Recipe: Peanut Butter Chocolate Smoothie

Now that the weather is finally warming up, smoothies are making a come back. This recipe is a peanut butter and chocolate lovers dream. It is packed with good for you ingredients that taste delicious and keep you feeling full. It is a great non-dairy option since it is made with SOL Sunflower Beverage istead of milk. SOL is dairy and gluten free and it is made from sunflower kernels, one of nature’s most potent superfoods! Enjoy this delicious smoothie as a meal, a snack or even a dessert.Read More

Skillet Cake Pancake Recipe by FitFoodieFinds

A twist on the classic stack of pancakes made with healthy substitutions.

I am the type of person who could eat breakfast for every single meal of the day. I love the variety and it’s so satisfying! A skillet pancake cake is an easy way to whip up breakfast with little to no work at all. Pancakes definitely take skill before you’re able to master the flip, but a pancake cake is effortless and you still get the same great taste!Read More

Recipe: Avocado Dill Dressing

Avocadoes are often touted as one of the world’s healthiest foods.  It’s not hard to see why with these health benefits: They boast high levels of Vitamins E and K, several minerals including potassium and magnesium, and are high in fiber. We combined SoL and avocadoes to make a healthy dressing that will perfectly complement a variety of salads!

Ingredients:

1 avocado

1/2 cup SoL Original Sunflower Beverage

3 Tbsp lemon juice

4 1/2 sprigs of dill

3 Tbsp sunflower oil

1 tsp red pepper flakes

pepper

sea salt

Directions:

Mix all ingredients together in a food processor or blender.… Read More

Recipe: SoL Energizing Shake

This is a great smoothie to give you that burst of energy that’s sometimes lacking in the morning. It’s a great source of potassium and vitamin E—a surefire way to kickstart your day!

Ingredients:

2 cups SoL Sunflower Beverage, vanilla flavor

2 large frozen bananas

2 Tbsp sun paste/sun butter

1/2 cup ice

1/4 tsp cinnamon

Garnish: roasted sunflower seeds

Serves 2

Directions:

1. Place all ingredients in a high power blender. Blend on high until smooth and thick.

2. Pour into glasses and garnish with sunflower seeds.… Read More

Can Dairy-Free Diets Ease Symptoms of Autism? Some Parents Say Yes

Nondairy beverages like SoL Sunflower Beverage are good milk alternatives for those following a dairy-free diet, as they provide many nutritional benefits


Hope, MN – (March 2012) – To reduce a child’s symptoms of autism, parents often try specialized diets such as a gluten-free/casein-free diet, also known as the GFCF diet, which some autism advocates say have helped their children. The National Autism Association says that many parents and doctors have found that implementing the GFCF diet relieves many of the symptoms associated with autism spectrum disorders.… Read More