NutriBullet – drink to your health!

A friend of mine – Sally – raves about her NutriBullet. I have a Magic Bullet, by the same company, which I LOVE, so I can just imagine how great the NutriBullet is! It claims to be the world’s first, single-serve super food nutrition extractor, emulsifying healthy foods such as fruits, vegetables and grains into their most easily digestible state. It has an extractor blade that’s designed to cut through anything, even stems, skins and seeds. Crazy! My Magic Bullet can’t do that!

Here’s Sally’s take on her NutriBullet:

For the last month, I have been starting my day with a NutriBullet shake and I notice the difference in my energy level. After finishing treatment for breast cancer my health is a top priority for me and my family. Drinking a NutriBullet shake everyday (sometimes twice a day) makes me feel as though I am taking better control of my health. We all know what we need to be eating each day and what we need to be feeding our children, however actually getting the appropriate servings of fruits and vegetables in our daily intake is not an easy feat. Putting those fruits and veggies into the NutriBullet and drinking them you know you are getting what you need. My children love drinking these smoothies and I feel good sending them to school with food to feed their brains. The NutriBullet is one of the most utilized appliances in my kitchen, as it is an integral part of my family’s healthy, anti-cancer program! One of my sons’ favorite recipes:

Kids Brain Juice Smoothie

  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/2 cup organic blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/2 organic pear (core and seeds removed)
  • 1/2 organic apple (core and seeds removed)
  • 1/4 cup acaí juice
  • 1/4 cup organic vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground flaxseed

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Doesn’t that sound yummy? She had me at acaí! Do you have a NutriBullet or like making smoothies? For more information and recipe ideas, visit www.NutriBullet.com. Here are a few:

Sniffle Snatcher

A tasty combination of vitamin C-rich ingredients, cayenne to reduce congestion, and rosemary to reduce inflammation and soothe a sore throat.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup kale
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 pear (cored and seeds removed)
  • 1/2 cup cubed pineapple
  • Dash of cayenne pepper
  • Dash of fresh rosemary

Preparation: Add water to the max line of the large cup, and blast.

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Flu Fighter

Vitamin C, antioxidants, and anti-bacterial ginger help keep the immune system at its peak.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup spinach
  • 1/2 cup Swiss chard
  • 1/4 cup parsley
  • 1 kiwi (peeled)
  • 1/2 lime (peeled)
  • 1 banana (peeled)
  • 1/2 bell pepper (seeds and stem removed)
  • 1 inch fresh ginger root (peeled)

Preparation: Add water to the max line of the large cup and blast.

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Cranbanana Blast

Filled with heart-healthy nutrients and anti-viral properties, cranberries blend well with bananas and dates for a tart-sweet treat.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 ripe banana (peeled)
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2 dates

Preparation: Add water or almond milk to the max line of the large cup and blast.

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Photos courtesy of Nutribullet.

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