Incorporate Fruit Smoothies into Your Healthier New Year’s Resolution

It’s almost that time of year again where we start a new year and hope to accomplish new things. For many of us who are on the go all day and have gotten into the bad habit of eating fast [...]

Concrete Benefits of Drinking Smoothies Several Times Per Week

We've all heard for many years that drinking smoothies can be a healthy and delicious way to quench your thirst. But what exactly are the benefits of drinking a healthily made smoothie? A healthy smoothie consists of natural fruits, fruit [...]

Is Avocado Toast Healthy?

  Before avocado toast took over in the late 2010s, most people just spread butter and jelly over their toast. Avocado toast is a healthier alternative to that. Ripe avocados spread just like butter and are just as tasty. Avocados [...]

Delicious Açaí Bowl Packs a Nutritious Punch

Have you tried Açaí yet? Its a "super food" which has been prominent in American culture for about 15-20 years. But many people have yet to try it because they don't know what it is. They didn't grow up with [...]

Anti-Cancer Additives for a Smoothie

It is widely believed in the medical field that cancer comes from carcinogens as well as inflammation. Throw is a possible genetic predisposition and you may be in trouble. The DNA part may be out of your control but eating [...]

Re-Opening Soon for 2019

Island Smoothie shuts down for the cold winter months. Spring will soon be here and we are revving up to serve our customers all the tasty food and beverages that they have become accustomed to. We will be opening at [...]

Vitamin C and Metabolic Syndrome

Have you heard of metabolic syndrome? It is when a person's blood triglycerides, blood pressure and cholesterol are all elevated. The trifecta increases the risk of a person dying by stroke or heart attack many-fold. The person is usually overweight [...]

Spinach

Antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, and vitamins that promote vision and bone health are what make this little ol' green so super.  Just a half-cup provides more than five times your daily dose of vitamin K, which helps blood clot and builds strong [...]