Cold Brew Smoothie 2 Ways

Cold Brew Smoothie 2 Ways

We love cold brew and smoothies so much, we’re giving you two to choose from!  One comes from Lavinia, one comes from Erin. Try them both then make your own combo!  A killer way to get energy and recovery all in one shot. Cold Brew Smoothie #1: Lavi! 8 oz cold brew 1 scoop plant-based chocolate protein 1 frozen banana 2 dates ½ cup frozen cauliflower* ¼ cup almond milk Pink Himalayan salt Cinnamon BLEND AND CRUSH! *Not a typo…really cauliflower!  I steam my caulk then freeze for a cold and creamy smoothie! Cold Brew Smoothie #2: BigE! 1.5 cups of cold brew (I have been using Station Cold Brew’s concentrate per bottle instructions) 1 scoop plain hemp protein handful of mixed greens (swiss chard, mixed leaves) 1 date 1 frozen banana 2 tbsp raw cacao or cacao nibs 1/2 cup almond or coconut milk Large spoon almond butter BLEND AND...
Should you boil the devil out of your greens?

Should you boil the devil out of your greens?

Erin Moraghan runs Revkor™ with her superstar partner Angela Rivard. She is a writer, Revkor™ instructor, yoga teacher, and business-builder. But who really cares? We’re here to talk about kale and muscles. Let’s do this!   A couple years ago I was feeling insanely low on energy, so I bought a Vitamix and started drinking like, a bazillion green smoothies because I’m a yoga teacher and green smoothies and sage smudges are our answers to life’s problems. I loaded those babies up with all kinds of superfoods too - you name it: goji berries, maca, chaga, spirulina…I was blending my way to super-human levels of energy!  So why did I feel like crap? I visited my naturopath and she told me the kale I was consuming could be at fault.  (Insert sudden-stop sound effect.) WHAT??  The green stuff so stiff and cardboard-like that supermarkets use it in their meat displays?   Apparently kale, something I was pretending to love, was blasting my thyroid with goitrogens and oxalic acid.  And kale wasn’t the only culprit, it was all cruciferous veggies!  She also said that, while I was eating the stuff by the box-load, even a small amount could impact hormone levels. Come again? Yes.  Turns out raw foodies might have a little glitch in their philosophy about uncooked foods being a whole awesome thing. For the record, I am about the farthest thing from a nutrition expert.  I was raised in a family that believed a Cadbury Fruit and Nut bar was a well-balanced healthy meal because it contained dairy, fibre and protein. All I can do is share with you what I learned. Here’s...