An article in Extraordinary Health Magazine stated, “Supplemental plant protein use is wildly popular these days. In fact, eating plants versus animal-sourced food, in general, has numerous health advantages and is becoming increasingly popular.
“But not all plants—or plant proteins—are alike or the best to use as a protein source. Some plant proteins are made with conventionally raised plants filled with pesticides and other toxins such as GMOs, or they offer incomplete proteins without adequate amino acids.
“Raw Protein is a complete, plant-based protein for everyone, including those on a vegan or vegetarian diet it is certified USDA Organic (no GMOs, synthetic fertilizers or pesticides which may be present in non-certified organic products). Raw Protein is also Non-GMO Project Verified.”
My customers ask me all the time if there is some way to make good tasting treats and smoothies for their families incorporating a little extra protein from one of Garden of Life’s great Raw, plant based, protein powders. Everyone is trying to help their loved ones to be healthier and less toxic, these days. These recipes will help.
Gail’s Favorite Cinnamon Apple Breakfast Smoothy:
1 1/2 cups pure water
1 scoop Garden of Life Vanilla Chai Raw Protein
1 Scoop Garden of Life Raw Perfect Food Apple Flavor
1 Raw Egg
1/4 tsp Cinnamon
Add all ingredients to the blender and blend on medium until creamy. (For a thicker smoothie try adding 1/2 scoop of Garden of Life’s Raw Fiber.)
by Gail Bowman
Unbaked Marley Cookies:
1 scoop Garden of Life RAW Fit Marley Coffee
1 1⁄2 cup macadamia nuts
1⁄2 cup shredded organic coconut flakes (plus an additional 1⁄4 cup for coating)
6 medjool dates (pitted)
1⁄2 Tablespoon Garden of Life
Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
1 Tablespoon honey (or maple syrup)
1⁄2 Tablespoon water
Dash of sea salt
(Use all organic ingredients when possible.)
Place macadamia nuts into the food processor using the “s” blade and process until you obtain a flour-like texture. Add dates, salt, coconut, RAW Fit, coconut oil and honey and process again until mixture begins to bind. Add water and pulse a few times until mixture sticks together. Roll Tablespoon size cookie balls and coat in shredded coconut flakes. Store in refrigerator for up to two weeks or in freezer for up to one month.
by Gwen Marzano
Banana-rama Ice Cream:
2 cups frozen organic banana chunks
(about 2 bananas)
1⁄2 cup light organic coconut milk
1 Tablespoon Garden of Life Vanilla RAW Meal or RAW Protein
1 Tablespoon Garden of Life RAW Organics Super Omega 3 Organic Chia Seed
1 Tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond butter
Place all ingredients into a food processor using the “s” blade, or in a high speed blender. Process until smooth and creamy. Serve immediately, or store in freezer for up to one month. by Gwen Marzano
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