Saturday, February 14

Superfood Smoothies For A Happier and Healthier Valentine's Day


Happy Valentines Day! I'll be honest, I'm not much of a Valentine's celebrator. But I will use any excuse to cook up some sweet new smoothie recipes! I compiled 4 favorites for you today, all themed for the occasion to help you enjoy your day to the fullest!

I know a lot of you will be indulging in your body weight in chocolate and cheese fondue today so I wanted to offer up some (naturally) sweet and superfood-full smoothies to help you balance out all the goodies! Or, if you're like me and you're committed to the 21 Day Fix and you won't be indulging, these will help curb your sweet tooth. So pick your favorite and treat yourself today!

Let's keep it simple shall we. This smoothie is for the girl that loves roses and perfectly wrapped gift boxes. Who orders vanilla milkshakes but is anything but plain. We all know you've got a little something under the surface! Let it out with a libido boosting smoothie that tastes sweet and simple like vanilla cake batter!

△ 1.5 cup unsweetened almond milk
△ 1 scoop vanilla shakeology 
△ 1 drop organic almond extract
△ 5-9 ice cubes (depending on how thick you like it)

➳ Blend in a blender till smooth, enjoy immediately. Instant gratification babycakes!

Vanilla shakeology contains a powerful superfood called MACA ROOT. Maca root has been used for centuries and is famous for it's mood-balancing, vitality boosting, endurance enhancing (for men and women, wink wink), and libido boosting benefits. You're welcome. 

For those of you who like it with a bit of bite, I present this tangy and tropical smoothie recipe loaded with antioxidants and the prettiest shade of rosy pink. If you're more into berry and fruity than sweet and creamy... this is the recipe for you!

△ 1 cup filtered water
△ 1/2 cups coconut water
△ 1 scoop vegan tropical strawberry shakeology
△ 1 tbs. pomegranate juice (or seeds)
△ 5-9 ice cubes (depending on how thick you like it)

➳ Blend in a blender till smooth, enjoy immediately. Relish in your good decision-making skills.

Tropical strawberry shakeology contains pomegranates, goji berries, acerola cherries, and lots of other nutrient packed whole foods. Pomegranates are rich in antioxidants and other good stuff that supports your immune system and your heart (awww). 

For my chocoholics with soul. I've got you covered girls. I know you've been waiting all year for a holiday centered around creamy cocoa confections. Mix this up and sip it while you read Rumi today and dream of your soul's one true love.

△ 1 cup vanilla almond milk
△ 1/2 cups water
△ 1 scoop vegan chocolate shakeology
△ 1/4 tsp. madagascar vanilla
△ a drop or two organic almond extract
△ a dash of cinnamon
△ 5-9 ice cubes (depending on how thick you like it)

➳ Blend in a blender till smooth, add in any additional flavors you like (coconut milk, nutmeg, ginger, cayenne if you like some kick!)

Among a roster of superstar superfoods, vegan chocolate shakeology contains cocoa (antioxidant), camu camu (antiviral, liver support, vitamin C powerhouse), and maca root (a powerful mood balancing and libido boosting ancient superfood. So replace your plans to binge on a bag of kisses and sip on some superfoods instead.

For my ladies who are ready to indulge today, the ones who like to have their cake and eat it to, the ones who don't take no for an answer, this snickers bar smoothie will blow your mind. As soon as you taste it, you won't even remember that it's actually got the nutritional punch of 5 bowls of salad.

△ 1 cup vanilla almond milk
△ 1/2 cups water
△ 1 scoop vegan chocolate shakeology 
△ 1 tsp high quality caramel (no fake stuff!)
△ 1 heaping spoonful of all natural peanut butter
△ a drop or two of organic almond extract
△ a tsp of slivered almonds
△ 5-9 ice cubes (depending on how thick you like it)

➳ Blend it all up and try to fight the urge to guzzle it in less than 30 seconds. Beware of brain freeze. I double dog dare you not to drink this whole thing in less than a minute!

In addition the all the goodies I listed above, vegan chocolate shakeology has adaptagens like ashwaganda. What the hell is an adaptagen you might ask? I'll tell you! It's a powerful anti stress herb. And I know Valentine's Day has got you freaking out like whoa. So sip on instant stress-fighters and get back to being your brave and beautiful self! 

I've been drinking Shakeology every day for nearly a year and a half and it has been my secret weapon in helping me lose 70 pounds and keep it off. I'm a stickler for as natural of products as I can find so I was so excited when I researched it and found out how high quality the ingredients are. All whole food. All sourced with intention and concern for the source. It gives me energy, fuels my body, and helps me fight sweet and carb-y cravings. This month you can get the ENTIRE 21 Day Fix or 21 Day Fix Extreme workout program for just $10 when you get Shakeology. But the only way to do that is through a coach like me. So if you want to try Shakeology anyway why not get one of my FAVORITE programs for just $10 more. Email me for the special discount link!
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