MAKE Un-stressful Snacks 1 Kale Salad with Cashew Cream Dressing Recipe makes 2 large servings | Takes 10 minutes to prepare KALE SALAD KALE SALAD 3 cups kale, cut thin Prep salad ingredients and add to serving bowl. Drizzle with cashew cream sauce. 3 Massage dressing into kale leaves gently. Serve. 1 cup purple cabbage, shredded 1 pear, sliced 1 2 2 carrots, shredded 1 cup cashew cream dressing 1 Tbsp seaweed flakes CASHEW CREAM 1 cup cashews, soaked 4 hours (or overnight) in water 2 Tbsp coconut oil 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1/2 cup water 1/2 small onion, chopped Dash fresh herbs or spice your choice of basil, rosemary, tarragon, dill, chilies Sea salt and pepper to taste thriveforward.com CASHEW CREAM In a blender, add all ingredients. Blend until smooth. Season to taste and serve salad. Optional: can also be warmed in a small sauce pan over lowmedium heat (do not overheat). Serve over brown rice pasta, stuffed peppers or steamed veggies, etc. 1 MAKE Un-stressful Snacks 2 Apple Sandwich Recipe makes 1 serving | Takes 5 minutes to prepare When external stresses cause dietary stress, you’re stressed and strapped for time, a simple snack may be exactly what you need. Choose a snack with healthy fats and proteins from whole food plant-based sources. Healthy fats and proteins support a stressed body and offer slow-release energy to avoid a spike and crash in blood sugar. W H AT T O U S E H OW TO U S E I T 1 apple, cored and sliced into Core and slice apple horizontally so you’re left with rings. 2 Apply almond butter and cinnamon on one side of one apple ring, then top with another apple ring. 3 Top with gogi berries, hempseeds, or coconut flakes, if desired. rings 1 Tbsp almond butter 1/4 tsp cinnamon Optional toppings: coconut flakes hempseeds gogi berries thriveforward.com 1 MAKE Un-stressful Snacks 3 Pepper Boats Recipe makes 2 servings | Takes 5 minutes to prepare W H AT T O U S E 1 red bell pepper 1 cup salad of your choice such as broccoli slaw salad H OW TO U S E I T Slice bell pepper into quarters. 2 Fill with salad of your choice. 1 thriveforward.com MAKE Un-stressful Snacks 4 Broccoli Slaw Salad Recipe makes 2 servings | Takes 20 minutes to prepare W H AT T O U S E H OW TO U S E I T 1 cup broccoli slaw Add all ingredients but the lemon to a bowl and mix well until avocado is mixed in. 2 Squeeze lemon slice onto mixture, stir then scoop into pepper. 3 Enjoy boats. 1 1 small apple, diced 1/2 ripe avocado, chopped 1/4 cup canned or cooked navy beans 1 Tbsp sesame seeds Sea salt to taste Lemon slice thriveforward.com MAKE Un-stressful Snacks 5 Seaweed Burrito Rolls Recipe makes 1 serving | Takes 5 minutes to prepare Seaweed (in this case, in the form of nori paper) is incredibly nutrient-dense, rich in essential minerals and vitamins that support overall health, but also metabolism. One mineral abundant in seaweed is iodine. Iodine is essential for healthy function of metabolism in the body, supporting normal, healthy thyroid function. W H AT T O U S E H OW TO U S E I T 8 × 8 sheet of nori seaweed Spread hummus on nori sheet. 2 Top with sprouts, grated carrot and avocado slices. 3 Roll up, burrito-style and enjoy. 1 Tbsp hummus 1 carrot, grated 1/2 avocado, sliced Handful of sprouts thriveforward.com 1 MAKE Un-stressful Snacks 6 Basil Hummus and Veggies Recipe makes 12 servings | Takes 10 minutes to prepare Easily digested foods, free of the usual sensitivity-aggravating ingredients, are a priority when looking to minimize digestive stress and to get efficient energy from the food you eat. Hummus and veggies are a great option. Add some tasty herbs to your favorite basic hummus recipe to increase chlorophyll content and even boost antioxidant and micronutrients. HUMMUS 2 cups fresh basil, packed 2 15 oz. cans chickpeas, rinsed BPA-free cans, such as Eden brand 2 cloves garlic 1-2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 lemon, juiced 2 Tbsp tahini 1/2 cup water 3 Tbsp Vega Antioxidant Omega Oil blend or extra virgin olive oil VEGGIE SUGGESTIONS Carrots, radishes, string beans, sugar snap peas, cauliflower, broccoli, cucumber, peppers, cherry tomatoes H OW TO U S E I T Add all ingredients into a food processor and blend. 2 Thin with a couple Tbsp of water, if needed. 3 Empty contents into a bowl and drizzle small amount of Omega Oil blend onto hummus and serve with veggies of your choice. 1 thriveforward.com MAKE Un-stressful Snacks 7 Chia Cereal Recipe makes 4 servings | Takes 5 minutes to prepare W H AT T O U S E T H E N I G H T B E FO R E 2 cups almond milk, unsweetened Mix all above ingredients in a bowl, cover and refrigerate overnight. 2/3 cup chia seeds 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp Vega Maca Chocolate, THE MORNING OF Add in one scoop of Vega One Nutritional Shake, Chocolate and mix with additional almond milk until you get a smooth pudding texture. 3 Garnish with chopped Vega Maca Chocolate. 4 Serves four or you can keep it in the fridge for breakfast during the week. 2 chopped thriveforward.com MAKE Un-stressful Snacks 8 Nutritional Yeast “Cheeze” Recipe makes 1 serving | Takes 5 minutes to prepare W H AT T O U S E H OW TO U S E I T 2 cups water Combine all ingredients in a high powered blender. Blend until smooth. ¼ cup raw cashews 2 roasted red peppers, peeled and seeded 1/2 cup nutritional yeast 1 Tbsp lemon juice ½ tsp cumin Sea salt to taste Veggies or homemade crackers see recipe from What You Eat Has Global Impact lesson thriveforward.com VA R I AT I O N S Nacho Cheese Add in ½ tsp of garlic powder, ½ tsp of onion powder, ½ tsp more cumin and ¼ cup chopped jalapenos. Enjoy with veggies or homemade baked chips. Cheese Sauce Substitute cumin for ½ tsp nutmeg, add in ¼-½ cup more water to thin sauce. Toss on brown rice macaroni with lots of blanched veggies, top with crushed cashews and bake for a plantbased macaroni and cheese.
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