Food/Nutrition Recipes

GraNutOla: Nutty Granola

I can still remember discovering Angela Liddon’s blog Oh She Glows for the first time and being absolutely in awe at her delicious, innovative, and colorful plant-based creations. When she published The Oh She Glows Cookbook in March 2014, I had it on pre-order before it was out! One of my favorite recipes is her “Ultimate Nutty Granola Clusters.” I have adapted the recipe to include even more nuts and enjoy it best with a scoop of Nuttzo over my Buddhaful Smoothie! Ingredients: 1 cup almonds 1/2 cup walnut halves or pieces 1/2 cup pecan pieces 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1 …

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Food/Nutrition Recipes

Buddhaful Smoothie

Although I love my Shamrock Kale Shake, I wanted a smoothie that was more filling and had a greater carb/fat/protein content. I created my Buddhaful smoothie to do just that! It incorporates two of my favorite companies, Nuttzo and Vega, that provide real and nutritious protein and fat. It will leave you full, satisfied, and beautiful as a Buddha! Ingredients: 1/2 frozen banana 1/2 avocado 1 cup of frozen mango A handful of kale 1 tablespoon of Nuttzo 1 tablespoon Viva Vanilla Vega Protein Smoothie  1 cup of almond milk 1/2 cup of water Recipe: In the blender, add the smoothie ingredients, and …

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Everything Oatmeal: My Go-To Breakfast

I have always been a big believer in eating a nutritious and filling breakfast. I often times have to eat breakfast on the go, pre class or post run, and thus love to have an easy-made meal. I created this “Everything Oatmeal” to include many of my favorite superfoods and all it needs is hot water! At the start of each week, I prepare individual oatmeal packs for my morning and this recipe reflects one morning’s serving. In addition, it features the delicious Nuttzo! Ingredients: 3/4 cup of quick oats (Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Quick Cooking Oats is my …

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Food/Nutrition Recipes

Acai Bowl with Purely Elizabeth

This time last year, I was living on Oahu, Hawaii, studying at the University of Hawaii at Manoa One of my favorite treats I discovered on Oahu were acai bowls. They are a delicious, superfood-filled breakfast to get your day started on a tropical note! Adding Purely Elizabeth’s Ancient Grain Granola even betters the yum!  Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of freeze dried Acai powder 1 frozen banana 3/4 cup of frozen berries 3/4 cup of almond milk 1 teaspoon of honey 1 tablespoon of hemp seeds 1 cup of Purely Elizabeth Granola (Cranberry Pecan is my favorite flavor)  Recipe: Blend the …

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