Acai Recovery Bowl
This protein bowl needs little introduction. Basically it’s filled with deliciousness that will help your body recover post-workout. With the help of the Vega Sport Performance products, and antioxidant filled superfoods, you can be on your way to your next workout in no time friends! BTW, sorry I have been so MIA on the blog, I was away traveling, but more attention will be paid now!
- 1 scoop Vega Sport Performance Vanilla Protein Powder
- 1 cup organic frozen blueberries
- 1 tbsp acai powder
- 1 tsp maca powder
- 1 scoop stevia powder
- 6 oz almond milk unsweetened vanilla
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Add all ingredients in a blender and take it for a whirl! Top with fruits and granola if you like.
This recipe contains about 3.5g of fiber and is a good source of potassium. Maca powder is a rich source of vitamins, balances your mood, provides energy and soothes the endocrine system. Acai powder contains a large amount of antioxidants that fight tissue and cell damage in your body, and acai provides essential amino acids that aid in proper muscle contraction.
Pomegranate Steel Cut Oats
Nothing makes me happier in the morning than a cup of coffee and a bowl of oatmeal. I have almost the same bowl of chocolate oatmeal every chance I get, but every now and then, I am inspired by a new ingredient and try something different. This time, I was inspired by the Nativas Pomegranate Powder I received from my Vitacost order. (Psst..if you’d like $10 off your first order with Vitacost.com, use my referral link)
Start by cooking your steel cut oats. I like Trader Joe’s quick cook version. If I am cooking in bulk (which is totally awesome and possible with steel cut over regular oats), I will use the stove. For single servings, the microwave is quick and easy.
I like my oats thick and creamy, so I always add a touch of almond or coconut milk after it’s done cooking.
Then, simply add your ingredients…
And stir. I am sad to say this did not turn out pink, because that would’ve been cool. But I promise it takes like pomegranate.
I also didn’t have any fresh pomegranate for the topping, so I chose to top with Kashi Go Lean Crunch Cereal, 1/2 banana, a handful of blueberries and some goji berries. Enjoy!
*Information calculated omitting the toppings mentioned.
This recipe contains 9 g of fiber and is a good source of antioxidants, calcium and iron from the oats. If you’re topping with a banana, you’ll enjoy a potassium boost too!