Shakeology

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Okay, so you might have heard a lot of buzz about Shakeology lately.  So, what is it?

Shakeology is a nutrient-dense, super food shake!  It provides an array of healthy nutrients and ingredients from different parts of the world- all in one glass!

Shakeology’s  blend of digestive enzymes, prebiotics, and probiotics helps your body eliminate toxins that have built up over the years due to eating bad food.  And lets face it, the American diet is full of this stuff!

Bottom line?  If you want to live healthy, you’ve got to eat healthy—and Shakeology is the easiest and most affordable way!That’s because Shakeology is NUTRITION SIMPLIFIED.

There’s no guess work.  There’s no measuring, chopping, or planning!  Just pour a scoop in your blender, add your favorite ingredients and BAM – your healthiest meal of the day – done!

Why I LOVE Shakeology!

This super food shake has been a game-changer for me!

After my son was born, I struggled for months to shed that baby weight.  I couldn’t fit into my favorite pair of jeans (or any of my pants for that matter) and I sure didn’t want to spend the money on a new wardrobe.  I dreaded taking my kids to the indoor pool because that self-conscious monster had clamped his teeth into me and wouldn’t let go.  I didn’t like looking at myself in the mirror.  I didn’t feel good about myself.

before and after

I tried many different things before finding Shakeology.  The things that used to work for me were no longer working and let me tell you – I was frustrated!

 It’s not like I had an unhealthy diet, per say.  We mainly followed a paleo-type meal plan.  I cooked healthy meals.  I didn’t eat fast food.  But, looking back (because hind-sight is always 20/20) I realized I was eating when I wasn’t hungry.  Especially at night, after I put the kids to bed because I figured I deserved a treat.  I would have graham crackers, or cheese and crackers, or cereal or cookies etc.

The thing is, I was eating healthy during the day but by the time those kids were in bed and I was parked on the couch with my husband, it was snack time.   The other thing is it was getting harder and harder for me to get to the gym or to workout classes.  Even though I only added one more kid to the mix, my schedule became exponentially more busy.

I found myself saying – I’ll workout tomorrow.  I’ll start eating better tomorrow.  I won’t snack tomorrow.

But tomorrow became never and I was feeling worse and worse about myself.  Not to mention that physically, I could tell my blood sugar was all out of whack and I didn’t have much energy to run around with my kids and play with them.  And this seriously bummed me out.

Enough was enough.  I started researching healthy eating.  I posted questions on Facebook about things that I found and then one day I ran into Shakeology.  I posted a question about it on Facebook and a friend of mine messaged me and offered to give me some samples.

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I was HOOKED!  I didn’t have any more cravings at night!  I started to have more energy!  I started getting up early to do workouts at home!  I started feeling better on the inside and looking better on the outside.  And, a serious bonus – my favorite skinny jeans finally fit again!

I LOVE Shakeology for what it has done for me and my family!  I LOVE it because I can whip up breakfast quickly, take it with me in the car and know that I am filling my body with dense nutrition.  It fills me up.  It tastes delicious!  It changed how I feel inside and out!

(Not to mention that my kids love this stuff too!)  3 shakes pic

Who can benefit from Shakeology?

Are you a busy parent?  Great!  Than this is for you!  A quick and convenient way to get complete nutrition.  It’ll give you a boost in energy to help you keep up with kids and a hectic lifestyle!

Are you older but still want to remain active and enjoy life?  Great!  Than this is for you!  It will increase your energy levels so you can remain active and get the most out of life!

Are you already a Beach Body customer but are looking to amp up your weight loss or increase your energy level so you can nail each work out?  Yeah?  Than this is for you too!  It will enhance performance, increase energy, help with weight loss AND reduce cravings!

Are you a busy student or working professional?  It’s hard to find time to prepare a healthy, delicious meal.  Do you need something you can take on the go?  Than this is for you!

Are you a health conscious individual and want to save money?  You don’t need a ton of different supplements!  You just need this one!  One glass of Shakeology is like 5 trips to a salad bar!

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You don’t like breakfast?  You find it hard to swallow?  What about a super food shake that tastes like an ice cream milkshake?  Would you like that for breakfast every morning? ( I certainly do!)  Than this is for you!

You have a hard time stomaching fruits and vegetables?  Than this is for you!  You get ALL of the daily nutrients you need from this one delicious glass!

Are you a vegetarian or vegan who is worried about not getting enough nutrition, protein, vitamins, minerals, etc.?  Than this is for you!

Whether you use this nutrient-dense shake as a meal replacement for weight loss or simply to ensure optimal health for your body, Shakeology makes it SIMPLE!

What’s in it?

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Shakeology is the most delicious, nutrient-dense, superfood shake you’ll find!  It’s made with the healthy stuff you should be eating every day, but typically don’t. Shakeology’s the perfect combination of proteins, phytonutrients, antioxidants, enzymes, prebiotics, and probiotics. Plus, it also contains many rare ingredients, including adaptogens, camu-camu, and maca root—things we can’t get from an ordinary diet.

 

Fast food does not have to be fried, fattening and greasy! Shakeology is a healthy, delicious, nutrient-packed fast food!

shakeology fast food

What is a super food?

Super foods are incredibly healthy!  These foods are low in calories, high in nutrients, and go beyond meeting basic nutritional needs. Instead, they have high concentrations of multiple nutrients that work together to support the immune system so you will feel better, look better and have more energy!

How to prepare Shakeology:

It’s pretty simple, actually!  Since Shakeology quickly dissolves when added to any liquid, you can easily prepare it in a shaker cup. Or if you’re craving the consistency of a smoothie or milkshake, use a blender and toss in some ice and a 1/2 to 1 frozen banana  (I recommend this method).

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All you do is mix 1 scoop of Shakeology with 8 to 12 fl oz of water, milk, or a milk alternative (almond milk, rice milk, or coconut water), ice, and either shake or blend—then enjoy! And if your taste buds are feeling a little adventurous, check out our array of recipes at Shakeology.com. (I recommend using a milk alternative instead of water!)

Some of my favorite recipes…

Chocolate peanut butter cup:                             Chocolate Berry Walnut

1 scoop chocolate vegan Shakeo                      1 scoop chocolate Shakeo

8-12 oz of almond milk                                            8-12 oz almond milk

1 frozen banana                                                            1/2 frozen banana

1 TBS peanut butter or PB2                                   1/4 c frozen blueberries

cinnamon to taste                                                        1 TBSP walnuts

ice                                                                                           ice

Blend and Enjoy!!                                                       Blend and Enjoy!!

Informational Videos Below!!

Shakeology Ingredients Hunter – 5 minute video explaining where Shakeology’s superfoods ingredients are sourced and what they do for your health: https://youtu.be/iIvnKNqamqU

Shakeology Versus Juice and Coffee – 2 minute video

 

When To Drink Shakeology

1. If you are hungry and super busy in the morning, Shakeology is a fast & convenient way to feed yourself – This is when I typically drink it!

2. Drink Shakeology as a post-workout recovery drink.

3. Drink Shakeology 1 1/2 to 2 hours before your workout.

4. Drink Shakeology as any meal replacement.

5. Drink Shakeology as a snack instead of going for a glorified latte, chips or cookies.

6. Drink Shakeology for dessert if you are craving sweets after dinner- I’ve definitely done this!

7. If your system is used to the superfoods, pre & pro biotics in Shakeology, you have the option of having two a day – especially if it helps you from junking out.

 

Are you ready to try it out? 

Contact me to place your order!

 

 

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