Posts Tagged "Sunwarrior Protein Powder"

Creamy Pumpkin Pie Latte Smoothie

Posted by on Oct 20, 2012 in Corn Free, Food, Gluten Free, Healthy Eating, Healthy Smoothies, Recipes, Refinded Sugar Free, Smoothie, Vegan | 5 comments

I love smoothies! A big thank you to Square One Organics for giving me some frozen pumpkin pie puree to make a smoothie for the Strollers in the Front 5K here in the city. If you want to check out some healthy breakfast tips and the kiddie version of the Pumpkin Pie Smoothie, check out the article! Now that my daughter is hooked on Pumpkin Pie Smoothies, I had to go back out to the store and buy more Square One Organics Pumpkin Puree. My husband took the kids out for 24 hours so I can get busy in the kitchen for a local cooking contest, I made this Creamy Pumpkin Pie Latte Smoothie for myself before my friend’s Power for Pink workout here in Chicago. It was just the right kick to start off the day before a fun workout. Creamy Pumpkin Pie Latte Smoothie: 1 2oz pouch of frozen Square One Organics Pumpkin Puree 1/2 frozen banana 1/2 cup of organic coffee 1/4 cup almond milk 1 scoop of Sunwarrior Raw Warrior Vanilla Protein Powder 1/2 tsp of cinnamon dash of nutmeg Blend together and enjoy! I love fast food breakfast! Don’t you? I promise both are...

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Cinco de Mayo Recipe: Strawberry Colada Green Smoothie

Posted by on May 5, 2012 in Gluten Free, Healthy Eating, Healthy Smoothies, Recipes, Smoothie, Vegan | 1 comment

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, I thought I would share my delicious Strawberry Colada Green Smoothie recipe. It got the thumbs up from my 4yr old daughter. This makes it a fantastic post workout smoothie. Strawberries and pineapple are full of vitamin c which helps with fat utilization (or burn fat) and helps bind to iron in the spinach resulting in maximal iron absorption. Exercisers who lack vitamin C burn 25% less fat during their workouts, so get those C’s! The coconut oil is a medium chained fatty acid helping aids in the absorption of vitamins, minerals and amino acids, boosts metabolism, and aid in muscle recovery Strawberry Colada Green Smoothie Put in blender in this order: 4 frozen strawberries 1/3c of frozen pineapple 2c of spinach or other greens 1/2c of Unsweetened Coconut Milk (water will work too) 1T of coconut oil melted (don’t add until it starts to blend) scoop of vanilla protein powder, I use Vanilla Warrior Blend Raw Protein by Sunwarrior As the fruit, spinach, milk and protein powder are blending, slowly add coconut oil. Coconut oil will harden when it cold or when you add it to cold items, thus resulting in coconut oil chips. This will also allow for the oil to fully blend in your smoothie. Pour and...

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