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9 Reasons to Fall in Love with Greens

You simply can’t ignore the evidence of how important greens are for good health. There are so many ways to enjoy green vegetables in dishes, juices and smoothies, so there are no excuses not to enjoy! Here are 9 ways you can fall in love with your green produce.

My old favourite saying that my dad use to always tell me was ‘Greens Cleans’ and so it does and more!

Refreshing Summer Smoothies

By: Lisa Roberts-Lehan (Clean Plates Author) Smoothies made with organic, quality ingredients are easy to prepare, can be full of vital nutrients and won’t heat up the kitchen on a hot day. Armed with a blender and a little imagination, it’s easy to create your own refreshing, healthful drink out of the ingredient options here, or try the Blueberry Bliss recipe below. Who knows? You might be on your way to starting a smoothie food truck enterprise! SMOOTHIE STYLES Fruit Smoothies A thick, fruity drink made from (ideally) organic, local and fresh — or frozen — fruits blended together with filtered water, coconut water or coconut milk, or other unsweetened alternative milks like almond, hemp or oat. Creamy Smoothies For ... Continue

Great Greens Juice

Ingredients   2 Green Apples 2-3 cups Spinach 6-8 leaves Swiss Chard (Australia silverbeet) 1 Cucumber 4 stalks Celery 1/2 Fennel Bulb 1 bunch Basil   Directions Wash all produce well Juice Pour over ice Enjoy!

Reboot Rainbow Salad

Ingredients 1 cup Spinach 2 cups Spring Mix Greens 1/2 cup Red Peppers 1/2 cup Carrots 1/2 cup Cucumber 1/4 cup Red Onion   Directions Wash all produce well.  Once chopped, mix in large bowl and finish by adding your favorite Reboot Dressing.

Roasted Beet (Australian Beetroot) Salad

Ingredients 1 medium beet, roasted and sliced 1 medium carrot, shredded 1/2 cup broccoli, chopped 1/2 cup cabbage, shredded (green or red) 1/2 medium apple, chopped 1 1/2 cup mixed greens 1/2 cup arugula (Australian rocket) 1/2 cup kale (Australian tuscan cabbage), chopped 1 tsp olive oil 2 tsp balsamic vinegar (after your Reboot or for a complete meal your family can enjoy add 1/2 cup garbanzo beans, 1/4 cup wheat berries or quinoa and 1 Tbsp raw sunflower seeds. If you choose to include dairy add 1 oz organic goat or feta cheese)   Directions Preheat oven to 450 degrees Wash all vegetables well, especially beets including the ends of the root. Place washed beets into aluminum foil, drizzle ... Continue

Roasted Veggie Salad

Ingredients 2 Japanese eggplants or 1 medium eggplant 4 summer squash 2 green peppers 1 onion 1 bunch scallions (Australian shallots) 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp thyme 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil ground black pepper and sea salt to taste 4 cups arugula (Australian rocket) 4 cups mixed salad greens Yield:4   Directions Whisk together olive oil, paprika, thyme, garlic, salt and pepper in a bowl. Chop veggies, add to bowl and mix well. Refrigerate to marinate for at least 1 hour. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Roast veggies for 40 minutes or until tender Let cool. Add to mixed greens and arugula (Australian rocket). Toss with your favorite Reboot salad dressing.

Carrot Dill Salad

Ingredients 3 cups greens (spinach, arugula, romaine, red leaf, etc..) 1 cup shredded Carrot 1 cup shredded Fennel 1 cup shredded Radish 1 cup shredded Cabbage 1 cup shredded Celery Fresh Dill, to your taste Squeezed Lemon, to your taste 1/2 of an Avocado (optional)   Directions Combine all ingredients into a large bowl, toss well and Enjoy!

What’s In Season – Braising Greens

With the winter months behind us, and beautiful early spring leafy greens in full bloom on farms and in gardens across the country, it is high time we praise a relatively new addition to modern healthy cooking, the braising greens. Found in produce sections and at farm stands, braising greens are a mix of the leaves and stems of several different plants, including chard, kale, dandelion, chicory, and collards. While it requires some dedication to have at multiple meals in a week, these greens are so versatile, healthy and abundant that it is worth the extra effort. To make it easier on you, we’ve included several simple recipes for braising greens for you to try. Braising greens are generally a ... Continue

Portobello Salad with Fennel, Orange & Scallions – Recipe Of The Week

Portobello Salad with Fennel, Orange & Scallions – Recipe Of The Week Rating: (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)Login to rate this recipe – Not a member? Join Today Schema/Recipe SEO Data Markup by ZipList Recipe Plugin2.0 I adore this salad whether I’m on a Reboot or not!  The portobello mushrooms and the olives give this salad a heartiness and a savory taste while the fennel, orange segments and scallions add dimensions of flavor and an extra kick! Portobello Salad with Fennel, Orange & Scallions Ingredients: – 3-4 handfuls Mesclun Greens (or other salad greens) – 1 Portobello Mushroom cap – 2 Tablespoons pitted Kalamata Olives – 3 Scallions – 1 Navel Orange – 1/2 Fennel Bulb – Fresh ... Continue

Grape & Green Smoothie – Recipe of the Week

Grape & Green Smoothie – Recipe of the Week Rating: (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)Login to rate this recipe – Not a member? Join Today Schema/Recipe SEO Data Markup by ZipList Recipe Plugin2.0 This smoothie is very high in electrolytes and minerals, the coconut water, banana and cucumber are all high in magnesium and potassium. This is a great post work-out smoothie while Rebooting. These specific nutrients may also help normalise blood pressure. Red Grapes contain a very special polyphenol called resveratrol. Resveratrol, which is an anti-oxidant, may help prevent many forms of cancer. Resveratrol has also been shown to scavenge free radicals in the body thus reducing oxidative cellular damage such as aging. This smoothie has 4 ... Continue

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