February 22 2018
Embriette Hyde, a scientist at UC San Diego studying gut health, advises on why healthy microbiomes are so important for athletes.
Meal 2: Cool Cucumber Alkaline Smoothie
1/4 cucumber, diced
1/4 cup grapes
1 Tbsp. almonds
1/2 cup kale, chopped
1/2 cup spinach, chopped
2 Tbsp. plant-based protein powder*
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup ice
Put all ingredients in high-speed blender. Blend until smooth.
*Available at natural food stores and livebeaming.com
Meal 3: Pineapple Gazpacho Soup
1 cup pineapple, roughly chopped
1 cup water
1 Tbsp. jalapeño seeded, chopped
1/2 cup cucumber, finely chopped
1/4 cup pineapple, finely chopped
Gently pulse first five ingredients in blender or food processor. Mix in cucumber and additional pineapple to garnish.