Oatmeal Cookie Dough Protein Smoothie

If you’ve ever wanted dessert for breakfast, then I have a treat for you! Maybe I’m longing for the cookies from my Healthier Desserts after Your Next Holiday Party post, or maybe I’m just over the New Years Resolutions craze (because we should strive to be healthy everyday?!) Enter – Oatmeal Cookie Dough Protein Smoothie. This recipe was inspired by Amanda’s Oatmeal Cookie Dough Smoothie over at … Continue reading Oatmeal Cookie Dough Protein Smoothie

Berry Goddess Smoothie

This quick and simple smoothie will give you a boost of energy and antioxidants to go about your day. All you need is a blender, berries of your choice, milk, protein powder, and that’s it! Vitamin C is a strong antioxidant found in berries. It supports the health of collagen, which helps maintain cartilage stores and joint flexibility. Eating vitamin C–rich berries gives you radiant … Continue reading Berry Goddess Smoothie

Treat Yourself: Dessert for Breakfast

Today I’m celebrating my 25th birthday in the city. New York City! Before work, my sister surprised me with delicious breakfast pastries from Café Angelique. I’m a happy girl. As you can see below, one flaky almond croissant on the left, one large chocolate chip muffin on the right, and an extra large black coffee. Of course, I went for the chocolate muffin the size … Continue reading Treat Yourself: Dessert for Breakfast

Oatmeal Cacao Deliciousness

Today is Friday! It’s the last day of the smoothie challenge that I created to add some variety to my meals. I added oatmeal to this cacao smoothie to make the consistency a little bit thicker and more filling.  The cool thing about smoothies is that you can mix together your favorite ingredients, blend, add more, retry and blend again. It’s all about trial and … Continue reading Oatmeal Cacao Deliciousness

Blueberry Acai Smoothie

Acai and chia are great energy foods – offering healthy fats, minerals, and antioxidants. Acai is pronounced ah-sigh-ee (I’ve been saying it wrong for years) and it is a delicious low-glycemic berry that provides exceptional amounts of antioxidants, omega fats, protein and fiber.  Throw in some easily-digestible protein flax seeds, and some simple carbs from bananas and coconut water, and you’ve just created a delicious breakfast smoothie! What … Continue reading Blueberry Acai Smoothie

Wild Blueberry and Spinach Smoothie

Blueberries and spinach taste great together! It might sound like it wouldn’t at first, but it’s really tasty and good for you. The blueberries are just bursting with healthy fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants so you can go about your day feeling your best. While sipping on this smoothie, I didn’t even taste the bitterness of the spinach mixed with the blueberries. When blended well, you … Continue reading Wild Blueberry and Spinach Smoothie

Strawberry and Banana Cacao Crunch

Everyday this week I plan on writing a new healthy smoothie recipe to mix things up a bit. Truth is, I’ve never really been into the smoothie craze but I’ve been craving something different in the morning that tastes delicious and fills me up… Until about 12 pm. See my recipe below! What you will need: 1 scoop of PlantProtein powder (or your favorite protein … Continue reading Strawberry and Banana Cacao Crunch