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 nutritious oatmeal.  Not only is it rich in soluble fibre, …

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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 )

Combine all ingredients in a blender, mix well and …

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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 you love smoothies like I do, then check out my …

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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 a powerful anti-inflammatory agent in both the Chinese and Indian …

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IT’S A GOOD MORNING SUPER GIRL BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE

 

This smoothie is a great on the go breakfast to start your day off right , or works to help the recovery process after an intense workout.  Packed full of super food nutrients this protein smoothie is fit for Super Girl!

ingredients

1 cup cashew or almond milk (add more to adjust to desired thickness)

1 cup frozen blueberries

1 /2 cup frozen dark cherries

1 banana

1/4 cup of kale ( I like …

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MOCHA GODDESS PROTEIN SMOOTHIE

 

Try my Mocha Goddess smoothie!

1 banana
1 cup frozen cherries
1 cup almond milk
1/4 cup vanilla greek yoghurt
1/4 cup kale ( frozen)
1 tbsp chia
1 scoop vega mocha protein

Combine all ingredients in blender and enjoy ❤️ Check out another great Mocha smoothie recipe here!

Image courtesy of simplegreensmoothies.com

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MY NEW MOCHA SMOOTHIE CREATION

 

Try my Mochabutter glow smoothie!

1 scoop vega mocha protein
1 cup almond milk
1 frozen banana
1 tbsp almond butter
1 tbsp chia
1 tbsp flax
3/4 cup kale ( I freeze my kale it blends nicely like this)
Add more milk if smoothie is too thick for your liking❤️

I’m always looking for new smoothie recipes or creating my own. They are great for a post workout snack or breakfast on the …

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BENEFITS OF WORKING OUT AT HOME VS. THE GYM THIS SUMMER

 

We all want to look good and feel good this summer. When we think of hot temperatures, tank tops and bikinis , we all get a little more motivated to start working out and eating healthy.  The problem is, we all have so many excuses and life sometimes consumes us.  I have discovered over the years that I can feel and look great by exercising in the comfort of my own home.  Working out

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3 CANCER FIGHTING SUPERFOODS THAT SHOULD BE A PART OF YOUR EVERYDAY DIET

 

With so much disease in the world today , it seems that everyone has had at least one close friend or family member affected by one type of cancer or another.  Cancer is one of the top health risks in the world, affecting so many people no matter what their age or gender.  I have had several loved ones in my life who have had to face the battle of all that comes with …

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