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Why I’m so passionate about smoothies

When I tell people about this website – this is one of the first questions I get asked. People are used to having the occasional fruit smoothie in the summer – but not every week … never mind every day! So why? Like many people, prior to having smoothies my vegetable intake was pretty awful. I’d never eat cabbage or broccoli...
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Smoothie Experimentation

To get the most out of smoothie making you need to be up for some experimentation. We all have different tastes, unique likes and dislikes, different dietary requirements and our own personal preferences. I for one love beetroot – and I know lots of you hate it. So if you see a recipe with beetroot in it – try something...
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Smoothie Tip: Freeze Your Fruits

Buy your fruit in bulk – so you get it cheaply. Then wash, cut, core, stone, peel and freeze it – so that it stays fresh for months. Doing all this in quantity also saves time and effort. I mainly do this to stop the fruit going off so quickly. However, it also cools the smoothies down – which saves...
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Are Smoothies Better Than Juices?

There are many people on each side of this particular fence that will swear that one is better than the other. As if you had to make a choice and then stick to it for life. The key points in the argument are typically… Juices are better because…
  • They don’t contain fibre so the nutrients are “more available” as there is nothing...
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Should I wash my fruit and veg?

One of the most frequent questions I get asked by people just starting their smoothie journey is … do you wash and clean your fruit and veg? The simple answer is … yes. Smoothies are made with raw fruits and vegetables. So they don’t benefit from the deep cleansing that cooking bestows. So anything that’s on the produce will end up...
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So, where do I start?

It’s the 15th Sept 2012, I’ve got no readers, no blog posts, no articles, no reviews, no comments, no pictures … nothing really. So, where do I start? Well … the aim of this website is to be the Number 1 website for anything smoothie related on the internet. A bold declaration indeed. Why? Well … because I’m passionate about them,...
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