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Happy Friday!  After an over indulgent week my body craves something healthy, but nourishing.  I’ve started whipping up these Raspberry Avocado Cacao smoothies a few times a week and have noticed a huge difference in my digestion.  I adapted the recipe from nutritionist and wellness expert Kelly LeVeque.  Kelly suggests that your smoothie contain: 1 serving of Protein (I used vanilla protein powder here) +  1 serving of Fiber (I used chia seeds) + Greens (spinach) + 1/4 cup of Fructose (raspberries) + 2 tablespoons of Fat (avocado) + Liquid (almond milk) + Super Food (cacao.)  I am constantly referencing Kelly’s site for guidance and ideas in addition to my Food Pinterest board which I update weekly!  These chia chicken tenders are super easy to make and this brussels sprout salad is so light and refreshing for lunch.  After my morning smoothie I like to get my heart rate up and I’ll either do FlyBarre, Flex Pilates, or go for a run (I try and do intervals on the treadmill.)  I notice a major difference in my mood when I work out in the morning.  What are some of your go-to recipes and gplc for workouts?  I’m always looking to try something new so I would love to hear!

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30 Comments

  • Lauren Ashley says:

    So pretty Kat! I want it all haha
    XO,
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    July 29, 2016 | Reply
  • Megan says:

    I love making chocolate things with avocado as you can never taste it! Lovely post :)

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    July 29, 2016 | Reply
  • Sophie says:

    Looks delicious!
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  • Erin @ Her Heartland Soul says:

    Brussel sprout salads are delicious! And I totally agree about a Vitamix!

    July 29, 2016 | Reply
  • Natali says:

    Easy going mornings at home are the best ones! I love making healthy smoothies to get me going. :)

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    July 29, 2016 | Reply
  • La Bijoux Bella | by mia says:

    Beautiful preparation . . . The best looking smoothies ever! :)

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    July 29, 2016 | Reply
  • Kate says:

    I read something interesting recently where a nutritionist and trainer suggested his client eat every 3 hours to keep their metabolism from slowing down. Also: I love running on the treadmill especially since it’s so hot outside…when I don’t have access to the treadmill I’ll walk to the local rec center for a swim workout and back–a low-impact exercise with a lot of results!

    xx

    July 29, 2016 | Reply
    • kat@withlovefromkat.com replied:

      Thanks for sharing!! I need to utilize the pool at my gym more ;) Now I’m inspired!! XO

      July 29, 2016 | Reply
  • Dana Mannarino says:

    Love this! Happy Friday!

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    July 29, 2016 | Reply
  • mediamarmalade says:

    It all looks so good :)

    Mel x

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    July 29, 2016 | Reply
  • Melody.TravelChicMom says:

    What a refreshing article! Love your style, and to know your food and workout choices is so helpful! The raspberry avocado smoothie sounds delicious. Thank you!

    July 29, 2016 | Reply
  • sasa says:

    Awesome:P

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    July 29, 2016 | Reply
  • Carolyn says:

    I’ve been looking into a blender since my last one broke! Thinking about taking the plunge and investing in a quality one!

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    July 29, 2016 | Reply
  • Megan says:

    I really need to start eating (or drinking) breakfast and this sounds like the perfect way!
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    July 29, 2016 | Reply
  • Amanda @AGlamLifestyle says:

    Ohhhh, I love the sound of this! Definitely need to try it. Have a great weekend!

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    July 29, 2016 | Reply
  • Rach says:

    Oo this sounds amazing! I must try this out!

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    July 30, 2016 | Reply
  • Taylor - Lights Camera Catwalk says:

    Kat, I LOVED this post! I would love to see more like this!

    Xx Taylor
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    July 30, 2016 | Reply
    • kat@withlovefromkat.com replied:

      So happy to hear – will be sharing more like this for sure! XO

      July 31, 2016 | Reply
  • Caterina says:

    Great pictures
    After Doing Sports in The Morning i feel very well And Powerful. And i think Healthy Food is very Important.
    I do some Workouts with youtube. ( Rebecca Louise ).

    Caterina
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    July 30, 2016 | Reply
  • Monika says:

    Lovely food! Looks yum!
    Love,
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    July 31, 2016 | Reply
  • Laurie says:

    That smoothie looks incredible!!! Trying that tomorrow!!
    Xo
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    July 31, 2016 | Reply
  • Tess Felber says:

    Can never go wrong with anything avocado! Thanks for sharing :)
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    August 1, 2016 | Reply
  • Marylane says:

    I like chia seeds mixing with my shakes. I also put some chia seeds in pan cakes and remove the egg. Try it as well.

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    August 5, 2016 | Reply
  • emily says:

    i need this blender! xo

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    August 13, 2016 | Reply
  • Vera says:

    I love all of these photos!

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    September 1, 2016 | Reply
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