28 August 2010

8/28/10 Chef in the Market Demo: Diana Stobo, Cookbook Author

August 28, 2010 Chef in the Market Demonstration by:

Diana Stobo, Author, Get Naked Fast: A Guide to Stripping Away the Foods that Weigh you Down


Popeyes Passion 

Serves 1

This is an all-time favorite power-packed smoothie.  A muscle building plant protein, spinach also has high levels of calcium, iron, vitamins A, C, & E as well as antioxidants.


2 C fresh pressed apple juice

2 C fresh organic spinach

1 frozen banana



Place all ingredients in blender and blend on high for 30-40 seconds or until creamy.  Or until creamy.  Enjoy immediately!

Raspberry Applesauce


1 apple cored, peeled and chopped

1 pint raspberries

2 medjool dates


Process until smooth

Almond Milk

Serves 3-4

You’ll want this one in your fridge at all times; it’s perfect to enjoy as is or to use as a base for your smoothies. Almonds have the most protein of all the nuts.

Prepare a fresh batch every 3-4 days.


• 1 C almonds, soaked 12 hours

• 4 C purified water


  • Rinse and drain soaked almonds.
  • Place almonds and water in a high-speed blender and process on high until completely broken down.
  • Place nut milk bag into large pitcher or bowl, positioning so that the bag stays open.
  • Pour nut milk mixture into bag, allowing liquid to drain through to container.
  • Gently squeeze bag with hand to press all liquid through the mesh of the bag.

Note: The pulp may be discarded or frozen in an airtight container for later use in many inventive recipes.

Avo Gazpacho Mexicana


1 avocado

½ C fresh cilantro

½ C purified water

1 scallion, chopped

10-20 cherry tomatoes

½ C red pepper, diced (approx. ½ of pepper)

1 t jalapeno pepper (optional)

1 t cumin

1 T lemon juice, (or juice or 1 lemon)

½ t salt