Smoothie Project Day 1: Smoothie Kit Giveaway!

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During uncertain times, it’s important to stay healthy. Practice good self-care with the Health Clinic’s new Smoothie Project!

Did you know that you could get two or more servings of fruit and vegetables in just one smoothie? The Nooksack Smoothie Project is giving away blenders, recipes, and smoothie ingredients to help you stay healthy this summer!

Simply call the Nooksack Health Clinic at 360-966-2106 to make an appointment for a virtual well check, physical, diabetes education, or nutrition visit. Contact Barb Himes at the Clinic or bhimes@nooksack-nsn.gov and let her know about your recent virtual visit. Pick up your smoothie kit!

Join us this week with Barb Himes, Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator. The Nooksack Diabetes program along with the 4 Tribes Diabetes Program is promoting smoothies as an easy way to increase 5-a-day fruits and veggies.

Are you staying healthy with your 5 servings per day? What does 5 fruits and vegetables actually look like? Check out Kichn’s pictures of what recommended daily servings of fruit and vegetables looks like.

Stay tuned for tasty smoothie recipe ideas all week!

Try this smoothie idea:

Frozen Blueberry Smoothie – 2 servings. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth or to desired consistency

  • ½ cup frozen blueberries
  • ½ cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • ½ 1% skim or 1% milk
  • 2-3 ice cubes (optional)