Food/Nutrition Recipes

Harvest Revive Smoothie

As part of the #SummerofROO Instagram Challenge, co-hosted by Susie of @longrunergy and I, we are asking participants to share a daily ritual that nourishes, grounds, and reinvigorates your spirit. Green smoothies revive my spirit on a daily basis. As a young girl, I could have never imagined that I would crave a green drink, but, my taste buds have turned and a day does not feel complete without my green smoothie-fix. One of my favorite go-to plant-based Cambridge restaurants is Life Alive, which has inspired many ROO recipes. At Life Alive, their “classic” green smoothie is called the Harvest …

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Food/Nutrition Recipes

Summer Dreams “Cheesecake”

During the summer, two of my favorite treats are fresh lemonade and strawberries. This gluten-free, vegan “cheesecake” features these summer dreams and does not even need to be cooked in an oven. Enjoy this raw dessert! Crust: (Makes a 9 inch cake) 1.5 cup almond flour 3/4 cup dates 1.5 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Filling: 1.5 cup cashews 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted 1/4 cup honey 2 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons almond milk 1 tablespoon powdered lemon peel 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract Topping: 1.5 cup strawberries, chopped 1 …

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