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Recipes

Strawberry Sunrise Oatmeal

February 16, 2015 — by Griffin Thall

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Sometimes the toughest part of our day is actually starting it. Give your body a hug with a bowl of our scrumptious Strawberry Sunrise Oatmeal and turn a good morning into a great day.

Ingredients:
1/3 C. Quick Oats
1/2 C. Strawberries
1/4 C. Mango
1/4 C. Pineapple

1/2 C. Milk (I like Almond or Coconut)
Coconut Flakes
Chopped Nuts (Almonds, Cashews, Walnuts, whatever!)

Honey
Vanilla Extract

Directions
1) GET OUT OF BED. This may be difficult, but trust me, you’re about to have an amazing breakfast. Grab a bowl, some quick oats and the rest of the ingredients.

2) Microwave the oats and milk. Keep watch so it doesn’t boil over.

3) Stir in a dash of vanilla extract and a squeeze of honey for some sweetness.

4) Top with the strawberries, mango, pineapple, coconut flakes and chopped nuts. Don’t you feel brighter already?


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Vegan Quinoa + Avocado Salad

February 2, 2015 — by Griffin Thall

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Who says you can’t make friends with salad? With creamy avocado, juicy tomatoes and protein-packed quinoa, make our tasty Vegan Quinoa Salad for your next lunch.

Ingredients:
2 C. Quinoa, Cooked + Cooled
2 Small Avocados, Chopped
1 pkg. Grape Tomatoes
1/4 C. Red Onion, Diced
1/2 C. Fresh Parsley, Chopped
1 Lemon
Salt + Pepper

Directions
1) Prepare all of your ingredients, grab a big bowl, a spoon and your appetite.

2) Combine all ingredients, finishing off with a giant squeeze of lemon. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

3) Gently fold the ingredients together so you don’t mush the delicate avocado.

4) Grab a spoon, be healthy and live free.

Share this recipe with the avocado-lover in your life.

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Tropical Green Smoothie Recipe

January 21, 2015 — by Griffin Thall

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Transport yourself to the tropics every morning with the simple touch of a button, your blender button that is. This paradise-inspired green smoothie is packed with the sweet taste of sunshine and all the healthy benefits of greens.


Ingredients: (1 Serving)
1 C Unsweetened Coconut Milk
1 C Baby Spinach
1 Ripe Banana 
1 C Pineapple
Ice
Superfood Powder (optional)

Directions:
1) Combine all ingredients in a blender. Start with the coconut milk first, fruit, then spinach and top off with ice.

2) For an extra dash of healthy green awesomeness, add your favourite superfood powder.

3) Set your blender to it’s highest speed until it you can no longer hear the crunching sound of the ice. Switch off your blender.

4) Pour into a coconut (or glass) and serve.

Sip on and share the love!