A shot of green goodness with these three healthy recipes

Getting your daily dose of greens just got easier with these deliciously wholesome recipes. Recipes and photos supplied by Comptoir 102, 102 Beach Road, Dubai, www.comptoir102.com newslide Essential green smoothie Serves 1 Ingredients 180ml coconut water 3/4 banana 1 tbsp avocado 1 date 2 vanilla pods, pulp scooped out 16 almonds 15g kale 1 tbsp […]

Getting your daily dose of greens just got easier with these deliciously wholesome recipes.

Recipes and photos supplied by Comptoir 102, 102 Beach Road, Dubai, www.comptoir102.com

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Essential green smoothie

Serves 1

Ingredients

180ml coconut water

3/4 banana

1 tbsp avocado

1 date

2 vanilla pods, pulp scooped out

16 almonds

15g kale

1 tbsp maca powder

1/2 tsp spirulina

Method

1. Blend all ingredients until smooth. Serve in a glass.

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Avocado crostini with crème macadamia

Serves 1

Ingredients

Crème macadamia (serves more than one):

300g macadamia nuts

50ml olive oil

6 tsp lemon juice

100ml water

1 tsp salt and pepper

Guacamole:

1 avocado

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp olive oil

Pinch coriander

Pinch of salt and pepper

Crostini:

8g alfalfa sprouts

40g cucumber, sliced thinly

2 slices cereal bread

1 serving of mixed greens for a side salad

Method

Crème macadamia:

1. Mix all the ingredients in a blender until mixture reaches a fine consistency.

Guacamole:

1. Mash avocado and add lemon juice and olive oil, seasoning gradually.

2. Mix until all ingredients are fully distributed.

To assemble crostini:

1. Toast bread, then spread with a thick layer of crème macadamia.

2. Top with guacamole, alfalfa sprouts and cucumber slices.

3. Serve with the side salad.

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Cucumber and pineapple soup

Serves 1

Ingredients

112g cucumber

112g pineapple

3/4 cup macadamia nuts, crushed

1 tbsp spring onion, chopped

5g slice of lemon

1 tsp olive oil

2 pinches of salt

2 1/2 tsp coriander, chopped

2 tsp cold water

Method

1. Peel the cucumber and pineapple and chop into chunks.

2. Place in a blender with the spring onion and cold water and blend until runny.

3. Add the salt, lemon, olive oil and chopped coriander leaves and blend all ingredients.

4. Add crushed macadamia nuts and serve chilled.

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