I remember when I joined a gym, a long time ago, and wisely hired one of their trainers so I didn't do major harm to myself, he would insist that I get a protein shake after each workout. He would even pay for them! I was not a very compliant exerciser and that is putting it mildly! He had me slimmed down in no time flat--but then he left that gym and I ended up hurting myself -spent quite a bit of time with physical therapists--have not returned to exercise since! But other then the fact that I remember the pain I remember those protein shakes. So when Jessica Dumanch approached me to review her book--a cookbook actually of gourmet protein shakes-I said okay. So many of you exercise A LOT and I know you drink protein shakes (or you better start) but what I liked best about these recipes--you will know whether they are good for Diabetics, Gluten Intolerance etc. There is lots of other great information as well in this little cookbook. Once I get myself an immersion blender (no room for a full size one in my apartment)-I will be trying some of these out for myself.
Here are 2 of the recipes:
chocolate ∆ coconut cream ∆ lime
8 oz of unsweetened coconut milk
1/8 teaspoon key lime oil
1 tablespoon cacao powder
1 scoop Neocell Collagen Sport Bavarian Chocolate Whey Protein Powder
2 tablespoons coconut cream
1 teaspoon coconut flakes
1 packet stevia
Lime for garnish
Place all ingredients except the coconut flakes and lime in the blender and mix. Then place key largo in a posh glass and add some shaved coconut flakes and a lime wedge and enjoy.
Key Largo is a gourmet protein shake bursting with the flavors of the Florida Keys. I've only just discovered the glory that is known as Key Lime Pie, and when I put a scoop of coconut cream and a drizzle of chocolate on top, I knew that I could die and go to heaven content. This gourmet shake tastes exactly like that glorious moment minus the guilt.
IT'S CALLED CELEBRATION
strawberry ∆ orange ∆ vanilla ∆ lime
8 oz unsweetened coconut milk
7 strawberries freshly cut
2 scoops of Arctic Zero Frozen Dessert in Orange Cream
2 drops of lime extract
1 scoop of Neocell Collagen Sport Whey Protein Powder in French Vanilla
1 stevia packet
Place all ingredients in a blender and serve cold
My sister and I love to quote movies all day, and the Wedding Crashers is one of our favorites to quote… and on that note, this gourmet protein shake tastes like a handful of Skittles, or a bowl of Fruity Pebbles… Saturday morning cartoons anyone?
Don't they sound good!! The Neocell brand is one I like as well--I love their Bursts-I did a review of them a while back. Just remember that before you start any exercise or diet to always check with your doctor first! (This author has also put this in the forward of her cookbook!!)
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About the Book: (from Amazon)
The architecture of a beautiful body begins and ends with what you put in it. So say good-bye to the protein shaker filled with a mixture of water and protein powder, and smoothies with a high sugar content. The Protein Shake is re-imagined with the Omega Method #5 Gourmet Protein Shakes, and is designed for the foodie and fitness addict. This is the future of protein consumption: a balance between nutrients and exotic taste. All 50 gourmet protein recipes in this ebook have unique names and interesting flavor combinations. Our goal is to take you down the rabbit hole into a wonderland of flavor and nutrients while satiating your palate. Eventually everyone will be consuming protein in style! You can still address your nutrition and fitness goals without compromising taste, and consume 30 grams of a complete protein and collagen with each shake. All of the Omega Method #5 gourmet protein shakes are soy-free, gluten-free, and lactose-free and are individually labeled as Paleo, Primal, and Diabetes-friendly so you can substitute a gourmet protein shake for a meal and stay on track with your specific diet and healthy eating habits.
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About the Author: (from Amazon)
Jessica Dumanch is a certified Pilates and TRX Instructor, and is the owner of PR Pilates, a Pilates,TRX, and Dance Conditioning Center in Phoenix, Arizona. As a former dancer, Pilates and Yoga enthusiast, Jessica has been practicing mind body movement for over fifteen years. She received her formal Pilates training through Balanced Body University in 2009 and continued her education through BASI, obtaining another certification in Pilates for Injuries and Pathologies. Jessica is also a healthy food and lifestyle blogger, a Neocell Brand Ambassador, and the creator of the Omega Method. The Omega Method is a multidimensional results-oriented system of physical conditioning coupled with dynamic nourishment to let the inner superhero in you rise to the superhuman expectations of our fast-pasted society within a minimal time frame. She also holds a B.A. in Political Science from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana.
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