Food/Nutrition Recipes

Carrot Cake Power Protein Smoothie

As a young girl, I would always ask my mom for a carrot cake on my birthday. When I transitioned to a vegan diet ten years ago, I wondered how I could recreate a plant based carrot cake alternative. Around the same time, people began to ask me where I would source my protein from. This smoothie is like cake in a bottle and packed with protein. Carrots are high in beta-carotenes, potent anti-oxidants that have the immune supporting benefits of vitamin A. Nuttzo, hemp hearts, Viva Vanilla Vega Protein Powder, and almond milk, fuse into a rainbow of protein power, that …

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Food/Nutrition Recipes

Cashew Christmas Milk

Christmas time is always filled with feelings of nostalgia for me. It brings back many memories of family gatherings, midnight masses, and leaving cookies and milk for Santa. As a vegan, I enjoy almond milk on a daily basis, but recently decided to try making a milk with my favorite nut, cashews. This cashew christmas milk is perfect for Santa— sweet, filling, and nutritious! Ingredients:  3/4 cup of ground cashew meal 1 cup of coconut water 1 cup of filtered water 1 tablespoon of honey 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1 teaspoon of hemp seeds Dash of cinnamon Recipe: In …

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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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