Live Rite Shake: Sesame For Me!

Sesame protein shake smoothie

You know they’re good on bagels, but did you know that they’re good for you too? Packed with Vitamin-E, B-Vitamins and antioxidants, this super seed is an anti-inflammatory and can help to lower cholesterol & blood pressure.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons ground sesame seeds
  • 1/2 a banana
  • 1 scoop vanilla Liverite protein powder
  • 6 oz almond milk

Directions

1. Start by grinding your sesame seeds.  I used a mortar and pestle, but you can get by with a food processor.
2. Combine all ingredients on a blender and pulse until smooth. Enjoy!

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Ilise "Baker Babe" Reilly

Ilise Reilly is the General Manager of Lucille Roberts Fifth Avenue, where she sees first hand the struggles and misconceptions members have with food and exercise. "Exercise burns calories, but if you don't change your eating habits, you will never lose weight!" is commonly heard in her discussions. A "foodie" herself, Ilise has been making over her favorite recipes for years, to make them more nutritional, and has used her love of both food and fitness to compile recipes the fuel the body. " Abs are made in the kitchen," she says, "and I want to help you get yours!"

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