Finally, Labor Day is upon us at last, most of us are looking forward to a 3-day weekend. Because you work hard, why not relax and enjoy your long weekend with a yummy protein shake? 310 Nutrition offers both plant based and whey protein for non-dairy or fearless dairy lovers. Regardless of your diet, we have something for just about everyone.
- Labor Day Protein Shake
- Watermelon (1/2 cup)
- Blueberries (1/2 cup)
- Chia Seeds (1 tbsp)
- Water (1 cup)
- Salted Carmel (1 scoop)
- Optional: Spinach (1 cup)
- Blend and enjoy!
Labor Day Shake: Spinach Is Optional But Offers Great Nutrients
Although we added spinach, it is optional. While, you might not be a spinach fan spinach offers healthy rewards. In fact, one cup of spinach provides 56% of your daily vitamin A intake needs. You also receive vitamin C, magnesium, vitamin B6, iron, and calcium.
Get Your Antioxidants This Labor Day
Blueberries offer a wealth of antioxidants providing vitamin K, magnesium, vitamin C, fiber, and copper. So, if you want to make your protein shake an antioxidant blend, you can always add blueberries. Watermelon also provides antioxidants. Adding watermelon to your shake makes every shake just a little more refreshing during hot summer days. Though, most importantly watermelon is rich in fiber, vitamin A, C, B6, magnesium, iron, and calcium.
Why Make Chia Seeds A Healthy Habit?
Similar to flax seeds, chia seeds are high in Omega-3, and in fact, it is higher gram for gram in Omega-3 than salmon!
Chia seeds also contain calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and protein plus it is high in fiber! However, you decide to celebrate the one day you are allowed to not head into work, make it healthy with this shake!