Enjoy these three summertime recipes. Feel free to forward this email onto friends and family that would also enjoy these recipes.
- 1 14-16 oz. package classic coleslaw mix
- 3 cups kale, stems removed and chopped
- 1 red bell pepper, cut into matchsticks
- 1 carrot, peeled and cut into matchsticks
- 2 green onions, chopped
- ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
- ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1 clove garlic, pressed or minced
- 2 tsp raw honey
- 1 tsp salt and pepper
In a large bowl toss coleslaw mix, kale, red pepper, carrot and green onion.
In a small bowl slowly whisk apple cider vinegar into olive oil, mixing to emulsify. Add garlic, honey, and salt and pepper mix well.
Pour dressing over coleslaw mixture and toss well to combine.
Cover and refrigerate for 1 to 4 hours. Serve cold or at room temperature.
Kale, like many leafy greens, are good for the circulatory system, contain B vitamins and contain powerful anti-cancer compounds. As well, kale is a plant-based protein source because it contains the essential amino acid, threnoine.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake
- 2 scoops protein powder
- 1 cup unsweetened almond chocolate milk
- 1.5 tsp natural creamy peanut butter
- ¾ cup blueberries
- 1 tbsp chia seeds, whole or ground
Combine in blender and blend until smooth.
Serve with a glass straw and slurp it up!
Change up the flavour by using different nut butters and different berries. In fact, you could vary the nut/seed milk to create an awesome shake unique to your taste buds.
- 1 head cauliflower, cored and cut into 1 1/2" florets
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tsp ground cumin
- ¼ tsp sea salt
- 1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
- 1/2 cup tahini
- 3 cloves garlic, smashed and minced into a paste
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 1/8 tsp paprika
Preheat oven to 500°F.
Toss cauliflower, olive oil, cumin, sea salt and black pepper together in a large bowl.
Transfer mixture to rimmed baking sheet and spread out evenly. Bake until cauliflower is browned and tender, 25 - 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Combine tahini, garlic, lemon juice and roasted cauliflower in a food processor. Blend until a smooth paste forms (add additional olive oil if desired).
Season with sea salt (if desired) and sprinkle paprika on top.
Serve warm or cold with assorted vegetables.
Tahini is made from ground sesame seeds, which are one of the highest concentrated sources of calcium. Yes, you can get calcium from other sources besides milk.