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Sweet and Spicy Carrot Custard w/ Raw Fit

By Gwen Marzano

Serves: 1-2

Preparation

After boiling carrots, rinse and place in food processor using the “S” blade. Add almond milk and coconut oil and blend until smooth. Add remaining ingredients and blend another minute, or until smooth and creamy. Store in refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Tip

Try substituting cooked sweet potatoes or butternut squash for the carrots i

n this recipes, or add ½ tablespoon of pumpkin pie spice for a warm, holiday tasting treat.

Raw Fit Cherry Delicious Smoothie

  • 1 cup frozen dark cherries
  • 1/2 cup frozen banana chunks
  • 1 scoop Garden of Life RAW Fit
  • 6 drops of “Sweet Leaf” vanilla cream liquid Stevia
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup coconut water (unpasteurized preferred)

Serves: 1

Preparation

Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy immediately!

This smoothie is a great breakfast for those who enjoy the luscious flavor of cherries and the creamy texture of bananas. Taste how delightful healthy food can be!

Tip

I have tried using raspberries in this smoothie in place of cherries and it’s still sweet and delicious, with a little more zing.

Raw Fit Cinnamon Banana Ice Cream

  • 2 cups frozen banana chunks
  • 1/2 scoop Garden of Life RAW Fit
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 8-10 drops of “Sweet Leaf” vanilla cream liquid Stevia
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon

Serves: 1-2

Preparation

Place all ingredients into a food processor (or high speed blender) and blend until smooth. Serve immediately or store in freezer for up to 3 weeks.

Tip

Never throw out those overly ripe bananas. Peel them, break them into chunks and freeze them in a Ziploc bag for up to 2 months and use in your favorite smoothie or ice cream recipe.

Raw Fit Strawberry Start-Me-Up

  • 1 and 1/2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 1 scoop Garden of Life RAW Fit
  • 1 peeled orange
  • 2 cups coconut water (unpasteurized preferred)
  • 1 handful of spinach

Serves: 1-2

Preparation

Toss everything into blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy immediately!

Start your day with a healthy zing! I love this smoothie because it’s sweet, tangy, and ultimately refreshing.

Tip

Feel free to throw in a handful of spinach to any smoothie, it adds more nutrition without changing the taste.

Gwen’s Raw Fit Fuel

  • 1 scoop Garden of Life RAW Fit
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup coconut water (unpasteurized preferred)
  • 1 and 1/2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 2 Tbsp. ripe avocado
  • 8 drops of “Sweet Leaf” vanilla cream liquid Stevia
  • Ground cinnamon for garnishing

Serves: 1 (suggested as a meal replacement for breakfast)

Preparation

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy immediately or drink half before a work out and the remaining half afterwards. Optional: Top with a few dashes of cinnamon!

Fuel up with this protein packed smoothie that supports healthy glucose levels, weight loss and satisfies hunger.

Tip

Looking for more fiber? This smoothie tastes great with a scoop of Garden of Life’s Super Seed.

Power Pack Snacks w/ Raw Fit

Makes: 24 cookie balls or squares

Preparation

Place all ingredients except water and dates into a food processor using the “S” blade. Process until well mixed, then add water and dates and pulse several times until mixture sticks together. Roll into cookie balls or press mixture into a brownie pan and cut into squares. Store in refrigerator for up to 10 days or freezer for up to one month.

If you’re looking for a nutrient packed snack that tastes great, this recipe will not disappoint. Use as a quick grab-and-go snack, or even as a dessert.

Tip

Feeling hungry between meals? Enjoy one of these treats to hold you over, they are packed with healthy fats and nutrients that will help curb your appetite until your next meal.