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Garden Vegetable Green Smoothie

Garden Vegetable Green Smoothie

Posted on January 29 2013 | (1) Comments
Category: Green Smoothie Recipes

Yield: 4 cups, 2 servings

Not in the mood for a sweet-tasting breakfast? This vegetable-rich drink is savory, and it works well for lunch or dinner too.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 zucchini, unpeeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cucumber, unpeeled and chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1/2 apple, unpeeled and chopped
  • 2 cups chopped Swiss chard, bok choy, or spinach, packed
  • 1/4 lemon, peeled

Equipment

  • measuring cups
  • cutting board
  • chef’s knife, 8-inch
  • measuring spoons
  • blender
  • rubber spatula

Put all the ingredients in a blender and process on high speed until smooth. Stored in a sealed jar in the refrigerator, Garden Vegetable Green Smoothie will keep for 12 hours.

Per serving: calories: 64, protein: 3 g, fat: 1 g, carbohydrate: 11 g, fiber: 4 g, sodium: 123 mg

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Citrus Sunshine Juice

Citrus Sunshine Juice

Posted on November 14 2012 | (1) Comments
Category: Juice Recipes

Yield: 1 cup, 1 serving

Citrus juice from the store has been pasteurized, so vitamins and enzymes are lost. Freshly squeezed citrus juice takes just minutes to make, packs in a full day’s supply of vitamin C, and tastes great.

Ingredients

  • 2 oranges, cut in half crosswise
  • 1 grapefruit, cut in half crosswise
  • 1/2 lemon

Equipment

  • cutting board
  • chef’s knife, 8-inch
  • citrus juicer or reamer

Extract the juice from all the fruit with a citrus juicer or reamer. Serve immediately.

Per serving: calories: 185, protein: 4 g, fat: 1 g, carbohydrate: 40 g fiber: 8 g, sodium: 3 mg

Note:The nutritional values for this recipe are based on the whole-food ingredients, before juicing.

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Cucumbers with Fresh Mint

Cucumbers with Fresh Mint

Posted on November 02 2012 | (0) Comments
Category: Soup and Salad Recipes

Yield: 1 serving

A nice accompaniment to California Rolls.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup peeled, seeded, and diced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup peeled and shredded carrot (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash ground cumin
  • Dash ground pepper

Equipment

  • cutting board
  • peeler
  • spoon
  • chef’s knife, 8-inch
  • measuring cups
  • grater, or food processor fitted with a shredding disk
  • measuring spoons
  • citrus juicer or reamer
  • garlic press
  • medium bowl
  • rubber spatula

Put all the ingredients in a medium bowl and toss to combine. Let sit for 5 to 10 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld. Stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator, Cucumbers with Fresh Mint will keep for 3 days.

Per serving: calories: 66, protein: 2 g, fat: 3 g, carbohydrate: 10 g, fiber: 2 g, sodium: 283 mg
 

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Hemp Milk

Posted on November 02 2012 | (6) Comments
Category: Raw Dessert and Snack Recipes

Yield: 2 1/2 cups, 4 servings

Hemp milk takes only minutes to make, since hempseeds don’t need to be soaked.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup hempseeds, unsoaked
  • 3 medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
  • pinch salt

Equipment

  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • blender
  • rubber spatula

Put 1 cup of the water, hempseeds, dates, optional vanilla extract, and salt in a blender. Process on high speed until smooth. Add the remaining 1 cup of water and process until smooth. Stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator, Hemp Milk will keep for 3 days. It tends to separate, so shake well before using.

Per serving: calories: 169, protein: 11 g, fat: 10 g, carbohydrate: 10 g, fiber: 1 g, sodium: 10 mg
 

Multiseed Porridge

Multiseed Porridge

Posted on November 02 2012 | (2) Comments
Category: Raw Dessert and Snack Recipes

Yield: 1 serving

This grain-free porridge is the most delicious way I know to get your daily allowance of omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. Thank you to Keyvan Golestaneh for this recipe.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons Ground Seed Mix
  • Dash ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup Hemp Milk, plus more for serving
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup or agave nectar (optional)
  • 1/4 cup chopped or sliced fresh fruit (such as apple, banana, or berries), or 2 tablespoons raisins or chopped dates

Equipment

  • measuring spoons
  • small bowl
  • whisk
  • cutting board
  • chef’s knife, 8-inch
  • paring knife
  • measuring cups

Put the Ground Seed Mix and cinnamon in a small bowl. Gradually add the Hemp Milk and whisk to combine. Stir in the maple syrup if desired. Serve immediately with additional Hemp Milk and fresh or dried fruit.

Per serving: calories: 199, protein: 10 g, fat: 12 g, carbohydrate: 11 g, fiber: 3 g, sodium: 6 mg
 

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