Healthy Protein Shamrock Shake

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Pass by McDonald’s with confidence by trying out my green shamrock shake! This delicious shake is creamy and completely guilt-free. Ingredients: ½ cup of kale ½ banana 1 cup of almond milk ¼ cup of blueberries ⅛ teaspoon peppermint extract or mint extract 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder (optional) Continue reading Healthy Protein Shamrock Shake

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Spring into the Season with This Berry Green Smoothie

It’s March! The beginning of a brand new month filled with new beginnings, opportunities, and the first day of spring.  The first day of spring is coming up soon and I am counting down the weeks. This morning, I’m trying to start the day with a positive outlook amidst the falling icicles and heavy snow. We are far from summer weather, but we can at least … Continue reading Spring into the Season with This Berry Green Smoothie

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

Protein Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

It’s officially fall, and the fall flavors and colors are calling out to us, but that doesn’t mean we need to spend money for a fancy drink with fake pumpkin flavoring. Whenever I go out, I see pumpkin flavored coffee and lattes that smell and look so tempting. I’m sure you’ve seen the highly advertised Starbucks pumpkin spice latte and know about it’s lack of real or … Continue reading Protein Pumpkin Spice 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

Kale, Banana, and Almond Milk Delight

Whenever I look up recipes online, unless I type in “simple” or “easy” I always find a long list of specific ingredients listed. I would end up spending lots of money for specific ingredients, time prepping everything, and hovering over the blender or stove only to feel let down at the end. Lately I’ve been saving money by steering clear of complicated recipes with a long … Continue reading Kale, Banana, and Almond Milk Delight

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

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