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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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Cooking Tips,Family,Greens,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Recipes,Weight Loss13 Sep , 2017

Flex Recipe: Raw Lime Soup

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Soups may be the furthest thing from your mind when it’s hot outside. However, soup can be extra chill – cold in temperature, but also super hip, too. Not only is soup a satisfying meal for lunch or dinner, but it can provide an extra boost of nutrition. Check out this raw, green soup that is a great Flex Meal and served […]

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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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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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Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Greens,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Recipes21 Aug , 2017

Flex Food: Berries and Mint

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Sometimes you just need something sweet! Whether you’re in the middle of a Transformation or middle of a long week, we have something that is easy, refreshing, and sure to satisfy! (Original recipe by Ameey Patel) Ingredients: Organic raspberries Organic blueberries Organic Strawberries Organic Blackberies Organic mint leaves Organic, local honey Directions: Mix all berries […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Recipes,Weight Loss16 Aug , 2017

Flex Meal: Faux Fried Potatoes

Bernadette Cooper McDaniel Recipe

During a 10-Day Transformation, there may be a certain food that you really miss and just can’t wait to eat when you are done. But if you indulge after the 10 days, doesn’t that kind of defeat the purpose…? Instead of falling back, into bad habits, find a substitute or alternative to the unhealthy food(s) […]

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Cooking Tips,Family,Food,Meal Planning,News,Nutrition,Plant Power,Recipes9 Aug , 2017

Flex Meal: Butternut Squash Stacks

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Did you know that butternut squash is a vegetable with one of the highest amounts of Vitamin A? Even more than its cousin the pumpkin! This nutrient-dense veggie also gives strong doses of antioxidants, Vitamin C, potassium and manganese that can benefit your hair, skin, nails, immunity and vision. Pack in the vitamins with these butternut squash stacks that […]

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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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Cooking Tips,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Outdoors,Plant Power,Recipes19 Jul , 2017

Flex Meal: Summer Fruit Salad

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Keeping cool this summer can be hard, but with a delicious cold salad recipe, you’ll be prepared for whatever the weather throws at you! A perfect fit for a beach picnic, side to a meal, or flex food  if you’re on a 10-Day Transformation (minus the poppy seeds). Original recipe from “All Recipes” with modifications […]

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Cooking Tips,Goal Setting,Meal Planning,Nutrition,Plant Power,Recipes12 Jul , 2017

Flex Meal: Mushroom-Asparagus Medley

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Let’s be real, when talking about the 10-Day Transformation, it can be hard going 10 days without a hot meal! While organic raw fruits and celery are delicious on a hot summer day, a warm cooked meal at night can really hit the spot. Not to worry. With this sautéed veggie dish, you can stay on schedule […]

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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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