Over the last few years, bulletproof coffee or matcha lattes have become the preferred way to caffeinate for health-minded caffeine lovers. It calls for adding healthy fats to a cup of coffee and blitzing it in the blender until it looks like a foamy latte. But what about if you are taking a break from caffeine, or have cut it out completely because of anxiety or other dietary reasons? This dandelion coffee recipe might be just the thing.
Matcha exploded on our Instagram feeds last year, popping up in everything from lattes, to face masks, to cocktails. The madness doesn’t show signs of slowing down, either. In this vanilla almond bulletproof matcha latte, we blended the brain-boosting power of matcha with MCT oil for a warm morning drink that provides sustained energy levels and works to burn fat throughout the day.
Almost every function in our body, from digestion, to brain function, and respiratory health all rely on sufficient water to work properly. 60% of our body is comprised of water! Many find it less than enticing to reach for the plain stuff day in and day out, so we've come up with this simple, refreshing watermelon slushy to help keep you hydrated!
Leafy greens are some of the most nourishing and healing foods for our bodies. From green drinks to juices and smoothies, leafy greens and green vegetables are powerful and inexpensive sources of major nutrition: they are rich in magnesium, iron, calcium, vitamin K, vitamin C, fiber, folic acid, and potassium, as well as an array of phytochemicals such as beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, cryptoxanthin, and lutein. Greens contain almost every nutrient we require for optimal health.
Many people are most familiar with the more common grocery kefir made from dairy. While its benefits to the digestive system are countless, we prefer to have our kefir in a dairy-free form. This version is refreshing, nutrient-dense, and hydrating, making it the perfect version to sip on all summer long. This is a cleansing drink that can be a great complement to the 21-Day Program, as can other fermented foods.
Adaptogens have long been used in eastern medicine, and we are finally seeing the popularization in western cultures as well. The belief is that adaptogens can help strengthen our ability to handle both physical and mental stressors. Adaptogenic plants are one way to help fight chronic stress and prevent the correlating symptoms, and we’ve chosen a reishi adaptogen for this delicious, chocolatey drink.
As the weather warms up, we’re looking forward to transitioning from hot drinks to iced. Instead of reaching for a coffee, consider swapping your daily habit for an energizing alternative that’s loaded with additional health benefits – Yerba Mate. It's also cleanse-approved, so there's no reason not to try it!
Many of us have come to expect a comforting cup of coffee each morning. It's a habit that may lure us out of bed with the promise of instant energy but can result in a crash later in the day. During your 21-Day Cleanse you may experience coffee withdrawal initially, but after the first week, you'll likely notice a new, consistent energy from morning to night. Giving up coffee doesn't have to mean giving up a tasty morning drink. We've created this iced turmeric latte, perfect for any time of the day.
Somewhere in between the matcha, yerba mate and green tea trends there is kombucha. Perhaps you've spent years hearing about the health benefits — and passing the growing section of the refrigerator in the local natural grocery store — but something about the phrase “fermented yeast and bacteria” isn’t exactly a selling point for some people in a beverage. However, as probiotics and probiotic beverages are definitely here to stay, it may be time to make the jump.
For many people, the ritual of a hot cup of coffee is the only thing that gets them out of bed in the morning. While coffee may have some benefits, it also can have detrimental side effects like acidity, dehydration, and potential to cause anxiety. We recognize the power of a warm, comforting mug in the morning, so we've created this immunity-boosting matcha latte to get you going without the negative side effects. It's also a wonderful healthy beverage to drink while participating in the 21-Day Clean Program, so stir it up and go!