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Pineapple Protein Shake

This is my favorite way to enjoy a Protein Shake; mostly because I LOVE PINEAPPLE!!

Blend:
1 Cup Frozen Pineapple
1 Cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
1 Scoop Vanilla Protein Powder
1 Tablespoon Chia Seeds (*soaked)
2 Tablespoons Honey

pineapple protein shake

This recipe makes 2 servings and contains 230 calories per serving.

Substitutions:
– Fresh Pineapple; Add a cup of Ice
– Replace Honey with preferred Natural Sweetener

* Soak 1 Tablespoon of Chia Seeds in 2 Tablespoons of warm/hot water for 4-5 minutes; until soft/gelatin like.

Cheers!
– T

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Double Berry Green Smoothie

This Double Berry (not so green in color) Green Smoothie is a great way to start the day.  It contains both Strawberries and Blueberries however it is not very sweet.  The Honey & Vanilla Protein Powder add some sweetness but if you are looking for a sweeter Double Berry Green Smoothie substitute the Avocado with a Banana.

Double Berry Green Smoothie - DS
Ingredients:

1 Handful of Spinach
1 Cup Frozen Strawberries
1/2 Cup Frozen Blueberries
1 Avocado
(for a sweeter smoothie; replace Avocado with Banana)
1 1/2 Cup Almond Milk
1 Tablespoon Honey (omit if using Banana)
2 Tablespoons Vanilla Protein Powder

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in blender; blend until smooth.  Serve immediately.  Serves two.

Happy day!
– T

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Sweet Saturday Smoothie

Blog - Post 3 Pink Smoothie PictureIn celebration of Saturday why not sweeten up your smoothie just a little bit.
This Strawberry Protein Smoothie serves 3 and will be sure to make your taste buds smile.

– 2 cups Unsweetened Almond Milk
– 1 cup Frozen Strawberries (if using fresh, add ice)
– 2 Bananas
– 1/2 Scoop of Vanilla Protein Powder
– 2 Tablespoons of Chia Seeds (soaked)

Here’s to the weekend!  May it be a sweet one. – T

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