The shake below is meant to be consumed in the morning. It contains coffee, dark chocolate and cinnamon which all help accelerate your metabolism and have high level of antioxidants. Additionally, it will contain other fruits + Nirvana Life – Pr, which contains various antioxidants and will help maximize the delivery of all other nutrients.
I’ve recently discovered that if I make my bedtime shake more dense and less like a shake I feel fuller and enjoy my bed time treat a little more. It may simply be a placebo affect but it works for my final meal of the day, and it seems to last longer (aka all night long while sleeping)
Before I stopped taking whey I would have a casein shake before bed, as it is slower releasing then your typical whey, isolate protein or in this case plant-based protein. So sometimes I would wake up in the middle of the night hungry, so I would eat. However making muck has ended this middle of the night hunger and my sweet tooth.
One of my favorite shakes to have is The Phat Elvis (aka The Fat Elvis), I just don’t think when you are making a shake for weight management you should have the word ‘fat’ in the title.
The shake is named after Elvis’ favorite sandwich, which was Peanut Butter and Bananas. I’ve just made it better with Chocolate flavoring. One of the key components in making a healthy plant-based shake that is often overlooked is the protein. That is why our dietary supplement line, Nirvana Life Nutrition is all-natural and great tasting.
Nirvana Life – Pr Protein contains various superfoods and antioxidants, along with 24 grams (per serving) of pea and brown rice protein. However, I enjoy stacking the plant-based protein with other superfoods twice a week to jam pack my diet with key nutrients that make me healthier. Below are a couple of my favorite recipes I combine with Nirvana Life – Pr to maximize my nutrient absorption – enjoy!
As part of our mantra at BFY Life we support living a balanced life. We wanted to share one of our favorite treats. Although we label this a treat (because it is SO good), from the ingredients below you will notice its jammed pact with nutrients to help you achieve your health goals. We added fruits and flaxseed to pump up the antioxidants. Then we included Nirvana Life – Pr Strawberry Cheesecake for some added health benefits and to kick up the flavor a notch. We suggest using this to help crave a sweet tooth or if you are going to a party this makes for a great item to share with friends.
At Be Forever Young, we have always implemented small changes like this (Greenprint…I love this name for it)
How often do you go to a new town for holiday, work, or passing through and you find yourself cheating on your diet? That was me until I realized that all I was doing to putting a hold on my goals and digging myself a larger hole to get out of when I got back home.
Mornings are a great time to pack nutrient dense food into your body to prepare for the day. Typically, your body is searching for nutrients in the morning since you fasted overnight while you were sleeping. This allows the nutrients to be absorbed at a higher rate and more efficiently than if you absorbed these nutrients later in the day.
Figuring out where to get your protein seems pretty simple. You know meat has protein, and you know vegetables like beans have protein. However, do you know that there is a major difference between animal-based protein and plant-based protein?
With this being said these rules apply the same to any of these mechanisms you would use to mix your shake.