Yes, you read that right. I am sharing a post about the health benefits of integrating Metamucil into your daily routine- with recipes! Get the vision of a thick or chalky drink you have to gulp down out of your head. Instead feast your eyes on simple to make muffins, iced tea and milk shakes. Sounds delish? That’s because it is!
As you may know, most Americans don’t get enough fiber in their diet, which helps maintain a healthy weight and lower your risk of diabetes and heart disease.
Here are a few simple and easy ways to incorporate Meta into your daily routine. It’s not just for your Granny anymore- there is a way to get your fiber intake in these easy ways!
Meijer offers Metamucil probiotic supplements and the new health bars that make it easy to get the recommended amount of daily fiber, satisfy hunger and enjoy a smart snack. Currently, you can get a $1 off coupon from MPerks.com an online coupon program from Meijer.
Morning Meta Muffins (with blueberries or banana)
1 cup of fat-free milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup applesauce
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
*2/3 cup of brown sugar
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1 cup blueberries (or 1 mashed banana)
12 teaspoon Sugar-Free Original Smooth Metamucil® powder
Pre-heat oven to 375 ̊F. Mix milk, egg, vanilla, applesauce, cinnamon and sugar. In separate container mix flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Slowly add flour mixture to milk mixture, once well mixed, add blueberries and mix in the Metamucil then pour into muffin tin. Bake for 12-15 minutes.
Drink 8 ounces of water with each muffin
Easy Milk Shakes
1 cup of low-fat milk
1 rounded teaspoon Metamucil Original Coarse or Metamucil Sugar Free Original Smooth powder
1 tablespoon chocolate syrup
1/2 cup of ice cubes
Combine milk, the Metamucil powder and chocolate syrup in your favorite shaker or in a blender.
Add crushed or cubed ice and blend until ice is crushed.
Garnish your simple shake as desired —fresh strawberries are delicious!
1 cup cold brewed tea
1 rounded teaspoon Metamucil Original Coarse
crushed or cubed ice
Combine all in a shaker or blender until smooth.
Add sweetener or lemon- to taste.
This is also great with lemonade instead of tea (no need to add lemon or sweetener to that!)
How much is enough for fiber health?
When using as a fiber supplement to help lower cholesterol and maintain healthy blood sugar levels as part of your diet:
Adults: Mix one serving with 8 ounces of liquid three times daily for Powdered Drink Mixes, Wafers, and Capsules; or 4 times daily for Capsules Plus Calcium.
Children under 12 years: Consult a doctor.
Product Serving Size (Adults):
|Capsules||2 to 5 Capsules|
|Capsules Plus Calcium||2 to 5 Capsules|
|Orange Smooth||1 Tablespoon|
|Orange Coarse||1 Tablespoon|
|Sugar Free Orange Smooth||1 Teaspoon|
|Sugar Free Original Smooth||1 Teaspoon|
|Sugar Free Pink Lemonade Smooth||1 Teaspoon|
|Sugar Free Berry Smooth||1 Teaspoon|
|Original Coarse||1 Teaspoon|
|Meta Apple Crisp MultiGrain Fiber Wafers||2 Wafers|
|Meta Fiber Wafers Cinnamon Spice||2 Wafers|
Helps you feel less hungry between meals*
Helps maintain healthy blood sugar levels as part of your your diet*
Helps lower cholesterol to promote heart health†
Helps promote digestive health*This is a post in partnership with Meijer and Metamucil. All opinions are my own and yes- I really am a Metamucil user. That is why I accepted this partnership ????