- 2/3 cup unsweetened organic almond milk or rice milk (no soy milk)
- 2/3 cup water
- 2 scoops protein powder in the form of whey isolate, hemp seed protein powder, or brown rice protein powder (a list of brands to look for can be found at hotbellydiet.com)
- 1 tbsp whole flaxseed, shelled hemp seeds, or raw sunflower seeds
- 1 handful blueberries, raspberries, or blackberries
Mix all the ingredients in a blender.
For added sweetness, add 1 teaspoon of unheated raw honey or Stevia. Those who don’t want to use almond or rice milk can opt for ¼ cup yogurt (1% fat Greek-style) or ¼ cup kefir and 1 cup water instead.
Note: Play with different berries, types of milk, flavors of protein, and types of seeds on a daily basis. For those who need more for breakfast, add a hard-boiled egg.