Remove the leaves of the strawberries and then wash them thoroughly (for at least 5 minutes). Add the hulled strawberries to a blender. Add the yogurt, orange juice, and sugar. Blend on the highest speed until a puree forms about 15 seconds.
Pour into tall glasses. Slit the orange slices halfway through the center
and attach to the rim of each glass before serving.
It’s important as working women--and some of us, mothers--that we maintain a fit and healthy household year-round. And while many of us are settling into “holiday” mode, it’s easy to slip a bit on what we consume. Now, I’m not saying we don’t eat our fair share of Grandma’s banana bread or Nana’s cookies, but we strive to find balance and not lean too heavily on the ever-evolving and sometimes overwhelming food trends! My goal this year was to inspire my Asher Marie team to eat healthy and adopt a few pantry “staples” that could last the test of time and contribute to optimal health!
Coconut oil. Coconut oil has been shown to help reduce cholesterol and control blood sugar, plus it supplies Vitamins E and K, as well as iron....
Aside from more frequent trips to the beach and outdoor entertaining, other benefits of warmer weather are summer protein shakes. Whether you need a quick on-the-go breakfast or to re-fuel post-workout, smoothies are an easy way to rehydrate and combine a few of your day’s fruit servings with restorative protein.
As popular fruit seasons transition throughout the summer and early fall…we have many options for local produce to add to smoothies. When you have sweet seasonal treats to add to the mix, dropping in a handful of spinach or kale does little to affect the flavor and you can enjoy even more fiber and nutrients in your shake.
Store-bought whey protein is not the only source of protein you can add to your shakes. Almond milk adds calcium, non-fat milk prov...