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This Snack is Bananas: B.A.N.A.N.A.S.

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Yum! While perusing the aisles of my local Jimbo’s today I found what is sure to become my fave new snack, and the best part is… they’re free! Well, not technically, but they are free of all sorts of yucky things like GMOs, animal products, and gluten {hooray}. Just incase the title didn’t make it crystal clear… I’m talking about bananas [not your run of the mill banana, but perfect little snack packs of dehydrated bananas aka Barnanas]. Bananas are loaded with potassium which makes them the perfect pre-workout snack. They will totally fuel your muscles and keep you super energized. They come in basic banana [which contains one ingredient… BANANAS] and chocolate covered banana [made up of bananas, cocoa, and other all natural organic ingredients] <– yummers! I’ve gotta say… I’ll be indulging in the chocolate ones sparingly, but they serve as a super tasty little treat. You know what they say… buy fresh, buy local, and this company is located right here in La Jolla, CA. So go for it, give ’em a try, and go totally bananas.

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Must Have Mondays: Shake it up!!

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One of my absolute favorite must-haves of the moment is the Vega One protein powder. I got completely hooked on this stuff while doing a recent cleanse… now I just don’t feel right without my morning shake. This stuff not only tastes great [great texture and no chalky after taste], but it is packed with some serious good-for-you goods. Between the protein, fiber, probiotics, greens, omega-3s and antioxidants it provides 50% of the recommended daily intake [RDI] of vitamins and minerals plus it’s totally allergen friendly! It is plant based, completely vegan, and gluten freeyay! It’s available at Whole Foods and many health food stores. I have both the chocolate and vanilla flavors. Each morning I mix a scoop with some frozen berries, unsweetened vanilla almond milk or coconut milk, and a half a banana or some frozen mango… mmmmm! If health is one of your goals for the new year… this is a great thing to incorporate into your daily routine. So mix it up… drink it down… and cheers to a happy and healthy you!

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