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Think you need to go to a specialty store to find foods that are better for your family? Think again! You don’t have to go any further than your local Giant grocery store! Did you know that they have over 1,000 Nature’s Promise foods all throughout every aisle? From peanut butter to frozen fruit, they’ve got just about every major food covered. Natures Promise Organic Mixed Berry Protein Smoothie Recipe

Shopping Organic Made Easy With Nature’s Promise at Giant

Honestly, up until fairly recently, I didn’t think I could afford to eat organic. There were a  few things that I’d buy organic when possible, like fruits and veggies, but overall, I was overwhelmed by the cost of “eating clean.” A lot of stores in my area charge up to 4 times as much for organic foods versus the non-organic.  I don’t know about you, but I don’t really have a big enough grocery budget to pay $3 for a single apple!

Nature’s Promise at Giant is a total game-changer. They have an enormous selection of USDA-certified organic foods and “Free-From” foods for those looking to eliminate all the extra, unnecessary ingredients from their diet. Best of all, the prices are absolutely affordable and within my budget and they’re easy to find. I’m not limited to a single aisle of organic foods. Nature’s Promise items are right alongside other non-organic choices. That means if I’m shopping for yogurt, I just need to go to one dairy aisle to find it.

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Early Riser Mixed Berry Protein Smoothie Made with All Organic Ingredients

Nothing wakes me up better than a delicious organic mixed berry protein smoothie! This one is made with all organic Nature's Promise ingredients from Giant. Check it out! I’m sure you know this by now, but I’m all about easy recipes and quick meals. Sometimes, it’s hard to find better-for-you options in convenience food. That’s not true of Nature’s Promise, though. I found plenty of great foods that I can use in super simple recipes (or enjoy just by themselves!).

You know how much I love smoothies, right? I can pack a whole lot of nutrition into a glass and drink it while I work. Check out this delicious smoothie recipe I created using only Nature’s Promise ingredients.  It’s the perfect boost I need for the upcoming hectic back to school mornings. I’m definitely not a morning person!

Ingredients   Natures Promise Organic Mixed Berry Protein Smoothie Recipe (2 of 8)Makes 2 servings

  • 1 cup Nature’s Promise Vanilla Soy Milk
  • 1 cup Nature’s Promise frozen mixed berries
  • 1 cup Nature’s Promise Vanilla Yogurt
  • Optional: 1 tablespoon Nature’s Promise Hazelnut Spread (sometimes I like a to make mine taste more like chocolate-covered fruit, other times I just want to savor the berry flavor. FYI, the Nature’s Promise Hazelnut Spread is awesome! Try it on whole-grain toast!)

Directions: Put everything in a blender or smoothie maker and blend. That’s it!   Natures Promise Organic Mixed Berry Protein Smoothie Recipe (3 of 8) I like to enjoy mine outside while the weather is nice, especially on those early mornings. I find that I can’t quite wake up until I go out in the sunlight for a few minutes. I think it sends a signal to my brain that I really am awake and can’t crawl back into bed. Mornings in my backyard are nice because we have a lot of wildlife in my neighborhood. If I’m lucky, I can catch a deer grazing. Sometimes I even see a black bear running through the woods! Natures Promise Organic Mixed Berry Protein Smoothie Recipe (8 of 8)  Given the choice, I absolutely prefer to feed my family better-for-you food. I think we all want that, right? Yet we all have a budget that we need to stick to. Nature’s Promise lets me stay in my budget and easily choose better options without having to make an extra trip to a health food store (or even to a separate aisle!).

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Nothing wakes me up better than a delicious organic mixed berry protein smoothie! This one is made with all organic Nature's Promise ingredients from Giant. Check it out!