The Smoothie Shop Teams Up With the Kansas City Ambassadors to Help Those in Need

The Smoothie Shop collected donations for the KC Ambassadors at an unveiling of its new store FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lee’s Summit, MO) The Smoothie Shop raised nearly $2,000 during the unveiling of its new store. This new shop represents the culmination of a winter of hard work and acted as a relaunch of the entire […]


Hello, Healthy! Wow!  Have you been in the Lee’s Summit Smoothie Shop in the last couple weeks?  So much new stuff, so many changes!  It’s exciting and in the next few blogs I want to introduce you to some new products you’ll see on the shelves (and the website, if you don’t live nearby) when […]


There’s WHAT in my food?? How often do you think about the food you eat?  Where did it come from, where was it grown, how was it processed, what are the ingredients in it?  In this time of to-do lists that are too long, days that are too short, and the constant struggle to stay […]

Feeling Blue

Hello, Healthy! Feeling Blue? Today I want to switch gears a bit and shift from talking about internal health to talking about external health.  Have you heard about blue light? Blue light is everywhere since it’s part of the light spectrum but it’s become an interesting topic as we’re learning more and more about it.  […]

Fiber to Feel Fantastic

Hello, Healthy! Fiber to Feel Fantastic The darling of the early 2000s, fiber became the hot topic in the nutrition world and it seemed that everyone knew the plethora of benefits that come from fiber.  While Keto, Paleo, Vegan, Clean eating and other topics have taken the spotlight away from fiber, there’s no denying that […]

OMG it’s a GMO

Hello, Healthy! OMG, it’s a GMO! Genetically Modified Organisms, or GMOs, are a highly debated item in the nutrition world and there are plenty of opinions available. It’s a hard subject to tackle but I think it’s important to talk about it. Regardless of whether you think they’re fine or not, they are affecting the […]


Hello, Healthy! I came across a fascinating article today that discussed how posture can affect how we taste our food.  The researcher looked at sitting vs. standing when eating and the results were so interesting! “He found that holding a standing posture for even a few minutes prompts physical stress, muting taste buds. The force […]


Hello, Healthy! Ahh, summertime.  There’s something about summer that we all anticipate, even when we’re adults and our daily lives are pretty much the same as the rest of the year.  There are backyard BBQ’s, summer vacations, time spent at the pool or lake, or perhaps it’s merely the long, sun-drenched days that provide a […]


Hello Healthy! “What do you want to eat?” “I don’t know, what do you want?”  Does this conversation sound familiar to anyone else?  Everyone is hungry, your fully stocked (or sometimes scarcely stocked) fridge/pantry somehow holds no answers and you have somewhere to be in 30 minutes. This scenario is all too common in my […]