YOUR NEXT GENERATION SMOOTHIE: GUIDE TO MAKING A SUPER SIMPLE SMOOTHIE BOWL

What is a smoothie bowl ?

I’m sure everyone knows what a smoothie is nowadays, but what about a smoothie bowl? These filling and extremely nutritious breakfast bowls are just like smoothies, but thicker so they can be spooned up and topped with extra goodies.

Smoothie bowls are the perfect breakfast or healthy snack for those who like to sit and eat their food versus sipping it from a straw. It’s also a super easy way to pack tons of superfoods, protein, vitamins and minerals into one simple meal.

How to make a smoothie bowl!

Unlike a smoothie where all the ingredients are mixed together, smoothie bowls are usually topped with delicious toppings – like nuts, seeds, granola, fruit, shredded coconut or chia seeds – to add nutritional value and a little crunch.…

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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 muscles for recovery, is to create a delicious post workout drink.  Blueberries are filled with many antioxidants therefore they are a great addition to any smoothie.  Try one of my go to recovery creations today !

 Blueberry Vanilla Cream Smoothie!

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop vanilla vega sport performance protein
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 cup vanilla greek yoghurt
  • 1 tsp wheat grass powder ( optional)

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth, sip and enjoy!…

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THE ULTIMATE PB & J POST WORKOUT RECOVERY SMOOTHIE

 

If you know me, then you already know how much I love peanut butter!  I like to slather rice cakes or apples with my favorite all natural peanut butter for a quick and healthy snack, and my go to smoothie has always been peanut butter banana! Well I felt like it was time to come up with a new spin on my favorite post workout drink! Who doesn’t love pb & j ?  Check out my recipe below for a nutrient packed twist of a must-loved flavour combo!

PB & J POST WORKOUT RECOVERY SMOOTHIE

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tbsp. all natural peanut butter
  • 1 cup frozen berries ( I like to use cherries! )
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yoghurt
  • 1 tsp.
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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 yoghurt

1 tbsp. Chia seeds

1 scoop Vega Chocolate all-in-one Nutritional Shake

1 tsp. Vanilla extract

Mix all ingredients in your blender until combined, drink and enjoy!  Add ice or additional almond milk to adjust to your desired thickness.

 If you like this recipe then check out my Super Girl Breakfast smoothie!  Smoothies are a great way to get in extra nutrients each day and are great snacks between meals whether you are short on time or always on the go.  …

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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 nutritious oatmeal.  Not only is it rich in soluble fibre, this breakfast staple contains both calcium and potassium.  If consumed on a daily basis oats can also provide multiple health benefits.  They are known to help lower cholesterol levels, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, help stabilize blood sugars and help prevent breast cancer.

One of my favorite preparations of this grain is overnight in the refrigerator.  …

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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 enjoy! Add more or less ice to achieve desired thickness. Do you love smoothies too?  Then check out My top 5 smoothie ingredients here!

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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 Super Girl breakfast smoothie here!

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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 to freeze mine, it blends well)

1/4 cup vanilla Greek yoghurt

1 scoop vega vanilla protein with greens

1 tbsp chia seeds

Combine all ingredients in a blender , mix well and enjoy!  Protein smoothies also double as great Popsicle treats for hot summer days!  For another great recipe check out my Mocha Goddess smoothie  here!

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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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