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Probiotics, fiber and whole foods: all important to a healthy digestive process.
A dairy-free way to get that daily dose of probiotics. Stir in your favorite fruit before serving!
Yield: 2 servings
2 cups young coconut meat
1/2 cup warm purified water
1/4 teaspoon probiotic powder
7-10 drops liquid vanilla stevia
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch sea salt
Blend coconut meat with warm water until smooth. Add probiotics and briefly blend again. Add vanilla, stevia, cinnamon and sea salt and stir. Let rest in a sealed glass container for 24 hours. Keep in a dark, dry and cool place, such as a kitchen cabinet. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for several days.
EASY ASIAN CARROT CABBAGE SALAD
Rich in fiber, cabbage helps break up free radicals before they can do damage.
Yield: 6 servings
1 pound carrots, tops removed
1 head red cabbage
1/2 cup unhulled sesame seeds, as garnish
1/3 cup olive oil
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup soy sauce or tamari
2 cloves minced garlic
1 teaspoon ginger powder
Shred carrots and cabbage in food processor, using shredding blade. Place vegetables in a large bowl. In a blender, combine dressing ingredients. Immediately before serving, shake dressing well and toss with shredded vegetables. Start with half the dressing and adjust to taste, adding more as needed. Top with sesame seeds.