Body Building

Probably the most obvious of all nutritional emphasis is on the body.  From bones to skin and organs to the brain, it’s important to provide sustenance to achieve maximum physical health.  Here are some recipes certain to get you moving in the right direction.

Sweet Almond Milk

Serves 2

What you need:

½ cup raw almonds, soaked overnight and drained

 

2-3 medjool dates, pitted, soaked overnight in 2 cups distilled water (save soaking water)

 

¼ cup unsweetened coconut

 

1 vanilla bean, ground or ¾ tsp pure vanilla

 

½ tsp cinnamon (optional)

 

What you do:

Place dates in a jar with 2 cups of distilled water, cover, and place in the fridge overnight. Next morning, place almonds along with dates, soaking water, unsweetened coconut, and spices in a blender or Vitamix and process until creamy.
If not using a vita-mix, before serving, strain milk through cheesecloth or fine strainer to remove any remaining pulp.
Will keep 2-3 days in the fridge.

 

What it does for you:

Good for potassium, protein, vitamins A and E

Benefits heart, eyes, skin/bones, and low cholesterol

What you do:

Mix all ingredients together in a blender

Makes 3-4 cups

 

 

What it does for you:

Antioxidants and anti-inflammatory

Muscle recovery

Digestion

Nervous system and cognitive function

Anti-cancer

 

Energizing

Blueberry

Smoothie

 

What you need:

1 banana

2 cups of unsweetened organic almond milk

1/2 cup of blueberries

1 tbsp of ground flaxseed (soak flaxseeds overnight)

1 tbsp of hemp protein

1 tbsp agave nectar

1 tsp of maca powder (great for energy)

 

 

 

CONTACT

Melina Caprino, H.C., AADP

Certified Health Counselor

Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner

 

Melinacaprino@yahoo.com

Tel: 412-292-8927
 


 

Consult with your physician before begining any diet, supplement or training program.