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  • Anyone have some good soothie ideas?

    Hi guys, been eating Primal for one week now, and although I really do like my (whole!) eggs in the morning, I need some variety. I ordered the cookbook, but it's not here yet.

    I'm a big fan of smoothies in the morning, but I used to make them with whey powder, OJ and blueberries, which would be far too many carbs. Does anyone have any ideas I could use? I know yogurt helps some. Thanks!

  • #2
    "Smoothies" that is....

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    • #3
      I use Jay Robb chocolate whey protein and coconut milk ... 2 carbs in a cup ... YUM!!!

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      • #4
        i alternate these during the work week because i'm usually rushed:

        1 tbsp chia seeds soaked overnight in 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
        -optional flavors (add vanilla extract, cinnamon or cocoa powder)
        throw in some fruit if you want

        OR

        1 scoop unflavored jarrow hemp protein + 1 c unsweetened almond milk
        (my fave is vanilla extract, 1/2tsp maca powder & loads of cinnamon)
        -i add a couple spoons of canned pumpkin for a "fall flavor"

        OR

        1/2 avocado + fresh mint leaves + 1c unsweetened almond milk=SHAMROCK SHAKE!! i add a little stevia to sweeten the deal, this is prob my fave shake

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        • #5
          1 cup coconut milk, 1 T nut butter, 1 frozen banana. If you're feeling feisty, a bit of dark chocolate or a scoop of cocoa powder. Take you right through lunchtime.
          And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the wind longs to play with your hair
          Kahlil Gibran

          http://simplesunshine.wordpress.com

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          • #6
            Here's my smoothie:

            Coconut milk
            Plain full fat greek yogurt
            A handful of whatever leafy green stuff I have around
            A couple chunks of frozen pineapple
            About 1/4 of an avocado

            1/2 banana
            -OR-
            1 tbsp. raw honey (not exactly primal, but it helps my allergies so I still eat it

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