(PRWEB) April 07, 2014
Garden of Life is an organic whole food supplement company. According to their website, "Garden of Life’s commitment to health goes beyond offering some of the most effective nutritional products in the world. We are interested in building relationships with people to help them transform their lives to attain extraordinary health. By combining the best of nature and science, the Garden of Life brand offers a path to healthy living with premium products that are supported by education and innovation."
Gail Bowman, owner of online health food store, Healthy Vitamins, stated, "We are very excited to announce our once a year mega-sale on all Garden of Life products! Garden of Life is such an innovative company that they have reached the position of number one in sales for several categories of organic, Non-GMO vitamins and supplements. During the month of April, all Garden of Life products at Healthy Vitamins will be on sale at an additional 10% off with the coupon code April14."
Garden of Life is well known for their award winning products including: Raw Meal, Raw Protein, Raw Fit, Vitamin Code Multis, Primal Defense and Perfect Food.
Ms Bowman said, "Many people ask me for healthy recipes that include some of their favorite supplements. Here are a few of my favorites:"
PESTO, GARDEN OF LIFE STYLE
Ingredients for Pesto:
1 cup fresh basil leaves (about 1 fresh bunch)
1/3 cup organic pine nuts or 1 scoop Garden of Life RAW Protein
1/4 cup organic parmesan cheese or dairy-free alternative, grated
1/2 cup olive oil
pinch of sea salt, optional
5 drops of fresh lemon juice
Put ingredients into blender or food processor and pulse until creamy. Refrigerate until needed.
POWER PACK SNACKS
Makes 24 cookie balls or squares Ingredients:
1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
1/4 cup sunflower seeds
1/2 cup raw oats
1/ cup shredded coconut flakes 2
1/4 cup goji berries
1/2 scoop Garden of Life RAW Fit
1 Tablespoon Garden of Life Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
3 Tablespoons water
3 pitted Medjool dates
1 teaspoon cinnamon dash of salt
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 in freezer for up to one month. Take out when ready to use.
RAW PROTEIN PEANUT BUTTER OATMEAL CHEWIES
3 cups rolled
1 cup of organic brand
1/2 cup vanilla almond
milk or regular milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup Garden of Life
Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
(can also substitute 1/ cup butter, if you prefer) 4
1 scoop or one packet of
Garden of Life RAW Protein Vanilla OR Original Flavor
1 Tablespoon stevia extract
In a large saucepan, mix the stevia extract, coconut oil and almond milk. Bring to a full boil for one minute and stir the mixture constantly so it does not stick to the pan. Remove from heat and add peanut butter and vanilla, stirring until peanut butter is completely melted. Stir in the oats and RAW Protein, and stir well with a wooden spoon until combined. Quickly drop spoonfuls on sheets of wax or parchment paper and cool completely. Enjoy!!
(Recipes courtesy of Gwen Marzano, Garden of Life Educator and Certified RAW, Vegan Chef)
Gail Bowman is the owner of Healthy Vitamins, an online health food store specializing in whole food supplements since 2003.