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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Coconut Curry, Cashew, and Lentil Soup

I was intrigued since it had many ingredients I love: cashews, curry, lentils, and greens. I have adapted the recipe to include more coconut and added sweet potatoes, two of my favorite foods from the ROO kitchen. It is a nutritious, flavorful, and hearty meal to kickstart your plant-powered palate in 2015! Ingredients: 1/2 cup whole cashews 1 large handful baby spinach 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced 1 cup uncooked red lentils, rinsed and drained 1 inch minced peeled ginger 1/2 large onion, diced 3 cloves of garlic, minced 3 tablespoons coconut oil, liquid 3 teaspoons curry powder …

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Lentil, Cauliflower, and Spinach Soup

I recently bought Angela Liddon’s beautiful The Oh She Glows Cookbook and been having a lot of fun with her recipes. In particular, her Indian Lentil-Cauliflower Soup stood out as a favorite and I have adapted it for ROO. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of olive oil 2 small shallots, diced 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tablespoon of minced peeled ginger 1 tablespoons curry powder 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 6 cups vegetable broth 1 cup uncooked red lentils, rinsed and drained 1 medium cauliflower, chopped into bite-size florets 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced 1 medium potato …

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