Vitamix Vs Blendtec – Which one is better?

In the Vitamix vs Blendtec discussion, there are some definite advantages of one blender over the other.  Before being fortunate enough to own both blenders I was rather convinced that they were the essentially the same blender but that really isn’t the case.  Each blender has some advantages over the other that make it unique–you ….

Juicing vs Blending – Which is Better?

As commonly perceived by a lot of people, juicing and blending are not the same. In fact, they are two very different things. The main difference being that juicing only extracts the juice of a fruit or a vegetable while blending makes use of the entire fruit or vegetable with skin and all. The produce created out of juicing ….

Best Blenders For Every Budget

A blender is a kitchen appliance that aids in mixing up a variety of ingredients. Blenders can be used to make smoothies, milkshakes, dressings, sauces, soups, and among many other things. There are also exceptional blenders available which can double as other kitchen appliances, saving you precious kitchen space. For example, some blenders also shave ice, which allows ….

Beyond Green Juices

The popularity of green juices and smoothies over the past decade has been rapidly growing in mainstream culture.  These days it is very much in fashion for celebrities to be seen with their bright green concoctions from the many juice bars popping up around the world.  Health books lining popular bookstore shelves are dedicated to ….

Best Manual Wheatgrass Juicer

Wheatgrass is a wonderful plant with plenty of proven health benefits due to it being rich in useful nutrients. Having a glass of fresh wheatgrass drink everyday can help your body get nearly all its needed strength. The one little problem with wheatgrass, is only certain kind of juicers can extract the juice. Centrifugal juicers ….

Handy Pantry HJ Hurricane Stainless Steel Manual Wheatgrass Juicer Review

If you use centrifugal juicers, you would not be able to extract much juice from wheat grass. Those juicers would just grind your wheat grass into smaller quantities. On the other hand, masticating juicers that juice practically everything won’t be worth it if you only juice wheat grass. Which is why I feel you should look at ….

My 5 Best Exercises for Runners

Maybe you want to be faster, more agile, lighter on your feet Maybe you just want to not end up with two shot knees…? Maybe running is starting to hurt and you finally have accepted it is time to tailor your exercise routine (or at least part of it) to some things that help your ….

Fat Loss and the “After burn”

If you have ever heard of Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption (EPOC), you are probably already in the know of this little training secret. If not, this post is for you. If you’ve ever tried to lose weight – either significant amounts or just simply slimming down after a delicious holiday – this “after-burn” idea is ….

Quitting Sugar for Good

So this is the day that our family is quitting sugar for good.  My husband has the end of the year in mind as his end goal, but me, I’m looking at a whole new way of eating.  I’ve long suspected my bodies aversion to sugar.  But I also know that our bodies do need ….

5 Ways to Reduce Climate Change by Choosing Real Food

My family, friends, and regular blog readers know that my New Year’s Resolution is to get rid of the processed food. I’ve been writing about it and living it for sometimes now. In that time, I’ve had a few slip ups but I’m sticking to a 90/10 philosophy to make it more realistic for me. While my ….