Persimmon Spinach Smoothie

If you’ve never had a persimmon, this beautiful smoothie is a wonderful introduction.  The recipe calls for Fuyu persimmons, the flatter ones that look like orange tomatoes, rather than the pointed ones.  Choose Fuyu persimmons that are soft to the touch and ripe, rather than too firm, and go for the richest orange color. 1 banana… Read more

Paradise in a Jar Salads

This salad does taste as great as it is pretty. Blueberry Lemon Dressing 1 cup of blueberries (fresh or frozen. I was fortunate to have wild Michigan blueberries in the freezer) 1/4-1/2 cup of water (depending on how thick you want the dressing. It did thicken a bit so I recommend 1/2 cup) 1/4 cup olive oil (I… Read more

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Beet Strings

Salad: 4 cups spinach 8 strawberries 2 Tbs raw walnuts, crushed 2 Tbs raw pumpkin seeds 1 beet, peeled, then spiralized or shredded Dressing: 6 Tbs  sherry vinegar or raw apple cider vinegar 1 cup olive oil 4 Tbs dijon mustard 2 Tbs. chopped parsley Sea salt Pepper Blend ingredients in a Bullet or by… Read more

The Green Machine Smoothie

Gorgeous and green, this smoothie provides some excellent fruit antioxidants as well as powerful spirulina. 1 1/2 cups water or a tea that you love 11/2 medium apples, cored and diced 1 1/2 medium oranges, peeled and seeded 1-4 handful fresh spinach leaves 1 1/2 Tbs spirulina or blue-green algae 1 Tbs chia seeds 2… Read more