As the weather starts to warm up, we wanted to share a recipe that’s perfect for sunny days. Even though peaches aren’t in season just yet, we grabbed some frozen peaches to create this refreshing milkshake! To see what fruits are currently in season, click here.
Is it a milkshake or a smoothie? We’ll let you decide. Either way, its tasty!
But of course, this isn’t just an ordinary milkshake or smoothie. This recipe contains our favorite super nutrient; fiber! Fiber is a prebiotic that feeds the good bacteria in your gut. So, not only is this recipe tasty, but the good bacteria in your gut will love it too!
We made the Peaches and Cream Shake keto-friendly for our beloved keto community members. By eliminating added sugars, health-conscious moms don’t have to worry about giving their kids harmful ingredients. Even our naturally-flavored Fiber Powder never contains any added sugar! So, not only does our fiber powder come in so many delicious flavors, it’s also sugar-free!
These Banana Chai Oat Cups are amazing and nutritious to keep you feeling at your best! Of course, it contains our favorite super food; fiber. They’re easy to make and you can even save them in the morning for a nutritious breakfast. Because they say breakfast is “the most important meal of the day”, but is it really? Let’s discuss.
Is Breakfast as Important as They Say?
We have been made believe those who eat breakfast are generally more healthy than those who don’t.
BUUUT these statements are based on observational studies and not real science. Basically, those previous studies decided breakfast was the significant factor and ignored the real significant factor of lifestyle.
Actual Science Has Shown…
Generally, people who eat breakfast eat things like fiber (oatmeal, yogurts, breads). And by now, you should know a high-fiber diet reduces the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and weight gain. Which is all the things researchers decided what makes breakfast eaters healthier. Also, breakfast eaters generally have more active and health-conscious habits like exercising and drinking water.
While those who don’t eat breakfast, typically don’t have the same lifestyle. They are typically smokers and heavy drinkers. And yeah, those lifestyles lead to heart disease and numerous other health effects. So, our research leads us to believe breakfast does NOT determine if a person is healthy or not.
In addition, we learned from our previous blog post, how fasting benefits the body. And we don’t mean not eating for a whole day, but more so simple intermittent fasting. But note, fasting isn’t for everyone. In fact, Registered dietitians encourage you to listen to your hunger cues more so than worrying about “the most important meal of the day”.
Let Fiber be Apart of Your First Meal
Whether you choose to break-your-fast, at 8am or 12pm, we want to focus on why you should include fiber with your first meal
Fiber is a complex carbohydrate that your body doesn’t easily digest. Which is good. This means high-fiber foods sit in your stomach longer than simple carbohydrates, like sugar. This is why you’ll more feel full after eating a bowl of oatmeal than a bowl of sugary cereal.
And, let’s not forget the beautiful bathroom experiences we have when eating a high-fiber diet. Ahh…such a relief!
These Banana Chai Oat Cups can be a great breakfast or snack at the time you feel is right for your body. They are packed with a ton of fiber from the oats and Naturlax! Our Chai Flavored Fiber Powder is what gives these oat cups their delicious flavor. They are great for adults and kids. So, pack it with your lunch or a child’s lunch.
These Banana Chai Oat Cups are amazing and nutritious to keep you feeling your best! Of course, it contains our favorite super food; fiber. They're easy to make and you can even save them in the morning for a nutritious breakfast.
If you’ve been on the search for a sugar-free jelly/jam then this recipe is for you! Our friend Briana crafted this delicious recipe using our Berry Flavored Psyllium Fiber Powder! Check out her instagram page filled with many more sugar-free and gluten-free recipes!
This recipe isn’t just sugar-free but also contains all-natural fiber! So, whether you’re on the keto diet or just want to decrease your sugar intake this jelly is a great choice.
The Benefits of Homemade Jellies and Jams
Sure, you can find sugar-free jams in stores. But do you want synthetic color additives or food dyes made from petroleum? What about hidden ingredients? Yeah, we didn’t think so.
Most store-bought jellies and jams contain more sugar than fruit. To fully enjoy a delicious and fruity jam, it needs to be more fruit than sugar. Hold the guilt please!
No High Fructose Corn Syrup
Although HFCS is made from corn, it doesn’t mean it’s good for you. Actually, it’s quite the opposite! Experts believe diets with high levels of HFCS are a key component in obesity along with numerous other health effects! You can read more about the negative effects of HFCS here!
No Artificial Food Coloring
Some of the most famous house-hold jelly brands, contain synthetic color additives, like Red 40.
“What is Red 40 anyways?” Well, it’s food dye made from petroleum that is approved by the FDA but it also has shown to have negative effects on the immune system. You can read all about this and more here!
Added Nutrients like Fiber
Have you ever thought about adding all-natural fiber to your homemade jam recipes? Probably not, because your fiber is just one boring flavor, like orange.
Well not with Naturlax, we have so many fun fruity flavors like Berry! Since our fiber powder acts as a thickening agent, it’s perfect to get the desired jelly texture. Not only this, but now your jam has an added nutrient! Can store-bought do that?!
Our friend Briana Karcho, crafted this sugar-free and nutritious berry jelly that's so easy to make and delicious! The best part, this jelly doesn't contain any artificial or harmful ingredients! Which makes it perfect for health conscious moms, keto dieters, and diabetics.
If you aren’t tired of another pumpkin recipe, then these Mini Pumpkin Pancakes are just for you! We wanted to crank out one last Pumpkin recipe before season turns to the winter holidays.
We couldn’t help but notice mini pancakes taking over our feed so we had to give it shot! The content creators had loads of fun making these little flapjacks and we believe you will too!
First we need to clear the air, there is more to these Mini Pumpkin Pancakes than meets the eye. Our mini cakes are packed with one serving of our all-natural Pure Psyllium Husk Fiber Powder. They’re tiny but mighty!
But our Psyllium Powder did a lot more for this mini flapjacks than add some much-needed fiber. We used our Pure Psyllium Powder as an egg substitute in these cakes so they’re completely vegan.
These No-Bake Fiberlicious Cosmic Brownies are vegan, gluten-free, and delicious. The best part is you can get scrumptious brownies without an oven. And who doesn’t love a good brownie recipe that you don’t have to bake?!
There’s nothing as nostalgic as Little Debbie’s Cosmic Brownie treats. While these treats are still oh-so good it may no longer fit our dietary needs. We’ve changed, evolved, and adjusted. But that’s okay, we’re going to let Little Debbie still do her thing and we’re going to make our own tasty creations!
The content creators here love No-Bake recipes because, they’re easy and delicious!
This recipe is inspired by @sixvegansistersvegan treat. But we definitely needed to tweak this recipe by adding wet ingredients into the blender to get a batter-like consistency. Along with our Hazelnut Flavored Psyllium Fiber Powder to make it fiberlicious.
Using a food processor [Blender can work but will take longer], combine cashews, soaked dates, vanilla extract, cocoa powder, 1tbsp of coconut oil, 1 tbsp of honey, 1tbsp of almond milk, and Hazelnut Fiber Powder
Once the ingredients are evenly combined, line a baking pan with parchment paper.
Press the cosmic brownie mix into the baking pan
In the small bowl, melt the coconut oil for the ganache.
Mix in the cocoa powder and agave syrup into the small bowl until combined.
Evenly Pour the ganache mixture on top of the pressed brownies.
Gently top with rainbow sprinkles.
Place the brownies into the fridge for 30 minutes to chill.
Once the brownies are as chill as you, slice and serve.
Kick off your mornings with these Keto No-Bake Energy Bites! These 6 ingredient Energy Bites are easy to make and easy to grab on busy mornings.
Whether you eat breakfast at 7am or 12pm, these No-Bake Energy bites are enjoyable anytime of the day.
Or if you need a healthy alternative mid-day snack, give this recipe a shot. Since these bites are packed with 4grams of fiber, they are a perfect snack for helping you feel full.
Why Fiber Matters
We’ve made this recipe with Keto Dieters in mind because fiber has no boundaries! Fiber is especially important for beginning keto dieters since your body is going through quite a change. This can cause some constipation that can easily be solved with fiber!
For more ways to include high-fiber foods in a ketones diet, check out this page!
Our Keto No-Bake Energy Bites contain only 6 ingredients that you probably already have in your own kitchen! This recipe is ideal for Keto dieters with busy mornings rushing to get out the door. Of course you can substitute the recipe with non-keto ingredients for your preference.
It’s time for all things Fall! We’re here to kick off the fall season with our Pumpkin Vegan Baked Pumpkin Oat Bars! As with all our recipes, these oat bars are packed with plant-based fiber to keep your gut healthy. First, let’s discuss why we love this nutritious recipe so much.
Pumpkin Puree: It’s Loaded with Nutrients
Yes, we added our fiber powder to this recipe but there is another ingredient in here that’s packed with fiber. Pumpkin puree. A can of Organic Pumpkin Puree contains at least 3 grams of fiber per serving [1/2 cup]! So, maybe you might consider the Pumpkin Latte? Just kidding, that’s filled with sugar, which is the opposite of fiber.
Anyways, organic pumpkin puree is high in fiber content! Plus, you can find 100% pure pumpkin puree that does not contain sugar! So, it’s keto and low-carb friendly way of increasing your daily intake of fiber. Pumpkin Puree is versatile for most diets but did you know it can help your constipated pets too?! Click here to learn all about the types of fiber you dogs and cats can consume.
Read on to see which fiber powder we used!
The Other Way to Use Fiber
As mentioned above, this oat bar recipe is backed with double the amount of fiber. So, not only will it keep your digestive system happy, but your children’s too! Try this recipe with kids and let us know what they think!
These oat bars are easy, nutritious, and delicious. Perfect to save for breakfast on-the-go or pack into your kid’s school lunch box…at home.
Eat them as is or warm them up in the microwave for a warm and soft oat bar.
Let’s be real with ourselves; we can all use a little more fiber in our diets, and you can’t forget the greens! Well, it’s just your luck because we crafted a recipe that brings you both with our Green Fiber Smoothie Bowl.🌱
Blended or Pressed Fruits
Smoothies are so easy to make since you can use just about any fruits and greens you have in your own kitchen! BUT did you know blending your fruits and veggies keeps their fiber and other nutrients unlike juicing. It’s true! When you blend fruits and veggies you are still consuming their pulp and skin where a lot of the nutrients are. This gets lost when you juice your fruits and veggies.
This isn’t to say juicing your fruits isn’t nutritious. They do have vitamins and minerals but if you’re looking for a beverage to be a meal replacement, smoothies are the better option!
At Naturlax, we always include fiber in our recipes because it’s a huge part of a well-balanced breakfast! Don’t underestimate the power of fiber. 💪🏻
Why You Should Start Your Day with Fiber
By starting your mornings with plant-based fiber, you are able to feel fuller for longer. And here’s why: fiber sits in your stomach longer because it creates a gel-like substance in your stomach. It slows down digestion and takes up more space in your stomach. Now, you are able to snack less on the donuts your coworker brought in. Including fiber into your breakfast helps in weight loss by avoiding the need to snack throughout the day.
Another Great Ingredient
But wait, that’s not all there is! This bowl contains another great ingredient, and it’s 1 Original Flavor Yum Matcha ®Packet. That’s right, matcha but not just any matcha, Yum Matcha ®! Their matchacontains antioxidants for heart health and brain function!
There are many ways to increase your daily intake of fiber, so here’s one way you can accomplish this with our Green Fiber Smoothie Bowl!
Feel free to alter the recipe to your liking, but this is how we smoothie bowl.
It’s a beautiful day and the birds are chirping outside the Naturlax kitchen window. We are starting off our day with a bang as we line up our fruits for our Nutritious High Fiber Tropical smoothie.
What’s the secret to our amazing texture and taste you ask? Well, our little secret is that we love to add in Naturlax pineapple psyllium fiber. It supports us in creating the smooth texture in our smoothie.
We kick off our days with this delicious smoothie as it helps us get the right amount of nutritional support for our day. It’s super important to make sure that we get all our daily needed nutrients.
Did you know that women need approximately 25g of fiber per day? For men, it’s even more, with a recommended 38g of fiber per day? Yeah, this blew our minds as well especially since we found out that on average adults only consume about half of that. Luckily one serving size of Naturlax contains 4g of fibers, which can help you get closer to your goal. That is why we enjoy adding it into our smoothies.
So before we hit the floor running we like to take some time to nourish our bodies with all that we need. Of course, we couldn’t keep this recipe to ourselves…
We recently shared on our Instagram page this pancake recipe and we thought we would share it here as well. This is an easy high fiber protein pancake recipe, so if you are craving some pancakes but want to stay in line with your healthy eating them these pancakes are for you.
I don’t know about you but for us, there is nothing like waking up to the smell of pancakes in the morning. The thought of that first bite into a stack of warm fluff pancakes makes our mouths water. What’s even better is that you can add some extra flavor and high fiber with just one simple ingredient!