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Issue 171: Stress-Free Eats


Spinach, Walnut and Goat Cheese Salad
Serves 4

8 cups of organic baby spinach
½ cup of chopped raw walnuts
½ cup of organic goat cheese, crumbled
healthy salad dressing of your choice

On each of four salad plates, spread two cups of the organic baby spinach. Sprinkle each of the four salads with 1/8 cup of raw walnuts, followed by 1/8 cup of the goat cheese. Top with your favorite healthy salad dressing.





Blueberry-Granola Parfait
Serves 4

2 cups of raw cashews
2 cups pure water
1/3 cup raw honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups of fresh organic blueberries, rinsed
2 cups of organic granola of your choice

Combine the cashews, water, raw honey and vanilla in a blender. Blend until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Place ¼ cup of blueberries in the bottom of four parfait glasses and then drizzle the cream over the blueberries. Top with about 2 Tablespoons of the granola. Repeat the process for each parfait cup. Serve.




Stress-Free Raw Chocolate Cake
Makes one 5-inch round cake

2 cups of raw walnuts
12 pitted Medjool dates
1/3 cup raw cacao powder
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons pure water
dash of sea salt
¾ cup of fresh organic raspberries (optional)

Blend raw walnuts and dates in a food processor until well blended. Add the raw cacao powder, vanilla extract, water and sea salt until the mixture begins to stick together. Remove mixture from the food processor and place on a serving plate. Form the mixture into a 5-inch round cake. Chill in the refrigerator for two hours. If serving after the two hours, then decorate the cake with the raspberries and serve. If not serving immediately, then cover with plastic wrap. The cake will be good for three days in the refrigerator or for two weeks in the freezer.

Recipes courtesy of Extraordinary Health Team


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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