Today’s Workout – Recovery Run

Total Mileage: 7.05 miles

Total Time: 1:06:30

Average Pace: 9:25 min/mile

Many of you may be familiar with Vega, I did a product review on their Vega One All-In-One Nutritional Shake several weeks ago.  They are a company founded and built on plant-based nutrition.

Vega has also created a program called Thrive Forward.  It is a FREE online program designed by Vega and former Ironman Brendan Brazier.  It’s goal is to help people live a better and healthier life through plant-based nutrition.

On September 10,  Vega will be launching their newest additional to the Thrive Forward program to help people learn to cook and make healthy plant-based meals at home.  Thrive Kitchen will feature five video lessons that will features many guest chefs as they help to teach you how to incorporate easy and simple plant-based meals into your diet.

Vega has allowed me to have a sneak peak at some of these amazing recipes, and to share a great green drink recipe with you today!

This recipe comes from Matthew Kenney, the world’s leading raw foods chef and bestselling author who specializes in a plant-based lifestyle.

Everyday Raw Detox


Matthew Kenney is contributing the following plant-based recipe to Thrive Forward Kitchen Addition.  It is from his book, Everyday Raw Detox.

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Pear-licious Green Drink

Services 1 to 2.

This is an extremely cleansing green drink and is rich in beneficial healthy fats.

1 pear, peeled, seeded, and cubed
1 or 1/2 avocado, peeled, and pitted
2 cups spinach or kale
1 tbsp coconut butter (optional)
1 1/2 cups coconut water or nut milk of choice
Pinch of sea salt

Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.

I’m off to spend one last day with the family. Let me know if you try out this great new recipe!

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