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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Sun Warrior

I tried a new protein powder -- Sun Warrior Raw Vegan Protein, in vanilla.  It has 70 calories per serving with 16 grams of protein.  The number one ingredient, interestingly, is raw sprouted whole grain brown rice, and according to the label it is one of the most easily digested proteins.

And yet, it tastes terrific!  I've mixed with soy yogurt, and this evening I made a smoothie with one scoop of vanilla Sun Warrior, one cup of strawberries, half a cup of blueberries, and a cup of ice.

At 200 calories, this smoothie is very filling.

3 comments:

JL Goes Vegan said...

Thanks for the review! I'll have to give it a try!

Amanda said...

I've tried other rice protein powders and loved them. I should give this a whirl.

Amanda said...

Hello Heather,
It’s summer and summertime means smoothies . . . great smoothies! I think we can all agree that there are few things better on a hot summer day than a delicious, cold smoothie. Great smoothie recipes like yours need to be shared and properly admired. It is time for all smoothie lovers to come together to honor the best that smoothies have to offer! Let the genius of your smoothie creation shine for all to enjoy!
It is our honor at Sunwarrior to introduce our Smoothie competition. It is a forum for all of you secret smoothie geniuses to show off your skills and receive the recognition you deserve. The Rules of the competition are very simple.
The Rules of the competition are very simple.
· Limit of two smoothie recipe entries per person

· All recipes should be dairy-free, any recipe with dairy can be submitted but they will be altered to be dairy-free

· Since Sunwarrior is sponsoring this competition, recipes should use at least one Sunwarrior product.

Ok. So this is how you submit an entry
· First, take an attractive picture of your completed smoothie.

· Then, post that picture on Sunwarrior’s Facebook wall with your full name and recipe in the caption.

· Sunwarrior will compile entries into an album where all the voting will take place.

· Finally, get your friends to go on Sunwarrior’s Facebook page to vote for your recipe by “liking” it!



Hint* Once the Smoothie album is compiled on August 1st tag yourself in the Smoothie Contest album so that your entry will count…and so all your friends can easily find your recipe.

Winners will be determined by the amount of votes (Like’s) they receive. The recipe with the most votes (Likes) wins! If you know that your recipe is the best, make sure you tell your friends to vote for you! Don’t be shy, competition will be fierce and the prizes awesome.
· The top 50 winning recipes will receive a Sunwarrior T-shirt

· The top 25 winning recipes will receive a Sunwarrior T-shirt plus a Sunwarrior shaker bottle and a whole week worth of Sunwarrior product

· The top 5 winning recipes will receive a Sunwarrior T-shirt and Sunwarrior shaker bottle plus 3 free products of their choice!

· The “Smoothie Genius of the Year” or overall winning recipe will receive a Sunwarrior T-shirt and Sunwarrior Shaker bottle plus a 6 month supply of Sunwarrior product!

· With so much on the line being a part of our smoothie E-book and the incredible prizes - you will not want to miss this opportunity. Join us as we search for the world’s best smoothie recipe . . . it could be yours!

facebook.com/SunWarrior