In celebration of Men’s Health Month this June and Father’s Day this weekend — and in honor of the workout warriors (and wonder women) who play hard and train passionately to achieve a healthy lifestyle and become fit and body-beautiful — it’s time to focus on fitness and overall wellness with the help of Vega.
Vega is the phenomenal brand behind clean, plant-based fuel and performance products aimed to help people from all walks of life, including all-sport athletes, clean-eating enthusiasts, plant-devoted foodies, and adventurers achieve optimal nutrition and peak performance to be their very best! Vega offers an amazing lineup of delicious, nutritious, and innovative products — and best of all, they’re convenient to enjoy while at-home or on-the-go so you always achieve clean eating thanks to Vega.
Two new Vega products to get your hands-on to power up your day and overall personal performance are Vega’s Clean Protein and Clean Energy products, which are game-changers that work wonders to boost you to super-performance so you’re ready to take on anything life throws at you. What’s more, Vega Clean Protein and Vega Clean Energy are amazing alone, but also work powerfully together as your go-to healthy pre- and post-workout fuel so you don’t have to choose between clean food and making gains!
Both available at myvega.com.
Vega Clean Energy
Vega Clean Energy ($19.99)- boost your performance before workouts with this natural, high-quality energizer that’s aimed to be clean and mean so you start- and stay strong — and last all workout long. Vega Clean Energy is your go-to energy booster that will power you up before workouts with clean, plant-based fuel that delivers good-for-you zinger so you’re alert, go all out, and are able to withstand workouts and challenges from beginning to end! Vega Clean Energy is packed with electrolytes from sea salt and potassium so you efficiently replenish as you sweat your heart out, 80mg of naturally-occurring caffeine from green and black tea to power you up, and energizing carbs from organic coconut palm nectar, sprouted whole grain brown rice syrup and tapioca starch to fuel you with instant and lasting energy. Plus, Vega Clean Energy is only 100 calories, and is Certified Vegan, Non-GMO verified, gluten-free, made without dairy products, and free of artificial flavors, colors, or sweeteners so you fill your tank with the very best clean and premium fuel! What’s more, Vega Clean Energy is very convenient to enjoy, simply mix with ice-cold water and drink up 20 minutes before your workout or enjoy mid-workout to give you that extra push to finish strong.
Vega Clean Energy retails for $19.99 for 15 servings, and is available in two flavors: Berry Infusion and Citrus Ice Tea. Vega Clean Energy in Berry Infusion is flavorful and fruity, making it a great and delicious way to amp your day before workouts!
Vega Clean Protein
Vega Clean Protein ($34.99) – recover quickly and recharge powerfully post-workouts with this top-performing, clean and uncompromised plant-protein that’s incredibly delicious and super-satisfying. Vega Clean Protein is a premium plant-based high-protein powder with 25 grams of protein and a complete amino acid profile including 4 grams of Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) and 4 grams of Glutamine to help you repair and build strong, healthy muscle post-workouts. Vega Clean Protein is made from a clean, multi-source and minimally-processed blend of pea, hemp, alfalfa and pumpkin seed protein that’s super easy-to-mix, subtly-sweet (using high-quality stevia) and great tasting, so you can enjoy it in a shaker bottle with water immediately post-workout or blend it with almond milk and a banana at-home for a super-satisfying smoothie that will quickly recharge and renew you after a heavy training, cardio or weight-lifting session. Plus, it’s only 130 calories and is amazingly Vegan, Non-GMO verified, gluten-free, and made without dairy or soy ingredients, and free of artificial flavors, colors, or sweeteners so you enjoy clean protein and uncompromised nutrition that’s both filling and fulfilling!
Vega Clean Protein retails for $34.99 for 15 servings, and is available at myvega.com in Vanilla, and Chocolate. Vega Clean Protein in Chocolate tastes creamy, delicious and is semi-sweet which is a perfect post-workout protein that satisfies your cravings as well your sweet tooth!
Chocolate Cherry cream smoothie
You will love this creamy and clean smoothie that’s packed with protein and potassium, making it a perfect post-recovery pick that will renew you with energy and electrolytes!
Ingredients (serves one):
1 cup of Almond Milk
1 serving Vega Clean Protein in Chocolate Flavor (1 scoop)
2 tablespoons of Almond Butter
½ or 1 whole banana (frozen and peeled)
1 cup Frozen Tart Cherries
½ cup of Ice
1 teaspoon of Cacao Nibs
Place all ingredients in blender (in order listed to create a creamy smoothie, except cacao nibs). Blend until mixed. Stop blender and insert the cacao nibs and blend lightly for about 10 seconds. Add a dash of cacao nibs to top your smoothie. Enjoy!
And be sure to head on over to Vega’s Recipe Center here to get a variety of recipes to enjoy! You can browse recipes by meal and learn a variety of ways to create delicious dishes, super-tasty smoothies, and much more here!