6 Methods to Slash Sugar out of your Smoothies


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Half of a pear plus a handful of ice can also add just the right texture to make it pleasant. Just steer clear of heavy frozen bases like ice cream or frozen yoghurt, which will add tons of extra sugar and fat. 2. More green veggies. Adding green veggies to your smoothie is probably the best way to boost your nutrients. Tips to slash added sugars from your diet for healthier living If you’re like the average American, you probably get more than 13 percent of your total daily calories from added sugars, according to the U.S.

2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Consistently overdoing it on the sugar can defeat the purpose of your healthy smoothie, and even negate some of the benefits. Here are a few ways you can tweak your favorite smoothie recipe to be lower in sugar; the Detox Probiotic Smoothie with Kefir pictured below is another great place to start!10 Easy Ways to Slash Sugar from Your Diet bottled coffee drinks (eight teaspoons per bottle), and store-bought smoothies (more than a dozen teaspoons—for a small).

Sugar is added to foods that don’t even taste all that sweet, like breads, condiments and sauces. And it adds up: although the American Heart Association recommends women consume no. “Even though the sugar in fruit is natural sugar, if you’re drinking all that sugar at once without much protein or fat, it will cause a large blood sugar spike.” MORE: 5 Ways Your Smoothie.

A high-sugar diet boosts your odds of tooth decay, heart disease, and diabetes, not to mention weight gain. Slash your sugar intake now with these 10 expert tips. Making low sugar smoothies could take some time, depending on how much chopping or measuring you need to do.

If you’re in a rush in the mornings and want to enjoy a smoothie, it’s a good idea to portion out your smoothie ingredients into individual storage baggies. This way, you can pull out a bag, throw it in the blender, and be on your way. Adding avocado in smoothies is an easy way to get in your healthy fats and stay full longer.

The mango will give your smoothie the perfect amount of sweetness without any added sugar. 6. Mango Basil Smoothie Carolyn Hsieh. This tropical and flavorful smoothie will leave your taste buds extremely satisfied. A high-sugar diet boosts your odds of tooth decay, heart disease, and diabetes, not to mention weight gain.

Slash your sugar intake now with these 10 expert tips.

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Another trick is to cut the consumption of sugar in half when you are making jams and preserves by mixing one cup of sugar with every two cups of fruit and the correct amount of water, and then adding one-half a teaspoonful of bicarbonate of soda.

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Mix fresh, cleaned, slightly crushed berries with twice as much sugar (that is, 2 cups sugar to every 1 cup berries), stirring hourly until the sugar is dissolved.

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mixing and matching, and what not to put in your smoothie.

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I pour each one a portion of my Antioxidant Smoothie (recipe below), the ingredients of which I’ve been tweaking since 2012.

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Start with natural sweeteners: stevia, monk fruit, and sugar alcohols like xylitol, maple syrup, honey, date sugar, coconut sugar, and agave syrup.

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To preserve the most antioxidant activity when freezing, slice the fruit and sprinkle it with sugar, powdered vitamin C, powdered pectin, or a combination of all three.

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All the sugar in your smoothie should come from the fruit used in the recipe.

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For instance, use whole fruit in your smoothie instead of juice, honey, or sugar.

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To make syrup with whole berries, rather than crushed, save 1 or 2 cups of the fresh or frozen fruit, combine these with the sugar, and simmer until soft.

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I experimented for several weeks before I found a successful way of mixing fruit, sugar, and water.

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  • This is super helpful thank you! I notice once I start eating a little more sugar I crave it every day so bad so I definitely need to cut back lol

  • Consider a low-fat, high-carb diet ( plant based diet and fasting )
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  • I am 69. Recently, i carried out a blood lipid test. Total cholestrol, HDL, LDL and cholestro ratio are normal. However, my triglicerides reading is high. Everyday, i brisk walk for half an hour follow by another half hour of using those exercise equipment for elders at the park. This has been going on for almost a year.According to your video clip, one of the measures is to cut down on sugar. Howver, i am having low blood sugar for the past 40 years or so. Kindly advice.

  • This video is dope, I didn’t have to watch until the end and have to end up purchasing the answer like a book or something. Nice video!

  • Break sugar addiction in 10 days
    1. Make a decision to break the sugar habit
    2. Cold-turkey: stopping all forms of sugar and flour and artificial sweeteners
    3. Don’t drink your calories
    4. Add protein to every meal
    5. Eat non starchy veggies
    6. Eat good fats in every meal
    7. Manage stress
    8. Quit gluten and dairy for 10 days
    9. Sleep

  • Just wonderful, I been tryin to find out about “what vitamin deficiency causes sugar cravings?” for a while now, and I think this has helped. You ever tried Anebriel Foundational Ascendancy (Have a quick look on google cant remember the place now )? It is a smashing one off guide for discovering how to reverse type 2 diabetes minus the headache. Ive heard some decent things about it and my brother in law got excellent success with it.

  • I quit sugar and my blood pressure got normal, We had to stop high blood pressure med. My cholesterol and triglycerides went from high to normal also. Sex was better. Then I relapsed and slowly got on hooked on sugar again and back on high blood pressure med.

  • Great idea! I smoothie everyday and will definitely begin doing this to save me time.

    Are fresh fruits/veggies better than frozen? You’re always told to avoid frozen foods so I’m hesitant to buy any

  • Xylitol and erythrytol are not chemical sweeteners they’re also derived from plants. Xylitol is from birch juice and Erythrytol from fruits, mostly raspberries…. The only health problem with them is possibility to cause stomach pain in large quantities. I also don’t see why not to buy cheaper stevia drops with glycerin in it or inulin, which is extremely healthy for gut bacteria… Plus the one’s without fillers are simply not available in some countries and monk fruit is not possible to be found anywhere in Middle-eastern Europe for example.

  • Hi Mona. PLEEEEASE tell me which vegan milk is the healthiest. I have acne-prone skin not sure if that’s helpful to know, but I don’t know if I should be drinking soy milk. Lately, I’ve been seeing smoothie videos and people put almond or oat milk. Is it healthier and safer to drink compared to soy milk? Does Soy milk cause breast cancer too? What should I be drinking?
    I would love to hear what you know. Really hoping to get some feedback on this. Thank you! <3

  • Video: Stop eating sugar

    Me: *looks down*, ”……”

    Brown maple sugar oatmeal with ice cream, strawberry’s, crema de leche, Hershey chocolate syrup, and whip cream: ”….”

    Me “Ik what I have to do but idk If I have the strength to do it ��…”
    reddit meme reference

  • this is a reflection,as if you are riding a disney ride looking at cardboard cartoons…I can say this is fakery…I am Kenneth Krueger…Tucsonan,educated in So Cal….this is crap.

  • Everyone misses the feeling of being young and the music of that time in their lives (I was 20 in 1999) but…..I really miss the 90’s.

  • Who could trust an American doctor, they are in the pockets of the big pharma companies, the whole of America is medicated, shocking.

  • sugar is 8x more addictive than cocaine.

    me in the hood: Yo.. yall don’t know me… I hit something that’s 8x harder than cocaine EVERYDAY

  • Did you chew a sugar free gum that doesn’t have the a pertained in it and instead it has something like xylitol in it then that helps to reduce sugar cravings. Also, I personally have cut sugar out completely even the sugars found in fruit the cravings went away. They were no longer there. I was eating a diet high in good fats, low carbs, and moderate protein. The diet is called the keto genie diet and it is very helpful. Keto genie diet is helpful for those who have type 2 diabetes to loose weight and be healthy. Believe it or not but if your no longer eating sugar you stop craving sugars. The only true way to completely stop the bad food cravings like sugars is to completely get rid of it once and for all. For more information check out dr berg, dr Fung and Thomas Delauer

  • Can you please address if your skin is wrinkle free and youthful looking because of healthy vegan eating or cosmetic procedures?!?

  • This is such an excellent video, very well presented and all recipes are placed in the SHOW MORE section. Thank you Sweet Pea Chef for your wonderful recipes and kindness in sharing them with us Subscribed.

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  • Hey! How do you get the smoothies to blend so well? I’ve tried so many times and I can’t get it to work. They are just so perfect!

  • It seems everything is expensive..but i think it will work 4 me for diet.is there any option of smoothie what i mean not very expensive?thanks god bless.��

  • Anyone tried the Custokebon Secrets? I’ve heard several unbelivable things about it and my buddy lost a lot of weight with Custokebon Secrets (just search it on google).

  • I tried this… i had very bad headaches at day 4 and could barely walk at day 7
    I stopped it and ate some dates and ate some rice with dinner

  • Do anyone know about Custokebon Secrets? Does it work? I hear many individuals lost their fat with this popular weight loss methods.

  • My doctor just called me and told me that my tryglercides are 471!!! I’m freaking out right now. Anxiety is through the roof. I feel like I’m a heart attack waiting to happen but my only comfort is that he’s giving me 2 months to lower them. Why wouldn’t he put me on statins ASAP since I’m at 471??
    Has anyone had numbers that high? (Btw, I’m 43 and not really fat but eat like crap and never exercise.)

  • I had an easier time quitting Smoking/Heavy nicotine addiction than quitting sugar. It is so hard, I pray and ask God to give me the strength it requires to defeat this demon. I still havent found it, wish me luck yall

  • What would be a healthy substitute for a maple syrup? My girls love pancakes but love to put a lot of syrup on them.. maybe a healthy pancake recipe?

  • My body stopped itselfuh
    Well, one day I was eating a lot of sugarand I got a stomachacheand now when I eat sugar, I get a stomachacheso nice?

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  • hey! thank you so much for these amazing recipes, the bowls seem both delicious and aesthetically pleasing lol. But just wondering what blender do you use? I tried checking the description but it wasn’t listed. Hope you see this♥

  • Is it better to just keep it in the fridge once you prep them? Why the freezer? wouldn’t keeping it in the fridge keep it fresher? Just wondering love the video by the way

  • Loved this definitely going to make this today as I have all the ingredients. However wasn’t a fan of the editing the words on the screen is distracting. Plus please could you add the ingredients in the description for quick ref.

  • If you want more healty you should replace the milk chocolat by the dark chocolat over 70% of cacao:)
    I will try all of this recipes!

  • I made the blueberry smoothe bowl and ut looked the exact same except i’m on a diet so I couldn’t add the chocolates in but, i replaced it with strawberries and it tasted so good. Except i did have to add milk to it and i think you might of added milk you yours because it turned out the same, thank you for the heavenly smoothie!

  • I’ve been looking for a video like this it was super helpful. I’m really trying to cut back on sugar and have made great strides. I am that person tho who has not evolved to being able to drink tea without a sweetener, specifically table sugar; I really don’t see how people do it, lol. I have adjusted the amount of sugar I use but I have to sweeten it and coconut sugar, agave and honey and drinking it plain doesn’t do the trick. Any suggestions? Should I just try again to drink it with no sugar and just give myself tastebuds time to adjust/not miss or want it?

  • Ur blender is so satisfying matching with the music, my blender is like “REEEEEEEEEEELDJSKSIWISJSKLSLLLLLLSPSP” and it SPLASHES EVERYWHERE!

  • BS, last 2 seconds of video she said lower carb. Who has the time to spent 5 to 8 hours in gym every day? Just lower Carb and do intermittent fasting!! Check Dr berg on YouTube.

  • Can you make a video about probiotics which one is the best and how to get it with the food as well.
    Thanks for all the content you’re amazing

  • As expert, I do think Custokebon Secrets can be great way to lost a ton of fat. Why not give it a chance? maybe it’s going to work for you too.

  • Im gonna stop eating suger tomorrow (cause i already ate some today so today doesnt count)
    Like to remind me to update!

  • I’ve quite sex porn jacking off for 200 and something days still counting but this soda addiction is a lot more harder.. I’m quitting sugar and soda for the rest of the year as to rn wish me lucky

  • Very nice recipe! Açaí is a treasure from both north (Euterpe oleraceae) and south (Euterpe edulis) Brazil! As a Brazilian, and having Portuguese as my mother tongue, let me suggest you to use the “Ç” when writing AÇAÍ (the correct way to write it). So that people could understand why it is pronounced with an “s” sound.:)

  • I’m 75, walk at least 6 miles do 300 pushups (3X100) do couple of other activities. I don’t drink, no pops, eat very healthy (salad + white meat etc) still my TRIGLYCERIDES id 175, why?

  • Thanks for the upload. I actually run late sometimes messing around with smoothies. Never thought to freeze and grab ahead of time. You have around 3 recipes I’m going to try. You really are A Sweet Pea. Blessings.

  • It’s nearly impossible to cut this out.. it’s in literally everything, even things that it wouldn’t normally make sense for it to be in when cooking a homemade version at home.. but the store bought versions always have a bunch of extra crap in them.

  • I will never eat anything out of her kitchen ; she straight blended that plastic. That’s like a cancer smoothie… There’s no way that smoothie taste good

  • I walk daily and I am physically very active. I have a good diet. I rarely eat sugar and am not overweight. My TG are still high. I’m thinking it’s my genetics and that my high cholesterol is just normal for my makeup. I refuse to take a statin which makes my big Pharma MD very angry.

  • It would be a shame for you not to lose body fat while other normal people are able to shed weight very easily using Custokebon Secrets (look on google search engine).

  • If you eat chia seeds often please make sure yoy drink plenty of water cause just like Mona said it sucks up water. If you dont drink enough water can harden and make it hard to poop.

  • Coconut only has saturated fat so actually it is not good or maybe? To much saturated fat, that clogs the vains. Dr. Vand I see you often use coconut, is this still healthy? Thank you for your answer. Greetings Sarah:-)

  • yeah, I agree, this is mind control bullshit that perpetrates the dogma from 50 years ago. Got to address the root of the problem the modern industrialized diet.

  • I tried putting chia seeds in a milk or yogurt overnight and it never gelled at all. I was trying to show my Dad the health benefits-and it didn’t work?

  • My dad was just told he needs to go on a no sugar, low carb, low protein diet. It’s been a shock to him so I may introduce this to him since it’s sugar free. He can’t have nuts or seeds so we’ll have to sub that out! But the açaí is so good

  • Im a first timer to your video. Also, first timer to smoothies … and honestly …. healthy foods. So you have got me really interested in introducing smoothies to my life. Here goes …..

  • Do the fruits have to be frozen? Or can they be normal and still be smooth and have the same consistency? I don’t have frozen version, but have normal fruits

  • I always crave something sweet after dinner. I usually have a piece of dark chocolate, last night I had frozen banana and frozen cherries with almond milk blended.

  • As of right now, I haven’t been allowed any sugar (except for fruits) for the past 4 months. Guess who still has HUGE sugar cravings? ����

  • I do something very similar except I never thought to put cocoa in the smoothie! I did this today and added more ice to make more of a smoothie bowl and put shredded coconut and cacao nibs on top! I think I can barely taste the açai! Since the cacao powder was sooo strong

  • Outstanding video! I can tell you that if you don’t think you are addicted to sugar, quit cold turkey for a week. The withdrawals are severe. But they don’t last. Also a person has way more energy without caffeine and sugar. It seems counterintuitive but coffee and sugar stimulate dopamine which makes someone tired, relaxed, dull, disinterested and unmotivated. When I used to drink coffee and eat sugar, my energy was always low, and it could spike up, but that was followed by a crash. Without coffee and sugar, my energy is at a good stable 7-8 all day, and I fall right to sleep. I used to be groggy in the midday around lunch, but not anymore.

  • Nice info!!
    I bought coconut nectar from TradersJoe and after a while it got really hard I couldn’t even take out. Does that happen to yours…I thought maybe is not pure.

  • “Quit… MSG which makes you crave more” Do you have a citation for this claim? There’s a lot of hype over the harms of MSG (possibly because we use a scientific instead of a common name), but every study I’ve read indicates no harm

  • When considering eating healthy, you have to try not to fall victim to modern fad diets. Extreme diets undoubtedly are a risk for your health, especially ones that seriously limit your everyday nutritional intake. While they might generate fast weight loss, these diet plans are never a long-term solution for your weight problem. You should check out Custokebon Secrets on google since it isn’t just another fad diet where you starve yourself.

  • I have basically the same smoothie I just swap the sweetener by using unsweetened desiccated coconut and use a chocolate flavoured whey hydrosolate and powdered goji berries, it’s all good ��

  • Thanks for this video! I’ve learnt so much by watching you over the last year or sothank you �� Would love to see more recipe videos like this. Wondering if you’d recommend adding spinach to this recipe, and if it would alter the taste?

  • Hi! I love all your videos because I have a gluten and dairy allergy and you were a lifesaver right after I was diagnosed. I am in search of a new dairy free/gluten free chipotle ranch, I previously used the Just brand but those are no longer being stocked where I live. Do you have any suggestions on brands or a recipe to make a homemade version? Anything would be greatly appreciated!

  • Thank you for this smoothie recipe. I will definitely try it. I usually don’t add sweeteners but if I do I use honey. I may look for the coconut syrup though. My husband likes things sweeter than I do so he may like it.

  • Santana does not just play the guitar. He makes sweet love to the instrument and what you can hear here are its sounds of pleasure. If that guitar was a woman, you could not see this here on YouTube. At least not without an adult filter.

  • What do you suggest for switching out sugar in baking? I have a banana recipe that is my favorite but it has about 2 cups of sugar in it. I’ve thought of swapping out some of it for apple sauce but I’m not sure. Any suggestions would be really helpful!

  • I’m an RN and I know these things, yet I am addicted to sugar and flour. I’m so stressed out at work right now and don’t get to eat lunch until later in my shift. I have no will power and I hate it.

  • What a load of crap. And people wonder why the Western diet is killing people. Most MDs are nothing but pill pushers for Big Pharma. Such a scam.

  • So thoughtful �� I love this concept, straight recipes, super cute, healthy, not too slow not too quick. Beautiful, I’ll definitely try them ☺️

  • Rob was in his late 20s when this came out and I used to think he was so old for being so close to 30. Now he’s almost 50 and I still think the same lol

  • Sugar from fruit is good.. it.s different from the refined one because it comes with water good fibers and vitamins in a way no supplement can ever recreate☺️ If anything replacing refined sugar and starches with fruit is a good option compared to dangerous artificial sweeteners since there are only a small handful of not harmful sweeteners like stevia or xylitol��

  • Thanks for sharing Alyssa, great video! I used to be addicted to milk chocolate and now I barely eat it. I go months without eating something sugary. Now, I’m satisfied with a little bit of fruit or once in a while I use honey. I got my cravings under control by taking Gymnema Sylvester powder. It is an Ayurvedic herb for sugar control. Another name for it is sugar destroyer and it really does live up to its name!

  • What happened to music today? Not great bands, not great singers, not greater disgraced than Milly Vanilly. It’s just plain boring.

  • For the mango smoothie bowl could you add just 2 or 3 mangos? And for the strawberry smoothie bowl could you just add one banana since it says it makes 2-3 servings

  • Thought you were gonna make a fruit-free smoothie, because you said no sugar. Basically you can make with any fruits. I never add sugar. Fruits have enough sugar. I like Pitaya! Dragonfruit!! ��

  • my triglycerides are at an 18. my hdl & ldl are normal at 60 & 90, respectively. i’m not sure what to think of such a low tri level! ��

  • can you recommend any holistic nutritionist you tube channels? I would love to learn more about nutrition in the most natural, pure way. thanks!!! Always love your videos!!

  • Actually it’s so restrictive, I’m into eating healthy but if I want it to be maintainable I shouldn’t restrict myself the treats that I love,
    Thats how I keep up with my healthy eating

  • Okay the smoothie looks delicious and I have everything yay! But when you tasted it it looked like you made a funky face like why did it taste like that haha! Probably because of the plastic. Anyways I’m getting my First vitamix tomamrow! Thank you Mona. Keep up the great content.

  • I love to drink chamomile tea with fresh ginger grated into it before bedtime. If that doesn’t work I will eat dark chocolate covered almonds. I have a hard time sticking to just 2 squares. You have great will power!!! Go You!!

  • perfect timing! I’ve been looking for ways to cut the sugar ❤️️
    I would love to see a video on ways to get the water down everyday. Sometimes I feel like i’m drowning and I’ve not yet reached my water requirement!

  • Excellent content that is easily applicable in everyday life! I have to be very careful with sugar consumption for medical reasons so I appreciated these tips and wanted to share some of my own… 1) That frozen riced cauliflower tip not only works in smoothies, but also “nice” cream! 2) When I do indulge in a higher sugar fruit like a date, I pair it with nuts/nut butter so I don’t feel the effects quite so dramatically 3) Drinking tea was a great suggestion! My husband and I both love Teeccino herbal coffee alternative. We find the flavor profile of Teeccino really satisfying.

  • I was totally convinced until he said eat animal based protein. HAHAHA MATE! If you eat dead stuff you will eventually die from it! Don’t listen to him people. I don’t care if people want to eat dead body parts of animals but if you want to be healthy EAT ONLY FOOD THAT IS ALIVE! Raw food, fermented food and lots and lots of fructose.

  • Where did you get the storage containers? I have a large tea selection and those clear containers would be the perfect solution. Great video, very useful and informative.

  • You need to open a smoothie bowl shop becausw im not talented enough for this but i did the smoothie part and omg its amazing please open a smoohie shop

  • I know it’s not a technical a recipe request, but I love love Starbucks, any good options to get at Starbucks instead of a regular Frappuccino or iced latte ( mocha, caramel flavor)… thanks

  • I’m new to this. Can you freeze avocado too? Do I need a certain type of oats or do they all blend well? I hear some YouTubers say to never eat oats raw.

  • Your knowledge and experience sharing with us makes us most benefited and inspired us right food to be eaten at right time and in right qty so as to get benefited from balance diet. There is one query. Stevia is a good or bad compare to sugar? Diabetic patient? Calorific value? Like some suppliments with stevia( INS 960) comes under brand musclexp supergreens, macrolife natural greens etc. should it to be avoided as packed items or can be taken with regular tradition diet at right time? one link pasted below shows some information on stevia so request your feeback on same.Whether this site is having good and correct info? Weight lifting and cardio exercise 1 to 2 hours good for person to be fit means to make muscles strong and healty weight loss???? https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19961353

  • Rolling Stones’ “Living in a Ghost Town” is likely a plagiarism of Santana’s “Smooth”: same key, same rhythm, same tempo, similar reefs, similar melody.
    Here our analysis: https://youtu.be/IykOKabBqPg

  • If you live in the UK then you can’t get Thrive. Please link the individual products you recommend so that we can buy them from other sources if Thrive isn’t an option. Thank you

  • Thank you for the video! It’s super helpful. Do you have any recommendations for natural sweeteners that would be good to use in homemade granola? I usually use date syrup or maple syrup, but I know those can spike your blood sugar a lot too. Thanks in advance ��

  • I love the fact that Santana and Rob Thomas were together in this great song, pure genius, this song making me happy in August 2020! We all need cheering up and this does it for me!

  • so, by Gods grace.. I met Carlos Santana.. He told me ” I’m just a
    Mexican guy who plays the guitar’.. I have stood in a room with TRUE greatness, and humility! We are gifted! Carlos, thank you! Rob, you rock also!

  • Also, please please PLEASE stop using poisonous industrial cooking oils! That stuff is toxic. Cook in butter, olive oil (expellar pressed) and rendered fat such as ghee, tallow, duck fat and bacon grease

  • When you realise shop bought ice cream is not only a rip off but worse than just doing stuff yourself and it’s. Custom to preference so it’s like even better healthier gunna benefit you and taste mad good

  • Cutting way back on sugar so I replaced my beloved Jif peanut butter with sugar free. It was nasty at first and now it tastes normal and the normal about gags me it’s so sweet. It gets easier if you can just make it through the first week or two. I have much less pain in my body when I cut out sugar and simple carbs.

  • Thank you I really enjoyed how easy your video explain how much and what goes in a smoothie. I also love that you didn’t use a half a bag of greens for one smoothie. Blessings

  • Wow! That video was VERY informative! I have a question about where you purchased your see through containers. Such an amazing idea. I have an overwhelming collection of teas. Do you have any videos about organization in the kitchen? Or recommended pantry staples? Thanks again for the quality content ❤

  • This is the mesh of multiple cultures. Hispanics are culture rich, they have mixed blood of Spaniards, Aztec, Inca, and Mayan cultures. Amazing people.

  • I see a lot of people keep on talking about Custokebon Secrets. But I’m not sure if it’s good. Have you ever try this popular lose weight diet plan?

  • The amount plastics used daily…
    I normally freeze mine in a large container chopped and ready to go. All I need to do is scoop then out when needed. No need a zipper bag.

  • Now all you need is a portable blender! HEADS UP anyone obsessed with cool appliances, slushtek.com is having a crazy sale on portable blenders you can charge with a USB! also theyre giving additional 10% off with code “LOVESUMMER2020” i just bought the pink one and am so excited bc it was way cheaper than the nutribullet and i don’t have to worry about the plug

  • It is not that easy. I make a decision then in a weak moment eat the wrong thing from the long list of off limits foods. Not just sugar but flour msg hydrogenated fats pre packaged foods artificial sweeteners and the list goes on. Sugar is 8 times more addicting than cocaine and I am just going to make a decision and just stick with it? I am not a super hero!

  • i have insomnia, ever since i started to watch your vids, my sleeping is back into normal, you hypnotize me Mona, your man must be the luckiest man
    on earth.

  • Acai and cacao!!!!!!
    I have eaten a raw traditional acai bowl in Brazil… and acai has natural sugar… it is really healthy thou and recommend has a preworkout / highly productive day super food.

  • I love ALL of alyssa’s videos and have been watching/trying her recipes for years but im a little upset about how shes discouraging people from eating certain types of fruits/healthy sugars. If someone is trying to cut down their sugar intake, they shouldnt be doing it by avoiding things like mangos, bananas, dates etc. theres a difference between the type of sugar those contain in comparison to the sugar that is in things like cookies, brownies and so on… its a very dangerous to start label things like FRUIT as a food item with a high amount of sugar. This is not something we should be telling/teaching people who dont know a lot about nutritional value or diet in general. It can become very obsessive and restrictive:(

  • Hello there, have you considered this diet plan known as the Custokebon Secrets? My cooworker says it helps people lost tons of weight. Is that possible? I also read numerous good review about this diet plan. Thoughts?

  • I feel like the Dr. label is misleading, she’s a pharmacist. I trust nutritionists the most tbh. I like Kelly Leveque, I trust all her info.

  • Sorry but this is so stupid and such a waste of plastic. Just have some frozen fruit, seperated, it literally takes 30 seconds to go to the freezer with your juicer jar and open the individual bags and throw in what you need, then throw in your flaxeed, or chia on top. It maybe takes 1 minute longer than prepping this and you waste so much plastic

  • Tried this smoothie recipe with a bit maple syrup instead of coconut nectar. Love it! That cinnamon especially adds great flavor

  • Thank you for this. I have question or maybe make a video if u can. Smoothies r a staple for me but most milks like cow milk,almond milk,soy and coconut milk give me gas. I tried them all. Do u have any idea why. Thank you

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  • what do you eat if your on a smoothie diet or is it literally just smoothies 3 times a day for a week, month or whatever time frame??

  • when i click the link for the smoothie recipe, a new page opens up with 4 commercial wndows that cover the entire smoothie recipe page:(

  • Hi @Dr.monavand what kind of plant base protein powder do you recommend? Also what kind of magnesium is the healthiest? There are many choices and many different ingredients on them. Please help. Thank you

  • Is their a reason you use flax seed meal over whole ground flaxseed? I grind mine up a few days worth at a time to get the best benefits from the flax?

  • I don’t eat sugar I eat soft cereal whith no sugar and tea biscuits whith no sugar and I didn’t at sugar to Christmas to today I still don’t eat sugar and I brush my teeth

  • I am so sorry for all of the cruel comments you seem to get. You seem like a very nice lady, and I love your hair, and all of these combinations sound like great flavors. I found you by searching for spring roll recipes and I’m a subscriber now. Thanks for sharing ❤��

  • I love eliminating sugar in small manners. Stevia and monkfruit are my personal favorite substitutes and they’re amazing for baking! �� BUT fruit sugar and naturally occurring sugar in starchy foods are okay!

  • Hmpf! I work out VERY regularly daily bike riding, low-impact aerobics, etc…. everyday! And my triglycerides are at 209. It’s all about exercise AND a specific diet, not just exercise! I did my research and learned what foods trigger a spike in triglycerides and started a diet. Hopefully it works.

  • This song and “Clover Cage WarCry” are the two songs keeping me sane through these tough times. I just want to send love to everyone and I want everyone to know things will get better…

  • Great video. Great topic. Thanks for sharing. I started doing this with my smoothies not adding so much fruit. I do more veggies. I never did frozen veggies though. I have done frozen fruit. I like my smoothies room temperature. I don’t do well with cold or frozen stuff in my smoothies. It’s a Lil better than it use to be. I also add cinnamon love cinnamon, vanilla sometimes. I gotta buy a vanilla that’s alcohol free though.

  • How about lowering your carbs, a lot. And there is no such thing as bad cholesterol. Your body produces 2 to 3 grams of it every day. This type of medicine is very, very, outdated.

  • I’m glade to know that I’m not alone in this struggle. But I do feel alone on my age. A lot of people with high triglycerides seem older and I’m unfortunately under the age of 25 which really scares me. Hopefully my health gets better throughout time. This video really helped!

  • But what do you do after day 10? Never eat sugar again, or just eat less of it? I want to break my addiction but I’m worried that I will just go back to my old ways after day 10.

  • Excellent video and tips to reduce sugar. I enjoy my herbal tea. I prefer green tea over black tea. My favourite is camomile tea and peppermint tea. I also find having chia seeds in your porridge oats for breakfast helps reduce my sugar cravings.

  • 11-12 years ago i found out my triglycerides are 563 and am still here with you people. This month Feb 4 2020 went for test blood and my triglycerides are still with me,this time i successful bring it down to 503.I am going to gym 2-3times a week and go jogging outside on good weather for couple miles.My foo regime is nothing special, no sweet drinks,sometimes couple beer,not too much processed foods or fast food. Mostly drink water. Feel really good especially after jogging. If get heart attack will let you know people. From 50 years old guy.Have a good day.

  • Thanks for your great video, going to make up some of these for my preggy daughter to keep in the freezer, also will make some of these into frozen popsicles for her… it’s getting very hot & humid here.

  • I have tried to swap frozen banana for frozen cauliflower and it made my stomach so upset. For some reason raw veggies don’t agree with my stomach ��. Any suggestions?

  • what if your triglycerides stay at 320 for a year and you are on a restricted diet with no type of sugar and mainly eat fresh vegetables, fish, turkey and chicken and you are active

  • I searched Daily Harvest dupe and your video was on the stream of videos. Somehow yours stood out. Thank you!!! I love these recipes!!!

  • I have lost every confidence on doctors in this country. They are there just to promote drug / medicine and collect their commission from Pharmaceutical companies. I, due to my work, lived in different parts of the world, have not seen any other nation consumes medication as much as we do in this country. Greed of pharmaceutical companies and our corrupt government have turned this nation into lab guinea piques

  • Is Custokebon Secrets helpful to lost lots of weight? We have learn numerous good stuff about Custokebon Secrets (search on google).

  • you make me feel so much better about having a sweet tooth/sugar cravings. Everyone I met hates anything sweet or i see on social media people who eat healthy that they dont care for sweets anymore & its like nothing to them.:( I do my best to eat healthy but dang this sweet tooth! lol

  • Processed sugar and crappy carbs are the culprit. Just exercise is not going to bring your triglycerides down. Yes exercise helps but diet is more important.

  • Amazing! Taking these info as inspiration to my recipes as well:) Like the “soothing smoothie” helping digestion, immune support and boost testosterone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-VyPqEnUI4&feature=youtu.be

  • not true at all I have increased my exercise by 6 hours a week lost 15 lbs and my numbers good and bad went up by 10 points so what happened

  • 1. Make the decision to quit.
    2. Quit cold Turkey sugar flour and processed food
    3. Don’t drink your calories
    4. Add protein to every meal
    5. Eat non starchy vegetables
    6. Eat good fats
    7. Manage your stress
    8. Quit dairy for 10 days
    9. Get enough sleep

  • In short: The American SAD diet is killing you. Want to lower Your Trigs? Simple cut your daily carb intake to 75g to 150g 
    Check out Gary Taubes What If It’s All Been A Big Fat Lie? (2004)
    The New York Times Magazine  This is not complicated folks.