Lulu's Favorite Protein-Packed Superfood Smoothie Recipe

 

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Arbonne's non-GMO vegan protein is packed with 24 vitamins and minerals and all essential amino acids to help support muscles and daily health. It's plant-powdered protein is derived from peas, rice and cranberries for optimum digestibility and satiety. This delicious Protein Powder is clinically tested and certified to have a lower glycemic index, which means it tastes great and won’t cause a spike in blood sugar. Perfect for your journey to healthy...

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Beef & Sweet Potato Chili

healthy recipes Oct 15, 2020

Here's a fun twist on your typical Mexican Chili.  Leftovers are perfect the next day for lunch or freeze for the next time you need a healthy prepared meal.

Ground meat is optional for our vegan and vegetarian friends.  

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients:

2 tbsp olive oil

1 cup onion, diced

1 tbsp cayenne pepper

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp garlic powder

1 lb ground beef, extra lean (can replace with ground turkey, chicken, pork or combo)

4 cups diced tomatoes

1 tsp oregano

1 bay leaf

3 cups sweet potatoes, diced

½ cup mushrooms, sliced

1 cup carrots, sliced

1 cup zucchini, diced

1...

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Thai-Style Grab-and-Go Salad (no cooking required)

healthy recipes meal prep Aug 14, 2020

Here’s a really simple but delicious grab-and-go Thai-style salad recipe for you today!

Meal prep plays a big role in sticking to your nutrition game plan, and this recipe will help make your life a lot easier AND help you stay on track with your wellness goals.

You can customize it based on your taste and what veggies you have on hand or even use leftover cooked veggies like I did with the butternut squash.  Feel free to experiment because you can’t go wrong!

Also – you can amp up the protein quotient on this by adding your choice of protein just before serving. Try...

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Recipe: Vanilla Chia Pudding

healthy recipes nutrition Apr 19, 2020

Vanilla Chia Power Pudding:

This is a delicious, healthy, and gelatinous breakfast or snack! (serves 2-3)

Ingredients: 4 tbsps. of chia seeds, 1 cup of water, coconut milk, or nut based milk, 1 tsp. of vanilla, 1 tsp of honey (local or raw are best), a dash of kosher or sea salt.

Directions:  Blend half of the chia seeds, water, vanilla, honey, and salt in a high-speed blender until creamy and smooth.  Next, pour the mixture over the remaining chia seeds. The mixture will be liquidy. Every minute, stir the mixture (it will take about 10-15 minutes to get to the consistency of...

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