#LunchBreakLIVE today featured Lateefa Smith of The Veggie Connection and Sahsha Campbell Garbutt of Life and Life and Light Wellness a.k.a “Plant-based Passionistas.” And we were there escaping the heat with these ladies while they showed us how to make an avocado BLT sandwich paired with a refreshing cherry/pineapple summer smoothie.
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Pair their BLT with chips and their refreshing easy cherry/pineapple summer smoothie made with their signature Alkaline Aminos, and it’s packed with vitamin C! This smoothie is perfect for a post-workout chaser because it provides electrolytes as well. Thanks for sharing your amazing plant-based heavily-nutritive recipes ladies!
Check them out:
Lateefah Smith of The Veggie Connection @theveggieconnection on IG. FB: therealveggieconnection website: www.theveggieconnection.com
Sahsha Campbell-Garbutt of Life and Light Wellness. @lifeandlightwellness on IG. FB: lifeandlightwellness website: www.lifeandlightwellness.com
1) Avocado BLT Sandwich:
1 Avocado sliced thin placed across the bread
Thin slice of onion
One slice of tomato
Vegan spread of your choice
2 slices of vegan bread of your choice (toasted)
2) Cherry/Pineapple Summer Smoothie:
2 cups spring water
1 cup frozen organic sweet cherries
1 cup frozen organic pineapples
1 tsp. agave
2 scoops Alkaline
Optional: 1 tbsp. hemp seeds
Add water first to choice of blender, followed by fruit, Alkaline Aminos, agave and hemp seed. Blend until desired texture.
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Jane Velez-Mitchell is an award-winning TV journalist and New York Times best-selling author. She is the founder of UnchainedTV and the host of several shows on the network.