Almond Recovery Smoothie

Makes 4 cups Ingredients ½ cup raw pre-soaked almonds 2 tablespoons whey or soy protein powder ½ cup mixed blackberries, blueberries, raspberries 1 tablespoon flax seeds or oats (optional) 1 banana, chopped 1 tablespoon honey 1 cup 1% milk, soymilk or almond milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup low fat plain or vanilla yogurt […]

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Berries and Sugar Crepes

Serves 6 Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1 cup milk 1 cup whole-wheat flour ¼ teaspoon salt 2 eggs, beaten ¼ cup turbinado sugar (white sugar is okay as well) Raspberries Blueberries Blackberries Strawberries Creme fresh Sugar, coarse or regular Powdered sugar Directions In a large bowl toss together whatever berries desired and sprinkle with […]

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Blueberry & Lemon Thyme Sorbet

Makes about 5 cups Ingredients 2 cups water 2 cups sugar ½ cups fresh lemon thyme leaves 2 cups fresh blueberries Zest and juice of 1 lemon ½ cup heavy cream Directions Make simple syrup in a medium saucepan by combining the sugar and water and lemon thyme. Bring to a boil until sugar dissolves, […]

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Creamy Lime-Sickle Trifle

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 pint 0% Greek Yogurt 4 key limes zest 1 teaspoon agave nectar 1 vanilla bean pod ½ cup flaked almonds, toasted 1 tablespoon golden flax seeds, ground ½ cup of your favorite seasonal fruit (cherries, berries or mango work great) ¼ cup dried coconut ½ cup of granola 10 ginger […]

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Herbal Berry Antioxidant Smoothie

Makes 2-10 ounce smoothie INGREDIENTS ¼ cup fresh or frozen blueberries ¼ cup fresh or frozen raspberries ¼ cup fresh or frozen strawberries ¼ cup fresh or frozen blackberries ½ cup pomegranate juice ¼ cup lemon juice ¼ cup honey 1 cup fresh mint leaves 1 cup water 1 teaspoon salt DIRECTIONS Place all ingredients […]

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Silver-Dollar Walnut Cakes with Berry Compote and Lemon Ricotta

Serves 4 Ingredients For the Pancake Mix 1½ cups buckwheat flour 1½ tablespoons agave nectar ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1¼ cups almond milk, at room temperature 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract ½ cup chopped […]

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Summer Berry Coolers

Makes 1 drink Ingredients 1 ounce lemon juice 2 ounces berry syrup of choice (simple syrup with berries) Seltzer water Ice Berries for garnish Directions In a 10-12 ounce glass filled with ice pour 1 ounce of lemon juice and 2 ounces of berry syrup fill with seltzer and stir well. Garnish with a berry […]

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