Summer Recipes

It’s summertime and the weather is hot! Here are some delicious and cool recipes for summer.

 

Peachy Green Smoothie

 

[Serves 1]

INGREDIENTS
½ bunch kale
1 handful spinach
1 cup frozen peaches
½ cup coconut water

Blend and enjoy!

 

 


Spinach and Strawberry Salad with Basil, Mint Dressing

[Serves 2]

INGREDIENTS
4 cups baby spinach
1 cup chopped strawberries
1 cucumber, diced
1 avocado, diced
½ cup white beans, drained and rinsed
¼ cup pinenuts or sliced almonds

Mix all ingredients in a bowl and dress.

Dressing:
3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
½ cup olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons chopped basil
1 tablespoon chopped mint
salt and pepper to taste

Whisk all ingredients together and dress your salad.


 

Artichoke Heart and Basil Chickpea Bowl

[Serves 2]

INGREDIENTS
1 cup brown rice
1 15oz can of chickpea or garbanzo beans
4 artichoke hearts, chopped
large handful of basil, chopped
1 zucchini, chopped
1 handful spinach

Dressing:
½ lemon, juiced
2 garlic cloves, minced
¼ cup olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

Cook brown rice by combining 2 cups of water with 1 cup of brown rice in a pot over high heat. When the water comes to a boil, cover the pot and turn heat down to the lowest setting for 45 minutes. (Do not stir. Simply set a timer and let the rice cook.)

In a bowl mix together the beans, artichoke hearts, zucchini and basil together.

In a separate bowl, whisk together the lemon, garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper

Fill individual serving bowls with rice and mixed greens. Spoon the bean mixture onto the greens and pour dressing over each bowl


 

Almond Butter and Banana Bites

[Serves 1]

INGREDIENTS
1 banana
2 tablespoons almond butter
1 tablespoon hemp seeds (optional)

Spread the almond butter on the banana, sprinkle with hemp seeds and cut into bite-sized pieces.

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