We believe that the journey to living a healthier + happier life begins with clean eating. Our smoothie blends use whole fruits and vegetable so it’s essential that we use organic produce in combination with our nutrient-dense, organic superfoods to ensure the highest possible nutritional intake for you and your body.
What’s better for you, fresh pressed juice or smoothies?
Both are excellent for your body, that’s a fact. Juices are rich in enzymes and packed with vitamins and minerals that get absorbed into your bloodstream within 10-15 minutes. Smoothies are rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, living enzymes, phytonutrients and protein and utilize whole fruits/veggies so they keep the fiber and complex carbohydrates intact. As it relates to fresh pressed juice, it won’t count toward your fiber intake so you’ll need to make sure you are getting fiber from other daily servings of vegetables and fruits. Smoothies can actually act as a meal replacement since the whole foods are present within them utilizing the protein and fiber that are the essential nutrients required for satiating your body.
Are your frozen fruits and vegetables just as healthy as fresh produce?
Our fruits and vegetables are always fresh-to-frozen and undergo shock freezing technology that locks in all the essential nutrients so nothing is lost in the process. So the answer is yes!
What are superfoods?
A superfood is a nutrient-dense fruit or vegetable that contains a high content of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, omega fatty acids, protein, fiber or other essential nutrients that has proven health benefits. Nutrient density is the ratio of calories to micronutrients - the vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals that are essential for optimal health and wellness. Nutrient-dense foods, like most vegetables and fruits, have a high amount of micronutrients, a low amount of calories and a low glycemic index. Superfoods are ‘super’ for a reason so to protect quality they are always freeze dried, certified organic and minimally processed.
What superfoods do you use?
Cacao powder, cacao nibs, chia seeds, chlorella powder, coconut milk powder, flax seed powder, goji berry powder, hemp seeds, lucuma powder, maca powder, mesquite powder, sacha inchi powder and wheatgrass powder. We also use spices like cayenne, cinnamon and turmeric. To get more information on the health benefits of these amazing superfoods, click HERE.
What is in one smoothie kit/pouch?
Each smoothie kit contains organic frozen fruit and veggies as well as 1.5oz of frozen superfood chips. The superfood chips are comprised of our proprietary organic superfood blend + organic banana puree. All you have to do is empty the contents of the smoothie pouch into your blender, add 12oz of blending liquid and give your blender a whirl! One smoothie pouch/kit will make (1) 18oz or (2) 9oz smoothies.
Are the superfood powders as healthy and beneficial as the actual superfoods themselves?
Yes, absolutely. The organic superfood powders we use are the world’s most nutritionally rich foods and their vital nutrients are not compromised in any way due to the freeze-drying process. Each of our smoothie kits has its own proprietary blend of superfoods, uniquely formulated to target a specific health benefit, and each kit contains 6 grams of this targeted superfood blend in every pouch. The 6g of superfoods are blended with organic banana puree and frozen into superfood chips which you'll see in every pouch.
What is freeze drying?
It’s an all-natural drying process that uses very cold temperatures to extract moisture from the superfood without damaging the nutrients. All of the superfood powders have gone through a freeze drying process prior to being incorporated into our superfood chips.
Can I substitute a smoothie for a meal?
Yes. All of our smoothie blends can be treated as a full meal if you blend the entire pouch and make (1) 18oz smoothie. Superfood smoothies are incredibly nutrient-dense so they’ll keep you feeling satisfied longer because your body has everything it needs to perform. Whether you use superfood smoothies exclusively as a way to upgrade your health or you incorporate them as part of a more intense cleanse plan, they’ll undoubtedly deliver vital nutrients to your body.
What type of blender do I need?
Not all blenders are created equal. We certainly understand that and always take that into consideration when experimenting with our superfood smoothie combinations. The texture and appearance will definitely vary from blender to blender but the product itself will carry the same powerful punch no matter what brand you decide to use. One of our favorite blenders that won't break the bank is the Nutribullet.
How do we get more information about the 7-Day Cleanse?
Our 7-Day Cleanse is not a fasting cleanse by any means, it's truly a one week reset for anyone wanting to shed a few pounds, kickstart a new health regime or just needing to get their body back on track. Click HERE for more info!
Why do you not recommend blending with cow’s milk or other dairy products?
Dairy can be difficult for many people to digest because it's extremely acidic. The acidity causes serious disruption to your bodies pH balance making you more susceptible to a variety of health problems like asthma, acne, weight gain, congestion and other diseases. Many people are dairy intolerant whether they know it or not so we recommend blending dairy-free.
What about soy milk?
Soy milk is almost always genetically modified, it’s thyroid and immune suppressive and highly estrogenic (a cause of many hormone imbalances) as well as mineral binding which prevents them from getting absorbed into our body. There are so many other wonderful options for nondairy ‘milks’ available so try them out to see which one you (and your body) like best!
Any concerns with allergies and coconut milk powder or sacha inchi powder?
Technically coconuts are in the palm family but the FDA has listed them as a potential nut allergy concern. The majority of children or adults with nut allergies do NOT have a reaction to coconut but if you have a history of serious food allergies you may want to take caution or get tested. Sacha inchi, although referred to as the Incan peanut, is NOT a nut but rather a seed from the sacha inchi plant. Sacha inchi should be completely safe for those with food or nut allergies, however if you’re wary of trying sacha inchi please speak to your doctor or allergist.
Does wheatgrass powder contain wheat?
Wheatgrass comes from the shoots of the wheat plant. This plant contains everything you need to stay healthy - iron, chlorophyll, Vitamins A, C and E, magnesium, calcium and amino acids. Although the shoots of grass come from the wheat plant, the wheatgrass shoots themselves are gluten-free. Gluten is ONLY present in the seeds or "kernels" of the wheat plant. If you are concerned you may want to consult a doctor or allergist. Two of our blends contain wheatgrass powder: DETOX, and STRENGTH.
Where do you deliver?
From the east coast to the west coast, we deliver nationwide. Smoothies arrive frozen right to your doorstep!
How does delivery work?
See our shipping link for more details on ordering deadlines, shipping zones and delivery days.
Do the smoothies stay frozen during transit?
Yep, they sure do! We ship our smoothies in insulated packaging on dry ice so they stay frozen throughout the entire trip. Make sure to pop them in the freezer as soon as they arrive.
What if I'm not home when my package arrives?
Your package will be waiting for you on your doorstep when you get home. Just remember to put them in the freezer as soon as you open the package!
Is your packaging recyclable?
Our pouches are recyclable and the shipping container that they come in is as well. We use green cell foam liners that are so easy to recycle. Just tear the green plastic film off to recycle it with your plastic bag recycling. Then, you can either put the green cell foam in the trash (it will break down immediately once wet) or hose it down as it will disintegrate before your eyes since it's made of cornstarch.
How does your subscription service work?
Glad you asked! We offer one-time purchases OR subscriptions on all of our boxes to include our 7-Day Cleanse, 8 Box, 12, Box, 16 Box or 24 Box. If you choose to subscribe, you'll pick from delivery every 1, 2, 4 or 6 weeks. You can also change your product mix at any time by logging into your account and selecting manage my subscription.
What benefit do I receive by subscribing?
You'll receive free shipping on EVERY order for the life of your subscription. We want to keep you happy and healthy and receiving our smoothies on a regular basis will do just that!
Does my subscription auto-renew?
Yes, when you set up your subscription you set the parameters on how often you'd like to receive your shipments. Your card will be charged prior to each shipment until you decide to change your subscription or cancel.
Is there a minimum subscription length?
Yes, the minimum is two shipments. However, you have the ability to pause, skip or change the date of a shipment so there's a lot of flexibility.
How do I cancel my subscription?
To cancel, log into your account and select cancel subscription. Alternatively, you can email our customer service team at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Cancellation” once you've met the two shipment minimum.
Any recommendations for storing your blends in the freezer?
Our smoothie blends can safely be stored in your freezer for up to 12 months.
Our products are not intended nor should they be used to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any illness, disease or condition and should not be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis or treatment in any way. You should consult with your health care provider with any specific health questions or concerns prior to use.