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Drinks & Shakes

  • Golden Milk

    January 11, 2021 - Category: Drinks & Shakes

    Golden milk, also known as haldi doodh in Ayurvedic medicine, is a healing powerhouse — reducing inflammation, boosting immune function, protecting against infections, etc. Plus it tastes really good! The anti-inflammatory properties are largely due to curcumin, bioactive compounds found in turmeric.  The other spices — ginger, cinnamon, black pepper and cardamom —  contribute important…Golden Milk

  • Watermelon Cooler

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Drinks & Shakes, Recipes

    If you're having a busy day and feeling hot and bothered, try this cooling, soothing drink. All the ingredients have cooling properties and are very hydrating. 2 cups watermelon, chopped and seeded 1 small cucumber, unpeeled if organic and cut in chunks a few drops rosewater to taste (optional) Process the watermelon and cucumber in…Watermelon Cooler

  • Turmeric Tea

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Drinks & Shakes, Recipes

    Here's an easy way to up your daily turmeric intake - an invigorating tea with an extra kick! (makes 2 cups) 2 cups (preferably distilled) water 1/2 tsp. powdered turmeric 1/2 tsp. peeled and grated fresh ginger root (or powdered, but fresh gives a more lively flavor) maple syrup or raw honey to taste lemon…Turmeric Tea

  • Tahini/Banana Malt

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Drinks & Shakes, Recipes

    "This is a delicious, weight-adding and nutritious drink. It tastes like the old-fashioned thick malted we used to get in the corner candy store." - Thanks to Marion G. for this. 1 medium ripe banana, cut in chunks 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame butter) about 3/4 cup water (preferably distilled) Opt.: few dashes nutmeg Put banana,…Tahini/Banana Malt

  • Switchel — The Healthy “Gatorade”

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Drinks & Shakes, Recipes

    Gatorade Thirst Quencher, Pepsico Inc.'s highly sugared sports drink purported to rehydrate and refuel athletes, contains water, sucrose (table sugar), dextrose, citric acid, natural flavor, sodium chloride (table salt), sodium citrate, monopotassium phosphate, and flavoring/coloring ingredients; brominated vegetable oil, used as a stabilizer, was removed in 2013 when studies suggested it caused possible side effects,…Switchel — The Healthy “Gatorade”

  • Strawberry Soother

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Drinks & Shakes, Recipes

    Valerian is a sedative herb that calms the nerves and induces sleep. Because it is a medicinal herb, it should be taken occasionally rather than on a daily basis. Lettuce also has calming properties. 1 valerian tea bag 1/2 cup boiling water 1 cup fresh, or thawed frozen, strawberries 1 1/3 cups iceberg lettuce, chopped…Strawberry Soother

  • Strawberry Banana Smoothie

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Drinks & Shakes, Recipes

    3 cups fresh strawberries 2 ripe bananas 1 cup coconut water 1/2 cup shredded raw coconut icecubes (optional) Place all the ingredients in a blender and purée.Strawberry Banana Smoothie

  • Sesame Seed Milk

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Drinks & Shakes, Recipes

    Sesame seeds are wonderful for gaining weight, lubricating the bowel to aid elimination, and supplying protein and minerals, especially calcium. Place 1/4 cup unhulled sesame seeds in a blender and run until powdered. Add 2 cups (distilled) water and blend for about 1 1/2 minute. Strain through a strainer or 2 to 4 layers of…Sesame Seed Milk

  • Pick-Me-Up Shake*

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Drinks & Shakes, Recipes

    1 cup fresh pineapple, cut in small chunks 1 cup whole plain yogurt 1/2 cup apple juice 1 egg (organic, fertile if available) Combine in a blender. When smooth, drop a few ice cubes in, one at a time and blend. Variation: Substitute 1 banana for 1/2 cup yogurt. This is also a nice breakfast…Pick-Me-Up Shake*

  • Herb/Fruit Infused Water

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Drinks & Shakes, Recipes

    Our bodies are about 60% water, so it’s important to hydrate throughout the day. However, if your taste buds occasionally need a bit more dazzle than pure, plain water can provide, try infused water. It’s also a pleasant way for soda-aholics, or those addicted to artificially sweetened or high sugar juices, to kick the habit,…Herb/Fruit Infused Water