BREAKFAST SOUP

Leftovers from dinner, minus starchy sides, can make a good, high-protein breakfast, or try Christianson’s breakfast soup. To turn it into a meal later in the day, add more vegetables, or for dinner, add some quinoa or brown rice. Serves 4 2 ripe avocados, pitted and peeled 1 quart organic chicken or vegetable broth ½ […]  Read More

HESTIA’S LOVE POTION

Named for the Greek Goddess of the hearth, this rich smoothie gets its sweet tang from cherries. SERVES 2 1 cup frozen tart cherries 1/2 cup carrot juice 1/2 cup ice 2 Tbs. chia seed 1 tsp. lemon juice Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Drink immediately. Per […]  Read More

CHUNKY POTATO LEEK SOUP

Add some shredded cooked chicken to this warming soup to make a one-dish meal. Serves 4 2 large leeks, white part only, halved and sliced 2 Tbs. orange olive oil 1 quart organic chicken broth 3 cups Yukon Gold potatoes cut into 1-inch cubes 1 cup frozen organic baby peas 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill […]  Read More

SHRIMP, MANGO, & ORANGE SALAD

This light, fresh meal will help chase away the doldrums of chilly winter winds. Serves 4 2 Tbs. fresh lemon juice 2 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp. microplaned lemon zest 1 tsp. snipped fresh chives 1/4 tsp. finely chopped fresh jalapeño 1 lb. cooked & peeled wild-caught large shrimp 1 cup diced fresh […]  Read More

WILD BLUE JUICE

Serves 1 This luscious smoothie is fragrant and earthy. 1/2 cup carrot juice 1/2 cup wild frozen blueberries 1/2 cup ice 2 Tbs. hulled hemp seed Combine all ingredients in a high-power blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Drink immediately. per serving: 188 cal; 7.5 g pro; 8 g fat (0 g sat fat); […]  Read More

WILD BLUE JUICE  

This luscious smoothie is fragrant and earthy. Serves 1 1/2 cup carrot juice 1/2 cup wild frozen blueberries 1/2 cup ice 2 Tbs. hulled hemp seed Combine all ingredients in a high-power blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Drink immediately. Per serving: 188 cal; 7.5 g pro; 8 g fat (0 g sat […]  Read More

BLUEBERRY FAIRY 

Either wild blueberries or huckleberries can be used in this tart, slightly sweet and refreshing smoothie. Dense antioxidant polyphenols give this drink its rich purple color. Serves 1 1/2 cup frozen wild blueberries 1/2 cup ice 1/2 cup blueberry nectar 1 Tbs. chia seed Combine all ingredients in a high-power blender or food processor and blend […]  Read More

PINEAPPLE POM  

This cocktail is sweet and tart with a light coconut taste. The sweet intensity of pineapple is the perfect pairing with the tart of pomegranate seeds.   Serves 2 1 cup coconut water 1/2 cup ice 1/2 cup pineapple 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds 2 Tbs. chia seed Combine all ingredients in a high-power blender or […]  Read More

HOLY BASIL ELIXIR 

This is a simple and delicious blend of fresh herbs and apples that is the perfect daily afternoon smoothie for its medicinal support of weight loss.  Serves 1 1/2 cup unfiltered apple juice 1/4 frozen banana 1/4 cup fresh holy basil leaves (available at ethnic grocers) 1 Tbs. chia seed Combine all ingredients in a high-power […]  Read More

ICED COFFEE WHIP

This smoothie is similar to a decadent frosty frappé, but full of protein.   SERVES 1 1/2 cup hemp milk 1/2 cup ice 2 Tbs. protein powder 2 Medjool dates 1 Tbs. instant coffee Combine all ingredients in a high-power blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Drink immediately. Per serving: 225 cal; 13 […]  Read More