Low Carb Mocha Protein Shake

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Ingredients:

• 1 cup coffee
• 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk or coconut water
• 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
• 4 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
• 4 ice cubes
• Drizzle of honey

Instructions:
Add all ingredient into a blender. Blend well!

Benefits

Greek Yogurt

  • Great source of protein (vegetarian option)
  • Greek yogurt is loaded with probiotics. Probiotics are healthy bacteria that can help boost your immune system and decrease stomach issues, such as diarrhea and pain.
  • It is also high in calcium. Calcium is key to building strong bones, muscles and helping your vital organs function!

Coffee

● Coffee can help people feel less tired and increase energy levels and in turn help with both physical and mental performance
● Caffeine is one of the very few natural substances that have actually been proven to aid fat burning. Several studies show that caffeine can boost the metabolic rate by 3-11%
● Several studies show that coffee drinkers have up to a 65% lower risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease!

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Power Peach Smoothie

Ingredients:

·      1 cup Greek yogurt (plain or vanilla)

·      3 ripe peaches, medium size, pitted and cut in halves and quarters

·      ½ large mango, peeled and pitted, cut into 1 inch pieces

·      1 cup raspberries

·      1 cup ice

·      2 tsp. maple syrup (optional. Use with plain yogurt. Vanilla is sweetened)

Directions:

Place all of the ingredients into the blender jar and blend on the highest speed for 40 seconds. Serve immediately.

Recipe credit: ifoodblogger

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Ingredients:

·      1/2 cup pure pumpkin puree

·      1 large banana

·      6-8 ice cubes

·      6 oz grass fed vanilla yogurt

·      1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice

·      1 tsp agave nectar (or honey would work too)

·      3 Tbsp milk

·      pinch nutmeg and whipped cream, optional garnish

Directions:

In a blender, combine pumpkin, banana, ice, yogurt, spice, agave nectar and milk. Pulse until smooth!

Pour into a glass and top with a pinch of nutmeg.

Photo credit: Shugary Sweets

Green Smoothie

Ingredients:

·      2 handfuls spinach or kale

·      1 lemon, peeled and seeded

·      1⁄4 cup pineapple

·      1 golden delicious apple, cubed

·      1 coin size slice of ginger

·      1⁄2 scoop grass fed or hemp protein powder

·      4 cubes ice

* If more sweetness is desired, add a little honey.

Directions:

Process greens first with a little water until smooth. Add the rest of the ingredients and enjoy.

Recipe Credit: Angela Carter-Orr