Energy Mylkshake

banana smoothie

Have a craving for ice cream? Try this smoothie instead. We bet it’ll satisfy your sweet tooth while nourishing your body and giving you some high vibe fruit energy.¬† This is a great smoothie for before or after exercise!

Ingredients:

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 date (remove seed from inside)
  • 1/2 cup of unsweetened vanilla almond mylk
  • 1 teaspoon peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup of ice
  • pinch of cinnamon

Instructions:

Blend all ingredients together until smooth. Add more or less almond mylk depending on the thickness you prefer. Enjoy ūüôā

Superfoods

Looking for a little boost? Try one of these natural, caffeine free options:

 

vitamineralVITAMINERAL GREEN

1.5 tablespoons of powder goes in the morning green drink


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E3 Live

 Defrost in refrigerator and pour liquid into ice cube trays. Freeze. Pop a cube out in the morning and place in water or juice. Once the algae cube has melted, drink!


wheatgrassWheatgrass

Drink 1 ounce shot on an empty stomach. Swish wheatgrass in mouth for at least 30 seconds to help make it easier to swallow and improve oral health. After taking the shot, wait 30 minutes before eating.


bee pollenBee Pollen

When possible, buy local bee pollen which you can sometimes find at your farmer’s market. Sprinkle on a smoothie or eat it¬†straight. Start with 1/8 teaspoon and work up from there.

Roasted Broccoli Bites

roasted broccoli

If you don’t like broccoli that’s okay. You’ll like it after your try these!! This¬†makes a great side dish¬†or an excellent snack.

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium heads of broccoli
  • *avocado oil spray
  • 3 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • sea salt
  • Shredded parmesan cheese (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375¬į
  2. Wash broccoli in cold water thoroughly
  3. Cut the stem off the broccoli then cut into small pieces.

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4. Grease baking sheet with avocado spray.

5. Place broccoli in a single layer on baking sheet.

6. Spray with avocado oil spray to completely coat. Massage with hands.

7. Bake for 25 minutes or until broccoli starts to get slightly browned/slightly crunchy & amazing!

8. Squeeze fresh lemon juice down over the top. Sprinkle with sea salt. An optional topping is shredded parmesan.

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Healthy Snack Choices

almond apple

 1 piece local organic fruit with 1 handful raw organic nuts


 

1 organic apple with 2 tablespoons nut butter


half an avocado w/ sea salt and handful organic corn chips


coconutgrove-plain

handful of strawberries w/ 1/4 cup plain coconut yogurt, drizzle of raw honey


rice cakes

1 rice cake with 1 tablespoon nut butter and drizzle of raw honey


honey

1 piece gluten free toast with 1 tablespoon nut butter, sliced banana, drizzle raw honey


granola-blueberry-hemp

1/4 cup plain coconut yogurt w/ 2 tablespoons granola


hemp milk

1/2 cup gluten free granola with hemp milk and handful blueberries


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1 grapefruit, drizzle raw honey & handful raw nuts


green drink no copyright

green drink (recipe link)


majestic hummus

handful carrots w/ 2 scoops of hummus


marys gf cracjers

gluten free crackers (10-15) w/ 2 tablespoons hummus


bitchin 2

handful organic corn chips w/ 2 tablespoons Bitchin’ sauce


cucumber

cucumber with lemon juice, sea salt and Bitchin’ sauce


popcorn

2 cups organic popcorn with extra virgin olive oil, sea salt and garlic powder

Brown Rice

brown rice

Brown rice is something that everyone can learn how to make! One of the best places to put brown rice is on top of a salad.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup organic brown rice
  • 2 cups filtered water

Instructions

  1. Place 1 cup of brown rice in a rice strainer and rinse well with cold water. (this removes phytic acid making the rice easier to digest)
  2. Put rice in the pot. Add 2 cups of filtered water
  3. Bring rice to a boil
  4. Cover rice and turn heat to low
  5. Simmer slightly for 35 minutes or longer, until water has dissolved

rice strainer

       Rice Strainer

How to buy rice:

  1. Go to the bulk section at the store with a brown paper bag. (Whole foods has the choice of brown paper bags and plastic bags. Use the paper! Then, save the bag for the next time you need rice).
  2. Fill with as much organic brown rice as you’d like
  3. Label the bag with the number on the bin so the cashier knows the item code for checkout.

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Bulk Section

The Breakfast Salad

One of the most important things you can do for your diet is to add in a salad for at least one meal per day. Adding that salad in for breakfast 1)Keeps you fuller longer 2)Gives you long-lasting energy 3)Decreases cravings for junk food b/c you will be getting so many of the nutrients your body needs during the first meal of the day.

There are 5 different things that go into a breakfast salad: Greens, raw nuts/seeds, grains, extras, & dressing. Choose your options under each category below. Choose¬†ONE¬†option from each category and put it into your salad.¬†* Remember always organic everything. Local produce when possible. Best way to know it’s local: SHOP AT THE FARMER’S MARKET!!!

1)Greens: romaine, arugula, butter lettuce, your favorite type of green, any raw vegetable you like (example: cucumber, peppers).  *You can have an unlimited amount of greens and raw vegetables. No need to pick and choose.

2)Nuts/seeds (1/4 cup): Raw walnuts, raw pumpkin seeds, raw cashews, raw pecans, sunflower seeds

3)Grains (1/2 cup): Brown rice, quinoa, millet

4)Extras(small handful): sun dried tomatoes, cooked lentils, cooked split peas, your favorite bean, avocado, hummus

5)Dressing (lightly coat salad): Dr. Bragg’s Vinaigrette (pictured below), make your own¬†choose between these recipes¬†1. Fresh squeezed lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, pepper, garlic powder 2. Balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, pepper, garlic powder

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