Cure any ailment, from PMS to the common cold, with delicious smoothies and soups. It's easy to explain the craze for soups and smoothies: They're fast, super simple, extremely good for you, and don't leave a lot of dishes to clean up--plus they are an easy way to get in power foods that keep your body energized and your mind sharp. With one appliance and 5 minutes, you can get all the benefits of whole foods and home cooking, minus the stress and mess. In The Women's Health Big Book of Smoothies & Soups, nutritionist Lisa DeFazio shares more than 100 blended recipes specifically formulated with the nutrients you need to fuel up and take on the world, one tasty gulp at a time. Having a stressful day? You can find smoothies to help you unwind. Battling a stubborn winter cold? Try an immunity-boosting soup. You'll reap all the benefits of eating more fresh fruits and veggies, from glowing skin to off-the-charts energy. Just grab your blender and eat your way to better health!