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Blueberry Protein Smoothie

Blueberry Protein Smoothie

In the blog this week we talked about good sources of protein. There are foods we can be intentional about adding to our diet, and what is more delicious to add then a smoothie? They are easy to make, nutrient packed, and delicious to eat! Our friend here at Country Life, Eunice, gave us a great blueberry smoothie recipe to use! It is so yummy, and is a great source of protein! Check out a video of Eunice's Blueberry Protein Smoothie here. We hope you enjoy! Ingredients ½ cup frozen blueberries 1 giant handful of spinach  1 banana  1 tbs chia seeds...

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Miranda Lentz
Best Protein Sources for Vegans

Best Protein Sources for Vegans

"How do vegans/vegetarians get their protein?" This is a question that you have most likely thought yourself or heard asked before in regards to having a plant-based diet, or at least something along those lines.  Protein is an important part of our daily consumption, so it makes sense that this is a concern people have. While there is protein in meat, there are also many other sources of protein we can eat instead of meat. You can live a very healthy lifestyle eating these plant-based, protein packed foods.  So if you are trying to go plant-based and worried about getting enough...

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Miranda Lentz
Vegan TVP Taco Meat

Vegan TVP Taco Meat

A question we get a lot here at Country Life is what is TVP? Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP) is an item we see here in various sizes and flavors, and is used as a meat substitute. For many it is already a delicious staple to their weekly recipes, but for others it is a foreign concept. No matter where you fall in that, you will love this recipe! It is simple, delicious, and quick, and makes yummy tacos for all to enjoy.  So lets give it a try!  Ingredients 2 cups TVP 2 cups water 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 8 tsp...

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Miranda Lentz
30 Day Challenges

30 Day Challenges

In a previous blog, we talked about how to develop a new healthy habit. (Click here to read this blog). We went over the best ways to reach your goals of a healthier lifestyle, and talked about how psychologically it takes 30 days to form a new habit and break those bad habits.  There are many practical ways to form a new habit, but sometimes it's easier said than done. We can be determined one day, and then the next day lose all of the motivation. Despite this, there are things we can do to help us not lose motivation and stick...

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