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Raw Borscht Recipe

Ingredients:

3/4 cup of beet juice (~3-5 small to medium beets)
1 and 1/2 cups of celery juice (~6-8 ribs)
3/4 cup of carrot juice (~4-6 medium carrots)
1/2 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 small cloves of garlic
1 and 1/2 teaspoons of sea salt
Handful of fresh dill

Directions:

Use a juicer to juice beets, celery, and carrots.

Use a strong blender to combine all ingredients - blend for approximately 30 seconds or until smooth. Read more about Raw Borscht Recipe

 

Blueberry Muesli Recipe

Ingredients:

2 cups of frozen (thawed) or fresh blueberries
2 cups of rolled oats
1/2 cup of raisins (organic, if possible)
1/2 cup of chopped dried figs
1/4 cup of chopped raw nuts (pecans are best, walnuts or almonds are also good)

Directions:

Combine rolled oats, dried figs, raisins, and nuts. If you prefer more of a fine texture, simply grind mixture for a few seconds in a food processor or blender. Store this mixture in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Read more about Blueberry Muesli Recipe

 

Apples With Greens And Walnuts Recipe

Ingredients:

5-7 cups of salad greens like romaine lettuce and red leafy lettuce
1 large apple (any variety will do), cored and chopped into bite-size pieces
1/4 to 1/2 cup of raw walnuts
2 to 4 tablespoons of your favorite salad dressing - extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, and sea salt works well with this recipe

Directions:

Combine greens, apples, and walnuts in a large bowl and toss with salad dressing. Read more about Apples With Greens And Walnuts Recipe

 

Pecan-Raisin Balls Recipe

Ingredients:

1 lb. pecans
1/4 cup rolled oats
10 pitted dates
2 tablespoons of almond butter or raw tahini
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
1 teaspoon of all-natural vanilla extract
1 cup pre-soaked raisins (2 hours), drained on a dish towel

Directions:

Finely grind pecans and oats in a food processor. Set aside in a medium to large bowl. Use food processor to blend dates, almond butter or raw tahini, cinnamon, and vanilla into a paste.

Mix paste into finely ground pecan-oat mixture using clean hands or a wooden spoon. Add raisins and continue to mix gently until raisins are well distributed. Roll mixture into small balls.

This recipe makes about 10 balls. Enjoy!

From the Fall 2001 edition of Health Science magazine Read more about Pecan-Raisin Balls Recipe

 

Sparkling Watermelon Juice Recipe

Watermelon, fresh peppermint leaves, and sparkling water combine to make a super refreshing summer beverage.

If you have time, make some peppermint ice cubes to add to your sparkling watermelon juice just before serving. Read more about Sparkling Watermelon Juice Recipe

 

Pomegranate Apple Salad Recipe

Ingredients:

1 medium to large pomegranate, seeded
1 apple, chopped
1 small handful of whole or halved walnuts
1-2 big handfuls of field greens
1 rib of celery, chopped
2 tablespoons of orange juice
1 teaspoon raw honey

Directions:

Combine pomegranate seeds, apples, walnuts, greens and celery in a large bowl.

Combine orange juice and raw honey in a small bowl and whisk together with fork. Sprinkle dressing on salad ingredients and toss before serving. Read more about Pomegranate Apple Salad Recipe

 

Brown Rice With Walnuts and Dried Cranberries Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup of brown rice
4 teaspoons of finely chopped vidalia or red onion
2-3 tablespoons of chopped walnuts
2-3 tablespoons of dried cranberries
1 large apple, peeled and chopped into small pieces
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt (optional)
2 teaspoons of brown rice or red wine vinegar
4 teaspoons of finely chopped green onion Read more about Brown Rice With Walnuts and Dried Cranberries Recipe

 

Asparagus Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

1 bunch of asparagus stalks, chopped into bite-size pieces
1 carrot, peeled and diced
1 rib of celery, diced
1 yellow onion, chopped
4 cups of vegetable broth or organic chicken broth
1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt and ground black pepper (optional)

Directions:

Warm olive oil in a soup pot and lightly sautee asparagus, carrots, celery, and onions over medium heat for approximately 5 minutes. Read more about Asparagus Soup Recipe

 

Green Smoothie Recipe

What exactly is a green smoothie? It's a fruit smoothie that includes a big serving of dark green leafy vegetables. Read more about Green Smoothie Recipe

 

Pomegranate Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients:

1 medium to large pomegranate, seeded
1-2 medium sized bananas
1 tablespoon of wild blueberries, frozen or thawed
1 cup almond milk

Directions:

Blend all ingredients until smooth. If you like your smoothies extra thick, start with just half a cup of almond milk and add more if needed. Read more about Pomegranate Smoothie Recipe

 

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