The days of hot, sweaty workouts are approaching. It's time to upgrade your after-exercise snack from a boring protein bar and a swig of lukewarm water to one of these refreshing protein popsicles. The formula is simple: Blend, freeze, enjoy.
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Picking your own strawberries is a dangerous game. What starts out as good, clean fun plucking berries from their bush quickly escalates into a manic race against everyone else at the patch to pick the most and the best berries, leaving me with scratched limbs, stained lips and way too many berries.
I'm not a huge fan of overly Instagrammable foods -- I tend to prefer aggressively beige fare -- but even I have to admit that there's something extremely enticing about those colourful acai smoothie bowls that seem to be so popular with the clean-eating set.
Dogs are a very important part of life, and they deserve treats. Sure, there are a ton of store-bought options out there, but recent recalls have made me wary, and there's something reassuring about seeing every ingredient that goes into my pet's snack. Unlike some human confections, dog treats are super easy to whip up, and we've rounded up a bunch of simple, tasty morsels for your favourite furry friend.
Smoothies aren't too difficult to make, but these basic tips from celebrity chef Alton Brown will ensure your smoothie making always goes smoothly.
You can add a lot of flavour to drinks by using tea ice cubes in place of normal ice. Do the same for your breakfast or post-workout smoothies -- most already call for ice, so using tea ice is an easy way to add extra flavour or a little special punch without adding more kilojoules or a ton of ingredients.
Some smoothie recipes are ridiculously complicated with a tall list of fruits, nuts and sweets thrown in. The smoothies in this infographic take the opposite approach. Whether you're time poor, on a tight budget or simply can't be arsed faffing about with goji berries, these 25 smoothie recipes will hit the mark: each contains just three ingredients, plus ice.
Dear Lifehacker, I have a coworker who swears by meal replacement shakes. I was shocked to see that her brand of choice cost over $150 per container! Is there any reason to believe these shakes are actually helping her? Better yet, are there other options I could convince her to use instead? I'm worried she's drinking the Kool-Aid of a very expensive fad.
Smoothies can be an easy, quick, healthy meal -- especially if you portion out your ingredients beforehand -- but they don't always keep you full. A dash of rolled oats before you turn on the blender will make your smoothies heartier and more filling.