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Cacao Bean Avocado Smoothie

I know that a “bean smoothie” does not sound appealing but I can guarantee that this smoothie will not disappoint.  You know I am always on the lookout for balanced smoothies without a ton of fruit and sugar.  I love my Daily Sustain protein powder and my signature low sugar smoothie recipes but I realize […]

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Create a Healthy Morning Routine

Envision this dreamy situation…You go to bed early and sleep well.  When you wake up, you feel rested.  You get up before anyone else in the household for some quality alone time.   You start out your morning with a short meditation to clear your mind.  You have enough time to review your schedule and plan […]

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Acai Bowls and Hidden Sugar

There is a huge difference between homemade acai bowls and restaurant prepared acai bowls. For example, Jamba Juice makes acai bowls packed with honey, fruits, and sweetened soymilk.  These ingredients sound healthy until you learn that one serving contains 67 grams of sugar and 99 grams of carbohydrates! That is a blood sugar crash waiting […]

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Top 5 Protein Powders

Clients are always asking me what protein powder they should use.  Seems like an easy question but unfortunately, most protein powders are unhealthy.  I’ve written articles about this topic in the past but I want to provide you with up to date information and options. Read the ingredients What is the protein source?  Soy…NO good.  […]

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Daily Sustain Mochachino Smoothie

Everyone seems to love my protein powder, Daily Sustain, especially the chocolate flavor.  This is my favorite Daily Sustain smoothie recipe: Chocolate Mint.  Well my good friend Didi took my protein powder to a whole other level.  She created a healthy Mochachino Smoothie and it is fabulous!  It’s a smart way to drink coffee and […]

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Betsy’s Favorite Daily Sustain Smoothie Recipes

I am not exaggerating when I say that I LOVE my Daily Sustain Protein Shake and that I drink one almost every day.  Compared to most smoothies, they are low in sugar, filled with quality vegan protein, and have tons of vitamins and minerals.  And most importantly, they taste great.  I carry Chocolate and Berry […]

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Tropical Green Smoothie

This smoothie is super refreshing on a hot summer day…and just look at how green it comes out!  How could you not feel amazing having this green shake? This smoothie does have a fair bit of fruit so it’s on the sweet side, but I try to pack in lots of greens and some protein to help balance it.   […]

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Strawberries and Cream Smoothie

This smoothie is super simple and refreshing! You can really use any berries with this smoothie, but I chose to use strawberries. All berries are rich in nutrients, antioxidants and phytochemicals…so drink up! Balancing out the smoothie with protein makes it a doable breakfast on the go or a midday snack. For kids, you can pour […]

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Simple Way to Fight off Colds

It’s nearly impossible to get together with any of my friends and their families now because someone is always sick.   I really hate the dreaded cold and flu season.   I have one simple word for you to prevent or treat the cold…FLUIDS. Obviously, drink lots of water (herbal teas count too).  Definitely drink more than […]

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Peanut Butter Smoothie

Easiest and tastiest smoothie ever. 2 ripe bananas (if bananas start go bad, peel and freeze for smoothies) 1 heaping Tbsp real peanut butter or other nut butter 1 handful of fresh spinach 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk (So Delicious) or almond milk (Blue Diamond) 1-2 scoops of pure lean protein powder water and ice, […]

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