It's official, we're in chilly weather territory, which means sometimes you might want to spoon vs drink your daily immunity-boosting, mega-nourishing Blended For You health habit. Check out the four bowls below (2 soups, 2 chia bowls) & get a sneak peek on our new soup that's landing Nov 15th.
Vegan Sweet Potato Coconut Soup
The Vegan Sweet Potato Coconut Soup is a warming, nourishing soup that will not only deliver tons of essential nutrients, but also comfort you on chilly winter days. Just like our smoothie blends, it's loaded with vitamins and minerals that help keep you energized and healthy. We've also boosted it with Chaga, a nutrient-dense powerhouse adaptogen that supports healthy cells (three cheers for disease-fighting), boosts energy naturally, fights inflammation, and can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol.
Ingredients: sweet potato, carrots, onion, garlic, coconut milk, all-natural veggie stock, almond butter, chaga mushroom, olive oil, nutmeg, sea salt, pepper.
Topping Ideas: avocado slices, pumpkin or sesame seeds, yoghurt drizzle, goat cheese, seed crackers.
Protein boost: chicken, tofu, chickpeas.
Taste profile: nutty harvest sweet potato coconut (sorry mushroom fans, this blend doesn't have a shroom taste).
Suggested liquids to add: 1/2 to 2/3 cup water or coconut milk (canned) - adjust to your taste. Tip liquid measuring: fill your empty pack 1/2 to 2/3 of the way with liquid)
What we love about Sweet Potato: A great source of fibre and essential vitamins & minerals, this super root veggie is high in antioxidants, supports gut health, vision, brain function and immunity-boosts.
What we love about Coconut: We love coconut because it is high in manganese, which is essential for bone health and the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and cholesterol. It's also rich in copper and iron, which help form red blood cells, as well as selenium, an important antioxidant that protects your cells.
What we love about Almond Butter: Almonds (the ingredient in our almond butter) contain critical nutrients and compounds that your heart, skin and digestive system all love: monounsaturated fatty acids, dietary fiber, antioxidants, vitamins like riboflavin, and trace minerals such as magnesium. They support a healthy metabolism, contain probiotic components that help with digestion, detoxification and healthy gut flora. It also contains vitamin E that acts as a powerful antioxidant, fighting free radical damage and oxidative stress that are linked to cancer.
What we love about Chaga Mushroom: Packed with antioxidants, studies have shown that Chaga mushroom may help your body fight cancer and improve immunity, chronic inflammation, blood sugar and cholesterol levels.
What we love about Garlic: This herb-like vegetable offers significant benefits — on the inside and out - including immunity-boosting, fights inflammation, helps keep your heart healthy, helps your body kill bacteria, and supports hair & skin health.
Greens Immunity Soup
The Greens Immunity Soup has a whopping TEN servings of veggies in every blend. This soup is a go-to for support with cold & flu prevention, recovery, immunity-boosting, inflammation-fighting and it's antioxidant-packed to keep your body and mind healthy. All of the ingredients have been combined to help your body get max absorption from all its amazing nutrients.
Ingredients: cauliflower, broccoli, zucchini, carrot, onion, spinach, fresh basil, coconut milk, veggie stock (all-natural), garlic, olive oil, sea salt, pepper cayenne, green curry paste (all-natural).
Topping Ideas: avocado slices, pumpkin or sesame seeds, green onion, yoghurt drizzle, goat cheese, seed crackers.
Protein boost: prawns, tofu, lentils.
Taste profile: definitely for veggie lovers, this soup is smooth puree with mild green curry vibe.
Suggested liquids to add: 1/2 to 2/3 cup water or coconut milk (canned) - adjust to your taste. Tip liquid measuring: fill your empty pack 1/2 to 2/3 of the way with liquid).
What we love about Broccoli: This superhero veggie definitely earns its cape; proven to help with cellular health, fight cancer, reduce inflammation, support digestion, promote bone, heart and brain health...and, its high fibre content will help keep you regular.
What we love about Spinach: Spinach is an incredibly nutrient-dense food that is high in powerful antioxidants that protect you from free radicals. It also provides folates for a healthy cardiovascular system and nutrients to maintain vigorous brain function, memory and mental clarity. 1 cup delivers 187% of your DV of Vitamin K, 56% Vitamin A, 15% Folate, 14% Vitamin C.
What we love about ginger: Ginger, is an adaptogen, which helps us deal with the negative effects of stress such as increased inflammation, depleted energy levels, damaged blood vessels and various types of hormonal imbalances. It has proven effective against diabetes. We've paired it with a high level of Vitamin C, which ginger needs for best absorption.
What we love about Turmeric: Called the 'Spice of Life', turmeric contains curcumin, a powerful anti-inflammatory, metabolism-booster, detoxifier and disease-fighter. It has also proven to be an effective digestion-aid, improve joint health and skin conditions, thyroid support, and encourage brain health.
What we love about Cauliflower: Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable that is naturally high in fiber and B-vitamins. It provides antioxidants and phytonutrients that can protect against cancer. It also contains fiber to enhance weight loss and digestion, choline that is essential for learning and memory, and many other important nutrients.
The Chia Energy Bowl
The Chia Energy Bowl was designed to give you a mega nutritious and delicious meal with zero effort required. Antioxidant-packed, complete nutrition and natural energy-boosting.
The No-Prep Win: this bowl blend doesn't require any blending, you just let it thaw (they stay thick!), spoon into a bowl or jar, stir well, and add your toppings (optional). Spoon-from-the-pack folks, you just stir and dig in.
Ingredients: banana, cauliflower, chia, almond butter, coconut milk, cacao, hemp seeds
Topping Ideas: nuts, granola, berries, seeds, banana, avocado.
What we love about Banana: One medium size banana delivers 467 mg of potassium that helps lower blood pressure levels, 33% of the vitamin B6 needed daily to prevent anemia and coronary artery disease, and is also a good source of vitamin C for immunity and overall health. Banana carbs provide energy and supports proper cell function and can provide a mental and physical boost to during athletic performance.
What we love about Chia: High in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, Chia boosts metabolism and can help reduce belly fat. Rich in alpha-linoleic acid and fibre, they've proven to be effective in treating diabetes, supporting nutrient absorption of electrolytes for increased stamina and endurance, and are an excellent source of calcium for strong bone health.
What we love about Almond Butter: Almonds (the only ingredient in our organic almond butter) contain critical nutrients and compounds that your heart, skin and digestive system all love: monounsaturated fatty acids, dietary fiber, antioxidants, vitamins like riboflavin, and trace minerals such as magnesium. They support a healthy metabolism, contain probiotic components that help with digestion, detoxification and healthy gut flora. It also contains vitamin E that acts as a powerful antioxidant, fighting free radical damage and oxidative stress that are linked to cancer.
What we love about Coconut: it's high in manganese, which is essential for bone health and the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and cholesterol. It's also rich in copper and iron, which help form red blood cells, as well as selenium, an important antioxidant that protects your cells.
What we love about Cacao: Raw cacao powder contains more than 300 different compounds and nearly four times the antioxidant power of your average dark chocolate - more than 20 times than that of blueberries. A “naturally polyphenol-rich food", studies strongly suggested that cocoa has several beneficial effects on cardiovascular health.
What we love about Hemp Seeds: This tiny seed packs a big nutrition punch; rich in Gamma-Linoleic acid that helps smooth muscles, control inflammation and body temperature. They're an excellent balance of omega 3 & 6 fatty acids which promote cardiovascular health and strengthen the immune system. Bonus: support for a healthy gut and growth of hair, nail and skin cells.
Acai Organic Berry Bowl
The Acai Organic Berry Bowl was designed to give you a mega nutritious and delicious meal with zero effort required. Antioxidant-packed, complete nutrition that's natural energy-boosting & supports your overall health.
The No-Prep Win: same as the Chia Energy bowl!
Ingredients: organic blueberries, raspberries, banana, chia, coconut milk, acai
Topping Ideas: nuts, granola, berries, seeds, banana, avocado.
What we love about Blueberries: high in antioxidants, rich in Vitamin K, D, C, Manganese and fibre. It's a super brain-food, cancer-fighter, promoter of heart health and supporter of digestion, healthy skin and weight loss.
What we love about Raspberries: No other fruit delivers the diversity of phytonutrients like raspberries. On their own, each is important to keep the body healthy - team them up and the benefits are even stronger to help keep your heart, brain and eyes healthy. They're low on the glycemic index and high in fibre, making them a favoured fruit for sugar-controlled diets.
What we love about Acai: it gets to brag about having beneficial compounds including powerful antioxidants, calcium, fibre, vitamin A, and anthocyanins. It can help control appetite hormones, increase energy levels, prevent heart disease and supports many metabolic functions. On top of its ability to work as a kidney and liver cleanser, it’s also a natural colon cleanser and contains brain-healthy nutrients.
COMING SOON... The Pumpkin Patch!
Our NEW Pumpkin Patch Soup is launching mid-November.
Superpowers: perfect for tricky tummies by supporting digestion, smooth moves, reducing bloating & reducing inflammation.
Ingredients: pumpkin, butternut squash, sweet potato, onion, garlic, fennel, dandelion, flax, dates, sea salt, black pepper, nutmeg, pumpkin seed protein
Look out for our launch announcement.