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Vitamix Total Nutrition Center Blender 
I recently purchased the Vitamix Total Nutrition Center Blender. I know they have a professional version. I will be using it just for myself at home. Would …

Where to Find Coconut Milk? 
I have a random smoothie question.... Where can I find coconut milk? I have looked in the organic sections at grocery stores but I can not seem to find …

I'm still hungry after drinking a green smoothie. 
Hi DaNae I have been drinking green smoothies for a few days. I have noticed that I am still starving after drinking them. Plus, I started to have a …

Can I Freeze My Greens for Smoothies 
I was just wondering if I can freeze my greens for smoothies. Does making a smoothie with these frozen greens take away from their nutritional value. A …

11 year old needs to lose weight 
What smoothies can help me lose weight in 2 weeks? ---- Precious One, I would highly recommend that you don't focus on losing weight. Focus on …

Best Protein Supplement for Smoothies 
Nancy is wondering what is the best protein supplement for smoothies so that she isn't craving protein all the time. Let's take a closer look at her question. …

Where to buy lucuma, coconut palm sugar, and chaga mushroom for my smoothies? 
There are products in some of your smoothie recipes that I am unfamiliar with, such as: lucuma, coconut palm sugar, and Chaga Mushroom Tea. Where can I …

Fat in Coconut Milk 
We like your site, but your calorie and fat figures are way off the charts. We've been buying 'So Delicious' coconut milk with vanilla for over 7 months, …

Egg White Protein Powder For Smoothies 
Is the egg white protein powder available in grocery stores? Or do you have to get it at a health food store? Also, I was wondering about the price. …

Top 2 ways to freeze kale... 
Two ways to freeze kale for your green smoothies. Smoothie Question: My garden is overrun with Kale... I love the stuff, but have way too much and …

Nutritional Values on Smoothies - Low Sugar Smoothies 
Do you have the nutritional value for your smoothies - I am on a very strict diet since having gastric bypass surgery and must get the proper protein intake …

Life Story & Natural Sweeteners 
Question: Wow! What a story you have! That is great that your mom is still going. But what about you? How is your cancer? My question is do you really …

Can I make smoothies ahead? 
Question: Can I make smoothies ahead? Do smoothies lose their nutrients if they are made ahead and refrigerated? Answer: Smoothies do lose some …

Smoothie Protein Sources 
Question: What form of protein do you recommend for smoothies, for over all health and economy too? I have heard some caution about too much yogurt or …

How did your family beat cancer? 
Question: If possible would like to hear more about the healings in you family. For the last three months I have had a very bad respiratory condition. …

Is mixing all different kinds of fruit in a smoothie good for my body? 
Question: My dietitian told me not to eat two fruits at the same time. But in your smoothies you actually blend more than 2 fruits together. How …

How to make strawberry smoothies without yogurt? 
Question: I am looking for ways on how to make strawberry smoothies without yogurt. I love smoothies. But I can't digest milk proteins properly. Many …

Using Cacao Nuts in Smoothies 
I am so excited to find your site!! I heard that cacao bean are a "superfood" I like munching on them, but can you use them in your smoothies? Thanks! …

Gluten Free Toffee Latte Smoothie 
I would like to make the Toffee Latte Smoothie for a 12 years old girl. She's always asking me if she can get a Latte. I saw your recipe and thought this …

How to get your new book? 
I am interested in buying your new book. Is it available? If so, where do I find this on your website? Thanks, Jana --- Jana, Yes, my new …

Why use frozen bananas in a smoothie recipe? 
Question: Why do you use frozen bananas in your smoothie recipes? Also, some of the ingredients in the smoothies I have never heard of as with Stevia …

Calorie Information on Smoothies 
Do you have the nutritional information on these smoothie recipes? I'm mostly look for the calorie count. Thanks! Jenn --- Jenn, I currently …

Why use sweeteners in smoothie recipes? 
I have just downloaded and read through your Smoothie Handbook. Why do you recommend adding a sweetener (stevia) to almost every smoothie? I have owned …

Do you use the new Points Plus Weight Watcher system? 
Are your smoothies rated with the old point values - or are they tied into the new point system? --- Great question! All of the smoothie recipes …

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Green smoothie side effects... 
I've been having delicious green smoothies with kale and/or spinach, yogurt, honey and whatever fruit I happen to have from the local farmer's market for …

What kind of coconut milk to buy? 
I can't wait to try your smoothie recipes! I was at the store looking for coconut milk. There was a ton of Coconut Water in the health section (this …

Sunrise Smoothie 
I tried the Sunrise Smoothie today, but found that there was way too much pulp from the orange. I broke out the strainer and it tasted good, but it seemed …

Cheap and Healthy Smoothies To Go  
Imagine how thrilled I was to come across your site (high in rankings, of course!) and, as a fellow SBIer, immediately know it was a trustworthy site that …

Nutrients Lost in Juice and Smoothies 
I'm concerned about the nutrients lost in juice and smoothies. I have read in various places that processing some foods (fruits and vegetables) in a blender …

What is Stevia? 
I would like to know what is stevia? --- Antoinette, Stevia is a natural sweetener that comes from a leaf of the stevia plant. It is very sweet …

Mango Nutrition - Ripe Mango Nutrients 
Is it true that mango's that are not fully ripe are more nutritous than those that are slightly harder and not totally ripe. I read this a few months …

Green Smoothies for a Type 2 Diabetic 
Are green smoothies for a type 2 diabetic? I am getting ready to start making green smoothies each day. I will be drinking 16 oz per day. I was wondering …

Are there nutrition facts in your Smoothie Handbook? 
I love your Smoothie Handbook. Thank you! Do you have a list of your nutritional facts for each smoothie recipe? Thanks! --- Kelly, I do not have …

Thank you for your site! 
I don't have a question. But I would like to say thank you for such a wonderful site! I just happened across it, when I was researching artificial sweetners. …

How to use vanilla stevia... 
Question: I bought vanilla stevia in bulk. How much should I put in the smoothie due to having it in bulk. ounces? or scoops? Thank you! Answer: …

Diabetic Smoothie - Is adding fruit okay? Other ingredients good for diabetics... 
Krishnan is trying to keep her blood sugars stable while drinking a diabetic smoothie. Let's see her question. Question: I've been trying to go raw …

Diabetic Smoothies - How To Make Smoothies Diabetic Safe? 
I am just learning about smoothies but the few that I have tried always make my sugar levels go sky high. I especially like the fruit smoothies and wonder …

Getting all of the health benefits from chia seeds... 
Question: I am concerned about how accessible the nutrients and antioxidants in the chia seeds are to the body. They are not ground up when I make my …

Smoothie Calorie Information 
Thank you so very much for your Smoothie Handbook . Trust me when I say this will come in very handy. Plus, I have already forwarded your book and request …

How do you lose weight with smoothies? 
Question: How do you lose weight with smoothies? How many times did you have a smoothie and what other foods did you eat? Answer: When I lost all …

Banana Substitution - How To Replace Bananas In Fruit Smoothies 
Ann has a question about banana substitution in fruit smoothies, due to health issues caused by bananas. Question: I notice that many of your smoothie …

How to make a smoothie last 
Sheila is wondering how to make a smoothie last. There are a few tricks to doing that. But first... let's see her question. I always enjoy your Smoothie …

Where To Buy Vanilla Stevia and Coconut Milk? 
I was just wondering where to buy vanilla stevia? and coconut milk? Do you use the coconut milk in the can? How about the kind that you can get at Wal-mart? …

Free Smoothie E book 
Hello DaNae, Thank you for all your time and effort towards greater health for others! I downloaded your smoothie book and I have lost it due to computer …

3 Ways to Absorb Less Sugars and Carbs in Smoothies 
Question: Do the sugar and carb ratings increase or affected when creating smoothies? Thanks! Gordon Answer: Gordon, I guess that I'm not quite …

Do you have a published book? 
Have you written a smoothie book that is published? (not an e book) I'd LOVE to buy it! Thanks for everything! Debbie Debbie, I have been working …

3 Ways to Make a Diabetic Safe Smoothie 
Question: Are the recipes in the free Smoothie Handbook ebook diabetic safe smoothie recipes? Answer: The answer to that question can vary depending …

How to have radiant skin without weight loss... 
Question: I bought myself a blender today & I'm looking into how to get smoothie recipes. My main purpose is to see an improvement in my skin. I have …

How to get stevia internationally... 
Question: I see stevia in several smoothie recipes. I can't find it in a usual UK supermarket? What is stevia? Answer: Stevia is a plant. It's …

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Spectrum Smoothie - Trying New Smoothie Combinations 
I've tried some of your smoothie recipes. Thank you! I am feeling really good, and I am so happy to be able to eat kale in this way every day. Here's …

Dates and Cacao in Chocolate Smoothie Recipes 
Smoothie Question: In your chocolate smoothie recipes that call for soaked dates, how long do you soak them for? And, what kind of dates do you buy? …

How to Freeze Kale 
When I freeze kale, do I cut off the stems before blanching or just keep it whole and freeze it that way? --- Well... You can do it either way. Which …

Green smoothie with fruits 
Can I mix a green smoothie with fruits? What about food combining rules? First... Let's see Diane's question. Smoothie Question: I started drinking …

Smoothie Recipe for a Urinary Infection 
I made a smoothie recipe for a urinary infection. I've been I recently found out that not only had I passed a kidney stone but it also gave me a urinary …

Intolerant to Coconut Milk? 
I've found that I'm intolerant to coconut milk. I've tried quite a few of your smoothie recipes with coconut milk a few months ago. After a few days I …

Growing Pomegranates in United States 
DaNae, Thank you for the Smoothie Handbook. You have a great little website that is full of information. I just wanted you to know I appreciate your effort …

Switching to a healthy diet with smoothies! 
I just wanted to say thank you. I am only on day three of trying to switch from a wholly processed junk-food diet to a raw, or raw-vegetarian diet. I made …

Can I substitute ice for water in smoothie recipes? 
Question: Can I substitute ice for water in smoothie recipes? The smoothie recipes I was looking at on your website call for 1/2 cup water. Could I …

Where to buy dates? 
Here we have the question "where to buy dates?" There are many options to buy dates. Let's check out this question! Question: I tried your chocolate …

Smoothie Handbook Download Problems 
Question: I tried down loading the Smoothie Handbook 3 times now! It comes up on the screen but doesn't show that it is downloading. And I don't see …

Importance of Buying Organic Almonds 
Question: You really should tell more about the importance of buying organic almonds, as now NON ORGANIC almonds are now pasteurized!!! Answer: …

I love the book, but what is Stevia? 
Smoothie Question: Ok... this may sound stupid. I'll warn you. I am from Canada and I was wondering what is stevia. I don't have the first clue where …

Becoming Healthier by Roger Lueth 
Good morning DaNae, I stumbled across your website while looking up some health question. I live just south of Bemidji by Lake George. I'm 62 years …

Having a problem checking out on site 
Question: I want to order some of the geen drink mix, but I can't figure how to check out. Answer: I am not exactly sure the issue that you are …

Smoothie Base - What To Use? 
Question: I have been looking on your site as I am trying to develop a nice smoothie base which I can use across a range of different fruits. I would …

How to Blend Kale Smoothies with a Blendtec Blender? 
Here we have a question on how to blend kale smoothies with a Blendtec Blender. Let's see the question. Question: Hi, wish I knew your name. You have …

Is alfalfa okay for smoothies? 
Question: Is alfalfa okay for smoothies? I have been juicing for about 6 years and have just began smoothies lately. How wonderful they are. I read Green …

Healthy Smoothie Ingredients 
Where to purchase healthy smoothie ingredients? Here's a good question to create healthier smoothies. Question: I live in a small town and was not …

How to Make a Green Smoothie with No Bananas 
Leah wonders how to make a green smoothie with no bananas. Let's see how we can answer her question. Question: Hi, I am interested in trying to incorporate …

Number of smoothies a day for best health benefits... 
Question: DaNae, I enjoy your website. I signed up for your ebook and newsletter. How many smoothies a day do you suggest for the best results? And …

What can I use to substitute for bananas in smoothie recipes? 
Question: What is an adequate substitute for bananas? I've been reading the smoothie recipes and some of them sound soooo good, until I get to the bananas. …

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