Red Velvet Protein Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • ½ cup strawberries, fresh or frozen 
  • 1 scoop chocolate Vega Performance Protein powder
  • 1 Tbsp cacao powder 
  • 1 medium beet, shredded
  • 1/2 cucumber

Directions: 

  1. Place all ingredients into the blender in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Blend for 30-45 seconds or until desired consistency is reached.
  3. Pour into glasses and enjoy!

 

Nutty Lemon Power Bites

You will need: 
Food Processor/Blender 
Mini Cupcake Papers

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup organic pistachios or cashews 
  • 3/4 cup organic almonds 
  • 1 1/4 cups organic medjool dates, pitted 
  • Juice of 2 organic lemons 
  • Zest of 1 organic lemon 
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt or pink Himalayan salt 

Instructions:

  1. Crush 1/4 cup of cashews and 1/4 cup of almonds in food processor and set aside in bowl. 
  2. Place all remaining ingredients in a food processor and combine until all ingredients are completely incorporated. 
  3. Use a melon baller to scoop mixture. 
  4. Drop ball of “dough” into bowl of crushed nuts and roll to coat. 
  5. Put rolled bites into mini cupcake papers and refrigerate for 1 hour . 
  6. Wrap in plastic wrap or place in freezer bag and freeze for a perfect post-workout snack. 

 Enjoy!