Posts Tagged“smoothie”

pre-workout smoothie

I’m so proud of this smoothie creation! I invented it on the fly when I woke up late and risked missing a yoga class on the weekend. It powered me through an intense 1h15 minute class, so I officially deem this smoothie a great pre-workout snack/light meal. 3 cups almond milk or non-dairy milk 2 tbsp almond butter 1/2 cup of blueberry and raspberry mix banana 1 scoop of vegan protein powder 1 tbsp maple syrup Dash of cinamon I think some spinach and nutmeg could also go well in this smoothie as well. Enjoy y’all!

pitta balancing smoothie

Ayurveda, meaning “life-knowledge” in Sanskrit, is a holistic system of traditional medicine that looks at one’s constitution to identify balance and health, or imbalance and disease. I wrote extensively about Ayurveda and my Ayurvedic consultation here, but the gist of it is that every person has a primary dosha (like DNA, a set of elemental forces that make you who you are) and maintaining balance in your dosha is a crucial factor to health and well-being. My dosha is PITTA – VATA and as you can guess from the title of this post, it’s out of balance. WHAT IS PITTA…

Beet smoothie recipe

Beets are one of those things that you want to eat ’cause they’re good for you, but you can’t be bothered to prepare them. My lazy girl solution? Drink ’em. Beets are a good source of carbohydrates and natural sugars, making them a great veggie when you need to boost your stamina (swap your 3PM coffee with this smoothie or drink it before a heading to the gym). They also contain nutrients that lower blood pressure, fight inflammation, boost immunity and detoxify the body. Here’s how to make this beet smoothie: With a juicer, juice a few beets and carrots, and…