Want a healthy, nutritious, protein filled way to start the day that also includes many anti-aging properties? Try this delicious beauty shake! You can whip this up in minutes, which is perfect for individuals who don't have a lot of time in the morning, but still want a healthy and filling breakfast.
- 1 scoop/serving of Whey Protein Isolate
- 1/4 cup of Blueberries
- 1 teasp. of Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
- 1 teasp. of Chia Seeds
- Ice cubes to taste
Blend and enjoy!
The whey isolate and chia seeds are packed with muscle-building protein and fiber, while the coconut oil has many great qualities to improve your hair, skin and nails. Blueberries are full of antioxidants and also add a delicious flavor to the shake.
PS: I keep my Coconut Oil in the fridge so the consistency is solid and adds a creamy effect to the shake - delicious!
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Let's hear it for Greek Yogurt!!
Check out this awesome video from the equally awesome Margaux J. Rathbun, a resident expert here at FitPerez.com. In it, she lets us know some tips and tricks on how to take energizing breaks — and what to consume during them!
Not only that, but she reps the Chia Seeds too!
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The seeds that sprout on Chia Pets. Who would have known they're also super healthy for you to eat??
Margaux J. Rathbun did!!
Check out this video she was so kind to make for us, and learn about the benefits of this sometimes forgotten seed!
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Pomegranates were all the rage a few years ago, but Margaux J. Rathbun is bringing them back!
Although they may not be as popular as they once were, they still have all the same healthy benefits. They're a great source of potassium, vitamin C, fiber, and antioxidants to name a few, but there are plenty of other reasons to go retro with this former fruit fad.
Check out the video above to learn about all the reasons your body will love pomegranate and delicious methods of consuming it!
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As a certified nutritional therapy practitioner, Margaux J. Rathbun knows her healthy food!
This week, she's taken the time to recommend a new snack for those of you who may not have gotten a chance to try it or even heard of it yet!
Ch-ch-chia seeds (that's right, like the popular plant pet of the 90's) not only compliment other food like yogurt and cereal, but offer a wide variety of health benefits!
Find out about all of the benefits of eating chia seeds, as well as great ways to incorporate the dietary secret into your food above!
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