<![CDATA[The Earth Diet - SEPTEMBER 2013]]>Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:04:13 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[Vegan Pad Thai]]>Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:03:02 GMThttp://www.theearthdiet.org/22/post/2013/09/vegan-pad-thai.html
Total time: 25 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients:
1 (12 ounce) package rice noodles
1/4 cup extra virgin coconut oil
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
2-3 tablespoons maple syrup or honey (depends on how sweet you like it) 
1/8 tablespoon crushed red pepper or 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 cups bean sprouts (spring onions)
3 green onions, chopped
1 lemon or lime, cut into wedges
1/2 cup of crushed roasted peanuts (or more if you like crunch)

Tips: 
+ You can also add garlic for extra flavor and health benefits.

Action:
1. Heat a wok or large fry pan with oil over medium-high heat. Add the rice noodles (check the directions on the back of the packet, some rice noodles you may have to soak first), apple cider vinegar, maple syrup and red pepper. Adjust seasoning to taste. Mix while cooking until noodles are tender. 
3. Add the bean sprouts and stir fry for 3 minutes. 
4. Serve into bowls. Sprinkle with crushed roasted peanuts and serve with lime wedges!

Benefits:
+ Very high in Protein
+ Gluten free
+ Vegan

* Every single recipe on this website uses nature’s ingredients, only. Always choose organic, local and seasonal whenever possible.

This recipe was created by Liana Werner-Gray.

Photo thanks to Rock'n Raw Photos - raw and unedited. 

This recipe is part of © 2013 The Earth Diet ™  All Rights Reserved
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<![CDATA[Pad Thai]]>Sun, 29 Sep 2013 14:32:59 GMThttp://www.theearthdiet.org/22/post/2013/09/pad-thai.html
Total time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4-6

Ingredients:
1 (12 ounce) package rice noodles
1/4 cup extra virgin coconut oil
4 eggs
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
2-3 tablespoons maple syrup or honey (depends on how sweet you like it) 
1/8 tablespoon crushed red pepper or 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 cups bean sprouts (spring onions)
3 green onions, chopped
1 lemon or lime, cut into wedges
1/2 cup of crushed roasted peanuts (or more if you like crunch)


Tips: 
+ You can add 1 pound boneless chicken breast, cut into bit-size pieces. Heat a pan with oil and then fry the chicken until done. Set aside and add it to the wok when the eggs are cooked. 
+ You can also add garlic for extra flavor and health benefits.

Action:
1. Heat a wok or large fry pan with oil over medium-high heat. Crack the eggs into the oil and cook until firm. 
2. Add the rice noodles (check the directions on the back of the packet, some rice noodles you may have to soak first), apple cider vinegar, maple syrup and red pepper. Adjust seasoning to taste. Mix while cooking until noodles are tender. 
3. Add the bean sprouts and stir fry for 3 minutes. 
4. Serve into bowls. Sprinkle with crushed roasted peanuts and serve with lime wedges!

Benefits:
+ Very high in Protein
+ Gluten free

* Every single recipe on this website uses nature’s ingredients, only. Always choose organic, local and seasonal whenever possible.

This recipe was created by Liana Werner-Gray.

Photo thanks to Rock'n Raw Photos - raw and unedited.

This recipe is part of © 2013 The Earth Diet ™  All Rights Reserved
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<![CDATA[Acai and Strawberry Milk Smoothie]]>Sat, 28 Sep 2013 15:01:23 GMThttp://www.theearthdiet.org/22/post/2013/09/acai-and-strawberry-milk-smoothie.html
Total time: 10 minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients:
1/2 cup hemp seeds (or almonds or cashews)
2 cups water
2 cups strawberries
6 tablespoons of acai berries, powder, pulp or juice 
1/2 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
1 cup ice 

Action:

1. In a powerful blender like the VITAMIX blend the water and hemp seeds for one minute, until completely smooth and no lumpy hemp seeds. This is the 'milk' base. 
2. Add the ice, strawberries, acai and honey and blend for another minute until smooth. Serve and drink!

Tips:
1. You can also freeze the strawberries for an even more chilled smoothie. 
2. Add more honey or maple syrup if you want it sweeter!

Benefits:
+ Nut free
+ Dairy free
+ High in Antioxidants 
+ Aids weight loss
+ Increases energy 
+ Good for heart health
+ Good for digestive health
+ Improves mental function
+ Boosts immunity 

* Every single recipe on this website uses nature’s ingredients, only. Always choose organic, local and seasonal whenever possible.

This recipe was created by Liana Werner-Gray.

Photo thanks to Rock'n Raw Photos - raw and unedited. 

This recipe is part of © 2013 The Earth Diet ™  All Rights Reserved
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<![CDATA[Ravioli with Aspargus & Sea Vegetables]]>Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:15:09 GMThttp://www.theearthdiet.org/22/post/2013/09/ravioli-with-aspargus-sea-vegetables.html
Total time: 25 minutes

Serves: 3-4

Ingredients:
2 cups ravioli cooked (go for organic brand - check ingredients)
2 cups nori (seaweed)
6 stems of asparagus, cut into halves
2 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil

Action:
1. Cook the ravioli as per ingredients on the packet. 
2. When the ravioli is cooked, heat oil in a fry pan and add the asparagus. Stir fry for 2 minutes and then add the ravioli and the nori. Stir fry for 1 minute or until the seaweed is soft and all ingredients are well combined.  Serve!

Benefits:
+ Plant based / vegan
+ Nori: Protein, Vitamin B12
Asparagus: Potent Antioxidant, anti-fungal, antiviral 

* Every single recipe on this website uses nature’s ingredients, only. Always choose organic, local and seasonal whenever possible.

This recipe was created by Lisa Apatini - Yoga Instructor in NYC

Photo thanks to Rock'n Raw Photos - raw and unedited.

This recipe is part of © 2013 The Earth Diet ™  All Rights Reserved
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<![CDATA[Potato, Rice and Pea Stir Fry]]>Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:58:51 GMThttp://www.theearthdiet.org/22/post/2013/09/potato-rice-and-pea-stir-fry.html
Total time: 40 minutes

Serves: 2-4

Ingredients:
One large potato, cut into small cubes
1 cup of uncooked rice
1 small brown onion, diced
1 cup of peas
2 tablespoons of coconut oil

Action:
1. Heat a wok or large fry pan with oil. Add the onion and stir fry for 2 minutes. Add the potatoes and stir fry for 15-25 minutes or until potatoes are cooked and soft or tender, how you like them.
2. While the onion is frying, cook the rice as per directions on back. When the rice is cooked, drain it and add it to the potatoes!
3. Add the peas and stir fry for 1 minutes or until all ingredients are well stir fried!
4. Serve with salt, pepper, cayenne pepper to your liking!

Tips:
Top with fresh herbs like cilantro and parsley, cubed avocado and cucumber for a hybrid meal!

Benefits:
+ Protein
+ Vitamin C
+ Muscle relaxing
+ Reduces stress, can be beneficial with people experiencing depression
+ Pre or post workout food

* Every single recipe on this website uses nature’s ingredients, only. Always choose organic, local and seasonal whenever possible.

This recipe created by Liana Werner-Gray.

Photo by Rock'n Raw Photos.

This recipe is part of © 2013 The Earth Diet ™ All Rights Reserved
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<![CDATA[Mixed Green Salad with Avocado and Olive Oil dressing]]>Wed, 25 Sep 2013 15:00:50 GMThttp://www.theearthdiet.org/22/post/2013/09/mixed-green-salad-with-avocado-and-olive-oil-dressing.html
Total time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients:
1 head of lettuce (or kale or spinach)
1 avocado
1 lemon
1 1/2 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil (or sesame seed oil)
1/4 cup sesame seeds or hemp seeds

Action:
1. Tear the lettuce into bite size pieces and add to a salad bowl. 
2. Massage the avocado into the lettuce.
3. Squeeze the lemon onto the salad. 
4. Drizzle with olive oil, add more if you like. 
5. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Add salt and pepper to taste if desired!

Tips:
Add nutritional yeast if you want a cheesy flavor!

Benefits:
+ Raw (except for the olive oil)
+ Accelerates weight loss
+ Lettuce: Hydrating, low in calories, high in vitamins
+ Avocado: Nourishing for the skin, high in Omega 3
+ Lemon: Alkalizes the body
+ Olive Oil: Lubricates joints, for vibrant skin and hair
+ Sesame seeds: High in antioxidants, rich in vitamins and nutrients
+ Increases energy
+ 5 ingredients

* Every single recipe on this website uses nature’s ingredients, only. Always choose organic, local and seasonal whenever possible.

This recipe was created by Liana Werner-Gray.

Photo thanks to Rock'n Raw Photos - raw and unedited.

This recipe is part of © 2013 The Earth Diet ™  All Rights Reserved
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<![CDATA[Nectarine and Raspberry Smoothie]]>Tue, 24 Sep 2013 15:09:46 GMThttp://www.theearthdiet.org/22/post/2013/09/nectarine-and-raspberry-smoothie.html
Total time: 10 minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients:
1/2 cup hemp seeds (or almonds or cashews)
2 cups water
4 nectarines, pitted (this should make 1 cup total)
1 cup raspberries
1/2 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
1 cup ice 

Action:

1. In a powerful blender like the VITAMIX blend the water and hemp seeds for one minute, until completely smooth and no lumpy hemp seeds. This is the 'milk' base. 
2. Add the ice, nectarines, raspberries and honey and blend for another minute until smooth. Serve and drink!

Tips:
1. You can also freeze the raspberries for an even more chilled smoothie. 
2. Add more honey or maple syrup if you want it sweeter!

Benefits:
+ Nut free
+ Dairy free
+ High in Antioxidants 
+ Aids weight loss
+ Increases energy 
+ Good for heart health
+ Good for digestive health
+ Improves mental function
+ Boosts immunity 

* Every single recipe on this website uses nature’s ingredients, only. Always choose organic, local and seasonal whenever possible.

This recipe was created by Liana Werner-Gray.

Photo thanks to Rock'n Raw Photos - raw and unedited. 

This recipe is part of © 2013 The Earth Diet ™  All Rights Reserved
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<![CDATA[Kale Salad with Pomegranate and Grapefruit]]>Mon, 23 Sep 2013 15:16:02 GMThttp://www.theearthdiet.org/22/post/2013/09/kale-salad-with-pomegranate-and-grapefruit.html
Total time:

Serves:
4

Ingredients:
1 head of kale
1/2 an avocado
1/2 a grapefruit
3/4 cup pomegranate seeds
1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil 
salt and pepper to taste

Action:
1. Tear kale into bite size pieces and place in large salad bowl.
2. Massage the avocado into the kale.
3. Chop the grapefruit up into tiny pieces and place on kale.
4. Sprinkle the pomegranate seeds on the salad. 
5. Drizzle with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Eat!

Benefits:
+ Aids weight loss
+ Extremely nutrient rich
+ Omega 3
+ Immune boosting
+ Protein

* Every single recipe on this website uses nature’s ingredients, only. Always choose organic, local and seasonal whenever possible.

This recipe was created by Liana Werner-Gray.

Photo thanks to Rock'n Raw Photos - raw and unedited.

This recipe is part of © 2013 The Earth Diet ™  All Rights Reserved
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<![CDATA[Spaghetti with Broccoli]]>Sun, 22 Sep 2013 14:50:32 GMThttp://www.theearthdiet.org/22/post/2013/09/spaghetti-with-broccoli.html
Total time: 30 minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients
:
1 cups dry brown rice pasta (you can also use quinoa)
2 tablespoons of The Earth Diet Ketchup
1 cup of broccoli chopped into bite pieces 

Action:
1. Cook the brown rice pasta in a pot as per directions on packet. Drain the pasta once cooked.
2. While the pasta is cooking steam the broccoli for 5-7 minutes so its still tender.
3. Stir the Ketchup into the pasta while on low heat.
4. Stir in the broccoli.
5. Garnish with nutritional yeast if you want a Parmesan cheese taste!

Tips:
1. You can add fresh diced garlic and onion for extra flavor.
2. You could sprinkle with garlic powder.
3. You could use tomato paste or one chopped tomato instead of using earth diet Ketchup.
4. Sprinkle with thyme and oregano for extra flavor!

Benefits:
+ High in protein
+ Dairy free
+ Gluten free
+ 3 ingredients

Recipe made by Liana Werner-Gray.

Photo by Rock'n Raw Photos

*Every single recipe on this website uses nature’s ingredients, only. Always choose organic, local and seasonal whenever possible.    

This recipe is part of © 2013 The Earth Diet ™  All Rights Reserved
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<![CDATA[Oat Milk]]>Sat, 21 Sep 2013 15:13:40 GMThttp://www.theearthdiet.org/22/post/2013/09/oat-milk.html
Total time: 5 minutes

Serves: One

Ingredients:
1/4 cup oats
1 1/4 cup water
Something to sweeten it, either 3 seedless dates, 1 teaspoon of honey or maple syrup

Tips:
1. Add a dash of salt for extra flavor
2. Add more sweetness if you like it sweet!

Variations:
1. Add 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract or the seeds of one vanilla bean for a vanilla flavor for "Vanilla Oat Milk"
2. Add 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon for "Cinnamon Oat Milk"
3. Add one teaspoon or more of cacao powder for "Chocolate Oat Milk"
4. Add 4 strawberries or more for "Strawberry Oat Milk"

Action:
1. Add the water, oats and sweetness to a blender like the VITAMIX and mix for 30 seconds or until smooth and no chunks. 
2. Drink. This can also be used as cereal milk, or milk to make smoothies or shakes with!

Benefits:
+ Can be as little as two ingredients: oats and water
+ Vegan
+ Gluten Free (Buy gluten free oats)
+ Dairy Free
+ Sustaining energy 
+ Quick
+ Can last good in the fridge for 4 days, and can be frozen for 6 months!

* Every single recipe on this website uses nature’s ingredients, only. Always choose organic, local and seasonal whenever possible.

This recipe was created by Liana Werner-Gray.

Photo thanks to Rock'n Raw Photos - raw and unedited.

This recipe is part of © 2013 The Earth Diet ™  All Rights Reserved
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