Bauman College Vital Scoop Recipes

The Bauman College Vital Scoop is a delicious booster food that allows us to easily and delectably increase the nutritive value of our sweet and savory dishes. It’s a great way to increase protein and an abundant array of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and antioxidants.

Add the powder to your morning smoothie, stir it into grains for a healthy breakfast, use it to turn your favorite desserts into something healthy, or even stir it into to teas, or savory soups.  Below you’ll find some great ideas on how to boost your mineral reserves by incorporating Vital Scoop into your daily meals.

Basic Vital Scoop Shake


1 scoop Vital Scoop
1cup milk, juice or tea
½ cup berries
½ banana
½ tsp vanilla
½ tsp cinnamon

ice for cold drinks

Blend ingredients until smooth.

Variations, add:
1 tsp Green Magic powder
1 tsp maca powder
1-2 Tbs nuts or seeds
1-2 Tbs coconut
1/4 tsp ginger, nutmeg, allspice

Vital Meal Replacement Smoothie

2 scoops Vital Scoop
12 oz organic cow, goats, coconut milk
¼ cup shredded coconut
¼ cup ground almonds or cashews
2 Tbs flax seeds, chia, or hemp seeds, ground
½ cup berries
½ cup filtered water or diluted berry juice
(2 Tbs of juice with enough water to make ½ cup)
1 small banana
1 tsp lemon juice

Add all ingredients to blender and blend until smooth
and creamy. For a colder version, add 3 ice cubes and
use frozen berries.

Vital Green Chai

2 cups brewed Root 66 tea (a blend of dandelion, burdock, licorice, carob and sarsaparilla as the ingredients)
1 scoop Vital Scoop
½ cup unfiltered apple juice, heated
2 Tbs ground flax seeds
1 tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp ginger powder

Put ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth
and frothy. Serve.

Vital Green Coconut Freeze

1 fresh young coconut
1 cup ice
¼ cup agave (can use less agave or two medjool dates instead)
1 scoop Vital Scoop
½ tsp lemon juice

1. Open the coconut and extract the coconut water.
Strain and set aside. Scoop out the tender coconut
2. Add coconut water, coconut meat, ice, agave (or
dates), Vital Scoop, and lemon juice. Blend thoroughly and serve.

Vital Scoop Sorbet

1 cup frozen bananas
1 cup frozen mangos
½ cup frozen berries
1 scoop Vital Scoop
1 tsp lemon juice

1. Put all of the ingredients in a blender and blend
until smooth. If mixture is difficult to blend, add a
little filtered water until a smooth, soft-serve-like
consistency is achieved.
2. Transfer the sorbet to a bowl and fold in optional
ingredients listed.

Variations, add:
Chopped nuts, raw cocoa nibs, dark chocolate or carob
chips, soaked and drained goji berries, shredded, unsweetened coconut, etc.

Silky Vital Green Gazpacho

2 cucumbers, chopped
1 large tomato, chopped
2 Tbs minced garlic
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbs sherry vinegar
½ tsp sea salt
½ cup organic seedless grapes
1 scoop Vital Scoop
1 Tbs toasted almonds, ground
1 tsp or to taste ginger-lemon concentrate*

1. Chop vegetables and put into a food processor or
powerful blender such as a Vita Mix. Add garlic,
vinegar, sea salt, grapes, Vital Scoop, and almonds
and blend until smooth.
2. Slowly add olive oil until emulsified. Taste, adjust
seasonings and add ginger lemon concentrate if

Vital Bars

1 cup lightly toasted nuts (walnuts, pecans, almonds)
½ cup medjool dates
¼ cup dried cherries
¼ cup dried figs
2 Tbs ground flaxseeds
2 Tbs unsweetened, organic dark chocolate powder or carob powder
1 scoop Vital Scoop
1 tsp Maca powder
½ tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp nutmeg
1 Tbs orange zest
2 Tbs hot water (or a little more if necessary)
¼ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

1. Using a food processor, grind nuts to a powder and
put into a bowl. Set aside.
2. Add dates, cherries, and figs to food processor with
dark chocolate or carob powder, Vital Scoop powder, Maca, spices, and zest and pulse. If mixture is too stiff, add a little hot water to help blend into a thick paste. Add ground nuts and coconut. Process until mixture forms a ball.
3. Press mixture evenly into a 9×13 inch pan or a smaller pan if a thicker bar is desired. Allow to chill in a refrigerator for about 1 hour. Cut into bar shapes and carefully lift out of the pan. Bars can be wrapped individually for snacks or stored in an airtight container.