Raw Meal Yerba Mate Morning

Posted by: Rhonda Price on Monday, August 12, 2013


We’re very excited at Garden of Life about our new Guayaki Yerba Mate flavored Raw Protein and Raw Meal. Well known in the Natural Products Industry for their delicious brand and beverages, Guayaki became the first Fair Trade Certified yerba mate company in the world in 2009. Just like Garden of Life’s supplements, the Guayaki brand is also USDA Certified Organic and non-GMO verified.

When we heard that Guayaki was working to make organic, Fair Trade Yerba Mate the mainstream energy source of choice, we partnered with them to launch Raw Protein and Raw Meal ENERGY. Whether you’re already a fan of our best-selling Raw Meal or Raw Protein, we believe you’ll love this great tasting smoothie developed by our raw foods chef, Gwen Marzano. Try it once and you might want to make every morning a Yerba Mate Morning! Best of all, it’s quick and easy to make!


2 scoops Garden of Life Raw Meal ENERGY, Guayaki Yerba Mate flavor

2 ½ cups Unsweetened Almond Milk

1 ½ cups Frozen Banana chunks

1 tbsp. Honey

1 ½ tsp. Cinnamon

Serves: 1-2


Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Experience the raw energy and exuberance from yerba mate tea, B-12,and baobab fruit, paired with the sweet and warm flavors of honey and cinnamon. 


Esther commented on Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Can you post nutritional information, please? sounds marvelous!
Heather Williams commented on Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Oh my goodness! This sounds AMAZING!! I can't wait to try this!!
Jennifer commented on Thursday, August 22, 2013
Is this in the raw mate "actually raw" meaning it is not roasted over a fire. Speaking to my dr. I was informed that it can be unbenificial to people who smoke or have as it could release carcinogens. I was wondering if it is in the raw if this form is safer for people who may be at risk for cancer?

Thank you,
Steve commented on Sunday, November 17, 2013
We have tried a little different version:
1 banana
8oz Coconut water
Very good meal replacement, and tastes excellent
After Yoga class!
courtnei commented on Monday, September 01, 2014
Where can I buy this online I can't seem to find it anywhere.
Garden of Life commented on Monday, September 01, 2014
Hi Courtnei-It is currently exclusively sold at Whole Foods Markets nationwide.
Elizabeth commented on Monday, September 22, 2014
I am having a hard time finding caffeine content per scoop, or per 2 scoops. Where can I find this info? Thanks!
Mike commented on Wednesday, July 29, 2015
"65mg of naturally occurring caffeine per serving."
Mel commented on Sunday, September 06, 2015
Bought this product yesterday because I'm into losing some weight but also I need more energy. I thought this was the perfect combination. Just had my first shake this am with half a banana, some flax & chia seeds and cinnamon. Mixed it with part water/part coconut milk because I wasn't sure about the taste of Yerba mate. I was pleasantly surprised with the taste! It was even better that the vanilla flavor Raw Fit. Now to test the energy part, but so far it is delicious!
Veronica commented on Thursday, October 15, 2015
I was able to find this product at Sprouts and I LOVE IT!!! But I can't find it anymore, can you tell me where I can buy it? Garden of life doesn't show it in their products list. Please please let me know where I can find it.
Garden of Life commented on Thursday, October 15, 2015
Hello Veronica-Our Raw Meal with Yerba Mate is a Whole Foods exclusive product, only available in Whole Foods locations nationwide.
Lee commented on Saturday, January 16, 2016
You mention above to Veronica that the "Raw Meal" is available but no mention of the "Raw Protein". Has the "Raw Protein" in Yerba Mate been discontinued? I can't find it either anywhere. Thanks.

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