As late summer breezes shift into early fall winds, you’ll start craving hearty breakfast options. Here’s a seductive morning protein smoothie to warm your senses and nourish your body. Half a frozen banana is blended with creamy nut milks and butters, pure vanilla extract (brain food), fragrant cinnamon, spicy ginger, smoky cardamom, and warming cloves. The Indian Chai spices impart an earthy flavor element when infused with alkalizing hemp protein and fiber-rich flax meal superfoods. Move over Starbucks, this morning pick-me-up is guaranteed to invigorate your palate and feed your body – the healthy way.
Who knew dessert could be made with brain-healthy superfoods?! This rich and decadent mousse is made from young Thai coconuts (found at Asian markets), raw cacao powder, almond butter, and raw honey. This recipe calls for the meat from one or two young Thai coconuts. Some people are intimidated by the idea of opening coconuts to get the meat . Video link included in recipe notes - it is easier than it sounds, and well worth the minimal effort! The fresh coconut water and delicious meat are amazing treats. The only thing you need is a meat cleaver or a 10-inch heavy kitchen knife to get started. Young Thai coconuts can be found at all Asian markets or most health food stores and come wrapped in plastic. You can use other types of coconut, but the meat is often not as soft. The meat from a young Thai coconut is usually similar to the consistency of tofu, very soft and perfect for use in superfood desserts.
Nutritious Meets Delicious! Finally a healthy dessert suitable for those with a sweet tooth. The jammy mash-up of 3 summer berries with the coconut milk and cardamom makes these pops just rich enough and rather irresistible. They never last long in the freezer! Enjoy in moderation as they are rich in natural sugars and should be limited for folks with sugar cravings.
A super creamy mushroom Soup recipe that awakens your flavor senses without the sugars and conventional dairy. Instead, it's full of healthy fats and spices that won't disappoint! Try it with dinner today. Serve with brown rice and a large leafy green salad.
Love the burst of fresh flavor from mojitos at the local cocktail house? This shake has the same flavors with plenty of protein, fiber, and brain-healthy fat to boot! Pear is used as a low-glycemic fruit instead of tropical alternatives to reduce sugar intake. Perfect as a breakfast smoothie or a recovery drink post-workout. Warning, this might inspire a spontaneous dance party in the kitchen. Superfood Brand recommendation links are listed below.
Almonds and cherries will make you think you're tasting a homemade cherry pie. Organic spinach might seem like a strange addition, but you won't taste it and you’ll reap its nutritional benefits of fiber, folate, vitamin C and much, more. Perfect as a breakfast smoothie or a recovery drink post-workout. Although, you might crave this for desert too, it's THAT delicious.