The weather has finally begun to warm up and all around us nature is waking up in full glory after its winter slumber. It’s the prettiest time of the year, however, if you are an allergy sufferer, it can also be a cruel time of year. So load up on foods rich in Quercetin, a mild natural antihistamine found in many foods including apples, blueberries and kale. To get the full impact, combine them in a fresh, delicious green smoothie.
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This is one of my favorite ways to enjoy the Sustain shake in the morning for breakfast. The combination of greens, protein and healthy fat leaves me satiated, energized and ready to take on the day!
Yes, you can have chocolate for breakfast as long as it's our Be Well Chocolate Whey Protein! Made into a delicious smoothie loaded with nutrient-rich ingredients, heart healthy good for you fats, and boosted with some potent extras, there is no better way to start your day. Powerhouse ingredients: - Whey protein from grass-fed cows boosts energy and immunity, supports lean muscle mass, promotes post workout recovery, supports overall good health. - MCT Oil: helpful for weight management, improved cognitive function, sustained energy - Greens powder: adds extra veggies into your diet (we can never get enough of those) - Chia seeds: adds healthy omega 3 fatty acids and fiber to keep you full - Kale: rich in antioxidants, fiber and vitamin A and C - Blueberries: full of essential phytonutrients and antioxidants - Avocado: healthy fats which regulate blood sugars, supports cardiovascular health and provides anti-inflammatory benefits Here's the recipe for Frank's current favorite smoothie, make it yours and your family's too! Recipe: 1 serving Be Well Chocolate Whey Protein Powder 2 tsp Be Well MCT Oil 1 serving Be Well Greens powder 1 handful organic kale (about a cup) 1 cup organic blueberries (fresh or frozen) 1/5 avocado 1 TBS chia seeds 8-10 oz non-dairy milk (almond milk, coconut milk, hemp milk) or water 4-5 ice cubes Place ingredients into a blender and blend till smooth and creamy. (Frank likes his smoothies thick so feel free to add more liquid if necessary to suit your taste.) Enjoy for breakfast or anytime of day. P.S. Your kids will never know there are greens in the smoothie...
Fight premature aging, cancer and disease with antioxidants. Free radicals in our environment, food and water can damage our cells but antioxidants help protect them so that the damage doesn’t happen. Pretty cool, right? Eating colorful fruits and vegetables (preferably organic) will provide your body with lots of great antioxidant protection. Here are the foods that are ranked highest in antioxidants: