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Raw Food Recipe – Granola With Almond Milk – A Raw Diet & Raw Recipe – Breakfast

A bowl of granola with fresh fruits and milk is a delicious breakfast. Store-bought granola can contain refined sugars, oils, and preservatives which can harm one’s health. Why not make your own granola using soaked nuts and seeds? With this recipe, you can easily make your own granola without sugar or oil but just as sweet and crunchy as the store-bought ones. Also, instead of dairy milk, this recipe uses freshly made almond milk. Enjoy a healthy and tasty bowl of homemade granola with almond milk for breakfast or even as a snack.

Ingredients:

• ½ cup of blueberries
• ½ cup almond milk

Almond Milk:
• 3 cups water
• 1 ½ cup of soaked raw almonds
• 3 pitted Medjool dates

Granola:
• ¼ cup soaked raw almonds
• ¼ cup soaked raw sunflower seeds
• ¼ cup soaked raw walnuts
• ¼ cup raisins
• ¼ tsp salt
• ¼ tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions:

This recipe takes about 10 minutes to make. The nuts and the seeds need to soak in water overnight. Serves 1 to 2.

To make almond milk, put almonds, water, and Medjool dates in a blender.
Blend until smooth.
Place a nut bag in a bowl.
Pour almond mixture into the nut bag.
Squeeze out all the milk from the almond pulp.
To make the granola, put almonds, sunflower seeds, walnuts, raisins, and salt and cinnamon in a food processor.
Pulse just until you get granola-like consistency.
Put the granola and blueberries in a bowl.
Pour almond milk and serve.

Ideas And Tips:

For the almond milk, you can add ½ tsp vanilla extract, ¼ tsp almond extract, and ¼ tsp salt.

The almond milk can store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Make sure to put it in a sealed container.

For the granola, you can also use pumpkin seeds, pecans, hazelnuts, cashew nuts or pistachio nuts.

The granola can store in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Make sure to put it in a sealed container.

Raw Food Recipe - Granola With Almond Milk
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Apple & Blueberry Smoothie

A fruit smoothie is such a cool and fun way to consume fruits. You can have a single fruit or a combination of fruits in your smoothie. You also decide how sweet you want your smoothie to be. Fruit smoothies are very easy and quick to prepare. You can keep them in the fridge overnight and you’ll a healthy breakfast to perk you up in the morning. Throw everything in the blender then, let the blender do the job for you. If you have a busy lifestyle, make it your grab and go drink instead of sugar-loaded sodas.

The combination of apple and blueberries in this recipe will surely get you excited to sip the bright purple smoothie.

Ingredients:

• 1 apple, cored and cut into chunks
• 1/2 cup of fresh blueberries
• 1 cup of plain yogurt

Instructions:

This recipe takes 2 minutes to make. Serves 1.

Put all the ingredients apple, blueberries, and yogurt in a blender.
Blend until you get a rich purple smoothie.
Pour into a glass and serve.

Ideas And Tips:

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Apple & Blueberry Smoothie
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The Nutribullet Frozen Mixed Fruit Smoothie Recipe

This smoothie literally takes minutes to make. Perfect to consume as breakfast, or as a boost before a workout. Because the fruits are already frozen, there is no need to add ice which will make the smoothie watery. Enjoy this easy to make smoothie in minutes and bring it with you on your way out.

This recipe takes about 5 minutes to make. Serves 1 to 2.

Ingredients:

• 1 handful of frozen mixed fruits
• 1 handful of spinach
• 1 handful of frozen blueberries
• 1 banana
• Water

Instructions:

In the NutriBullet blender, add all of the ingredients starting with the water.
Blend until you get the preferred texture.
If the smoothie is too thick, add more water.

Ideas And Tips:

• NutriBullet is a brand of powerful blenders. It can be used to break down vegetables, fruits, seeds, and nuts. Blended food has less pulp and produces a smoother texture. If you don’t have a NutriBullet at home, you can use any blender you have on hand.

• Aside from water, you can also add fruit juice as your base. Other substitutes are yogurt, coconut water, soy milk, or almond milk.

• You can also add nuts like almonds, walnuts, or peanuts.

• You can also use organic fruits. Simply put them in the freezer overnight. Check out your local market for fruits in season. Try out other combinations such as mango, pineapple, apple, mandarin, kiwi, watermelon, strawberries, and raspberries.

• If you crave for a sweeter drink, choose natural sweeteners like honey, maple syrup, or agave.

The Nutribullet Frozen Mixed Fruit Smoothie Recipe
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