Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Recipe Time!

In my quest for greatness I enjoy some new recipes and I want to share them with you.

Black Bean Summer Salad

2 cups of freshly cooked black beans
1/2 cups of chopped green onions
2 avocados, peeled, seeded and chunked
1/4 cup of fresh basil, chopped
2 fully ripened large tomatoes, chopped
2 cups of frozen corn, thawed and drained
1/4 cup of fresh cilantro, chopped
1 lime, juiced
1 tablespoon olive oil
Sea salt
Grated mozzarella

Drain the freshly cooked black beans: set aside and cool. After the beans have cooled, use a large bowl and combine the black beans, green onions, avocados, basil, tomatoes, corn, cilantro, juice of one lime, olive oil, sea salt and pepper. Chill. Top with shredded raw milk mozzarella cheese. Serve.

Mocha Swiss Almond Smoothie

10oz. of yogurt, kefir, or coconut milk
1-2 raw omega 3 eggs (optional)
1 tablespoon of extra virgin coconut oil
1 tablespoon of flaxseed oil or hemp seed oil
1-2 tablespoons unheated honey
1 tablespoon of goats milk protein powder or milk
2 tablespoons of cocoa or carob powder
2 tablespoons raw almond butter or 4 tablespoons chocolate almond spread
1-2 fresh or frozen bananas
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Combine all ingredients in a high speed blender and blend until desired texture.

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