Kale Spinach Avocado Dip

Kale Spinach Avocado Dip.  It is summer, and time to put together an appetizer board for outdoor eating with delicious dips that provide all the nutrition of a meal.   This simple fresh kale spinach avocado dip is served with grilled butternut squash and mushrooms, carrots, tomatoes, and yellow peppers.  Try it with french bread, sweet potato crackers or beet crackers as well.  This dip is vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Zucchini Onion Dip

Zucchini Onion Dip. It is summertime, and the perfect time to put together an appetizer board with delicious dips made with fresh vegetables and fruits.  This simple fresh zucchini dip is served with grilled butternut squash and mushrooms, carrots, tomatoes, yellow peppers.  This dip is vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Sweet Fig Dip

Sweet Fig Dip. Summer is in full swing, and for 4th of July week, we are whipping up new outdoor snacks and appetizers this week. To entertain your crowd, you can put together an appetizer board with delicious dips made with fresh vegetables and fruits.  This sweet fig dip is served with fresh fruits, including watermelon, pineapple and strawberries or you can spread it on fresh bread.  Simple, sweet and creamy, this dip is vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Super Alkaline Cherry Smoothie

Super Alkaline Cherry Smoothie.  Cherries are in season, so it is time to make all the deliciousness possible with these beautiful red fruits.  To make the smoothie as nutritious as possible, I look to the list of alkaline foods, and choose several to enhance the cherries.  Adding almond milk, kiwi, cashews, fresh grown kale, beets and almond milk, I then mix up some magic.  Try it!  Vegan, gluten free and diary free.

I used the fresh kale that I grew in my patio garden in this smoothie. If you want to grow your own organic vegetables and herbs on your patio like I do, check out my organic patio garden here.

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