SMART and Healthy 4th of July Recipes

Who doesn’t love a festive 4th of July BBQ? A fun gathering with friends and family is always the highlight of every summer. As we plan to celebrate America’s independence, we might think of traditional BBQ foods, as well as the regular fixings: Grilled corn, potato salad, and that weird-looking red and blue jello with whipped cream.

This year, we wanted to introduce five SMART and delicious healthy food and beverage recipes that can be the highlight of every 4th of July party. These recipes are all SMART Pressed Juice Cleanse approved so you can enjoy your Independence Day party - guilt-free!

Why Pineapple Cleanse is the "Crown Jewel" of SMART Pressed® Juices

It is no secret that a high fiber diet can help support healthy body weight, energy production, promote a healthy gut. Yet the average American diet consists of high intakes of protein as well as carbs that are deficiently low in fiber. As a result, most Americans need to increase their fiber intake. 

Five Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

Do you know how many fruits and vegetables an average adult should be consuming? Give up? We should have about  5- 13 servings of fruits and vegetables daily. Do you think you are meeting this number? Now, let’s be honest, are we counting that slice of lettuce and tomato in our burger as a serving, because, guess what? It does not count. Scientific studies have shown that raiding your fruit bowl and vegetable supply daily, is necessary to prevent chronic diseases, cancer, and early death. Is it worth it to base your diet mainly on plants? Absolutely, and here are 5 reasons why.

 

Wedding Season Juice Cleanse - Find Us at BrideWorld Expo

Wedding season is upon us! Smart Pressed Juice is excited to be part of the party this summer. We will be heading to Bride World Expo in Costa Mesa, CA on June 11, 2017 to preview our award-winning juices and the 7-day Juice Cleanse.

The BrideWorld Expo will be held at the O.C. Fair Event Center and is going to be the biggest bridal show in Orange County this year. The event is filled with vendors and exhibitors from event venues, make up companies, caterers and more. There are also plenty of fun activities to try, including DIY seminars and giveaways, a staged bridal fashion show, and even prizes for the grooms, not just the brides! Admission is only $12, and you can save half off by pre-ordering online.

Here is how Smart Pressed Juice can provide the best juice cleanse this wedding season for brides and grooms. 

Finding The Perfect Healthy Father’s Day Gift

It’s probably safe to say that for most of us, finding a gift for Dad for Father’s Day is not the easiest mission.  Year after year we ask our patriarchs what type of gift they would like, and often receive the same answer. Usually they want something simple, something practical: socks, undershirts, ties, etc. How about choosing a gift for your old man this Father’s Day that shows how much you care, by giving a gift that promotes a healthy experience? Something unexpected and unique. We’ve handpicked these healthy gift items and formed this guide to help you choose a creative gift with your father’s best interests in mind as well as his health.

Smart Pressed Juice Heading to the Big Apple for BevNET 2017

Smart Pressed Juice is honored to have been selected as semi-finalists at the New Beverage Showdown sponsored by BevNET Live Summer 2017! We will be heading to this semi-annual conference to debut our newly updated trio of juices: Cold Pressed Greens, Pineapple Chia Cleanse, and Vegan Vanilla Proteini.

The BevNET Food and Beverage Innovation Conference will be held June 13-14, 2017 in New York, NY. The event is filled with a captivating lineup of speakers, such as: Ryan Caldbeck (CEO and founder of Circle Up), Jamie Danek (CEO and founder of Humm Kombucha), Arnulfo Ventura (Vice President of Business Development at Califia Farms), as well as executives from PepsiCo, and Jet.com. Here are 5 things you need to know about BevNET, and what Smart Pressed Juice will be bringing to the table there next month.

 

STARVING FOR SELF-LOVE - Change Your Dysfunctional Relationship with Food

A lack of self-love combined with a toxic relationship to food, marked by emotional eating or compulsive behavior, can spiral into an overwhelming need to satisfy an emotional hunger. The good news? You can break destructive, self-perpetuating patterns and learn to satisfy all the hungers—physical and emotional—that make you human, errs and all. It all starts with loving yourself.

How to Have the Healthiest Mother’s Day Ever

Make this a Mother’s Day that everyone will remember! This should be the year you celebrate your mother’s health, and start taking care of your own as well. Everyone knows the most valuable asset we have in life is our health, but how many of us know how to celebrate our holidays with this in mind? Let us show you some of our top gift ideas and activities for a healthy and memorable Mother’s Day

Cleanse Approved Cinco de Mayo Fajitas SMART Pressed Black Bean Fajita & Guacamole

This recipe is sure to please your taste buds with these simple, yet flavorful ingredients. The best part? This recipe passed the “cleanse friendly” test with flying colors! If you have ever prepared this traditional Mexican dish, you have probably learned that you can serve the veggies sauteed or grilled. With summer quickly approaching, try out the recipe at your next grill out or festive, delicious meal.

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Smart Pressed Recipe: Vegan Pozole Verde

Did you know that one out of every ten restaurants in the U.S. sells Mexican food, making it the most popular style of international cuisine in the country? Burrito Nation- will this be the next organic trend? We wanted to provide a healthy, flavorful, vegan spin on a traditional dish.

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The SMART Formula!

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The Modern Niçoise Salad - Cleanse Approved!

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It is the beginning of a new year; countless people will undoubtedly have a gym membership/visit as some part of their New Year resolution. Most that stick to it will start to notice certain protein drinks that their fellow gym goers are drinking. A quick research shows a goos number of selection for protein sources.....

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