Favourite smoothies & salads of the summer

Uncategorized Jul 27, 2020

Our coaches put together a few of their favourite recipes for salads and smoothies to enjoy this summer. Here they are!

Smoothie (Coach Nicole)

Ingredients

Almond or oat milk
Protein powder
Collagen powder
Sea greens powder
High quality cacao powder (not to be confused with cocoa powder!)
And frozen berries (Strawberries and/or blueberries)

Salad (Coach Janae)

Salad Ingredients

1 heart of romaine lettuce chopped (yes the whole thing!!)
6 cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced
1 zucchini, thinly sliced
1/2 cup blueberries 
1 tbsp of “everything but the bagel” seasoning

Dressing

Combination of dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice and nutritional yeast

Toppings

I will either have crumbled tofu in the salad OR my famous protein bread toasted and lightly buttered.

Smoothie (Coach Nel)

Ingredients - Mango Pineapple Smoothie
1⁄2 cup mango   frozen
1⁄2 cup pineapple   frozen
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice   
1⁄4 teaspoon Stevia   
2 leaves chopped fresh mint   
3⁄4 cup fresh baby spinach (optional)
(Serves two)

Try an agua fresca for something different & so refreshing! Experiment with different flavor combinations. Check it out here.

Salad (Coach Pat)

Grillged Ginger-Sesame Chicken Topped Salad ingredients

2 (9 oz) boneless skinless chicken breasts 
1 lb napa cabbage, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise
1 1/2 - 2 cups matchstick carrots, or 2 medium carrots cut into matchsticks
2/3 cup slivered or sliced almonds, toasted
1/2 cup cilantro leaves, chopped
3 chopped green onions, green and white parts
1 tsp white sesame seeds, toasted
1 tsp black sesame seeds (or an additional 1 tsp white, toasted)

(*Note:  You can use store bought rotisserie chicken instead of grilling the chicken breasts)

 Dressing and Marinade

1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
2 Tbsp finely minced ginger
3 Tbsp canola oil
2 Tbsp hoisin sauce
1 Tbsp toasted or regular sesame oil 
1 tsp Sriracha 
1/2 tsp salt 
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 cup chopped green onions

For more detailed instructions on assembly, click here

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