Delicious Healthy Summer Shake Recipe

"Summertimeeeee and the livin's easy..."

Or sometimes it's not + you're running late to somewhere you wish you didn't have to be.
Shoot. Sublime, we are not in school anymore.
I have to pay the bills during summer too!
But, no worries, guys.

There is a way to make your summer a little breezier (+yummier) with an easy and fast route for good sustainable energy and extreme health benefits:

THIS SHAKE!

+ who doesn't already feel healthier thinking about drinking something green right now?

So, get your Vitamix fired up + scroll on down to see what needs to be in your cart next time you walk down those grocery isles! (I would consider the peonies a necessity too!)
Hope you Lavenderettes enjoy!
(Full recipe at bottom)


#1 MACA POWDER
Add 1-2 teaspoons


BENEFITS: 
Balances hormones
Reduces stress levels
Boosts immune system
Speeds metabolism
Helps support your adrenals
Contributes to weight loss


#2 COCO BUTTER (OR OIL)
Add 1-2 tablespoons


BENEFITS:
Helps your body absorb nutrients
Good source of fats, iron, potassium, magnesium, and amino acids
Aids weight loss
Boosts immunity
Boosts metabolism
adds sweetness!


#3 ALMOND MILK 
*or any non diary beverage such as coconut milk
Add 1 cup


BENEFITS:
Boosts immune system
Improves vision
Helps with weight management
You can make it yourself! (I haven't tried yet but am excited to!)
Great base for a shake!


#4 CINNAMON
Add 1 teaspoon (or sprinkle a bit - it's up to your preference!)


BENEFITS:
Anti-inflammatory
Fights off diseases
Contains antioxidants


#5 PROTEIN POWDER
Add 1 scoop 

BENEFITS:
Provides necessary amino acids
Supports intestinal muscular and immune health
Supports healthy liver function
Supports the body's normal toxin-elimination function
Contains non-denatured whey proteins that have kept their nutritional integrity throughout the manufacturing process
Supports the maintenance of a healthy weight when combined with a healthy lifestyle
Also available in dairy free/chocolate and vanilla flavors!
Contact me if you are interested in purchasing!


#6 SPINACH
Add a handful


BENEFITS:
Aids in healthy skin, hair and eye sight
Has neurological benefits
Anti-inflammatory
Rich in protein
Boosts metabolism


#7 FROZEN BANANA
Add 1/2 or 1 whole banana


BENEFITS:
Rich in fiber and potassium
Rich in antioxidants and nutrients
May help you feel more full
Add sweetness and texture


#8 COCOA POWDER
Add 1 tablespoon


BENEFITS:
Adds richness and chocolate flavor without the sugar or additives
Boosts cognitive performance
Contains iron and zinc which is essential for your immune system
Contains magnesium for production of energy
Manganese for metabolism
Flavonoids for inflammation


#9 ALMOND BUTTER
Add 1-2 tablespoons


BENEFITS:
Healthy fats
Provides sustainable energy
Protein packed
Supports healthy brain function
Good for skin health
Supports healthy metabolism
Great replacement for peanut butter
Helps fight inflammation

#10 ADD ICE AND BLEND AWAY
#11 TOP WITH CHIA SEED OR TOASTED QUINOA
#12 DRINK IT ALL UP!



Hope you all love it as much as I do!

CHEERS TO GOOD HEALTH! Till next time, Lavenderettes!

 

Full Recipe:
1-2 tablespoons of Maca Powder
1-2 tablespoons of Coco Butter (or oil)
1 cup of Almond Milk
1 teaspoon of Cinnamon Powder
1 scoop of Protein Powder
Handful of Spinach
1/2-1 whole Frozen Banana
1 tablespoon of Cocoa Powder (like Hershey's!)
1-2 tablespoons of Almond Butter
Add ice and blend!
Optional: Top with chia seeds or toasted quinoa
July 07, 2017 by Britney Egner
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