Recipe: Cold Buster Smoothie and Carrot Sesame Salad

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Guest Lisa Danielson shows us how to make a smoothie that will help fight off the worst of colds and a delicious salad with homemade dressing. Check out the recipes below!

Cold Buster Smoothie 

1 scoop vanilla protein powder or 4 oz greek yogurt

1 cup unsweetened almond milk

½ lemon, seeded peel on

1 TBSP almond butter

½ orange, peeled and diced into chunks

3 large strawberries

½ medium banana, frozen

1 slice fresh ginger

Handful of ice

  • Put all ingredients in blender. Add ice last.Blend and enjoy!


Carrot Sesame Salad

1 c bagged coleslaw mix (prepared)

1/4 c cooked quinoa (prepared and cooled) 1/2 c carrots, shredded

1/4 c green onions, thinly sliced

1 tsp. sesame seeds


1/2 tbsp. virgin olive oil

1/2 tbsp. rice wine vinegar

1/2 tsp. soy sauce

1 tsp. toasted sesame oil

1 tbsp. water to thin

salt and pepper to taste

stevia to taste

½ cup shelled edamame

  • Toss all salad ingredients together except sesame seeds.
  • Whisk all dressing ingredients together. Pour over salad and toss. 3. Top with desired protein and sesame seeds.
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