Pesto

Traditional pestos call for pine nuts – and they are good for you – but walnuts are great for you and work wonderfully in this recipe.  Yields about 2 cups. 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 2/3 cup walnuts 2 or 3 cloves fresh garlic 4 cups

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Banana Mochaccino

This smoothie is so good it should be listed under “desserts.”  Loads of antioxidants from the cocoa in addition to healthy unsaturated fats from the almonds.  My almond milk recipe can be found here. 1 1/2 cup almond milk 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 2 tbsp. agave nectar

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Ethan’s Fruit Smoothie

This recipe is courtesy of my nephew, Ethan Manning, of Wilmington, NC.  Ethan says this smoothie is healthy and will cool you down after a hot day :). 1 cup of orange juice 2 tbsp. agave nectar 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1/2 cup blueberries 1/4 apple, cored

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