Wahooo!!! ENORMOUS CONGRATULATIONS Natali!
Judging has not been easy, even Vitamix themselves have agreed that with 49 legitimate entries, standards have been majorly high and choosing the winner is a tough job. But Natali Nova won on all accounts considering the volume of votes her smoothie received, the creativity of the photo submitted and the originality of the recipe to go with it.
Here is her recipe:
Fat Burning and Anti-Aging Power \n\n* 1 1/2 cup of fresh or frozen raspberries for its fat burning ketone and high anti-oxidants that slow down aging process, protect our cells from damage. \n\n* 1 cup of Goji Berries ( pre-soaked) for its 2 amino acids and potassium ( L-Arginine and L-glutamine) that help our bodies to produce growth hormone and enhances the production of lean muscles. Goji berries help to convert food into energy rather than storing it as fat. It is a good source of chromium, a mineral that aids in blood sugar control.\n\n* 1 cup of home-made almond milk for its richness in vitamin E and A which keeps our skin beautiful and elastic. It is a wonderful source of calcium that keep our bones ad muscles healthy and strong. \n\n* 1/2 cup of papaya or pineapple for its enzyme content. Bromelain and papain enzymes helps to breakdown protein and fat and improve digestion. \n\n* 1 tsp of raw and dark honey ( optional) for its enzymes and beneficial healing properties. \n\n* 1 tsp of raw unheated bee pollen (optional) for its incredible super nutritious powerhouse of amino acids which are the building blocks of protein needed to build every cell in the body, from blood cell to the cells in the skin, organs and bones. It is rich in minerals, vitamins, enzymes. It is incredible for building strong muscles, energy, stamina, immunity and believed to be the most complete food on earth! \n\n\nBlend all ingredients together in a good blender for 30 seconds and there you have it! Close your eyes and have a taste of heaven...deliciously pink and smoothly satisfying. If you are trying to lose some body fat, this smoothie has a perfect mix of ingredients. It has fat burning raspberry ketone, healing enzymes, rich amont of minerals, vitamins, fatty and amino acids. You will feel and look beautiful inside out! \nHave it before or after your workouts on a regular basis and you will see and feel its magic working. Did i mention that it tastes like out of this world, oh yes, like heaven! Enjoy!
Midsummer's Afternoon Strawberry & Rose Water Smoothie
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