Valentine's Day - Love the One You Are

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This Valentine’s Day, show yourself some love

Others in your life may spoil you, and you may spend a reasonable amount of time happily reciprocating, but it’s sometimes easy to let self-care, a crucial element of wellness, fall by the wayside. Don't let this be the case this Valentine's Day! Thankfully, when it comes to self-care, a little goes a long way. Start small—consider starting a new morning self-care routine, focusing on your physical, emotional, and mental health. Something as simple as choosing a healthy meal can set the tone for the day. To help you along this path, we’ve got a delicious way to show yourself some love this Valentine’s Day—start your day off on a healthy note with a wholesome and delicious Smoothie Breakfast Bowl, rich in vitamins and vitally important omega-3 fatty acids. Smoothie Breakfast Bowl Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 cup water 1 frozen banana approx. ½ cup blackberries approx. ½ cup raspberries 2 cups strawberries 1 tsp. acai powder 1 tbsp. Udo’s Oil™ DHA 3•6•9 Optional Toppings: pumpkin seeds blueberries granola raspberries chopped almonds Method: Blend together water, banana, blackberries, raspberries, and strawberries. Blend in acai powder and Udo’s Oil™ DHA 3•6•9 until smooth. Top with pumpkin seeds, blueberries, granola, raspberries, and almonds. Serve immediately. (Adapted from Udo’s Recipe Book) The blend of banana (high in vitamin B6 and potassium), blackberries (dietary fiber, vitamin C, and vitamin K) and raspberries (vitamin C, manganese, and dietary fiber), not only tastes delicious, but, thanks to Udo’s Oil™ DHA 3•6•9 Blend, also packs a powerful punch. Udo’s Oil™ DHA 3•6•9 Blend combines sustainably sourced algae rich in DHA—one of the most important long-chain fatty acids in the omega-3 family—with a special formulation of natural, unrefined oils from fresh organic flax, sunflower, sesame, and evening primrose seeds as well as oils from coconut and rice bran. This Valentine’s Day, focus on one of the most important relationships you have—with yourself. After all, when we love and take care of ourselves, it’s easier to give our best love and care to others.