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Cool Cantaloupe Popsicles – Sugar-Free

By |June 16th, 2017|

These cantaloupe popsicles are delicious; they are very healthy with no added sugar.  And so simple to make.

Ingredients:

1 small cantaloupe
1/2 cup coconut water
1/2 tsp light liquid stevia
1 tablespoon finely slivered fresh mint leaves

Directions:

  1. Cut the cantaloupe in half and remove the seeds.
  2. Scoop out the flesh and transfer to a food processor.
  3. Combine fruit, coconut water, and stevia in a blender. Puree until smooth.
  4. Put into popsicle molds.
  5. Freeze until beginning to set (approximately 1 hour). Insert sticks and freeze until firm.
  6. Dip the molds in hot water before unmolding.

Make sure the cantaloupe you are using is very sweet and ripe for these popsicles. 

Options:

Fresh Mint Cantaloupe Popsicles
Mix into pureed cantaloupe 10 – 15 leaves of fresh mint, finely chopped.

Fresh Ginger Cantaloupe Popsicles
Mix into pureed cantaloupe 1 – 2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger.

Vegan Zucchini Pesto

By |June 13th, 2017|

This zucchini pesto is lighter than the regular pesto as it has less oil and adds a refreshing zest of zucchini to your pasta.

Sweet Cantaloupe Smoothie For a Hot Day

By |June 7th, 2017|

This is a delicious cantaloupe smoothie for a hot day to keep cool and healthy too.

Ingredients

1 cup Cantaloupe, cubed
1 tsp lemon juice
1/4 cup coconut milk
1/2 tsp stevia (optional)
1 tbsp fresh mint, chopped

Directions:

  1. Add the cantaloupe cubes, lemon juice, stevia and coconut milk to blender.
  2. Blend until smooth. Add more water if necessary to blend.
  3. Then mix in fresh mint and serve.

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Creamy Swiss Chard Soup with Almonds is Delicious

By |May 30th, 2017|

This delicious Swiss chard soup is hearty with the addition of potatoes and is very nutritious too. 

Ingredients: 

1 Tbsp almond oil
3 cups water
2 cups almond milk (unsweetened)
1 large onion, chopped
4 cups chopped Swiss chard (best to use just the green leaves, save the rest for use in another dish)
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp Himalayan Salt
2 Tbsp fresh dill, chopped
4 cups potatoes
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 bay leaf
1/4 cup almonds, toasted and slivered

Directions:

  1. Saute onion and garlic until softened in a soup pot, about 5 min.
  2. Add potatoes, bay leaf, salt, and water.
  3. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer about 30 min.
  4. Add Swiss chard, parsley, and black pepper and cook for 10 min.
  5. Add almond milk and heat till hot but not boiling.
  6. Remove from heat and puree in a food processor or add a couple of cups at a time in a blender.
  7. Return to soup pot and reheat for 5 min so that it is hot.
  8. Garnish with toasted almonds and fresh dill.

More Vegan Soup Recipes

Soba Soup – a Japanese Favourite

Borscht with a Difference

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Fresh Quick Pea Soup Recipe

Kabocha Squash Soup

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By |May 10th, 2017|

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Ingredients:

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By |April 18th, 2017|

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By |March 26th, 2017|

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Ingredients:

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By |March 15th, 2017|

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By |March 4th, 2017|

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Healthy Carrot Salad with Sunflower Seeds

By |February 28th, 2017|

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Sweet Grape Juice Freshly Made in a Blender

By |February 22nd, 2017|

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