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CLEAR, GLOWING SKIN STARTS FROM WITHIN: The food you put in your body is just as vital as the toners and moisturizers that line your bathroom shelf – you are what you eat and this is true given that our body absorbs the nutrients that we eat and this shows up on our skin.

This is our go-to smoothie for benefits including anti-inflammation, massive amounts of antioxidants, healthy plant-based fats, vitamins and nutrients which helps attribute to clear, gorgeous and glowing skin. We hope that you enjoy!

Ingredients:

1 ½ – 2 cups of water OR Almond Milk 

2 cups Kale (chopped)

1/2 cup Raspberries

1/2 cup Blueberries

1-2 Dates

1/4 Apple

½ Avocado 

½ Apricot

1 teaspoon Chia Seeds 

1 teaspoon Bee Pollen

1 teaspoon Matcha

1 cup ice

Instructions: 

  1. Blend water and kale first. 
  2. Add Avocado, Raspberries, Blueberries, Apple, Date, Apricot, Chia seeds, Matcha, Chia Seeds and ice until thoroughly blended. 
  3. Sprinkle Bee Pollen on top
  4. Add more water if needed.
  5. Drink and ENJOY!

View Lisa’s step-by-step smoothie video here. 

Nix the coffee and get your fix with this smoothie instead!
If you’re the type that needs coffee to get yourself going in the morning, let me propose an alternative. This banana mocha smoothie will not only deliver that familiar, comforting coffee taste, but it’s packed with greens, antioxidant-rich cacao nibs, probiotics and inflammation-fighting cinnamon. With all these nutritional goodies, you’ll be feeling even more energized than if you’d just downed your regular cup ‘o joe!

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Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 0 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop Mocha flavoured Vega One
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk or water
  • 1 tsp maca root powder (optional – there’s already some in the Vega One)
  • ½ tsp raw cacao powder
  • cacao nibs, to garnish

Banana Mocha SmoothieInstructions:

Blend all ingredients except ice until smooth.

Toss in a few ice cubes and blend to adjust thickness.

Pour and enjoy!

Angela is an avid runner, fitness instructor, foodie, healthy living blogger, and owner of her business, Spin 360 Health Coaching. Having been overweight, unhappy and insecure as a teenager, Angela took control, changed her unhealthy habits, and adopted a clean eating lifestyle that she continues to maintain today. Her goal is to support, inspire, and motivate others to improve their health and be their best. You can learn more about her on her blog, Eat-Spin-Run-Repeat.com.

Blog: http://eat-spin-run-repeat.com

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See ya winter, it’s (almost) smoothie season!
With winter nearly behind us, it’s starting to feel a whole lot more like smoothie season. In case you haven’t already hopped on the smoothie bandwagon, it’ll certainly be worth your while. In addition to being delicious, smoothies are a super easy way to get a ton of high quality nutrition in a single glass. This spiced pineapple coconut blend is not only high in protein, but it’s also infused with cinnamon, ginger and turmeric – all 3 of which are powerful anti-inflammatories. Give it a try after your next workout!

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Spiced Pineapple Coconut Smoothie
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 0 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop vanilla Vega Performance Protein (Vega One will work too – it just won’t be as yellow)
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk + 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tsp maca root powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1″ piece fresh peeled ginger
  • ice

Instructions:

  • Combine all ingredients in the blender and puree until completely smooth.
  • Add a little more ice if needed to thicken
  • Pour into a tall glass and enjoy!

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Angela is an avid runner, fitness instructor, foodie, healthy living blogger, and owner of her business, Spin 360 Health Coaching. Having been overweight, unhappy and insecure as a teenager, Angela took control, changed her unhealthy habits, and adopted a clean eating lifestyle that she continues to maintain today. Her goal is to support, inspire, and motivate others to improve their health and be their best. You can learn more about her on her blog,
Eat-Spin-Run-Repeat.com.

Blog: http://eat-spin-run-repeat.com
Twitter: @eatspinrunrpt
Instagram: @eatspinrunrpt
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/EatSpinRunRepeat
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/eatspinrunrpt