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Super Simple Kale Strawberry Banana Smoothie

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup kale – packed
  • 1 cup frozen sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup frozen sliced bananas
  • 1 cup vanilla almond milk

Directions:

  1. Add strawberries, kale, bananas, then almond milk.
  2. Blend well.
  3. Yum!  Top with whip cream or sprinkles if desired.

Vegan Lentil Tahini Soup

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Before we get started, tahini is ground sesame seeds. Regular sesame seeds will add the same flavor but not the same consistency. We added tahini to get that delicious – almost nutty flavor – and to create a thicker, opaque, almost melted cheese consistency to the broth.

soup

You’ll need these:

stockpot

stirring spoon

measuring cup

tablespoon

teaspoon

Ingredients:

2/3 cup lentils washed and drained

1 Tbs avocado oil (optional – we add it for for flavor and healthy fats)

4 cups water

3 Tbs. vegan broth powder (or vegan bullion)

1 Tbs. Garlic powder

2 Tbs. Italian Seasoning

2 Tbs. Parsley

1 1/2 tsp. fresh ground black pepper

13 oz. frozen mixed veggies

2 1/2 Tbs. tahini (not the oil)

Directions:

Add lentils, oil, water, broth powder and seasonings to stock pot. Simmer on medium heat for 10 minutes. Add frozen veggies. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Add tahini and smoosh it along the inside of the pan until incorporated. Stir well. Let cool slightly. Enjoy!

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