Posts Tagged ‘green goodness’

Silent Saturday: Green Goodness Breakfast Smoothie!

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

I might have made today’s green smoothie a tad too thick, lol! It was seriously like mud….but oh so ymmy! My 18month old drank 3 cupfuls! 🙂 Ingredients? Hemp seed, flax seed, spirulina, spinach, mango, coconut milk, and juiced carrots and oranges.

 

Green Smoothies are a GREAT way to start your day!

-Sarah

 

Tasty Tuesday: Awesome Kale Salad

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

I was surprised when I realized I have not shared this Awesome Kale Salad Recipe with you all. It’s my very favorite salad…in fact I eat it pretty much every day. (I think I have mentioned my kale obsession before 😉 ) This salad in particular is full of yummy green goodness that your body will thank you for! Kale is a super-food that you definitely want to eat on a regular basis. Eating it raw keeps all the nutrients intact so you experience optimum health benefits. This salad literally takes less than 10 minutes to throw together and is a hearty enough salad to be a meal all on its own. The cayenne pepper gives it a bit of a kick as well as provides important health benefits. Actually each ingredient of this salad is chock full of pure goodness for your body…combined together this salad is simply awesome for you!

Ingredients:

One bunch of Kale, washed, de-stemmed, and torn into bite size pieces (I just use my hands to tear it away from the stem and into bit size pieces)

1 avocado, chopped

2 green onions, chopped

2-3 tablespoons sunflower seeds

2-3 tablespoons pumpkin seeds (without shells)

sprinkle of sea salt or himalayan pink salt

sprinkle of olive oil, to taste

juice of half a lemon

tiny dash of cayenne pepper

Directions:

Place Kale in a bowl and sprinkle with salt. Massage the salt into the kale with hands. This helps soften it and improves the flavor. I usually do this first and then chop all remaining ingredients to give it extra time to absorb the salt. Add remaining ingredients and gently toss. This recipe is enough for two servings, but the salad is best eaten fresh so half the recipe as needed.

The more greens you eat, the more your body will to start to crave greens! So be good to your body and GO GREEN today!

-Sarah