Did you know PROTEIN is an important component of every cell in the body?!
– Hair and nails are mostly made of protein.
– Your body uses protein to build and repair tissues.
– You also use protein to make enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals.
– Protein is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood.
So the moral of the story is to make sure you’re consuming enough protein for your body and goals.
Cherry Banana Smoothie Bowl
60 g frozen Riced Cauliflower
100g frozen banana
50g frozen dark sweet cherries
32g sunflower seed butter
32g cocoa powder
1 scoop collagen
6-7 oz Lifeway Kefir 1% low-fat plain unsweetened Kefir
10 drop Now Foods vanilla Monk Fruit liquid sweetener
1 scoop ice (optional)
toppings (i.e., hemp seeds, coconut flakes, granola, fruit, etc.)
In a high-speed blender combine cauliflower, banana, cherries, nut butter, cocoa powder, collagen, kefir, sweetener, and ice. Blend until smooth. Pour into two small bowls and top with favorite toppings.
Pro tip: Weight out the frozen and dry items the night before or during Sunday prep day. This way you’re saving time in the morning. Just dump in the ingredients, add kefir and blend!
Strawberry Colada Smoothie
8 oz strawberry 1% Lifeway Kefir
3-4 oz unsweetened plain almond milk
60g frozen rice cauliflower
50g frozen sliced banana
0g frozen mango
50g frozen pineapple
10g shredded coconut flakes scoop ice (optional) chia seeds for topping (optional)
Blend all the ingredients in a high-speed blender until well combined. Pour into your favorite cup and top with chia seeds.
Pumpkin Chai Overnight Oats
40g favorite style of Oats
20h hulled Hemp Seeds
10g chia seeds
2 tbsp pumpkin puree
6 oz @lifewaykefir
2-3 oz unsweetened almond milk
Dash of cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin pie spice, and salt
4 drops @nowfoodsofficial Chai Spice Better Stevia
1/4 tsp vanilla
Toppings: Sliced banana, granola, and @rxbarHoney Cinnamon Peanut Butter (optional)
Add ingredients to a mason jar and give them a good stir. Refrigerate overnight or for at least 2 hours.
In the morning, add additional liquid if you’d like. Once you achieve the desired consistency, top with fruit, nuts, nut butter, seeds, granola, coconut, etc. Top with sliced banana, granola and RX Honey Cinnamon Peanut Butter (optional).
Do you like kefir? What’s your favorite way to use it?