Build The Perfect Breakfast Smoothie

Bella Breakdown There’s no better breakfast than a smoothie in the morning. Except, perhaps, a fat stack of sticky, syrupy, butter smothered pancakes. But, ain’t nobody got time for that! Smoothies are quick, healthy, and they can be digested easily, meaning your metabolism will get the kick in the pants it needs ASAP. Plus, you can put a lid on it and take it with you wherever you go. Building the perfect breakfast smoothie is easy. First, get a super blender that completely destroys everything in its path. Then, add one banana (fiber), a scoop of peanut butter (protein),...

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Chia Seed Horchata for Cinco De Mayo

Bella Breakdown With the beginning of May comes one of everyone’s favorite holidays, Cinco de Mayo! This year instead of celebrating with margarita after margarita, why don’t you try remembering the celebrations and make a special batch of almond and chia seed horchata for your guests. All you need is: 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp vanilla extract 5 1/2 c. water cinnamon sticks 2/3 c. chia seeds 1 c. raw almonds Start by adding the almonds and chia seeds to a medium sized bowl and pour in 2 1/2 cups of warm water. Stir and add cinnamon stick, then...

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How to Make Almond & Date Energy Bites!

Bella Breakdown With summer fun does a hectic schedule full of throwing on last minute outfits and running out the door. Make sure your stay on track and stick to a healthy diet with easy make-ahead snacks that are packed full of protein for extra energy to dance the day away. All you need to whip up a batch of these almond and date energy bites is: 1/2 c. raw almonds 8 pitted dates 1/2 mashed banana 1/4 c. almond butter 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. cinnamon unsweetened shredded coconut Start by throwing half a cup of raw almonds...

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