Creamy Cilantro Zucchini Dressing

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Happy Monday, readers! I hope you had a beautiful weekend. I had a really really beautiful weekend….One of those weekends that you know you’ll be nostalgic for in the future. I really love that. <3

This dressing is also pretty beautiful. The picture doesn’t do it justice—if I had a fancy camera and fancy lights you could see better that this is the most brilliant shade of green!

It’s also incredibly tasty, nutritious, and easy. I used it as a salad dressing, but if you decide to add the avocado this could really be a guacamole-like dip. It is chock-full of cilantro, which is such an amazing herb. Not only is it full of minerals like potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, and magnesium [1], but it also pulls heavy metals from the body [2].

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Creamy Cilantro Zucchini Dressing

1 heaping cup cilantro chopped

1 date

juice from one small lime

1 small zucchini

1/4 avocado (optional)

optional spices (to taste): turmeric, red pepper flakes

water (to desired consistency)

Blend all ingredients except water into a high speed blender. Blend, add water until you achieve desired consistency.

Serve on top of greens, or eat as a dip with your favorite crudites.

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Delicious.

I’m submitting this recipe to Wellness Weekend, Raw Foods Thursday and Healthy Vegan Friday!

In other news, if you’re in the Minneapolis area, you should definitely come to the Compassionate Action for Animals vegan cooking class that I’m hosting TONIGHT! Visit the website for more info!

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