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Tropical Life Salad Recipe

  • 1 large avocado/pear, peeled and pitted
  • 2 large tomatoes, deseeded
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 cucumber, zest and deseeded
  • 2 cups chopped baby spinach (or pak choy)
  • 1 large plantain
  • 6 small okra
  • 1/4 small yellow (sweet)pepper
  • 2 sprigs escallion
  • 12 pitted green olives
  • 6 spicy olives

 

  1. Chop vegetables in bitesized pieces, mince escallion, combine all the ingredients.
  2. Toss with Sesame Tahini Dressing.

Mango Berry Paradise Pie

Crust

  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup coconut, chopped
  • 1 medium naseberry (or other berry or fruit)
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder

 

  1. Soak almonds for 12 hours, drain and rinse.
  2. Combine almonds and coconut in Champion Juicer with homogenizer
  3. Place naseberry, raisins and cinnamon in food processor with “S” blade and process to a smooth consistency.
  4. Add naseberry mixture to almonds and coconut. Form into a dough and press into 9-inch pie dish.
  5. Dehydrate at 125 degree F for 6 hours or bake at 275 degree F for 30 minutes.

Filling

  • 4 large mangoes
  • 1 strawberriy
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup blueberries (or pineapple, mango or other fruits)

 

  1. Place strawberry, raisins and blueberries in food processor with “S” blade and process to smooth consistency.
  2. Cut mangoes into thin slices. Layer in pie shell, fanning out in a spiral until the bottom is evenly covered.
  3. Spread filling over the mango slices.
  4. Make a top layer with remaining mango slices and filling.
Garnish with strawberries, kiwi, naseberry and other fruits, as desired.

Tropical Smoothie

  • 2 cups pineapple juice
  • 1 small mango
  • 1 small banana
  • 1/2 cup papaya

 

Blend ingredients in a
blender. Serves 3.

Variation:Add cacao
and/or coconut