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Recipe: Tutti Frutti Matcha Smoothie

Recipe: Tutti Frutti Matcha Smoothie

Matcha Smoothie

Matcha Smoothie Recipe:

This combination of exotic nectarines, plums and banana will take you to tutti frutti island with extra health benefit of Organic Green Tea Matcha Powder! But what exactly is matcha? Matcha is a form of green tea and thus contains a hefty assortment of antioxidants. Compare it to other antioxidant powerhouses according to BodyBuilding.com:
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Recipe: Peach Popsicle

Recipe: Peach Popsicle

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Peach Popsicle Recipe:

We are familiar with the benefits of ginger for motion sickness, seasickness, and morning sickness, but did you know it also contains gingerols that reduce pain? Not only that, but these peach popsicles are amazingly tasty for a late summer afternoon snack – or anytime! Adjust the amount you’d like to stir into these popsicles to suit your taste. This simple recipes makes 10 peach popsicles.

Peach Popsicle Ingredients:

  • ½ cup macadamia nuts, soaked overnight, drained
  • ½ cup raw cashews, soaked overnight, drained
  • 6 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger root, grated
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 4-5 ripe peaches, chopped

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Recipe: Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette

Recipe: Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette

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Tomato Vinaigrette Recipe:

This cherry tomato vinaigrette recipe is sure to hit the spot! Healthy plant fat from the olive oil assists with the absorption of fat soluble vitamins A, E, and K, in the tomatoes. Apple cider vinegar can help with blood sugar balance and digestion but make sure you get the kind with the “mother” in the bottle. It’s full of probiotics.

Tomato Vinaigrette Ingredients:

  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chives, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon mint, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

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Recipe: Watermelon Smoothie

Recipe: Watermelon Smoothie

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Watermelon Smoothie Recipe:

Working out in hot humid summer weather calls for a recovery smoothie that both hydrates and repairs muscles. Watermelon and cucumber are super thirst quenchers that pair well with cooling mint and tart lemon! You have to give this amazing watermelon smoothie a try! Makes 1 serving.

Watermelon Smoothie Ingredients:

  • 1 cup watermelon, chopped
  • ½ cup frozen strawberries
  • ½ cup seedless cucumber, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey
  • 1 scoop plant protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon maca powder

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Recipe: Vanilla Chia Pudding

Recipe: Vanilla Chia Pudding

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Vanilla Chia Pudding Recipe:

We got a really awesome treat for you today. This recipe is the ideal way to fuel up for your upcoming day. You can’t imagine how delicious this omega-3, fiber, and protein-packed breakfast is! It’s sweetened only with fiber-rich dates to give you a smooth start to your day. Sounds like an energy packed, healthy way to get your day started and help fill you up for the upcoming challenges ahead! Makes 8 servings.

Vanilla Chia Pudding Ingredients:

  • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked 3 hours
  • 4 cups filtered water
  • 7 medjool dates, pitted
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons coconut butter, or unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla bean paste, or vanilla extract
  • ½ cup chia seeds
  • 4 persimmons, or 4 cups berries or other fruit
  • 2 tablespoons cacao nibs

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