We admit it -- we have a soft spot for Rice Crispy Treats. So, when Kelly Bailey Newlon told us about her recipe that incorporated healthier ingredients and Beta Red, we had to try them. We were not disappointed. Give them a try, but don’t blame us if you become hooked!
Now that Beta Red Orange is readily available we've been experimenting with it in some of our favorite recipes. This refreshing, citrus smoothie is perfect for getting easily digestible carbs, protein, and fat before a hard workout. It's also high in potassium and vitamins A, C, and B6 to help keep you healthy. Orange juice, mangos, bananas, tumeric, ...
I'm a smoothie junkie. There, I said it. I like smoothies for breakfast before hard training since I don't perform well immediately after eating solid food and I'm a notoriously late sleeper and am usually rushed to get out the door. I also prefer a good smoothie recipe over commercial "recovery" drinks, which are typically little more than refined sugar and protein.
I've been fortunate to know Katie since she moved to Colorado Springs many years ago. Not only is she a friend and occasional training partner but she's also been an incredible asset when it comes to discussing nutrition and product development. Today we have something she created that's a little less serious: Beta Red Brownies!