Or we don’t feel like eating a whole meal!
Yet, most of us have a genuine desire to get the right mix of nutrients and lead a healthy
That’s when a clean, organic, high-quality, superfood like Ambronite comes in handy!
Ambronite is a quick and healthy, organic drinkable shake mix that was designed to fill that need.
Each bag contains one full meal (500 kcal) of all of key essential nutrients–so when the people
at Ambronite sent me a box of single serving packets, I decided to give it a try.
1 Ambronite meal (117 g) contains 20 organic whole food ingredients totalling 500 kcal with
32% of fats, 44% of carbohydrates and 24% of protein (30 g)
Ambronite’s key ingredients include:
Almonds (Prunus amygdalus) are a good source of vitamin E and have a good fatty acid profile
of mono-and polyunsaturated essential fats.
They also contain over 20g of protein per 100g as well as significant amounts of micronutrients
like magnesium, calcium, copper, manganese, potassium and biotin.
Besides almonds contain several non-vital but useful substances including polyphenols and
Oats (Avena sativa) are a great source of blood sugar stabilising complex carbohydrates and
They are rich in minerals such as manganese, molybdenum, phosphorus and magnesium as
well as several B-group vitamins.
Unlike many other plants oats contain soluble fibres called ß-glucans that slow down energy
release during digestion.
Oats also contain essential polyunsaturated omega fatty acids. European Food Safety Authority
(EFSA) advocates oats to help increase satiety stabilising blood sugar, maintain normal blood
LDL-cholesterol levels and improve digestive function.
They use oats that have been flattened, pre-cooked, dried and millet into a fine powder to ensure
cold-water solubility and the bioavailability of nutrients.
Brown rice (Oryza sativa) is used as a source of protein.
The protein is extracted from the sprouted rice in low-temperatures using vegetable enzymes to
sustain all natural micronutrients.
This brown rice protein has an excellent amino acid profile.
It contains eight out of nine essential amino acids and nine nonessential amino acids as well as a
good amount of essential micronutrients such as iron and vitamin E.
Coconut (Cocos nucifera) is rich in minerals containing magnesium, potassium, zinc, iron and calcium.
It also has trace amounts of several B vitamins.
Because of the fibre-richness and low glycemic index coconut provides stable energy without
Besides nutrition coconut brings natural sweetness and creaminess to the recipe.
Hazelnuts (Corylus avellana) are great source of tiamin, B6 and other B vitamins as well as
They also contain several minerals such as magnesium and iron as well as nonessential highly
beneficial antioxidant phenolics.
Hazelnuts are a great source of essential monounsaturated omega fatty acids and contain 15g of
Flaxseed is a functional food, and a rich source of fiber-related compounds called lignans.
Lignans are unique polyphenols that possess hypoglycemic, hypolipidemic and powerful
Studies suggest that flaxseed may help prevent and treat heart disease and cancer.
Flaxseeds are the number one source of omega-3 fatty acid, which is known to be important
for human brain function.
On average, 100 grams of flaxseed amount to 28 grams of fiber, 41 grams of fats and 20 grams
Lucuma (Pouteria lucuma) has significant amounts of B vitamins as well as iron, calcium and
It also contains ß-Carotene which is a pre-form of vitamin A.
The low glycemic index makes lucuma a good source of stable energy from carbohydrates.
Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is a particularly great source of calcium as well as many other
micronutrients such as vitamins A, C and K.
This rare herb is almost five times richer in calcium than regular milk.
It also contains significant amount of chlorophyll which is a non-essential but beneficial
phytonutrient also known as the green pigment found in plants.
Nettle grows wild and takes very little to cultivate making it sustainable source of nutrition.
Rice bran solubles or tocotrienols are the nutritional powerhouse of the rice (Oryza sativa) grain
containing significant amounts of vitamin E.
Tocotrienols are also rich in protein, B-group vitamins, and selenium as well as many non-essential
but beneficial substances like coenzyme Q10, alpha lipoic acid, flavonoids and glutathione peroxidase.
The powder is produced by the fermentation of whole grain rice grain located between the shell
and the bran, which contains nearly all the nutrients in rice.
Chlorella (Chlorella pyrenoidosa) is a single-celled freshwater algae that is full of essential nutrients.
The plant contains vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C, E, and K. In addition chlorella contains vitamin D and B12.
It also contains calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, phosphorus, iodine and other minerals as well as
essential amino and fatty acids.
Chlorella is richer in chlorophyll than any other plant and has been considered as a complete food
by some nutritionists.
They use special chlorella to which cell walls have been cracked using a high-pressure jet spray
to improve digestibility and nutrient bioavailability.
Apple (Malus domestica) contains vitamin C and has high fiber content.
It’s peel is high in antioxidants, polyphenols and phytochemicals.
They use an apple powder made from complete organic apples with peel, from US or Europe,
depending on availability and quality.
Being a minor compound in the recipe, it’s main role is taste, blending well to the oats with
lucuma, adding a few grams of fructose to the carbohydrate base.
Nutritional yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) is a great source of B-complex vitamins containing
naturally seven out of eight essential B vitamins.
It is also rich in essential minerals such as magnesium, calcium, zinc and iron.
Nutritional yeast is made out the the same species of yeast used for brewing but it is carefully
deactivated and dried to keep the nutritional richness and make it easily digestible for the body.
Besides essential vitamins and minerals nutritional yeast contain glutamic acid which is a
non-essential amino acid important for learning and memory.
Mineral salt is a good source of potassium and iodine.
It also contains healthy amount of sodium to maintain good mineral balance in the body.
Potassium and sodium are electrolytes that maintain the fluid balance in the body and are
important for the heart, muscles and brain to function properly.
Besides the contribution of essential micronutrients salt underlines the natural flavour
of other ingredients.
Brazil nuts (Bertholletia excelsa) are exceptionally rich in selenium and contains good amount
of other nutrients like niacin (B3), vitamin E and magnesium as well as amino acids and multiple
essential fatty acids.
Besides essential nutrients they contain carotenoids, phytosterols and phytic acid which are
known to be beneficial for health.
Brazil nuts are native to South-American rainforest.
Their Brazil nuts come from Bolivia which produces approximately half of the worlds harvest.
Bilberries (Vaccinium myrtillus) are exceptionally nutritious superberries that grow wild in
They are rich in vitamins A and C and contain traces of several B-complex vitamins as well
as multiple essential minerals such as potassium, calcium and magnesium.
In addition to essential nutrients bilberries are very rich in flavonoids and have two times
the amount of antioxidants than blueberries and three times that of an apple measured
ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) index.
The antioxidants in wild berries have shown to be bioavailable for the human body.
The bilberries they use have grown wild above polar circle in the northern Finland, hand-
picked and carefully dried and powdered in low temperatures to preserve nutrients.
Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) contains high amounts of vitamins such as vitamin A, K and folate.
It is also high in iron and calcium, but also non-essential substances such as antioxidants.
Their spinach powder is made by drying and milling it in low temperatures.
It is organic and raw and comes from organic farms in Germany.
Blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum) is an extremely good source of vitamin C containing up to four
times more of it than oranges.
It also contains traces of several B-group vitamins as well as minerals magnesium, manganese,
iron and calcium.
Like many berries blackcurrant also hold non-essential phytonutrient polyphenols and
It is native to northern Europe and the berries grow in a shrub.
Sea-buckthorns (Hippophae rhamnoides) are one of the richest plant based sources of
vitamin C and can contains even five times more of it than oranges.
These small orange superberries are also dense in potassium, magnesium, calcium and
phosphorus as well as vitamin K.
Besides they contain non-essential but beneficial omega-7 fatty acids (palmitoleic acid)
Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis) is a nutritional powerhouse full of essential nutrients.
It contains up to 71g of protein per 100g including all nine essential amino acids as well
as nine non-essential.
Besides it is dense in micro nutrients being a rich source of six B-complex vitamins, choline,
and vitamins C, E and K as well as a number of essential trace minerals such as iron,
magnesium and zinc.
It is also loaded with non-essential substances like chlorophyll and antioxidants.
With all of those healthy ingredients, Ambronite is designed to help you:
-Boost your productivity and stay in flow
-Avoid afternoon sleepiness and sugar crash
-Concentrate on what you do best
-Get everything your body needs
-Only organic real-food, no cheap supplements
So, whip up a smoothie and see for yourself!
Use this quick and easy recipe as a a basic idea.
You can substitute these ingredients with whatever fresh fruit and liquids you
have in your kitchen.
Banana Pineapple Ambronite “Supermeal” Smoothie
Ambronite is more than a traditional meal replacement–that’s why the makers call it
“the drinkable supermeal”.
Packed with natural goodness and free of artificial nasties, it tastes of oats and fresh nuts
with a hint of Nordic herbs and berries.
The package states that the pure, neutral taste mixes well with water, juices and your
First, I mixed a packet of Ambronite with filtered water–according to package directions–
and shook the contents vigorously in a jar.
The resulting drink was too grainy and bland for my taste, so I whipped up a quick smoothie
with the fresh fruit I had on hand for a sweeter, smoother drink.
1 packet of Ambronite
1 cup of Almond milk
1 cup pineapple chunks
1 tbspn almond butter
1/2 cup Coconut milk yogurt
1/2 tspn cinammon
Organic stevia or coconut palm sugar to taste
Add ingredients to your high-speed blender.
Blend until smooth.
Taste and adjust as needed by adding more almond milk, fruit or almond butter
Pour into a glass or mason jar.
Drink up and enjoy this quick, easy whole food super meal smoothie!
Note: I recieved samples of Ambronite to try. My opinions are my own. I am not an affilliate of this product.
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