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Sarah Coleman: Smoothies for you

— Spring clean? Time to give your body a reboot as well. Here are some great smoothie options to help satisfy your hunger, give your body nourishment or replace a meal, plus they taste really good too.

“All in One” Smoothie

2 cups greens of your choice (kale, spinach, celery, cucumber, avocado, beets)

½ cup almond butter

2 cups frozen berries

Almond milk and coconut water — add for desired consistency

“Green” Detoxing Smoothie

¼ cucumber and 1 cup spinach

1½ cup frozen fruit

½ an apple

Milk — add for desired consistency

“Tropical” Hydrating Smoothie

½ a banana

1½ cups yogurt

¼ cucumber

1 cup frozen pineapple or mango

Water — add for desired consistency

“Pumpkin Pie” Protein Boosting Smoothie

½ can of pumpkin

½ cup spinach and ½ cup carrots

1 cup frozen fruit

Milk — add for desired consistency

Dash of pumpkin pie spice

“Sweet Ginger” Cold Fighting Smoothie

1 banana

1 cup yogurt

2 spoonfuls honey

1 spoonful ginger

OJ (fresh squeezed)- add for desired consistency

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Sarah Coleman brings years of personal health and fitness knowledge to the table. Currently training, coaching and managing at Steamboat CrossFit in beautiful Steamboat Springs, she provides flawless technique and a positive attitude. Taking fitness to new levels, she uses the outdoor environment, your living room or work space, as well as the gym to influence and push her clientele. Funky knee socks and outrageous colors make Sarah unique, which transfers into her training and brings a smile to everyone’s face.

“PB&J” Post Workout Smoothie

1 cup almond butter

1 banana

1 cup spinach

1½ cup frozen berries

Milk — add for desired consistency

“Green Tea” Energizing Smoothie

1 green tea bag-brewed and poured into smoothie

1 cup frozen blueberries

1 banana

1 spoonful honey

Milk — add for desired consistency

“Straw-Bana” Vitamin Boosting Smoothie

1 ½ cup yogurt

½ banana

1 cup frozen strawberries

½ cucumber

Fresh squeezed OJ — add for desired consistency

“Carrot Ginger” Immunity Boosting Smoothie

2 cups carrot

½ apple and ½ banana

1½ cup yogurt

1 spoonful ginger

Water — add for desired consistency

Rise and shine:

2 raw eggs

1 avocado

1 cup cold coffee

½ can of coconut milk

1 scoop cocoa powder

1 scoop maca powder

Ice and water to desired consistency

Post workout:

2 scoops of your favorite protein powder (I like Vega)

Handful of spinach

3 tablespoons of almond butter

Handful of blueberries

1 frozen banana (a tip here-buy a bunch of ripe bananas, peel them, cut them up, and freeze them for later use-genius really)

1 scoop of flax seeds

Almond milk or coconut water to desired consistency

Midday slump:

1 frozen banana

Handful of frozen mango

Handful of greens (of your choice)

3-5 pitted dates

Vanilla protein powder

Squeeze of lemon

Green tea to desired consistency

Dessert in a glass:

Can of pumpkin puree

A few dashes of cinnamon (desired amount)

Handful of kale

Almond milk to desired consistency

add flax seed or fish oil to every smoothie for healthy omegas.

Sarah Coleman brings years of personal health and fitness knowledge to the table. Currently the health and wellness director at The Foundry, Coleman is a personal trainer, “CrossFitter,” coach, outdoor enthusiast, managing partner with Inspired Live Network and owner of A Weight Lifted Fitness Camp. She provides flawless technique and a positive attitude. Taking fitness to new levels, she uses the outdoor environment, your living room or work space, as well as the gym to influence and push her clientele. Funky knee socks and outrageous colors make Sarah unique, which transfers into her training and brings a smile to everyone’s face.

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