Recipe: Mango Lassi

Indian-Style Drink
Vegetarian, Raw, Gluten-free
YIELDS: 2 servings

INGREDIENTS:

  • ½ gallon low fat milk
  • 4 oz plain yogurt
  • 2 very ripe mangos, peeled, seeded and roughly chopped
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 Tbsp sugar or honey, to taste

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Decadent Chocolate Mousse

Vegetarian, Vegan, Raw, Gluten-free, Dairy-free
YIELDS: 4 servings

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 avocados
  • ⅓ cup raw agave nectar
  • ⅓ cup raw cacao
  • 1 ½ Tbsp nut butter
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • ½ banana, mashed
  • Pinch of sea salt

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H2mojO: A New Probiotic Drink

mojo logoH2mojO, a non-dairy water kefir beverage, is now available for purchase in its first retail store, in New Hope. The fermented beverage is non-alcoholic, made from organic raw sugar, apple juice, natural fruits, spices and kefir—a bacteria yeast combination full of bioavailable vitamins and live probiotics.

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Double Chocolate No Bake Brownie

Vegan, Raw, Gluten-free, Dairy-free
YIELDS: 4 servings

Altered from Recipe by Living Nutrition

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup whole walnuts
  • 1 tsp espresso (can use water)
  • 1 cup raw cacao (or really dark cocoa, non alkalized)
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 8-12 fresh medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 tsp to 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey (optional and to taste)
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Orange zest (optional)
  • 1/2 cup flaxseed meal (optional)

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Nothing like pick-your-own

Pick-Your-Own season has started. Why should you consider this form of grocery shopping? Scroll down for our top 5 reasons.

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Recipe: Live Spicy Green Soup

Vegetarian, Vegan, Raw, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Nut-free
YIELDS: 1 serving;
for 2 servings, double avocado, cucumber and zucchini

A daily dose of a green drink or soup is one of nature’s best health tonics.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/2 medium cucumber peeled and seeded
  • 1/4 medium zucchini
  • 1/4 jalapeño pepper for spicy
  • 1/2 navel orange peeled and seeded
  • 4 large or 6 medium pieces of kale, deveined
  • 1 cup water (for a sweeter taste, use coconut water)
  • 1 Tbsp each of chopped cucumber, avocado and tomato, for garnish
  • Dash of cayenne (optional)

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Recipe: Chia Chocolates

Vegetarian, Vegan, Raw, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Nut-free

The secret to good chocolate is raw coconut oil. Here is the basis for a simple and healthy chocolate recipe. These are full of healthy fats that provide energy and brain fuel.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 5 Tbsp raw cacao powder or carob
  • powder
  • 4-5 Tbsp raw coconut oil
  • 2 Tbsp raw honey or 3 Tbsp coconut
  • sugar
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp coconut (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne (optional)

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Drink Recipe: Piña Colada in the MORNING?!

YES!

Our good friend Leah Dillon Personal Training and Wellness has set forth a personal 100 day challenge that started yesterday. The goal is to do 100 days of… something, anything that is a bit a of a challenge for you to do. 100 days takes us right to New Year’s Eve, which if completed, leaves us with one less resolution for 2013. By the way, it’s not too late to join in! You can also find her on Facebook.

Here’s my accountability for this morning: 6am gym, and this yummy kale-filled piña colada juice!

The recipe is as follows, everything to personal taste.

INGREDIENTS:

  • kale
  • coconut water (I got mine straight out of the coconut)
  • honey crisp apple
  • pineapple chunks

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