A good 'spring tonic.'
1/2 cup walnuts
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups chopped fresh dandelion leaves, loosely packed
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1/2 cup healthy oil (hemp, olive, avocado, etc.)
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
Pinch cayenne pepper (optional)
Place all the
ingredients into a blender or food processor. Process
until smooth. If its too thick, slowly add a
bit more olive oil.. Keeps 3 days in the
refrigerator. Freezes well. Note: When harvesting
dandelions in the wild, choose plants that
grow in non-pesticided/fertilized land and at least
50' from a roadway.
Helps purify the blood, improve circulation
and digestion, and rejuvenates
the liver. Helps to build a strong immune system,
especially in winter.
1 cup freshly-squeezed orange juice
1 cup pure water
1 large garlic clove
Small slice fresh ginger
1 teaspoon omega-rich oil
Combine ingredients in a blender until
smooth and sip slowly. Increase amounts of garlic and
oil daily to personal preference and/or tolerance.
(Said to remove heavy metals from the body)
4 cloves garlic
1/3 cup Brazil nuts
1/3 cup sunflower seeds
1/3 cup pumpkin seeds
2 cups packed, fresh cilantro ( coriander, Chinese
2/3 cup flaxseed oil
4 tablesppons lemon juice
2 teaspoons dulse powder
sea salt to taste
Process the cilantro and flaxseed oil in
a blender until the coriander is chopped. Add the
garlic, nuts, and seeds, dulse and lemon juice and
mix until the mixture is finely blended into a paste.
Add a pinch of sea salt or celtic salt to tate and
blend again. Store in dark glass jars, if possible.
It freezes well, so purchase cilantro in season and
fill enough jars to last through the year. Cilantro
has been proven to chelate toxic metals from our
bodies in a relatively short period of time. Combined
with the benefits of the other ingredients, thsi
recipe is a powerful tissue cleanser. Two teaspoons
of this pesto daily for three weeks is purportedly
enough to increase the urinary excretion of mercury,
lead and aluminum, thus effectively removing these
toxic metals from the bodies. We can consider doing
this cleanse for three weeks at least once a
year. The pesto is delicious on salads, pasta, etc.