Welcome to the fall edition of Sweat Equity Magazine Oct/Nov 2013!
Fuel up with a Gracious Living Apple Pie Smoothie, pg. 44
and more by Grace Van Berkum (Gracious Living), R.H.N.
“How Laughter Heals” pg. 29
“DIY Gorgeous Hair Masks” pg. 50.
Fuel up with a Gracious Living Apple Pie Smoothie!
It doesn’t get any better than this! Apple pie in a glass that is amazing in your mouth and amazing for your body. Apples are rich in antioxidant phyto-nutrients flavonoids, particularly the flavonoid “quercetin” which helps to alleviate inflammation.
1 organic red, delicious apple, cut into chunks
1 frozen banana
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
handful of pecans
2-3 cups unsweetened almond milk
1 scoop of Sunwarrior vanilla plant-based protein powder
1 tsp chia seeds
*optional: tiny sprinkle of bee pollen (considered one of nature’s most completely nourishing foods that can aid performance)
Add ice and blend till creamy and smooth. Enjoy after your workout for ultimate recovery and repair.
You are what you eat.
You are what you think.
~Gracious Living Lifestyle XO