Sunday, 12 April 2015

Cheesy Spinach Dip

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An easy peasy recipe that can be used as a dip, dressing, spread or sauce that is full of vitamins, minerals & protein. No cholesterol, sat/trans fat or dairy. The nutritional yeast which gives it it's cheesy flavor is a nutrient booster which provides Vit B12 a nutrient we often full short on. 


3/4 C cashews
3/4 C cashew milk ( or one of your choice just not sweetened )
2 C spinach
3 Tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice ( or store bought )
1/4 C nutritional yeast
3 garlic cloves
1 tsp salt & pepper 
**use organic when possible
Yields approx 1 1/2 Cups


Soak cashews for a few hours or overnight if you do not have a high speed blender. I use my Vitamix and I still like to soak the nuts as I find them to still be more creamier this way.
Add all ingredients into your blender and blend till creamy smooth. 

What this simple recipe offers for your good health: see below

Health Benefits 

Cardiovascular health
Antioxidants properties 
Anti-inflammatory properties
Anti-Cancer properties
Bone health
Eye health

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