Strawberries, the heart-shaped delights have much more to offer beyond sweetness and flavor, a power food. Strawberries rank amongst the top 10 fruits and vegetables in antioxidant capacity. The tiny strawberry is packed with vitamin C, fiber, antioxidants, and more. Blending up your favorite ingredients with VeganSmart will deliver five different non-GMO plant-based proteins, providing all of the essential amino acids.
In need of an escape to the tropics? This thick banana-flavored smoothie with a tropical touch is the ideal go-to smoothie recipe for breakfast, packed with the right nutrients and is easy to prepare. Here’s what you’ll need:
- 1/2 ripe mango
- 2 scoops Vanilla VeganSmart
- 1 cup of Califia Farms Almond Milk
- 1 small ripe banana
- 4 Ice Cubes
Blend and enjoy.
If sipping a cup of chamomile isn’t enough to induce restful sleep try having a tart cherry smoothie. Tart cherries contain melatonin, a hormone that helps make you feel sleepy.
- 1 scoop VeganSmart vanilla
- 1/2 banana
- 1 cup of cherries
- 1/2 cup almond milk
- 5 ice cubes
Blend and enjoy!
Whether it’s fueling up before hitting the gym or that midday snack you need to get over the 3 p.m blues, a healthy snack high in protein is just what you need to keep on going. The perfect way to get longer-lasting energy. Here’s a recipe from our SuperFan Jaclyn for the perfect peanut butter cup:
- 3/4 C Organic Peanut Butter
- 4 Tbsp. Coconut Oil
- 5 Tbsp. Agave Nectar
- 1/4 +2 Tbsp. Chocolate Pea Protein
- 3-4 Tbsp. Chia Seeds
- Bottom: Take 3/4 C of organic peanut butter, 2 Tbsp. of coconut oil, 2 Tbsp. agave nectar and mix this really well. Then take this mix and fill muffin pans half way and place in freezer for 15 minutes.
- Top: Take 1/4 + 2 Tbsp. of Chocolate Pea Protein, 3-4 Tbsp. of chia seeds, 3 Tbsp. agave nectar and 2 Tbsp. of coconut oil and mix. Add this mix to fill the rest of the muffin pan. Freeze again for 15 minutes. Then EAT.
Need to make a dessert without compromising your diet? Our Super Fan, Jaclyn came up with a great recipe for a chocolate pudding that doesn’t compromise flavor, taste or your fit lifestyle!
- 3 tbsp Chia seeds
- 1 tbsp Peanut Butter
- 3/4 cup Almond Milk or water
Directions: Combine all and serve chilled.
Packed with protein, carbohydrates, and calories, our Weight Gain will enhance your fitness and weight training routine and deliver more mass and energy. A full 23 grams of carbs per serving will pump-up your system and the complete amino acid profile will keep you energized.
July is National Blueberry Month, what better than time to celebrate the little blue berry? This little super-fruit packs a serious punch as an antioxidant powerhouse, among its many other health benefits. They say that good things come in small packages — and that’s especially true for the blueberry. Try our VeganSmart Blueberry- Banana Smoothie:
If you aren't keen on all the health benefits strawberries can provide your body, then it is time to enlighten yourself about this fantastic fruit. Strawberries are extremely rich in nutrients and bursting with antioxidants that can do wonders for your immune health. In fact, strawberries have been listed as the 27th highest ranked U.S. food in terms of antioxidant capacity, and can help you out with boosting cardiovascular support, regulating blood sugar as well as keeping you protected against unwanted illnesses.
A great way to consume strawberries and supply yourself with a number of incredible health advantages is by crafting a creamy strawberry smoothie recipe with a few scoops of Naturade Total Soy All-Natural Powder – Strawberry Creme. This all-natural meal replacement powder delivers your body a powerful pack of protein, 24 essential vitamins and minerals and only accumulates a total of 150 calories per serving. Besides being a tasty source that can help reduce your cholesterol and likelihood of heart disease, it is an excellent way to get all the necessary nutrients you need while trying to lose weight. Plus, Naturade Total Soy All-Natural Powder comes in a scrumptious strawberry flavor, ideal for adding to a delicious strawberry smoothie.
Here is everything you will need for creating the ultimate strawberry soy smoothie concoction:
- 2 cups frozen strawberries
- 1 banana, chopped
- 1 cup soy milk
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 scoops Naturade Total Soy All-Natural Powder
Combine all of these ingredients into a blender and sprinkle the Naturade Total Soy All-Natural Powder on top. Close the lid and mix until you have produced an incredible strawberry soy smoothie that will help your body feel as good as your cold beverage tastes!