With the holidays right around the corner, we understand the importance of keeping your pantry or warehouse stocked with all of the delicious drink mixes and/or baked good mixes that your consumers love. They’ll need a place to get away from all the hustle and bustle the holiday season brings, and you don’t want to leave them out in the cold without their favorite beverage because of a missed order deadline.
We’re accepting orders!
We’ll be closing at 12pm PST for our company Holiday Celebration.
Orders placed by 10am PST will ship the same day.
Orders placed after 10am PST will ship on Friday, 12/14.
We’re accepting orders!
All orders placed after 1pm PST will ship on Wednesday, 12/26.
This is very exciting for me because I wanted to share this new coffee protein drink I’m diggin. It is called Fit Frappé by Big Train. Have you heard of this? It’s basically the same powder you use to make your frappés but it has protein AND caffeine (bOinGk!). The taste is amazing for the large amount of protein (20 g for 16oz!) and if you include it in your green smoothie like I did, it fills you up better than a protein bar with 20g of protein (yucky!). AND it wakes you right up! I highly recommend it!
Love love love this new green smoothie recipe I conjured up in my kitchen today. I’m very excited to share it. I think staring at my new Christmas tree brought up the need to get some cinnamon and apples in my life ASAP.
½ package of Big Train’s Fit Frappé in Vanilla Latte
4, 5-inch celery sticks chopped
¼ baked cinnamon apple. (Recipe: ¼ apple, dusted with ½ tbsp of cinnamon, baked under 350 degrees F for 20 minutes)
¼c pure carrot juice *can be substituted with almond milk or water
¼c almond milk
3-4 ice cubes
Whip all ingredients up in a blender until you have reached a smooth consistency with no lumps or fibers. This will usually take about a minute depending how efficient your blender is.
Curl up with a delightfully delicious cup of Big Train’s Mystic Spiced Chai and unwind from your busy day. Simply add hot water, mix and enjoy your Mystic Chai tea latte. Mystic Chai can also be served blended with ice and water. This product has a very similar taste profile to Big Train’s legendary Spiced Chai drink mixes.
Last year, Big Train introduced a protein-boosting gourmet beverage called Fit Frappé®. It is a complete line of coffee and non-coffee protein drink flavors that can be made blended, over ice, or hot. Until now, there were 5 flavors: Espresso, Mocha, Vanilla Latte, Chocolate and Vanilla. We’re adding one more to that list. Big Train is now introducing a brand new flavor to our great tasting protein line – Spiced Chai Latte – just in time for Chai season!
Benefits of Chai Latte Plus Added Protein – Skinny Chai Supreme!
Even better than just a skinny chai, now you can enjoy one of Big Train’s best-selling flavors with the long-lasting energy from protein with this new Fit Frappé flavor. Gluten-free, very low in sugar, low in calories and packing enough of a caffeine boost to keep you going, Spiced Chai Latte will definitely satisfy your chai craving.
Recently Big Train discovered Compete 4 Causes, a non profit organization dedicated to raising support and public awareness for charitable causes while promoting Fitness & Wellness. Since Launching Fit Frappé (outrageously delicious café style protein drink mixes) in the health and fitness industry, the Bariatric community has really embraced this protein drink mix line. Sandi Henderson from Banded Living was kind enough to invite Big Train to support the Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America (WLFSA) booth at the event. It was great to meet WLSFA YouTube sensation Wendy Campbell aka Banded Wendy. Antonia Namnath, CEO and Founder of WLSFA was there too!
Banded Wendy, Jim from Big Train 'n Sandi Henderson
It was a gorgeous southern California day, perfect for a run. Fun fact: Banded Wendy runs to techno music. The event was held on the Cal State Northridge University campus. There were no earthquakes! (Knocking on wood.) Big Train handed out samples of our Fit Frappé line to race participants. The response was very enthusiastic.
We met some great people including the lovely Lea Crosetti, Founder of BariAthletes.
In September Big Train attended Coffee Fest Seattle, where we held a contest to give away a blender prize package. Anyone who signed up for our OnTrack™ Rewards program during the show had a chance to win a Vitamix Drink Machine Advanced blender, two pitchers and 3 free cases of product mixes. When the dust settled, the winner was a coffee shop called Hillbilly Beans, located near Olympia, WA. The owners were kind of enough to contribute to a little FAQ, so without further ado we present to you…
Hillbilly Beans In Olympia, Washington
Where are you located?
We are located in Littlerock, Washington which is between Olympia and Grand-mound at the foothills of Capitol Forest.
What types of drinks do you offer?
We offer iced, blended, and hot coffee drinks, teas, smoothies and protein shakes.
Are you known for any type of particular drink?
All of our drinks have funny “hillbilly” names. A white chocolate mocha is called a Ma’s Favorite, a mocha is called a Moonshine, Blended coffees are called Mashed, whipped cream is considered opossum pie topping and so on. Skunks seem to be one of our most popular drink; it is white chocolate and chocolate combined. Some customers enjoy a little raspberry flavor with the chocolate and white chocolate, which is called Road Kill.
Traditionally, homemade horchata recipes have required many ingredients and multiple steps, including the use of your hot stove (which defeats the purpose if you’re craving a refreshing horchata drink). Sure, you could break out all those items and spend an hour preparing it all. Or, you could use a horchata recipe that has the drink in your hand, in about 89 seconds. And the best part is you won’t be sacrificing taste, even though your horchata drink is painfully easy to make!
How To Make Horchata, The Easy Way
16 fl oz Blended Horchata Drink
Get Big Train’s VIVAZ Horchata Mexican Inspired Drink Mix
Add 1 Scoop of Horchata Mix to 5 oz of Milk or Water
Note: 1 scoop is about 3 oz. Your horchata recipe can go one of two ways here. Both will be delicious, but using milk will produce a richer, creamier drink. The choice is yours. Feel free to experiment with each option, and take note of the differences.
About 1 in 8 U.S. women (just under 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. (BreastCancer.org)
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Take care of yourself every year and get a mammogram!
4 Things you can do to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month:
1-Think Pink – Wear pink all month long!
2- Get a mammogram – Now is the perfect time to get a mammogram. That way you can’t forget to get one every year. You’ll be reminded every October that it’s time to take care of yourself.
3- Donate – There are several organizations out there that raise funds for breast cancer research. HerHighway proudly supports 10 groups, including Susan G. Komen, American Cancer Society and Avon. Click here and pick your favorite charity! Your donation is greatly appreciated.
4- Spread the word! Share as much information as you can with your family and friends. Make sure every woman you know is taking care of herself, too.
If you love cherries (and why wouldn’t you) and love blended ice drinks then you’ll adore this cherry frappé recipe. Big Train’s Vanilla Smoothie mix is a delicious versatile base mix. (No Sugar Added option available too). Big Train’s mixes generally just require water. But feel free to add milk or milk alternatives for that extra creamy taste, especially to something like this cherry-licious frappé recipe. You had better hope your taste buds are ready to enjoy something awesome!
Mmmm, Dulce de Leche. Some would say (and we would agree) that it’s the candy of milk. Imagine a latte that combines the taste of caramelized sugar, a hint of cinnamon, and topped off with decadent whipped cream. You can make it a reality, and wow your customers and dinner guests with this amazing Dulce de Leche Latte recipe. Serve it hot, blended or over ice too! For more information on Big Train’s Dulce de Leche Blended Ice Coffee mix, click here. Enjoy!