Prep Time: 5 min | Servings: 2-4 Ingredients: 4 frozen overripe bananas 1 scoop Chocolate Vanilla NutriProtein 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon unsweetened almond milk* Directions: Make sure the bananas are at least partially brown before chopping and freezing them. Combine all ingredients in a blender, food processor, or Vitamix. Process until completely smooth,… Continue reading Chocolate Banana Nice Cream
Prep time: 5 mins | Cook time: 3 mins (optional) | Yield: 12 ½ cup coconut oil ¼ cup almond butter 1 scoop Chocolate Vanilla NutriProtein 1 teaspoon cinnamon Crushed almonds or shredded coconut, optional Directions: In a small saucepan heat coconut oil on low until melted. You can also microwave the coconut oil for about 30 seconds until melted. If… Continue reading Chocolate Fat Bombs
Prep time: 3 min • Yield: 1 serving Ingredients: 1 cup unsweetened almond milk, coconut milk, or other nut milk. 2 scoops Chocolate Vanilla NutriProtein I cup fresh spinach or 1/2 cup frozen spinach ½ cup blueberries 1 tablespoon ground flax seed or hemp seed ¼ avocado 1/2 to 1 cup ice Directions: Pour liquid into blender first then add… Continue reading Double Chocolate Protein Shake
Prep Time: 5 minutes | Servings: 1 Ingredients: Crushed ice Potato vodka Ginger kombucha (any brand) Mint Lemon Directions: Fill a small glass with crushed ice. Pour in 1 part vodka and 1 part kombucha (or whatever ratio you like). Add a few sprigs of mint and a lemon slice.
Did you know that almost 70% of your immune system is housed in the digestive tract? Or that the state of your digestive tract can affect your mental health? Or that the process of digestion is responsible for giving our bodies the essential nutrients we need for growth, energy, and repair? Digestion is so much… Continue reading Digestion 101
Craving a creamy chocolate milkshake? Try this GI-friendly treat for all-day energy. Prep Time: 5 minutes | Servings: 1 Ingredients: 1 cup (12oz) coconut milk, unsweetened 1 scoop Nature M.D. NutriProtein 1 teaspoon cocoa powder ¼ cup Coconut flakes Directions: Blend until smooth and sprinkle extra coconut flakes on top.
Did someone say dessert for breakfast, lunch, and dinner? Try my gut-loving twist on a classic ice cream! Prep Time: 5 minutes | Servings: 1 Ingredients: 1 cup (12oz) nut milk of choice, unsweetened 1 scoop Nature M.D. NutriProtein 1 cup spinach ¼ to ½ fresh avocado 2 tablespoons chocolate chips (⅛ cup) ¼ teaspoon mint… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Mint Smoothie
Enjoying chocolate has never been this tasty or this healthy. When paired with delicious raspberries this sweet and tart blend is a delish way to balance your digestion. Enjoy it as an invigorating breakfast or a guilt-free dessert. Prep Time: 5 minutes | Servings: 1 Ingredients: 1 cup (12oz) nut milk of choice, unsweetened 1 scoop Nature… Continue reading Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie
Cook Time: 20 minutes | Servings: 12 muffins Ingredients: 1 egg ½ cup sweetener ⅓ cup applesauce, unsweetened 1 cup mashed banana (about 3 bananas) 1 cup almond flour ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ¼ cup cocoa powder 1 scoop Nature M.D. NutriProtein ½ cup chocolate chips Directions: Preheat… Continue reading Chocolate Banana Protein Muffins
Ingredients: 1 scoop NatureM.D. NutriProtein 2 tbs cacao powder 1 tbs ground coconut 2 tbs coconut oil, melted 2 tbs almond butter Directions: Add all ingredients into a bowl and mix well using a fork. Roll into balls. Optionally roll and coat balls with cacao powder or coconut flakes. Put in the fridge for 30 minutes… Continue reading Chocolate Coconut Protein Balls
many over-the-counter and pharmaceutical diuretics do. Make a pitcher in the morning and sip it all day.
There’s no winter beverage quite like eggnog. Decadent, rich, and creamy, this tasty tradition sets the holiday mood and warms you up. Luckily, my simple and healthy take on eggnog will keep you off the ‘noggy’ list and on track to winter wellness! Healthy “Egg” Nog Recipe Ingredients 1 cup soaked raw cashews 1-1 1/2… Continue reading Healthy “Egg” Nog Recipe
Chai Tea Latte Recipe (Caffeinated) Ingredients 1 tablespoon loose black tea 3-4 cardamom pods 1 cinnamon stick 1 scoop GutConnect 365 in Vanilla Cinnamon 1 star anise 2 cups nut milk of choice 1-2 tablespoon honey or maple syrup (or sweetener of choice) Directions Add all ingredients in a pot and bring to a simmer for 1… Continue reading Chai Tea Latte Recipe (Caffeinated)
Apple Cinnamon Tea (Decaf) Recipe Ingredients 1 cup fresh apple slices 2 cinnamon sticks lemon peel 1 scoop GutConnect 365 in Vanilla Cinnamon 2 cups water Directions Add all ingredients in a pot and bring to a simmer for 15-20 minutes. Strain and pour into a mug and enjoy!
Are you on Team Tea? If not, you may want to be. This centuries-old elixir is as full of health benefits as it is soothing comfort. Plus, with several varieties to choose from — and an infinite number of flavors and blends among those varieties — it won’t take long until tea becomes, well, your… Continue reading Health Benefits Of Tea
It’s hard to believe that this yummy, seemingly indulgent, peanut butter protein smoothie is actually good for you! Complete with NutriProtein — a pure, plant-based protein powder made from a proprietary blend of essential nutrients, vegan proteins, and high-fiber superfoods — this smoothie recipe is perfect for when you need a quick meal that is… Continue reading Perfect Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie Recipe
The holidays can be stressful, so follow these tips for a healthy, happy holiday season.
For many of us, food has a way of bringing us great comfort. Whether we’re feeling sad and turn to our favorite food to cheer us up, or we’re feeling joyful and food becomes part of our celebration, what we eat is not always used strictly for nourishment. And while many of us tend to… Continue reading Healthy Comfort Foods With Benefits
The holidays can be one of the most joyous times of the year. But they can also wreak major havoc on your wellness. Everything from your stress levels to digestion, and immunity to sleep, can all take a hit when you’re trying to balance shopping, entertaining, cooking, and daily life. So what’s the number one… Continue reading Keep Your Gut In Check This Holiday Season
Pumpkins are as synonymous with fall as snowmen are with winter. But pumpkins are also great for your gut! Here are just a few health benefits of pumpkins: They’re high in fiber, which helps keep your digestive system in top working order They contain prebiotic fiber, which helps balance gut bacteria They’re loaded with vitamins… Continue reading The Power of Pumpkin (Plus A Gut-Nourishing Warm Drink Recipe)
Do you practice yoga? If not, why? Maybe you think you’re not flexible enough, or you don’t have enough balance to perform the poses. But here’s a secret: Yoga is so much more than that! In fact, yoga has 8 different “limbs” or elements, ranging from breath control and meditation to several internal and external… Continue reading 5 Yoga Poses for Better Digestion
Every October 18th is World Menopause Awareness Day. According to the International Menopause Society, the purpose of this day is to raise awareness of menopause and the support options available for improving health and well-being. If you suspect you might be in menopause or beginning the process, this article — coupled with a conversation with… Continue reading Could You Be Experiencing Menopause Symptoms?
Is it coffee? Is it a smoothie? Is it breakfast? How about All The Above! This delicious recipe lets you spice up your morning with golden, gut health-supporting goodness. Or if you tend to feel tired later in the day, it makes for a great afternoon pick-me-up! Packed with health benefits from coffee, banana, cinnamon,… Continue reading Gut-Health Supporting Vanilla Banana Cinnamon Latte Smoothie Recipe
You’ve heard the phrase, “you are what you eat.” And as cliché as it might sound, there’s a lot of truth to it. This is because the foods you eat directly impact your gut, and the state of your gut impacts your mind. Your mind, of course, affects how you feel and behave. How does… Continue reading 5 Foods to Stay Away From For Your Mental Wellness
If you’ve ever wondered whether positive people have a leg up on the curmudgeons of the world, the answer is a resounding, YES! In fact, a large study, held over a thirty-year period, found that the most optimistic men and women demonstrated, on average, an 11-15% longer lifespan, and had 50-70% greater odds of reaching… Continue reading Can A Positive Attitude Make You Healthy?