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.
Constipation in children is something every parent has dealt with. Constipation is very common but it can be easily treated. Here are three easy ways to relieve constipation in your children! But first, let’s discuss how to tell if your child is constipated.
First off, infrequent bowel movements. Now, this can look a little different for each child because some kids might have bowel movements 2 to 3 times and for others it can just be once a day. This is mostly normal, but if you noticed your child hasn’t had a bowel movement in a couple days, then they’re probably constipated.
Also, a common symptom of constipation is abdominal pain.
Here’s how parents can relieve constipation for their children!
Fluids to Solve Constipation
Make sure your child is drinking plenty of fluids, especially water. Dehydration can cause a number of problems, such as constipation. Fluids help move things along in your intestines which means, no constipation! So, it’s important they get enough water.
If your child is picky, like most, we suggest adding in flavoring drops to their water! They’ll be hydrated and love the fun flavors!
Eating fruits and vegetables are important for children’s diets because they contain a ton of vitamins and nutrients! A key nutrient to prevent constipation is fiber! Here’s our blog post explaining fiber and why it’s important!
Luckily, the answer to your child’s tummy troubled can be found already in your kitchen! But we should note, children aren’t the only ones that can use a fiber boost. On average most Americans fall short of the recommended daily amount. So, eat some high-fiber foods with your kids.
Here’s a list of High-Fiber Foods you and your child will love.
Apples (with skin) at least 3.6grams of fiber
Bananas 3.1 grams of fiber
Avocados about 6 grams of fiber
Raspberries 4 grams of fiber per ½ cup serving
Oatmeals 10grams of fiber per 3.5oz
Whole Grain Cereal 9.1 grams of fiber per 1/3-cup serving
Fiber Supplements for Kids
What if your children are extreme picky eaters? Well, there are a ton of options out there to relieve constipation for your children. Most kids are on-the-go, so it can be a challenge to make sure your child is getting the nutrients they need.
That’s where Naturlax 4 Kids comes in! We make it easy to give your child a fiber boost with so many delicious kid-friendly flavors to choose from.
But don’t worry, just because these flavors are for kids doesn’t mean adults can’t have some too!
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.
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…