/21/2012 - Heat and Hydration
Even though school is out and summer began mentally for so many, summer's official beginning was June 20th, 2012!  Summer is a time for pools, relaxation and HEAT and Lancaster is no exception.  When it is 80 degrees before 9 a.m., you know that you are living in a desert, and by desert we mean oven.   Many of us may be enjoying t.. more


06/04/2012 - Mangoes and Your Body
Unlike added sugars, such as high-fructose corn syrup and cane sugar that contribute to overeating, weight gain, poor nutrient intake and blood sugar imbalances in many Americans' diets, naturally-sweet mangoes might help you reach and maintain your weight goals.  Because fruits are low in energy density, according to the Centers for.. more


05/21/2012 - All About Crepes
A crepe is a very thin pancake, usually made from wheat flour or buckwheat flour.  But where did it originate from?  The crepe got its start in Brittany, a region in the northwest of France where it is now considered a national dish.  In the early days of the crepe, white flour was only reserved for royalty which is why traditionally.. more


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05/08/2012 - Berry Smoothie - Healthy Eating
This is a meal in a glass smoothie. I love the burst of flavor from the berries and oranges juice. Packed with carbohydrate and powerful antioxidants. Getting plenty of antioxidant-rich foods makes sense for active people, since free radicals are produced any time the body's cells process oxygen. 1 1/4 cups fresh or frozen berries .. more