Berry Shake

We all love smoothies in the morning. This version of a smoothie very thick and is closer to a shake.  The coconut yogurt and fruit inside are a delicious combination.

Ingredients

2 cups unsweetened vanilla coconut yogurt

1 1/2 cups chopped strawberriesBerry Shake

1 cup frozen blueberries

1/4 cup Stevia

1/4 cup flax meal

1/8 cup chia seeds

Mix in blender until smooth.  Mixture should be very thick.  It can be made  thinner by adding 1/2 cup almond milk

Dill Relish

1 apple

81 medium dill pickle

1/4 medium red onion

1/4 cup vinegar

1 tsp salt

2 tbsp sugar

1/4 tsp black pepper

Pulse pickle, onion and apple in a food processor until coarsely chopped.  Turn into a bowl and mix in salt, sugar and black pepper.  Refrigerate until ready to use.

Granola

granolaFresh granola is easy to make and delicious.  It makes the house smell heavenly and is a versatile ingredient on its own or in recipes. 

This recipe calls for nuts and coconut. If you have a sweet tooth try tossing in some chocolate or butterscotch chips once the mixture has cooled.

Ingredients

1 /2 cups rolled oats

1 cups sliced almonds

1/2 cup walnuts

1/2 cup cashews

1/2 cup shredded coconut

1/2 cup maple syrup

2 tbsp safflower oil

1/2 tsp salt

1 1/2 tsp cinnamon Continue reading “Granola”

Asparagus Salad

You know that the warmer days of spring are here when asparagus appears in the grocery store.  Crunchy and sweet, this salad is good  for lunch or for a light supper. Serve with garlic toast to complete the meal.

asparagus-salad
Asparagus Salad

1 lbs asparagus cut into inch pieces

3 cups halved cherry tomatoes

1 cup sliced red onion

1/2 cup feta cheese

1/2 tsp pepper Continue reading “Asparagus Salad”

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