Need a boost in your fruit smoothies? Here are 4 easy ways to boost your smoothie:
Our VeganSmart has everything you need in just one serving: complete protein blend, whole food complex, 22 vitamins and minerals, fiber and omega blend, probiotics and more. This nutrient- supplement can be an addition to your favorite smoothie recipe- just blend and enjoy.
- VeganSmart is 20g Non-GMO Protein, has 6g dietary fiber, no cholesterol, zero trans fat and is dairy & soy free as well as gluten free.
- Wheatgrass contains all the essential amino acids (our body’s building blocks).
- Contains many trace vitamins A, B, and E, and also calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron and zinc.
- Chia seeds, by weight, have 4-times the fiber of oatmeal, 3-times the protein of tofu, twice the antioxidants of blueberries, 10-times the omega’s of salmon, 4 times the calcium of diary milk, and 15-times the magnesium of broccoli.
- Adding 1 tbsp of chia seeds to your smoothie will add 3 grams of protein, 5 grams of fiber, and lots of omega-3′s.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is made from the fermentation process. Fermented foods are great for our digestive system, are rich in enzymes, and help us absorb more nutrients in food. Easily add in 1/4 – 1/2 tsp to your smoothies.
- Aids in detoxifying the body
- Good for your skin
After falling in love with other healthy living blogs and realizing she may have the material to start her own, Alyssa created her health, fitness, and lifestyle blog, Life of bLyss, to chronicle everything “blyssful” in her life (get it? Alyssa + bliss = blyss?). Alyssa’s blog covers her favorite tips and tricks, experiences and misadventures, and her life working in the fitness industry.
According to the CDC, about 600,000 people are affected by heart health in the United States every year.
So what can we do to prevent these issues and help improve our hearts? Instead of just cutting out bad foods, become knowledgeable of which foods are good for your heart so you can make them a part of your families daily diet.
With these no-bake Pumpkin Chai Tarts created by our SuperFan Brittany, you won’t want to turn on the oven again! It’s officially fall, and these mini pumpkin tarts are a quick and easy seasonal dessert that can be lighter on your waistline. Naturally sweetened, and packed with protein these tarts can be whipped up in a blender in only minutes. These individual tarts are great for instant portion control and also helps them set faster when chilled.
Here’s what you’ll need:
- 1 banana
- 3/4 c pumpkin puree
- 1 scoop VeganSmart Chai
- 1 Tsp. Cinnamon
- 1/2 c arrowroot powder
- 2 Tb. Chia seeds
- 2 Tb. Almond milk
Once blended, pour mixture into pre-made single serve vegan graham crust (available on the cake aisle at many markets). Top with cinnamon and refrigerate until firm.
Enjoy as is or with a dollop of vegan whipped cream!
Gina Leslie lives in Newport Beach, CA and runs an online fitness company as Gina the Trainer while also working in sports marketing. Very passionate for health, sports and fitness, Gina loves working hard to help others reach their fitness goals. Her main objective is to help as many people as she can with busy lifestyles to achieve their fitness and health goals through dedication. Gina not only ran in 6 marathons but also competed in a fitness competition.
If you’re in search of a natural detox that doesn’t involve drinking tons of weird concoctions then we have great news! There are plenty of deliciously satisfying foods with surprising detox-friendly properties that will help you boost your energy levels while cleansing your body at the same time.
Brittany Rowley lives in Costa Mesa, California. Brittany went on an archaeological dig in Ecuador before discovering her love for sustainable living. She then traveled to New Zealand to learn more about sustainable living. This is where she discovered her deep concern about our environment and her next endeavor is to find a way to apply herself in conservation and/or preservation. A fun fact about Brittany is that in her backyard she has mini orchard of fruit and nut bearing trees!