Chocolate Peanut Butter PMS Smoothie: This chocolaty smoothie is made with Greek yogurt and chocolate soy milk, both of which are rich in calcium, which has been shown to help reduce PMS. There's also fiber-rich spinach, full of B vitamins such as riboflavin and thiamine, proven to decrease PMS symptoms. The banana and cashews offer magnesium, which relieves bloating and constipation and also eases cramps. Then throw in some avocado, since studies show healthy fats can also reduce symptoms.
Use Quaker oats in a whole new way to save time on your breakfast routine. Berry Banana Overnight Oats is one of our favorite healthy, make-ahead recipes. Mix equal amounts of milk and oats in a jar, top with blueberries, bananas and raspberries and refrigerate overnight. You’ll be ready to hustle out the door the next morning with a hearty on-the-go breakfast. Ingredients: 1/2 cup(s) Quaker® Oats, 1/2 cup(s) Low-fat milk, 1/2 cup(s) fruit: blueberries, banana, raspberries
it's almost like having apple pie in a glass — except this meal will keep you full until lunch! Ingredients: 5 raw almonds 1 red apple 1 banana 3/4 cup nonfat Greek yogurt 1/2 cup nonfat milk 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon.
Ballerina Green Smoothie ~ 1 large orange (peeled, segmented), 1/2 of a large banana (cut into chunks), 6 large strawberries, 2 cups spinach , 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt (ie. Chobani ) , 1 cup ice ... Blend until smooth.
1 frozen banana (cut in pieces) 1 packet instant coffee (I prefer Starbucks VIA - any flavor) 1 scoop chocolate protein powder 3/4 C unsweetened vanilla almond milk 2 T natural peanut butter (omit if you just want drink to be chocolate flavored) 1/2 C ice, blend
Here is how to have dessert for dinner—and not feel guilty about it. Make a creamy, sweet, and satisfying shake with a banana, Greek yogurt, milk, 2 tablespoons of peanut butter, cinnamon, and honey. The milk and yogurt provide a potent one-two punch of carbs and lean protein. With bananas, you get a healthy complex carb that’s high in potassium, magnesium, and electrolytes, all essential for muscle function. Blending in some peanut butter gives your shake extra thickness and flavor and a…
Summer Smoothies That Taste Like Dessert - Fill your blender with 1/2 avocado, pitted and peeled, two tablespoons dark cocoa powder, one medium cold banana, 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt and two tablespoons milk. For a smoothie that's slightly less thick, just add more milk. #SelfMagazine
Dreamy Nighttime Drink: 1 cup (almond) milk, 1 tsp honey, 2 drops vanilla extract, 1 pinch ground cinnamon. Heat milk on high until the milk is very hot and begins to foam. Stir in honey and vanilla, then sprinkle with cinnamon before serving.
Easy Overnight Oatmeal: So good (and good for you) that you’ll never cook oatmeal again. PREP TIME: 2 minutes TOTAL TIME: 2 minutes SERVINGS: 1 ½ c old-fashioned oats, 1 c unsweetened vanilla almond milk, ½ c blueberries, 2 Tbsp slivered almonds Combine all ingredients in a bowl and refrigerate overnight.