Superfood smoothie- Base: spoon of raw honey, spoon of raw coconut oil, pinch of sea salt, handful of cashews or brazil nuts, 2 squirts vanilla stevia. Add any of following ingredients: 1/2 cup frozen berries, 1.5-2 cups coconut water or nut milk, 2-3 Tbsp of cacao powder, 1-2 tsp goji berry extract powder, handful goji berries, 2-3 tbsp some kinds of seeds (chia, flax, etc), 1-2 tbsp barley, 1 tbsp maca powder, 1-2 tablespoons spirulina, 1 tbsp peanut butter.
Zain's Amazonian Acai Power Bowl For those of you who are unfamiliar with the acai berry, it grows in the Amazon Jungles of Brazil and is considered to be a superfood and one of the healthiest foods on the planet. The bowl below is an ideal breakfast or post run power snack. It will replenish your carbohydrate stores immediately and help to maintain your blood sugar throughout the day. Complete recipe and directions…
If you're not keen on fish, turn to BRAZIL NUTS for your daily supply of selenium, which prevents cellular damage from free radicals. I have to admit, they're not my favorite nut, but you only need a couple per day to reap the benefits! That's doable.
Cupuacu: From the cacao family, there are many health benefits to Cupuacu, most of which are tied to the fruit's extremely potent phytonutrient polyphenols (Theograndins), anti-oxidants, essential nutrients & vitamins. It's primary health benefit is stimulating the immune system while simultaneously supporting the body's ability to fight disease.
Did you know that chocolate in it's raw form is a fruit? I had a Raw Cacao protein shake today. yummee!