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How to Use Zenberry for Quick Workout Recovery

How to Use Zenberry for Recovery The most important time to consume calories after your hard workout or race is the 30 minute window immediately after you finish.  The body is primed to take up glycogen (the stored energy in your muscles) at this time so don't miss it or you won't recovery quite as well.  What else is important? Studies show that some simple sugars (one of the few times pure sugar is good), a little bit of protein...

Zenberry Vegan Protein Pancake Recipe

"...but where do you get your protein?" A vegetarian since 2003/2004, I've heard this question more times than anything else.  Especially since I've been a competitive endurance athlete that entire time.  I can tell you that my athletic performance only improved once I became a vegetarian and I think that was due to the lower inflammation and the fact that it was much easier to maintain my optimal weight for racing. Zenberry Vanilla Chia Subscription :  20% off and Free Shipping! As...

Chai-licious Smoothie Recipe

This warm, comforting drink is just what we need during the colder months of autumn and winter. The calming chai spices help warm the body from the inside and taste delicious this time of year.  Zenberry Vanilla Chai uses a custom organic, fair-trade spice blend not a cheap chai flavoring like most other drink mixes on the market. Ginger, cinnamon, real vanilla, nutmeg, cardamom, allspice, cloves and a little black pepper (learn more about benefits of chai spices here)....

Vanilla Chai Frozen Yogurt Smoothie

Vanilla chai frozen yogurt smoothie is delicious. Yogurt, whether made from dairy or non-dairy milk, is delicious and filled with probiotics which can help your guy flora balance. We prefer to use vegan yogurts but the choice is yours.  There are some really delicious coconut yogurts on the market and Anita's is one of our favorites.  Ok, maybe we are biased because they started in Brooklyn just like Zenberry but I'm sure you will agree once you have a...

Keep Young Smoothie Bowl Recipe

We love smoothie bowls! We love drinking smoothies but make a thick, eat-with-a-spoon smoothie bowl is just so satisfying and filling.  Especially if you add some extra ingredients to chew while you're at it.  Get all of the benefits of our Zenberry smoothies while enjoying it in a different way. It's really like eating dessert for breakfast but without the guilt or negative health effects. Keeping young takes more than just diet but it's best to start there. Eating right...

Zenberry Energy Smoothie Recipe

Would you eat more vegetables if they tasted like chocolate?  We would! This energy smoothie uses Zenberry Greens which is packed with  leafy greens like kale and spinach but it doesn't taste like lawn clippings or medicine. We hate that.  In addition to the leafy greens it has grasses like wheat and barley grass, sea vegetables (one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet), algae like spirulina and chlorella, probiotics and enzymes for your gut health, and a...

Rise and Shine Smoothie Recipe

The Rise & Shine Smoothie is a great way to start your day. Full of superfoods and leafy greens plus the boost of organic, fair-trade espresso beans, this quick breakfast will power you through to lunch.  There are new studies showing some health benefits of coffee.  While it's not perfect and each individual person may react differently to coffee and caffeine, it's not the dietary sin it used to be.  Coffee has shown to benefit the cardiovascular system, liver...

Meal Plan to Lower Inflammation One Day at a Time

Hello! I trust you're off to a great start this new year but I spent a few hours writing a one-day meal plan, complete with recipes and tips, to help get you started. I wanted to share some of my knowledge and experience as a functional nutritionist to help you eat a little healthier while still enjoying your meals. You can download it below. This way of eating can decrease inflammation after our holiday splurge, strengthen the digestive system,...
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Japanese Sweet Potato! Healthy Cycling Portables

Japanese Sweet Potato Recipe for a Portable Snack This simple delicious recipe will be sure to please any sweet tooth. Japanese sweet potatoes are the perfect size, texture and sweetness for a healthy portable snack for kids or adults.  Add some pink Himalayan salt to make them more savory if you like. You can cook a bunch and then store in the fridge all week. They are great warm or cold so are perfect for my training rides (better then...
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Zenberry Blood-Cleansing Smoothie Recipe

Beets contains natural pigments call d betacyanins that have potent cancer fighting properties on lab mice. They’re also one of the best sources of folate and betaine, two nutrients that work together to lower your blood levels of homocysteine, an inflammatory compound that can damage your arteries and increase your risk of heart disease. Finally, the journal hypertension published a study that showed that the nitrate in beets may also help lower blood pressure. Blueberries can also help prevent...