Flavor matters: Top 6 healthy recipes that feel decadent

Yes, it is possible to cook at home (and enjoy it!). With these recipes, gone are the days of bringing home all your meal prep ingredients only to be too tired to use them and ordering take out instead (hey, we’ve all been there!).


Here we’re sharing our top five easy and drool-worthy recipes that will have you feeling inspired to actually use your groceries. Enjoy these for breakfast, a snack or really any time of day. It’s your life, live it how you want to.



Orange Banana Smoothie (serves 1) 

Fruity, creamy and vitamin C powdered protein smoothie. 



1 cup of orange juice 

1 scoop of your favorite Natreve French Vanilla Wafer Sundae Protein Powder (Vegan or Whey) 

¼ cup yogurt

1 frozen banana (peeled) 

Optional: a handful of ice 



Add ingredients, in order, to a high-powered blender

Blend until your desired texture is reached

Add more liquid or ice if needed



Strawberry Shortcake Smoothie (serves 1) 

Have it for breakfast, have it for dessert, have it for both. Have it anytime for a refreshing break to your day! 



1 cup of milk or your favorite plant-based beverage  

1 scoop of your favorite Natreve Strawberry Shortcake Protein Powder (Vegan or Whey) 

¼ cup yogurt

½ cup strawberries (fresh or frozen, sliced, stems removed)

Optional: a handful of ice



Banana-Free Protein Pancakes (makes 8-10 pancakes) 

You had us at pancake! These pancakes offer the added bonus of protein and greens, so consider them pancakes with a purpose. 



1 scoop of your favorite Natreve French Vanilla Wafer Sundae Protein Powder (Vegan or Whey) 

1 ½ cups oat flour (or ground up rolled oats) 

3 eggs 

½ cup plain greek yogurt 

3 teaspoons baking powder

Splash of vanilla extract



Butter or coconut oil

Maple syrup

Chocolate chips or cacao nibs

Whipped cream

Hemp or chia seeds



Combine oat flour, protein powder and baking soda 

Add eggs and yogurt

Mix until combined (careful not to over mix)

Coat preheated (on med-high heat) pan with butter or coconut oil

Spoon on pancake batter, flip once to cook on both sides

Top with your favorite toppings



Berry Smoothie Bowl (serves 1, double if you want to share) 

Some say smoothie bowls are sooooo 2017, we say they still reign supreme. We’ll let you be the judge after you try this super simple bowl recipe. 



½  cup of milk or your favorite plant-based beverage  

1 scoop of your favorite Natreve French Vanilla Wafer Sundae  Protein Powder (Vegan or Whey) 

1 cup frozen strawberries

½ frozen banana 

Topping Options:


Hemp seeds

Chia seeds

Shredded coconut

Fresh strawberries and banana slices



Add all ingredients to a blender in order as listed above

Blend until thick, adding extra liquid if needed

Top with toppings, and enjoy



Oat Bites (makes 24 balls)

So easy you would think we’re kidding. But we’re not. These oat bites are a go-to for morning commutes and busy days. 



3 cups oats

1/2 cup honey (local if available)

1 cup peanut butter

A splash of vanilla (aka 1/8 tsp)

Pinch of salt (aka 1/16 tsp)

Optional: Coconut, raisins, almonds, cranberries, whatever brings you joy



Warm peanut butter for easy mixing

Add honey and stir until mixed

Add vanilla, oats, and salt and stir until mixed and slightly sticky

Add remaining toppings and combine

Roll into balls and place onto the parchment-lined sheet and freeze until slightly hard

Remove from freezer and store in an airtight container in the fridge/freezer (transfer from freezer to fridge before eating - no one wants a chipped tooth)



Overnight Oats

“I can meal prep, yes I can. I can do it, everyone can!” Let us show you that meal prep doesn’t have to be a chore with these overnight oats. So versatile, the topping options are endless. 



1/2 cups regular oats

1/2 cups milk

1/2 cup yogurt

Fruit of your choice

1 tbsp sweetener (such as maple syrup or honey)

Optional: 1 tsp chia seeds



Layer ingredients in order and store in a glass container with the lid on 

Leave in the fridge overnight, open, stir, and enjoy

Note: This recipe can be made and stored in the fridge for up to 3 days

Pro Tip: Mix up your milk and fruits for variation!


See? It can be that easy to use your groceries, meal prep and eat at home! 

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