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RECIPE: Grape Icee-a Nutritious One-Ingredient Drink

Grape icee is a delicious and nutritious treat that's perfect for cooling off on a hot summer day. This recipe is a 100% whole plants version of your childhood favorite. All you need is one ingredient - fresh organic grapes. When grapes are in season select a nice looking bunch. Red, green, or purple grapes all work fine. You can experiment with what flavor you like. Remove fruits from the stem and rinse in a strainer in the sink. Freeze the grapes in whatever container works from you.  Plastic tupperware or a regular bowl…

RECIPE: Seven Trees Fruit Salad

Trees give us so much: clean air, clean groundwater, shade, rain, temperature regulation, wood for our buildings and fires, and fruit salads for our bellies. Fruit isn't the only tree part that is delectable and nutritious. Often tree seeds, also known as "nuts", and sometimes the bark and sap of trees are also edible and a healthful part of a whole food plant-based diet. Here I'm sharing a recipe that is made from 100% trees. Seven Trees Fruit Salad is a delicious way to enjoy nutrient-rich, fiber-full, hydrating tree…

RECIPE: Mango Smoothie

Mango smoothie is one of our favorite ways to start the day. I love making smoothies because they are easy to make, delicious, and nutritious and there are so many flavor combinations. This simple smoothie recipe has just three ingredients: frozen bananas, frozen mangoes, and almond milk. Any type of sweet ripe mango will work for a smoothie. Simply dice the yellow-orange flesh into cubes and freeze hours before blending if you would like an ice-cold creamy drink. Some people prefer their drinks at room temperature and make…