RECIPES #11-TAKING A CUE FROM JUICING

Roger Barnett, CEO of Shaklee, recently shared his favorite Cinch shake: Roger’s Strawberry Lemonade 2 scoops Cinch Strawberry Shake Mix 6 oz. nonfat milk or light soy milk 2 oz. natural lemonade Ice as desired Directions: Mix all ingredients together in a blender until frothy. The season may be coming to a close, but enjoy this summertime treat anytime! My husband and I recently purchased the NutriBullet, a new kind of blender/juicer that bills itself as a nutrient “extractor.” We’ve been using it as a way to get those final servings of veggies & fruits a day. So even though we are getting 4-5 servings throughout our day (like cherries with our morning chocolate Cinch shake or raspberries and vanilla, carrots and hummus or celery and almond butter as a snack, steamed broccoli and cauliflower with Quorn mycoprotein patties or Gardein meatless chicken strips in an arugula salad with artichoke hearts, peppercinis, roasted cherry and grape tomatoes, onions, and garlic) there are plenty of other options that don’t seem to get their fair share in our diet. Throwing them in our NutriBullet in interesting combinations is really helping us benefit that much more. You can take some of these combos and use them on their own, like we do, or add your Cinch Shake Mix to give it that protein boost as part of your Cinch program. Why not? Examples: 1. handful of spinach, 1 cored pear, 1 banana, 1 cored apple, 1 cup of pineapple 2. handful of spinach, 1 cup blueberries, 1 banana, 1 handful strawberries 3. handful of spring greens, 1 banana, 1 peeled orange, 1 cup of pineapple, 1 handful of blueberries 4. handful of spring greens, 1 banana, 1 cup red grapes, 1 cored pear, 1/8 cup of walnuts 5. handful of spinach, 1 cup red grapes, 1 banana, 1 cup strawberries, 1/8 cup of almonds, 1 tsp. maca powder 6. handful of kale, 1 pitted peach, 1 banana, 1 handful of strawberries, 1/8 cup flax seeds, 1/8 cup of goji berries 7. handful of swiss chard, 1 banana, 1 cup of pineapple, 1 apple, 1 cup of blueberries, 1/4 cup of goji berries 8. handful of collard greens, 1 banana, 1 cup of pineapple, 1 cup red grapes, 1/4 cup of hemp seeds This is just to start. You can use plums, nectarines, green grapes, mango, papaya, canteloupe, honeydew, watermelon, chia seeds, acai berries, etc. Get what’s in season, what’s local and fresh, what’s available in the organic section and experiment!

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