Rainbow Recipes

Yesterday I had my ZOOM cooking class on Eat a Rainbow. Below are the three recipes with photos. These are cooking-by-the-strings-of-your apron, because I give you lots of choices, mostly alkalizing fruits & veggies. If these are side dishes, and the main dishes feature meat, dairy, and grains or beans, eat twice as many veggies as these items, because they are acidic.

Rainbow Fruit Salad Bowl

 Ingredients (Organic if possible)

 ½ cup Grapes (red or green)

½ Mango or Papaya

1 Kiwi (yellow or green)

½ cup Blueberries of Blackberries

½ Strawberries or Raspberries

Optional toppings: non-dairy yogurt, unsweetened applesauce, or

unsweetened shredded coconut

Directions

  1. Wash each fruit well. Strain. Remove skin of mango or papaya and kiwi and cut into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Place cut fruit into a serving bowl. Divide equally into 3 or 4 small bowls. Add topping.Note: You can put the toppings in small bowls with serving spoons, so people can choose their topping. Or make the whole dish a buffet and let people also choose their fruits.

 

 

Rainbow Garden Salad Bowl

 

Ingredients (Organic if possible)

 

3-4 cups red-tipped lettuces, watercress, spinach (or a combination of all three)

One small Cucumber, sliced thinly

2 Cauliflower pieces

4-5 Black or green olives (pitted)

½ Avocado

½ – 1 cup Grape tomatoes (organic!)

Sprouts (clover or other green sprout)

Directions

  1. Wash and spin-dry or towel dry the greens. Tear into smaller pieces.
  2. Wash and slice the cucumber. (If not organic, peel)
  3. Wash cauliflower pieces and cut into small pieces or grate like “snow.”
  4. Wash and slice olives into halves.
  5. Rinse and peel ½ avocado and slice into small pieces.
  6. Wash and slice grape tomatoes in half.
  7. Place all the washed items in a large salad bowl. Toss with your favorite dressing* and top with sprouts.

*I use olive oil spray and lemon juice and a little salt.

 

 

Berry Nice Green Salad Bowl

 

 

Ingredients (Organic if possible)

2-3 cups dark greens, such as spinach or watercress

2 cups berries: blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries (washed & drained)

One tangerine or ½ avocado peeled

Salad dressing of your choice, or try lime juice and honey

 

Directions

  1. Wash and dry the greens and tear into small pieces.
  2. Wash and drain the berries.
  3. Peel and separate the pieces of the tangerine or avocado.
  4. Place all in a bowl and toss with dressing.

 

 ENJOY!

 

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