A Healthy, Refreshing Treat for Your Holiday Weekend!

As we embrace the last weekend of Summer 2013, here is a healthy and refreshing treat to beat the final hot days!

Strawberry Protein Popsicles

strawberries

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Unsweetened Coconut Milk or Almond Milk
  • 1/4 cup Plain, Non-Fat Greek Yogurt
  • 1 scoop of Strawberry-flavored Protein Powder
  • 1 packet of Truvia or Stevia (or another natural sweetener of your choice)
  • Optional:  Pinch of Shredded Coconut and/or Very Finely Chopped Strawberries

Directions

  • Thoroughly mix all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl or use a blender/Magic Bullet
  • Pour contents into popsicle holders
  • Place in freezer for at least 1 – 2 hrs. or until each popsicle is frozen solid
  • To remove popsicle from holder with ease, run under warm water for 30 sec. – 1 min.
  • Enjoy!

Have Fun and Be Safe This Weekend!

Be Active! Be Healthy! Be YOU!

Reference:

Erin Shea, Certified Personal Trainer and Cycle Instructor, Body Kinetics Health Club, San Rafael, CA

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About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering the 55 and better "chronologically-enriched" population about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, and group exercise instructor—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, public speaking, corporate wellness program facilitation and senior fitness program support.
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