Meet Kimberly Kaytor
Kimberly Kaytor experienced health issues a few years ago. After several months of unsuccessful treatment using conventional medicine, she turned to natural health for help. One of her treatments was a cleanse that involved a strict diet comprised largely of fresh produce. She began feeling better almost immediately on the diet, but quickly discovered how difficult it was to find healthy food to eat while on the go. “I traveled a lot with my daughter who plays rep soccer, and when we were on the road it was almost impossible to find places to eat that fit in with my dietary needs,” Kimberly says. This got her thinking about her own community, and she began to wonder how many Williams Lakers wished that they could go to a restaurant in town and find more than one or two menu options that they could actually eat. And soon, the concept for Smashin’ Smoothies began to take shape.
Kimberly opened the shop in 2012, and she still gets a kick out of people who come in and say, “I bet you don’t have anything here that I can eat.” To which she always replies, “I bet we do!” And she’s almost always right. With a huge selection of gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free and vegan items, no one ever leaves without finding something nutritious and delicious to eat. She’s proud to be able to serve fresh, nutritious food that tastes good to boot.
Kimberly leads an active life outside of work. Besides following her daughter around the province, Kimberly is an avid mountain biker. Williams Lake, she says, has an incredible mountain biking community with lots of beautiful places to ride. In fact, she and her family love all things outdoors and also enjoy spending time camping, backpacking and fishing.
Upbeat. Original. Fresh. Funky.
Get your fruit on with tasty and wholesome drinkable produce made fresh when you order at Smashin’ Smoothies. Guests can get their vitamins in smoothie as well as juice form, plus choose from a variety of other yummy eats, including original recipe granola, muffins, wraps, salads and soups (fall & winter). Smashin’ Smoothies even has a large selection of gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan options.
All smoothies, soups, salads, wraps and granola are created on-site daily from scratch using fresh ingredients (including local produce when in season). Guests can also drop in for organic free trade Oso Negro espresso coffees and organic Pukka teas. The shop even stocks a selection of nutritional supplements and health foods.
Smashin’ Smoothies is a member of the Williams Lake Downtown Business Association and the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses.
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