The most popular way to enjoy spirulina is to add
it to your favourite fruit or vegetable juice in a blender. Or
just plain distilled water is an excellent way for maximum absorbtion
Start with one teaspoon (5 grams) and add flavours
to your liking. Many regular users take one heaped tablespoon
(10 grams) per drink. A shaker is a valuable asset when using
spirulina, making it possible to consume "the green" anywhere
any time. Check out some of the tasty spirulina recipes below!
Spirulina will keep well if handled properly. The dry powder absorbs
water from the air if you leave it open, so keep the bottle tightly
sealed when not in use and keep it in a cool, dry, dark place.
Try adding spirulina to soups, salads, pasta, and breads, for
extra nutrition, but keep in mind the loss of nutrients when spirulina
COMPLETE BREAKFAST QUICK AND EASY.
Blend 1 tablespoon of spirulina in 2 cups of apple, orange or
pineapple juice. Add fresh fruit like peach, pear, apple, pineapple,
banana, orange or berries. Be creative! You can also add things
like almonds or sunflower seeds or flavours such as vanilla or
lime to your liking. Spices are also good. For a thicker smoothie,
add ice or use more fresh fruit, less juice. (Mix well in a blender.
Makes 2 servings).
AFTERNOON VEGGIE BLAST
Blend one tablespoon spirulina in 2 cups of your favourite
vegetable juice. Add whole vegetables for a thicker consistency,
herbs or spices to suit your taste. (Mix well in a blender. Makes
2tsp paprika, 2tsp garlic, 2tbsp spirulina, 1tsp cumin 3tbsp soy
sauce. Slice six potatoes or kumara into desired sections of chips.
Pre cook chips in microwave or oven. Put chips and all spices
into a bag and shake, or just sprinkle spices over chips. Bake
in oven at 350F until browned.
SPIRULINA GUACOMOLE DIP
2 avocados, juice of 1 lemon, 2tsp garlic, 3tbsp spirulina, 1
tomato, ? onion, 2tbsp chilli sauce, salt and pepper. Put all
ingredients into a blender and go for it! Aim for a thick consistency,
perfect for party dips!
If there is a time of day when your energy runs
low, take some spirulina with water and see how your body feels
one - two hours later. You will be amazed! We recommend to consistent
users of spirulina, try once every 2 weeks, the spirulina cleanse.
This involves taking one day to cleanse and detoxify the body
by consuming only spirulina and water, taking 10 grams every 2
hours during your day. Keep in mind this day must be a 'quiet
day' where you do not over exert yourself. This will be hugely
beneficial to your body and you will feel amazing for the rest
of your week. We firmly recommend this!