Pretty Green Smoothies

We adore salad in my house. It’s one of our favorite things to eat. But getting Zoe and Ashley to eat dark greens, like spinach, chard or kale, is another story. Since Ashley is a big fan of onions, she loves my Onion and Kale Soup. Zoe, however, doesn’t like onions at all. So I… 

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how to make almond milk video

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Forgot to say, make sure you strain the soaked almonds and fill your blender with fresh water, up to the top cup line (32 oz). The soaking water contains all the enzyme inhibitors, so you wouldn’t want to drink it. Use the wet almond meal for cookies—pages 150 & 156 in my The Spunky Coconut… 

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how to make cashew milk video


homemade Cashew milk 1 cup (132 g) raw cashews 4 cups purified water, plus more for soaking Soak the cashews overnight in enough purified water to cover, plus 2 inches. In the morning, drain and rinse the cashews and discard the soaking water, which contains enzyme inhibitors. Puree the nuts with the 4 cups of… 

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Frozen Cafe au Lait


If you are dairy-free and you haven’t made cashew milk yet, please do! It’s delicious, and it makes a great substitute for cream, like in my dairy-free frozen cafe au lait. I used to envy my friends with their Starbucks frappuccinos, but no longer! When I get that yearning I just come home and whip up one… 

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Homemade nut milk

I make almond milk by blending a cup of soaked blanched almonds with 4 to 5 cups of purified water, and straining it through a nut milk bag. You can also use cheesecloth, or even a thin kitchen towel. Add some agave or a little vanilla liquid stevia if you like. I also love macadamia… 

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