With the uncertainty of each day due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while distance working and studying in your home, some have reached out to me about help with the temptation to snack all day for emotional and stress comfort. Instead of gaining the “Freshman 15,” people have expressed fear they will put on an extra “COVID-19.”
If you are going to snack between meals, try to substitute one of these favorites as a snack or meal. They will provide energy, antioxidants and nutrition to help keep you well. Since it’s essential to get fresh air at a social distance, be sure to take a walk, run, hike, bike or skateboard to get your endorphins pumping. Click on the link to order online or learn more.
Smoobucha is a tasty beverage that offers “500 million colony-forming units of ‘good‘ bacteria” and fiber to “support digestive health.” It also gives drinkers “100% daily value of antioxidant Vitamin C.” Part smoothie and part kombucha, this Odwalla Smoobucha just debuted three flavors include Citrus & Guava, Berry & Ginger, and Apple & Greens. They are lower in sugar and calories, vegan, non-alcoholic and not as vinegary and tart tasting.
The Apples & Greens is made with 1/3 banana, 1/3 apple, 1/10 mango, 1/4 peach, 1.460 mg spiraling, 30mg Kale, pasteurized kombucha with 500 million CFU’s, 100% DV vitamin C and 20% DV fiber. The pasteurization process to eliminate harmful bacteria while preserving great taste and vital nutrients.
CLIF BAR & COMPANY makes whole nutrition bars that are gluten free, non-gmo and offer 7-8 grams of protein. Co-founder Kit Crawfors, Co-owner of Clif Bar & Company helped create the first whole nutrition bar for women in 1999. They make three new Mash-Ups that combine two favorite Luna Bars into one.
The 8 grams of protein Peanut Butter + Fudge bar offers and 16% fiber. A rich fudge-like top hugs organic peanut butter on a crispy oat bar for a satisfying and healthier treat or dessert. Take one with you when you go out on your essential hike or walk with your dog.
Made with organic plant protein, these superfood smoothies enhance focus, collagen, energy, and gut health. This new line of nutrient-dense smoothie mix promotes health on a cellular level. Packed with some of the world’s most heart-healthy Superfood ingredients, including Lion’s mane (acclaimed for its anti-inflammatory properties) and ashwagandha (helps the body cope with daily stress).
TUSOL smoothie mixes are available in five different recipes and can be made in one minute.
Manufactured in Malibu, packets include ILLUMINATE (supports mental clarity, focus and cognitive health) CALM (supports cellular health and immune function), BALANCE (supports hormone levels) REJUVENATE ( collagen for healthy hair and immunity), ENERGIZE (support neurotransmitters energy levels and mood). Blend with liquid (Oat milk, soy milk, almond milk, milk, juice, water) and ice to create a scientific smoothie filled with probiotics, enzymes, vitamins, and proteins to provide your body with what it needs to perform its best.
TUSOL offers a cookbook on their website that offers simple, ready in less than 15 minutes dishes that contains only the healthiest functional ingredients.