BLUEBERRY VANILLA CREAM SMOOTHIE

Why is it so important to consume protein immediately after we exercise?  After we workout our muscles are completely depleted.  Therefore our bodies require an abundance of protein and other nutrients to help build and repair our muscles.  Additionally, if we intake the proper nutrition immediately after a good workout, our bodies are biochemically “primed” for maximum nutrient absorption.

My favorite way to fuel my …

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BEST GRAB AND GO SNACKS TO BETTER YOUR HEALTH

 

When you are always on the go and spending most of your time getting from point A to point B,  it’s important to plan ahead.  Keeping healthy snacks and water on hand at all times will keep you in check, so you don’t find yourself heading to the drive thru to curb your cravings.  Nuts are not only one of the easiest snacks to …

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5 REASONS YOU SHOULD START EATING CHERRIES TODAY

5 reasons you should start to eat cherries today/Fit.Fabulous.Beautiful

 

There’s nothing better than being able to enjoy locally grown hand-picked fresh fruit.  Because of where I live, there are many fruits and vegetables readily available to me from local farms right on the side of the road. Cherries are among my favorite fruits to buy in the summer months. With such a variety of cherries grown here in Canada, some wich are sweet

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CHOCOLATE VANILLA CREAM SMOOTHIE

 

Try my latest creation!  With the smooth rich taste of chocolate, and just a hint of vanilla this smoothie is sure to tantalize your taste buds and provide all the power you need to fuel an intense workout or help speed your recovery.

INGREDIENTS

1 cup of unsweetened almond milk

2 small frozen bananas

1/4 kale ( I use frozen)

1/2 cup vanilla Greek …

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OVERNIGHT OATS 5 WAYS

When striving to live a healthy and fit lifestyle, good nutrition plays a huge role in your success.  If your goal is to look good then you should know that 80% of your results are determined by what goes in your mouth each day and exercise only accounts for the remaining 20% .

I like to start each and everyday off with a bowl of …

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CHERRY VANILLA PROTEIN POWER SMOOTHIE

This smoothie is sure to tantalize your taste buds all while providing the right nutrients to fuel your recovery process after an intense workout!

Ingredients

1 scoop vanilla Vega protein

1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond or cashew milk

1/2 cup vanilla greek yoghurt

1 1/2 cups frozen cherries

1/4 cup kale ( I freeze my kale first )

1 tbsp. chia seeds

ice ( optional …

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STRAWBERRY COCONUT DREAM SMOOTHIE

 

Try my latest smoothie creation! A hint of summer, a glimmer of the tropics and completely satisfying!

Ingredients

1 cup almond milk ( adjust amount to achieve desired thickness)

1 cup strawberries

1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut

1/4 cup kale (optional)

1 scoop Vega coconut almond protein

1 tbsp flax

3/4 cup ice

Combine all ingredients in a blender or vitamix, and enjoy! If …

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5 AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF TURMERIC

 

Turmeric (Curcuma longa), has a peppery, warm bitter flavor and a mild fragrance with a slight hint of orange and ginger.  Although this spice is best known as a main ingredient in curry dishes, it also provides the bright yellow hue to products like ballpark mustard.  Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has  been used for many years as …

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