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Issue 58: Fiber-licious Eating!

Taco Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients:

Taco “meat”:
2 cups walnuts, soaked
1/3 cup wheat-free tamari soy sauce
1 bunch cilantro
1 Tbsp. cumin powder
½ Tbsp. coriander powder

Taco wraps and toppings:
1 head romaine lettuce
3 tomatoes, sliced
3 avocados, sliced
Celtic sea salt to taste

Equipment needed: food processor

Directions:
In the afternoon of the day before, soak walnuts overnight in filtered water. Process taco “meat” ingredients in a food processor until the mixture resembles ground taco meat. Stop to scrape sides. Remove and set aside. Wash and choose from crispy lettuce leaves for taco wraps. Prepare avocados and tomatoes. Fill lettuce cavities with taco “meat” and top with toppings. Serve two tacos on a white salad plate with a favorite Mexican seasoning on top. Serves 8.

Source: Chef Mandy www.chefmandy.com

Break-fast Salad
This salad is a great way to add deliciously cleansing vegetables and fruits to your diet, including raisins which rate extremely high in the ORAC scale--a measurement for the antioxidant levels in foods. (Keep prepared ingredients refrigerated for easy assembly.)

Ingredients:
2 green leaf lettuce leaves, shredded
1 carrot, shredded
1 stalk celery, diced
1 peach or persimmon, diced
2 bananas, sliced
4 small radishes, diced
1 avocado, diced
Garden of Life Super Seed
1 slice red cabbage, shredded
1 tomato, diced
1 plum or pear, diced
¼ cup raisins
8 dates, diced
1 apple, shredded
½ cup walnuts, chopped
Garden of Life DetoxiFiber

Directions:
Layer ingredients in listed order. Arrange salad to include all the ingredients for a colorful display on a white dinner plate. Sprinkle Super Seed and DetoxiFiber over the salad. Serves 8.

Source: Chef Mandy www.chefmandy.com

ALT
ALTs (avocado, lettuce, and tomatoes) are made with vegetable-based wraps and contain avocados--a rich source of monounsaturated fatty acids including oleic acid, the carotenoid lutein, and significant quantities of the antioxidant vitamin E. The lettuce and tomatoes also add fiber and antioxidants.

Flaxnaise:
¼ cup golden flaxseeds, soaked or ½ cup Garden of Life Super Seed
1 cup filtered water
2 tsp. ground mustard powder
¼ cup lemon juice
1 Tbsp. Garden of Life Lehua Honey
½ teaspoon Celtic sea salt

Filling:
2 avocados, sliced
1 cup alfalfa sprouts
Mrs. Dash seasoning, to taste
2 cups mixed greens
2 tomatoes, sliced

Equipment needed: blender

Directions:
Prepare filling ingredients. To make flaxnaise, grind flax seeds to a meal or use Garden of Life Super Seed. Blend ingredients in a blender. Texture should be smooth and not a jelly-like texture. Add filtered water to prevent thickening. Fill wraps with filling and drizzle immediately with Flaxnaise. Serve wraps for a light meal. Serves 8.

Source: Chef Mandy www.chefmandy.com

 

This information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of an individual consultation or examination or replace the advice of your health care professional and should not be relied upon to determine diagnosis or course of treatment.


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