Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Sunwarrior Ormus Supergreens

A Product Review
Sunwarrior Ormus Supergreens are one of the best raw green superfoods on the planet! Grown in a mineral-rich ancient volcanic sea bed, Ormus Supergreens are 100% certified organic and packed with live probiotics and phyto-nutrients.


If you are on a raw food diet or in a process of changing your lifestyle from cooked to raw, you might want to explore the large market of superfoods.

Five Reasons to Give Ormus Supergreens a Try:
  • 100% Organic, Non GMO & Gluten Free!
  • Grown and produced in the U.S.A.
  • Cultured with live probiotics and enzymes
  • Produced using an eco-friendly process with a low carbon footprint
  • Tastes great as a refreshing drink or addition to a smoothie
All ingredients in Ormus Supergreens are certified organic, gluten-free and non-gmo. Ormus Supergreens includes: Probiotic cultured greens, alfalfa, barley, spinach, parsley, yucca, peppermint, stevia, wheatgrass and oatgrass.

Ormus Supergreens  is a perfect addition to smoothies, raw desserts, salad dressings and raw soups.

I love this product and use quite often to enhance my smoothies. The high price may put you off, but it is justified by the quality of the product.

In radiant health - passionately raw - Dominique



             

    Friday, August 12, 2011

    Raw Avocado Soup

    Ingredients:
    • 2 large, ripe avocados
    • 1 cup coconut water (you could also use nut milk or filtered water)
    • juice of 1 lime (about 4 tablespoons)
    • ½ cup cilantro leaves
    • ¼ cup chives
    • 1 shallot, minced
    • dash of cayenne pepper

    Method:
    • Cut open and pit avocados. Scoop out flesh, reserving a small portion of one half for garnish.
    • Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend on high until smooth. If the soup is too thick, add more coconut water until the desired consistency is reached (it should coat the back of a spoon, but not be solid).
    • Pour into a large jar with a tight-fitting lid and chill in the fridge for at least 1 hour. Serve when cold. Garnish with avocado cubes and chives or cilantro. Enjoy in good company!

    This chilled soup is a totally refreshing start to any summer meal. Although it may seem simple, the ingredients manage to hit all the right notes in both flavor and texture. The smooth creaminess of the avocado lays the perfect foundation for zesty lime, bright cilantro and chives, sweet shallot, with a surprising little kick of spicy cayenne.

    Avocados are loaded with monounsaturated fats, a good kind of fat also found in olive oil, that boasts all sorts of health benefits, such as lowering cholesterol, reducing the risk of heart disease, and even offering protection against certain cancers like colon and breast.


    The fruit is also a very concentrated dietary source of the carotenoid lutein, a phytochemical that protects the eyes against macular degeneration and cataracts. They also contain significant amounts of vitamin K, essential for normal blood clotting; calcium to maintain strong bones; folate to combat against Alzheimer’s disease; and vitamin C to boost the immune system. Not bad for a handful of smooth green goodness!

    Coconut water is another perfect ingredient. It help replenish minerals in the body. When we sweat, we lose a lot of minerals (sodium, potassium, calcium, and magnesium). Coconut water has a natural balance of these minerals, making it the perfect beverage for hydrating the body and replenishing lost stores of vital nutrients - even more effective than water itself!

    Recipe by Sarah Britton
    Recipe source here


             
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