Best Spinach Dip Ever

  Ingredients 1 cup mayonnaise 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream 1 (1.8 ounce) package dry leek soup mix 1 (4 ounce) can water chestnuts, drained and chopped 1/2 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained 1 (1 pound) loaf round sourdough bread Directions In a medium bowl, mix together mayonnaise, sour cream,…

BANANA CHERRY GARCIA SOFT SERVE

Cherries + dark chocolate is always a winning pair. Here I have continued my love of banana based ice creams and have added the duo to make this Banana Cherry Garcia Soft Serve ice cream. The inspiration comes from one of Ben & Jerry’s top selling ice creams ‘Cherry Garcia’. Here I have veganized it…

Orange Fizz

Ingredients ice cubes 1 cup orange juice 1/3 cup tonic water 1 teaspoon lemon juice Directions Fill a glass with ice cubes. Pour in the orange juice, tonic water and lemon juice. Stir and serve.

Breakfast in Bangkok

Ingredients 2 carrots 1 Gala apple, peeled and quartered 1/4 cup coconut milk 1/4 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root Directions Run the carrots and apple through a juice extractor and pour the resulting juice into a glass. Stir in the coconut milk and garnish with freshly grated ginger root.

Healthy Green Juice

Ingredients 2 green apples, halved 4 stalks celery, leaves removed 1 cucumber 6 leaves kale 1/2 lemon, peeled 1 (1 inch) piece fresh ginger Directions Process green apples, celery, cucumber, kale, lemon, and ginger through a juicer

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Ingredients 4 cups cubed seeded watermelon 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup white sugar, or to taste 4 slices lime 24 fresh mint leaves ice Directions Puree the watermelon and water in a blender until smooth. Add sugar to taste. Cut the lime slices in half. Place a half lime slice into each of 8 glasses…

Homemade Strawberry Nectar

Ingredients 2 cups fresh sliced strawberries 1/4 cup unsweetened apple juice, or to taste 2 tablespoons water, or as needed (optional) Directions Combine the strawberries and apple juice in a blender or food processor. Puree until smooth, then blend in water to your desired thickness.

Tropical Teaser Smoothie

Ingredients 2 cups vanilla soy milk 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks 2/3 cup frozen cantaloupe chunks 1/2 cup soft tofu 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 1/2 teaspoons coconut extract Directions Blend soy milk, pineapple, cantaloupe, tofu, lime juice, and coconut extract in a blender until smooth.

Carrot and Orange Juice

Ingredients 2 pounds organic carrots, trimmed and scrubbed 8 organic oranges, peeled Directions Press carrots and oranges through a juicer and into a large glass.

Strawberry Mint Chia Fresca

Ingredients 2 cups ripe strawberries 1 cup water 1 cup fresh mint leaves 2 (17.5 ounce) cans coconut water water 1/4 cup lime juice 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 tablespoons agave nectar 1/3 cup chia seeds Directions Blend strawberries, 1 cup water, and mint leaves in a blender until smooth, 20 to 30 seconds; strain…

Breakfast Zinger Juice

Ingredients 2 lemons – peeled, seeded, and quartered 2 carrots, chopped 2 apples, quartered 2 beets, trimmed and chopped Directions Press lemons, carrots, apples, and beets through a juicer and into a large glass.

Watermelon and Cucumber Juice with a Spritz of Lime

Ingredients 1/2 (4 pound) watermelon, seeded and cubed 4 cucumbers, trimmed and cut into chunks 2 limes, juiced Directions Run the watermelon and cucumber pieces through a juicer following manufacturer’s instructions, and place juice into a pitcher. Stir in lime juice, and serve.

Blueberry Limeade

Ingredients 2 cups fresh blueberries 1/2 cup white sugar, or to taste 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lime juice 6 cups water, or more as needed Directions Blend blueberries, sugar, lime juice, and 1 cup water together in a blender; pour into a pitcher. Add remaining water and stir.