Recipe: Monster Superfood Breakfast

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘SLIMMING MEALS THAT HEAL‘.

While I like to encourage people to start their day with alkalizing vegetables and healthy sources of protein, occasionally we wake up in the mood for something sweet – it happens!  It is important to listen to what your body wants so I just make sure that when it happens, I pair it with healthy lean protein and good fat.  This slows down the absorption of sugar into the bloodstream and helps to prevent the highs and lows of the blood sugar rollercoaster! (Makes 1 serving.)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup apple sauce
  • 1 tsp spirulina or chlorella powder
  • 2 Tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp powdered ginger root
  • 1 Tbsp vegan protein powder (hemp, pea, flax or pumpkin)
  • 1 Tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • Optional ultimate health boosters:
  • 1/2 tsp Maca powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp lemon flavoured fish oil
  • 1 Tbsp lecithin granules (make sure they are GMO-free)

1) Combine all ingredients and desired boosters in a bowl and mix well.

Julie Daniluk, RHN: Nutritionist and TV personality, Julie Daniluk is the award-winning, bestselling author of Meals That Heal Inflammation & Slimming Meals That Heal. Her 3rd book, Hot Detox, was on the Canadian Bestseller’s list for 11 weeks in 2017 and is already in its second printing. Julie is finishing her 4th book due for release in September 2021 by Penguin/Random House Canada. Julie hosts Healthy Gourmet, a reality cooking show that looks at the ongoing battle between taste and nutrition. Over the past 10 years the show has aired in 78 countries and in 11 different languages. Julie has appeared on hundreds of television and radio shows, including The Dr. Oz Show. She is in her 10th season as a resident expert for The Marilyn Denis Show. Check out more information at juliedaniluk.com and connect with her on Facebook and Instagram @juliedaniluk

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