High protein smoothie

A few weeks back, I posted some interesting facts as well as tips concerning hydration. I have partnered with Nestlé® Pure Life® which was able to provide such information and today and I am here to share with you some of my reader’s tips as well as announce the winner of the giveaway.

High protein smoothie | Eat Good 4 Life

Previous tips to keep hydrated:

  • Monitor fluid loss by checking the color of your urine. It should be pale yellow and not dark yellow, too smelly or cloudy.
  • Drink enough water to prevent thirst. Know that thirst is a sign of dehydration.
  • Begin exercise well-hydrated. Drink plenty of fluids within the hour before, during and after your exercise session.

New reader’s tips:

  • Carrying a water bottle at all times.
  • Providing water for kids’ sports teams.
  • Drinking a glass of water even before breakfast or the morning coffee.
  • Remembering to drink water at all times especially when living in hot areas where body water loss is more prominent.

As part of their dedication to healthy hydration through the Drink Up initiative, Nestlé Pure Life has committed to providing nearly one million 8oz servings of water to After-School All-Stars.

To help your family Drink Up and be a part of the Ripple Effect – a movement to keep kids hydrated – visit pureliferippleeffect.com and share your tips for healthy hydration using #pureliferippleeffect. I am positive that many people will benefit from everyone’s hydration tips across the nation!

For everyone that entered the giveaway and gave their personal hydration tips, thanks so much. The Nestlé® Pure Life® Ripple Effect Giveaway Winner is:

Christina! Congrats!

As I mentioned previously, water is the most important, and often most forgotten, nutrient. You can last for some time without food, but only days without water. Use some of the tips mentioned above to keep you and your family well hydrated. It is very important for proper digestion, blood circulation, metabolism and many other bodily essential functions in the body.

So remember, stay hydrated!

Enjoy!

High protein smoothie

High protein smoothie

High protein smoothie | Eat Good 4 Life

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Miryam's original recipe

Yield: 2 servings

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp cacao nibs
  • 1 banana
  • 2 cups crushed iced

 

 

Directions:

Blend ingredients in your blender for 30 seconds and serve immediately.

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Thank you to Nestle® Pure Life® for sponsoring this blog post. All opinions are my own.

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22 comments

  1. I love the fact that you can control the quality of ingredients in this awesome milk shake! :-D Yum!

    Caroline
    Chocolate & Carrots

  2. Mmmm, delicious! Looks like dessert to me :D We’ve been going crazy on smoothies lately – my kids love them and they can be so healthy :)

  3. This sounds delicious! I am going to have to make this!

  4. This is SO perfect. My family will love this :-) Dark Chocolate is the BEST!

  5. This sounds almost TOO good!

  6. Can’t wait to try this – sounds wonderful. I’m going to try it using peanut butter power because then it would have less fat and calories.

  7. Cindylbe,

    this is really yummy so I hope you like it :-)

    Thanks for visiting my blog!!

  8. Hi this is really awesome. Well me and my girl friends will find this really useful because we love soya and chocolate. Thanks!

    Regards,
    Haley McAdams
    Bartending Certification

  9. Would 2% work? This sounds good. May have to get flax from my mom.

  10. Can u sub. Almond butter instead of peanut butter?

  11. I have everything to make this tomorrow for breakfast, except the flax seed meal, what can I substitute that with? Oats? Thanks!!!!

  12. Can I use oatmeal?

  13. I used to manage a dairy queen/ orange julius a few years ago. My favorite thing to make was a banana, peanut butter and cbocolate smoothie.I never understood why this wonderful treat wasn’t on the menu, but when customers would ask me my favorite id offer to make it anyways! Such a deliscious combo of flavors!!

  14. Me encanta tu blog y los ingredientes muy faciles de conseguir sige asi y si puedes poner mas menus para niños estaria super!! Como para el summer,paletas de hielo,gelatinas etc….Gracias

  15. I make a similar smoothie several times a week but I add a handful of power greens (spinich, kale) and u cant even taste it… also silk makes a dark chocolate almond milk that is great when in a hurry :)

  16. Never would have thought to add chocolate chips to this type of smoothie–great idea! (Chocolate almond butter smoothies are the best!) :)

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