Shamrock Shake

Getting ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Start the day off with a Shamrock shake. Some studies suggest that a type of nutrient known as anthocyanins may be beneficial for people with Parkinson’s. Anthocyanins are found in fruits and vegetables, especially dark leafy greens and berries, which are the main ingredients in the Shamrock shake.

Shamrock Shake

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Creamy Green Shake

January’s Shake of the Month blends kale with bananas and avocado for a creamy treat. Kale is loaded with antioxidants and avocados are filled with healthy fats. Our Creamy Green Shake is a great way to get these nutrients into your diet!

Creamy Green Shake

1 cup kale
1 cup water
2 bananas
¼ avocado

Combine in a blender and […]

Ginger Chocolate Shake

December’s Shake of the Month features one of our favorite holiday treats – chocolate! Combined with ginger, banana, and hazelnut milk, this nutty chocolate confection is perfect for the holiday season. Follow the recipe below – and look for more shakes in 2015!

Ginger Chocolate Shake

¼ cup hazelnut milk
1 teaspoon drinking chocolate
¼ teaspoon minced ginger
½ […]

Drinkable Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just a couple of days away! Get ready for the holidays with our Drinkable Thanksgiving shake. The spinach and sweet potatoes in this shake recipe are filled with the powerful antioxidants Vitamin E, beta-carotene and flavonoids. Combine the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth!

Drinkable Thanksgiving

1 cup spinach
1 cup unsweetened almond […]

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

It’s National Pumpkin Day! Celebrate the day with our October Shake of the Month. The combination of pumpkin and spices is sure to get you in the spirit of Halloween!

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

3/4 cup vanilla yogurt (coconut, not dairy)
½ cup canned pumpkin
1 tsp brown sugar
1 tsp honey
½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
2-3 cubes of ice

Combine […]

Apple Pie Shake

In celebration of fall, our September Shake of the Month features delicious, nutritious, and seasonal apples. Our Apple Pie smoothie also has the antioxidant goodness of green tea, cranberries and pomegranates. Follow the recipe below and enjoy!

Apple Pie

1 apple
½ cup ice
½ cup cranberry pomegranate juice
1 teaspoon green tea powder

Combine ingredients in a blender and […]

Antioxidant to the Max

Frozen treats are a great way to beat the summer heat. This month’s shake blends ice with the antioxidant goodness of green tea and citrus fruits for a delicious and nutritious treat to help you cool down!

Antioxidant to the max

1 kiwi, peeled and sliced
1/2 cup pineapple cubes
1 frozen banana
1/4 cup cooled […]

Berry Beautiful Shake

Just in time for summer, this shake is loaded with berries. And berries contain a nutrient called anthocyanins, which may be particularly beneficial for people with Parkinson’s. (For more information about the health benefits of berries and other nutrients that support wellness for people with Parkinson’s, view our Parkinson’s Plate page.)

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Sweet Green Shake

Some studies suggest that a type of nutrient known as anthycyanins may be beneficial for people with Parkinson’s. Anthocyanins are found in fruits and vegetables, especially berries and dark leafy greens, which are the main ingredients in May’s Shake of the Month.

Sweet Green Shake

1 cup green kale
½ cup strawberries
1 small peach
3-4 cubes ice
1/2-1cup water

Combine […]

Pina Colada Booster

Growing evidence suggests that green tea may have specific benefits for people living with Parkinson’s. Follow the recipe below to create a delicious green tea shake packed with antioxidants!

Green Tea – Pineapple – Coconut Milk (Pińa Colada Booster)

½ cup Coconut milk (plain with ¼ tsp vanilla or vanilla flavor)
4 chunks of pineapple
1 tsp green […]