G is for…3 NEW GREEN Spirulina Recipes & Giveaway!

February 7, 2013 -
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Goodmorning all! I hope you enjoyed our “F” post from yesterday.

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We also made an announcement that I will be visiting heather in TWO WEEKS!

If you’re from the Rhode Island/New England Area we are hosting a #plantPOWER meet up -

E-mail myself [Kasey@powercakes.net] or Heather [Heather@fortheloveofkale.com] for info!

Of course, we were blown away by all of the “F” posts from Instagram:

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Today, “G” day is for a GREEN GIVEAWAY!

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I’ve developed 3 new recipes using one of my favorite GREEN ingredients, Spirulina Pacifica!!

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Simple Spirulina PowerGuac

Developed by Kasey @ http://powercakes.net

Serves: 4-6 people
Prep Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

· 2 Ripe Avocados

· ½ Cup Salsa of choice

· 1 TB Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica Powder

· ½ TB Minced Garlic

Directions:

· Slice open & scoop out the flesh of the avocados.

· Combine all ingredients into a bowl.

· Mix thoroughly.

· Let chill in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes to the flavors can blend.

· Serve with chopped veggies or your favorite chips!

· Store in the fridge.

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Cheesy Spirulina Kale Chips

Developed by Kasey @ http://powercakes.net

Serves: 3-4

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

· 1 Bunch of Kale Leaves (Rinsed & Dried)

· ¼ Cup of Nutritional Yeast

· 1 TB Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica Powder

· 1 TB Paprika

· Cooking Spray of choice

· Sea Salt & Pepper to taste

Directions:

· Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

· Mix Nutritional yeast, Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica Powder, & paprika together in a small bowl & set aside.

· Wash & dry the bunch of kale. (5-6 stalks)

· Using a knife, de-stalk the kale leaves by cutting out the hard stalk down the middle.

· Lay the kale leaves onto a cookie sheet.

· Spray the kale leaves with cooking spray of choice.

· Sprinkle the Dry Mix over the kale leaves.

· Sprinkle Sea Salt & Pepper over the kale leaves to taste.

· Bake for 10-15 minutes until golden brown.

o Keep an eye on them so they don’t burn!

· Enjoy!

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Spirulina Hummus With Yam Chip Dippers

Developed by Kasey @ http://powercakes.net

Serves: 4-6 people
Prep Time: 10-20 minutes

Hummus Ingredients:

· 1 (15 ounce) can of chickpeas (drained & rinsed- about 2 cups)

· ¼ cup of Tahini (sesame seed butter)

· 1/3 cup Water

· Juice from 1 fresh lemon (about 2-3 Tablespoons)

· 1 TB Extra Virgin Olive Oil

· 1 TB Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica Powder

· 1 TB Minced Garlic

· 1 TB Paprika

· Sea Salt & Pepper to taste

Yam Chips Ingredients:

· 3 Yams or Sweet Potatoes (washed)

· Cooking Spray of choice

· Sea Salt & Pepper to taste

Chip Directions:

· Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

· Slice your yams/sweet potatoes into chips with a sharp knife.

· Spread chips onto a cookie sheet & spray with cooking spray.

· Sprinkle with Sea Salt & Pepper to taste.

· Bake for 35-40 minutes until crispy.

· Let cool before serving.

Hummus Directions:

· Drain & Rinse the canned beans.

· In a food processor, blender, or by hand – process the beans, tahini, water, lemon juice, olive oil, & garlic until smooth.

· Thoroughly stir-in Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica Powder, paprika, sea salt, & pepper.

· Pour into serving bowls & sprinkle with paprika for garnish (optional).

· Serve with yam chips, chopped veggies, or favorite chips!

· Store in the fridge.

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Nutrex-Hawaii is being super generous and offering to give away some of their awesome products!

I personally use these daily in smoothies or any of the above recipes!

Natural Hawaiian Astaxanthin:

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Info on BioAstin from their website:

“This new product has the highest potency levels of Astaxanthin per gel cap available on the market today. Astaxanthin is known as nature’s most powerful antioxidant; backed by over 200 scientific studies. This new formula is ideal for athletes or individuals with certain health conditions.” [source]

Natural Hawaiian Spirulina:

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Info on Spirulina from their site:

Hawaiian Spirulina is packed with nutrients, gram per gram it has:*

  • 3100% more beta-carotene than carrots
  • 5500% more iron than spinach
  • 600% more protein than tofu
  • 280% more antioxidants than blueberries

This stuff is a POWERHOUSE of nutrients! Hence the “Super Nutrient” name! Winking smile

Giveaway info: You can win a Hawaiian Supernutrients Health Pack from Nutrex Hawaii.

This health pack is filled with goodies include:

  • Hawaiian Spirulina powder and tablets
  • BioAstin Hawaiian Astaxanthin
  • helpful books on these super powerful nutrients
  • a t-shirt
  • drawstring bag and more!

How To Enter:

Just leave a comment below telling me what recipe you’d like to try if you win the prize – or share with us how you use Spirulina powder!

You can also tweet or post:

“I am entering to win the #plantPOWER @supernutrient GIVEAWAY via @powercakes & @heatherwaxman! #FitFluential”

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You can find out more about Nutrex-Hawaii

Thank you Nutrex-Hawaii for your generous giveaway gift & thank you to all of our #plantPOWER Sponsors!!

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