Whether you or your guests are in the mood for a hot or cold beverage this holiday season, here are a few healthy, alcohol-free collagen-filled spins on the classic cocktail, coffee, and hot toddy.
A HEALTHY, ORANGE GINGER MOSCOW MULE
Fun, fancy, and healthy – this healthy take on a Moscow Mule is perfect for those holiday parties. This recipe captures that unique citrus-infused flavor and just the right amount of ginger, with the added bonus of Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides. Collagen is great for promoting healthy hair, skin, nails, bones and joints, and the added vitamin C from the orange juice makes this drink a nutrient powerhouse. Add everything to a copper mug and you’re set!
1/4 tsp. grated ginger
1/2 c. pure orange juice
1/2 c. pure apple juice
2 scoops Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides
Mint for garnish
1. Combine ginger, juices, and Collagen Peptides into copper mug and stir to dissolve Collagen Peptides.
2. Fill mug with ice and garnish with mint.
A DAIRY-FREE SPIN ON THE CLASSIC WHITE RUSSIAN
An elixir of Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides, hyaluronic acid and a probiotic – Vital Proteins’ Vanilla Collagen Peptides are the secret weapon in this drink. The Collagen Peptides will help build strong bones and joints, while the hyaluronic acid will help keep skin moisturized this winter. Not to mention the Madagascar vanilla bean adds an amazing flavor too from the most natural vanilla bean source. Check out the recipe below to get you in the festive spirit!
1 c. cold-brew coffee (regular coffee, chilled, works fine)
1/2 c. unsweetened almond milk
1 scoop Vital Proteins Vanilla Collagen Peptides
1. Combine coffee, almond milk, and Vanilla Collagen Peptides in a glass. Fill glass with ice and enjoy.
SUPERCHARGED HOT TODDY
Festivities are all around us this time of year. Try out this warm and wholesome hot toddy recipe that’s packed with healthy ingredients. Vital Proteins Beef Gelatin is sure to give you the boost of collagen you need to help support a healthy gut and digestion. Warm up with this one today!
1 1/2 c. hot water
1 Earl Grey tea bag
1 oz. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. MCT oil
1/2 tbsp. honey
2 scoops Beef Gelatin
1. Bring water to boil and allow tea bag to steep according to directions on the package.
2. Once tea is ready, mix in lemon juice, MCT oil, honey, and Beef Gelatin
3. Stir until honey and Gelatin is dissolved.
4. Add in cinnamon stick and enjoy.
Marina Love is an Alchemist and Beauty Potion Creatrix. Wearing many hats; she is also a leader in the fields of Holistic Healing, Nutrition, Herbalism, Longevity, Beauty, Entrepreneurship & Personal/Spiritual Development. Marina studied extensively with The BodyMind Institute and various private programs to acquire authentic knowledge and wisdom. Marina offers Goddess Circles, Cacao Ceremonies and Individual therapy sessions & Programs in addition to her projects Goddesspreneur Academy, Love Movement, House of Aphrodisia and Guiltless Chocolates/Beyond Desserts. Her heart’s mission is to return humanity from headless living into heart harmony based conscious living for the freedom, expansion, and sustainability of the greater good.