It's St Patricks day..... what better day to celebrate all the glorious green in our lives.
From food to nature... 'green' brings me back to my senses and reminds me of the essence of life. Ok, maybe thats a bit to deep ands meaningful! But I think you all know what I mean... there is something so timelessly fresh and pure about 'green'.
I have been furiously recipe developing behind the scenes in recent weeks for two reasons... the main line being the Real Food Source 'Nut-Butter' book that is now nearing completion... the other reason i'll update you on later this week.
My green recipe of the weekend was this minty green shake... a cross between a green smoothie and a thick creamy shake. I used my original green smoothie recipe as it base and added a generous dollop of cashew butter...mmmm.
Will go be doing anything 'green' today?
Recipe: Creamy green mint shake
- 2/3 cup water (or more for a less thinner shake)
- 1 cup packed spinach (or other greens)
- 1/3 cup cucumber
- ½ cm fresh ginger
- 2 tsp lime juice (or lemon)
- 1 small apple, pear or chunk of mango (approx 1/3 cup)
- 2 tbs cashew or blanched almond butter (ot roasted)
- 3-4 small fresh mint leaves (plus extra for optional garnish)
- A few drops of stevia (only if needed)
Blend everything together until as smooth as possible.
Some more 'green' recipes to inspire you...
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