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Athletic Performance,Family,Food,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Outdoors,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes,Work20 Sep , 2017

Flex Snack: Protein Bites

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Protein-packed snacks are always good to have on hand whether you are a busy, on-the-go person, a parent with growing children, someone with a sweet tooth or an athlete looking for a quick protein fix. With just the right amount of sweetness to satisfy any craving and in a perfect bite-sized shape, you can please just […]

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Advocacy,Dave Sandoval,Family,Food,Greens,News,Outdoors,Plant Power,Purium Products20 Sep , 2017

The Most Efficient Delivery of Food on the Plant

In our culture, the traditional way of receiving food from the earth has actually caused damage to the Earth, contributing to our severe environmental crisis. For decades, fruits and vegetables have been loaded into diesel trucks and hauled to air-conditioned warehouses before being displayed in refrigerated-sections at grocery stores – that are also air-conditioned. Customers […]

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Athletic Performance,Dave Sandoval,Family,Food,News,Purium Products,Research,Sleep,Travel,Weight Loss,Work13 Sep , 2017

Live Your Best Day, With A Spray

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Thanks to savvy consumers and a demand for preventive health within our culture,  supplements (and the science behind them) have tremendously evolved in the past decade. From the quality of the active ingredients to unique formulas to target specific body functions, the health benefits have greatly improved. One of the newer developments, is the way our bodies absorb […]

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Athletic Performance,Dave Sandoval,Food,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes,Sports,Workouts,Yoga6 Sep , 2017

Product Recipe: Beet-Berry Smoothie

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Beets are a trending superfood (and for good reason!), for an array of reasons. One specifically is that it supports athletes, fitness buffs and anyone who participates in strenuous activity. Thanks to beet juice being loaded with (good) carbohydrates and rich in nitrates, it is the perfect food to eat before any high-intensity routine, from laborious work to […]

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Amy Venner,Dave Sandoval,Food,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products6 Sep , 2017

#SuperfoodsForHumanity

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We’re all seen the devastating news from Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath. During times of crisis, it often provides an opportunity of kindness. Both witnessing and participating in seemingly small acts of kindness can make the largest impact. Here at Purium, our Co-founders Amy (who was born and raised in Texas) and Dave, were quick to get involved with […]

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Food,Purium Products30 Aug , 2017

Flex Food: Creamy Pineapple Smoothie

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Who doesn’t love a refreshing, cool, nutrient-dense AND filling smoothie?! With all organic ingredients, sweet and juicy pineapple and our clean, vegan protein MVP Sport Vanilla, you can have just that! Recipe Inspired by Donna Balestrieri Ingredients: 1-2 scoops Purium MVP Sport (Vanilla) 8 ounces organic 100% coconut water Handful organic frozen pineapples Directions: Blend all […]

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Family,Food,Kids,Meal Planning,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products30 Aug , 2017

Back to School Lunch Envy

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It’s that time of year again! Morning routines are in full swing, including packing lunches (props to anyone who does it the night before!). The BIG 3 Questions: What does my child want to eat? What do we actually have in the fridge or pantry? Is it healthy? While lunch can often be an afterthought for you, it’s a […]

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Amy Venner,Dave Sandoval,Food,Purium Products9 Aug , 2017

Pure + Premium Core Values

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Before Co-founders Dave Sandoval and Amy Venner-Hamdi grew Purium into what it is today, they wanted to ensure that their business would be rooted in a commitment to high-quality standards. While formulating and producing pure and premium products was one of those commitments, Dave and Amy wanted to bring a superior level of attention to every aspect of their business. […]

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Cooking Tips,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes,This Not That1 Aug , 2017

Flex Meal: Black Bean Burger

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It’s not beef… it’s organic black beans and veggies! If you’re craving a burger, try this delicious vegan recipe to satisfy that craving, while sticking to your clean lifestyle. Ingredients: 2 cans of organic black beans 1/2 cup organic pumpkin seeds 2 tablespoons water 1 whole medium organic chopped onion 3 cloves of organic garlic […]

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Cooking Tips,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes26 Jul , 2017

Flex Meal: Purium Pancakes

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Packaged pancake mix can be filled with additional sugar, preservatives and extra ingredients that are just not necessary. Especially when it’s super easy to make your own from scratch. And, as an extra bonus, these pancakes are packed with green nutrition and protein. Bon appétit! Recipe from Liola Last: 3 organic cage-free eggs 2 scoops of LOV […]

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Food,Greens,Meal Planning,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Sports,Weight Loss19 Jul , 2017

Animal Vs. Plant Protein

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You don’t have to be a vegan to opt for veggie-based meals. While animal-based foods can deliver quick protein fixes and be alternatives to carb-filled snacks, they typically come with an extra amount of saturated fat, calories, cholesterol and sometimes unwanted hormones or bacteria. Not to mention, you may be packing your day with too much protein. So, […]

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Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Recipes5 Jul , 2017

Flex Dessert: Vegan Ice Cream with Protein

Homemade chocolate ice cream topped with walnuts in glass bowl - healthy homemade dairy free, gluten free, vegan dessert

What’s better than ice cream on a hot Summer day? Vegan ice cream with 32 grams of plant-based protein! Now you can enjoy a cool, tasty chocolate or vanilla treat AND fuel your body, too. What You Need: 2 organic bananas 1-2 scoops MVP Sport 1 tsp organic pure vanilla extract Organic walnuts (optional) What You […]

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Athletic Performance,Challenges,Featured,Goal Setting,Motivation,Nutrition,Plant Power,Purium Products,Sports,Stretches,This Not That,Workouts,Yoga5 Jul , 2017

Post-Workout Recovery Tips

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Sore muscles… we’ve all experienced them. Whether it was after a tough workout in the gym or moving some furniture, muscles can feel so stiff a few days after strenuous activity that you feel as if you can’t even move. Yet there are techniques to help your body recover faster so you can get back in the gym sooner (or rearrange […]

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Athletic Performance,Challenges,Family,Food,Goal Setting,Motivation,Outdoors,Purium Products,Skin Care,Weight Loss,Workouts28 Jun , 2017

Working Out in the Heat

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Feeling motivated to workout in the summer can be difficult. It’s hot, you’re exhausted, and if you’re being honest with yourself, you’d much rather be relaxing by the pool with an ice-cold beverage. Besides the fact that exercise is great for your health all year long, there is some science behind how the heat can actually […]

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Aging Gracefully,Anti-Aging,Athletic Performance,Food,News,Plant Power,Purium Products,Research,Sports,Workouts21 Jun , 2017

Natural Support for Inflammation

Inflammation is the body’s way to protect itself; the goal being to remove harmful irritants and begin the healing process. This means that when we get injured or become sick, one of our body’s healing mechanisms is to swell and become inflamed in hopes of pushing out and removing the toxins. In some cases, inflammation is acute, […]

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