The Love Shake – The Great Earth Day Smoothie Contest!
Join GreenChiCafe’s The Great Earth Day Smoothie Contest! Send in your favorites, and we will put them on the site and choose our faves (heavily influenced by your comments) on Earth Day 2010, April 22nd. First Prize: A full set of Natural Choices Refillables Kit ; the 8 runner ups will received a signed copy of True Food, by Annie B. Bond, Melissa Breyer, and Wendy Gordon (National Geographic, 2010).
The Love Shake
This is way beyond your average smoothie!
2 tablespoons organic chocolate powder
2 cups almond milk
4 dried figs (preferably organic Turkish), soaked
1 frozen banana
A touch of vanilla extract
2 tablespoons maca powder
Frozen organic raspberries (optional)
2 dropperfuls fresh damiana tincture (optional)
2 dropperfuls ginger tincture (optional)
1/2 to 1 teaspoon red ginseng powdered extract
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend.
Excerpted from The Sexual Herbal, by Brigitte Mars (Healing Arts Press, 2010). Recipe by Chistopher Hobbs, coauthor of Peterson’s A Field Guide to Western Medicinal Plants and Herbs.
By Annie B. Bond, the best-selling and award-winning author of five healthy/green living books, including Better Basics for the Home (Three Rivers Press, 1999), Home Enlightenment, Clean & Green (1990), and most recently True Food (National Geographic, 2010 and winner of Gourmand Awards Best Health and Nutrition Cookbook in the World). She has authored literally thousands of articles and was named “the foremost expert on green living” by Body & Soul magazine (2009).