Tag: Smoothie

Healthy Drive-Thru: Frosty Remix

Recipe by Erin Pellegrin RD, LDN

UFH Nutrition Manager, Erin, has been busy in the kitchen recreating healthy versions of classic fast food items. Her lightened up Frosty-Remix is simple and lightened up compared to the original version – and easy to make at home!

INGREDIENTS:
• 1 frozen banana
• 1-2 tsp vanilla extract
• 1 tsp good cocoa powder
• 8 oz vanilla oat milk
• ½ tsp acacia fiber powder*
• 2-3 ice cubes

DIRECTIONS:
1.

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Ditch the Protein Powder for Real Food!

By Michele DiCristofaro, RD

 

Smoothies are a great way to get your daily dose of fruits and vegetables, but they can get mucked up quickly depending on the ingredients you use. Balancing your smoothie with some protein and healthy fat, will lead to a more nutrient dense and satisfying meal or snack. 

Sure protein powders may feel easy, but they tend to be highly processed, contain unnecessary ingredients and can be expensive. 

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Festive Treats for St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Unite for HER! Our Registered Dietitians are excited to share these festive and green-hued recipes to celebrate with. Let us know if you try them!

Lucky Four-Leaf Clover Smoothie
Adapted from original recipe by detoxinista.com
Ingredients:

· 1 ¾ cup of any type non-dairy milk, unsweetened (almond, oat, cashew, soy, macadamia), cow’s milk, or water

· ¼ avocado, pitted

· 1 handful fresh baby spinach

· ¼ teaspoon pure peppermint extract

· 5 Medjool dates,

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