The story of spirulina pasta: Spirulina pasta with creamy avocado and broccoli pesto
I have always, always wanted to try spirulina pasta. There’s something about the colour that makes it look so exciting, and spirulina is one of those superfoods that is apparently amazing for your health, so I went overboard with how much spirulina pasta I cooked and made a dish for my aunt who is usually so critical of my healthy eating habits. But she loved it - the creaminess, the crunchiness, the taste! And why wouldn’t she? Because this pasta recipe is truly A++. For the recipe, click the Read More.
Spirulina is 65% protein and amino acids including the essential fatty acid gamma linolenic acid (GLA) which has gotten a lot of attention for its anti-inflammatory properties, It contains all essential amino acids.
Spirulina contains Omega 3-,6 and 9s and is especially high in Omega-3s.
Spirulina is extremely high in Chlorophyll, which helps remove toxins from the blood and boost the immune system.
Spirulina has a very high concentration of bio-available iron and is excellent during pregnancy and for those with anemia and will not cause constipation.
Spirulina is a great source of other nutrients including (according to Wikipedia): “Spirulina contains vitamins B-1(thiamine), B-2 (riboflavin), B-3(nicotinamide), B-6 (pyridoxine), B-9 (folic acid), vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin A and vitamin E. It is also a source of potassium, calcium, chromium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, selenium, sodium and zinc. Spirulina contains many pigments which may be beneficial and bioavailable”.
Spirulina is also incredibly high in calcium with over 26 times the calcium in milk, making it excellent for children, the elderly and during pregnancy.
Some research has suggested that Spirulina may be helpful in allergies and allergic reactions.
I finally got around to buying this yesterday. Holy shit does it smell horrible but even after mixing it in my smoothie once I felt really good, like I drank two cups of coffee, without the jittery feeling. This stuff though *^*
Mermaid Butter- only 4 ingredients! - Before we get started, let us state for the record that this is a vegan recipe- so don’t freak out over the title. No mermaids were harmed in the making of this post. All hilarious jokes aside, the name was inspired by one rock star ingredient: Spirulina. Spirulina is essentially algae that is packed with iron and boosts your immune system…RECIPE
Spinach and spirulina nicecream. Yes 🍌🌿🙌 To make I blended 4 frozen bananas, 2 cups spinach, 1 1tsp spirulina powder, 2tsp maca powder, and 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk along with a bit of water. I swear maca powder makes any green smoothie 👌 It adds such a perfect malt flavour and it is so good for you as well, I don’t think you could ask for much more 👍 I went for the usual buckwheat groats, coconut and pumpkin seeds as well as added on some freeze dried pomegranate on top. Some kiwi and orange on the side and you’ve got yourself one killer breakfast. Happy Friday everyone, I’m so excited for this weekend and I hope you all have some exciting plans as well ✌️❤️ #vegan #veganeats #vegansofig #vegancommunity #plantbased #hclf #hclfv #healthy #smoothie #smoothiebowl #nicecream #bananas #banananicecream #greensmoothie #spirulina #greens #breakfast #fresh #fruit #personal
Recipe for spirulina nicecream will be up on the blog today ➡ www.elephantsarevegan-recipes.tumblr.com ☺ it’s so simple that i felt strange to even write it down but i got so Many questions about it so here we go!
Winning everyone over to the healthy side: The Best Vegan Tomato-Basil Sauce with Spirulina Pasta
Yes, the best. Without a doubt. This easy homemade tomato sauce is spicy and chunky and delicious: filled with fresh tomato, mushrooms, basil leaves, dried chilli, cooked onion, garlic, a dash of white wine and balsamic vinegar. Garnished with more basil and cherry tomatoes, with one dish I’ve managed to win the entire family over to healthy eating - my sister has now henceforth pledged herself as my helper in the kitchen in the hopes that more delicious food like this will come. For the recipe, click the Read More.
Green. Green is home, the lush carpeting of grass beneath my body as I am seven, twelve, dreaming of falling in love, eighteen, falling in love, twenty-three, heartbroken, twenty-five, grieving, earth holding me as I learn to know myself. Green keeps me sane, calms me from the inside out and the outside in.
Hence so many of the foods we consider most nourishing: Green juice. Salads. Seaweeds. Wheat grass. Sprouts. And now…Green Ice Cream. Let me tell you a little story.
The internet is a big place, a place where it’s easy to feel like a stranger—especially when you spend your “workday” interacting with people you don’t know on virtual social media platforms. No matter how many lols, likes, winky face kiss emojis, heart eye emojis, and comments you exchange, the fact remains: The people who populate your online world are exactly that, online.
So I’ve worked hard to carve out some green oases of connection with other bloggers. Last month, one of those friends—Beau Ciolino of the genius blog Probably This—made me an offer I couldn’t refuse. He wanted to do a superfood dessert showdown.