A little Green Miracle Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 4 kiwis, peeled
  • 1 handful of frozen mango chunks
  • 500 ml (2 cups) almond, rice or soya milk
  • 1 handful of spinach leaves
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) of Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • 10 ml (2 tsps) chia or hemp seeds

Direction

Combine ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.

A Little Something Sweet

Ingredients

  • The flesh of 1 ripe avocado
  • One handful of lamb's lettuce
  • 1 very ripe pear
  • 500 ml (2 cups) almond, rice or soya milk
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) of Gandalf™ spirulina powder

Direction

  1. Peel the pear, discard the core and dice
  2. Coarsely dice the avocado flesh; add lamb's lettuce, milk and spirulina then transfer everything to the jar of a blender.
  3. Mix well, serve immediately or refrigerate.
  4. You can add 15 ml (1 tbsp) of maple syrup to the recipe.

A Very Special Green Apple Juice

Ingredients

  • 2 green apples, cored
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) of Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • A dash of lemon juice

Direction

Put the apple in the juicer and pour the apple and lemon juice in a glass. Add spirulina. Blend well.

Alkalizing smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 handful of kale
  • 2-3 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 orange, peeled
  • 5 ml (1 tbsp) of Gandalf™ Spirulina powder
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

Direction

In food processor, combine all ingredients and pulse until mixture is well blended.

Another Great Super Green Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 250 ml (1 cup) coconut water or filtered water
  • 2-3 bananas
  • 2 handful of baby spinach leaves
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) of Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • 5 ml  (1tsp) powdered vanilla

Direction

Combine ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.

Another Very Green Avocado Smoothie

Ingredients

  • The flesh of 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 handful of parsley
  • 1 small cucumber
  • Few dill sprigs
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) of Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

Direction

Combine ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.

Basil and Tomato Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 2 basil sprigs
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 2 handful of baby spinach leaves
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) of Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

Direction

Combine ingredients in blender, add water until desired consistency and blend again.

Chilled Avocado and Spirulina Smoothie

Makes 3-4 Servings

Ingredients

  • The flesh of 2 ripe avocados
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) maple syrup
  • 750 ml (3 cups) apple juice
  • 120 g (4 oz) soft tofu
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) Gandalf™ spirulina powder

Direction

  1. Combine ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Add more or less tofu depending on the desired consistency.
  3. Refrigerate 5-10 minutes.

Cold Spirulina and Spinach Soup

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 2 leeks cut into thick slices
  • 500 ml (2 cups) cubed small potatoes
  • 450 g (16 oz) fresh or frozen spinach
  • 1.5 litres (6 cups) vegetable broth
  • 2 ml (1/2 tsp) grated nutmeg
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) herbes de Provence
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) 15% cooking cream (optional)
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) of Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Direction

  1. Heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic, leeks and diced potatoes and cook few minutes, stirring to avoid any burning.
  2. Add the other ingredients except Spirulina, cream and chives.
  3. Cook over medium heat for about 20 minutes, uncovered.
  4. Allow to cool, transfer to blender or food processor. Blend until smooth and add Spirulina to the mixture.
  5. Ladle the soup into bowls. Sprinkle each bowl with minced chives, garnish with cream and serve immediately.

Cold Watercress Soup with Spirulina

Makes 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) sunflower or grapeseed oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 2 shallots (or green onions) finely chopped
  • 1.5 litres (6 cups) water or vegetable broth
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) soya sauce
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) nutritional yeast
  • 2-3 bunches of watercress, coarsely chopped
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) chopped fresh parsley
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) fresh thyme or 5ml (1 tsp) dried thyme
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) vegetables concentrate
  • 15 ml (1tbsp) Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Direction

In a small saucepan, combine all the ingredients except Spirulina. Bring to a boil and simmer for about 20 minutes.
Let cool and combine ingredients in blend or food processor and blend until smooth.
Serve cold with crackers

Dijonnaise Dressing with Avocado and Spirulina

Ingredients

  • 750 ml (3 cups) servings
  • The flesh of 2 ripe avocados
  • 85 ml (⅓ cup) sunflower or grapeseed oil
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) Dijon mustard
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) lemon juice or white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove of garlic, chopped
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) of maple syrup
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) soya sauce
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Direction

Combine ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.
Serve with a green salad.

Fennel Exotic Green Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 fennel bulb, stems removed
  • 2 oregano sprigs
  • 2 basil sprigs
  • 2 handful of kale, stems removed
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 1 medium tomato
  • The flesh of 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) of Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • A little squeeze of lime

Direction

Blend all ingredients until smooth and enjoy

Healthy Mayonnaise

250 ml (1 cup) serving

Ingredients

  • 1 egg yolk at room temperature
  • 1 ml (1/4 tsp) dry mustard
  • 2 ml (1/2 tsp) Dijon mustard
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 150 ml (3/4 cup) sunflower or grapeseed oil
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • Pinch of pepper
  • Sea salt or soya sauce to taste

Direction

  1. Blend lemon juice, pepper, mustards and spirulina powder.
  2. Stop the motor, add egg yolk and blend lightly.
  3. Add the oil in thin stream, blending until creamy.

Hint : To prevent your mayonnaise from turning liquid, just add a little bit of tepid water while blending.
Variations : add flesh of 1/2 avocado, garlic and curry powder

 

Mango, Chia, Kale and Spirulina Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 3 ripe mangoes
  • 2 handful of kale (stems removed)
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) of Gandalf™spirulina powder
  • 5 ml  (1tsp) chia seeds

Direction

Combine ingredients in blender, add water until desired consistency. Chia seeds will thicken your smoothie.

My Super Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lemon, peeled and seeded
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) of grapeseed oil
  • 15 ml (1tbsp) of maple syrup
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) of Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • 1 handful of baby spinach leaves
  • Some parsley leaves
  • The flesh of 1 ripe avocado or a banana
  • 1 green or yellow apple cored
  • 1 small cucumber (optional)
  • 250 ml (1 cup) fresh apple juice or almond, rice or soya milk

Direction

  1. Pour into a blender apple juice or non-dairy milk.
  2. Add, in this order: lemon juice, grapeseed oil, maple syrup, spirulina, baby spinach leaves, parsley, flesh of an avocado or a banana.
  3. Wash the apple, discard the core, then dice.
  4. Wash cucumber and cut in half lengthwise; discard the seeds with a spoon and cut into cubes.
  5. Add the diced apple and cucumber into the blender.
  6. Blend until smooth and add apple juice or non-dairy milk if needed.

Papaya Smoothie

Makes 2-3 servings

Ingredients

  • One ripe papaya, peeled and seeded
  • 750 ml (3 cups) apple juice
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) plain Greek yogurt
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) maple syrup
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) juice of 1 lime
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  •  1-2 drops of peppermint oil

Direction

Cut the papaya in half lengthwise and remove the black seeds. Peel and discard the skin and cut the flesh into pieces.
Combine all the ingredients in blender until smooth.
A common choice for breakfast or a healthy snack.

Peach Smoothie with Spirulina

Ingredients

  • 2 handful of baby spinach leaves
  • 2 ripe peaches, peeled
  • 3-4 handful of fresh mint leaves
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) of Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • 15 ml (1tbsp) maple syrup

Direction

In a blender, combine all the ingredients, except for the maple syrup. Add the water, then blend gently until smooth.
Just before serving, stir in maple syrup.

Potato Salad

Makes 4-6 servings

Ingredients

Vegetables
  • 4 potatoes, boiled, cooled and diced
  • 250 ml (1 cup) celery, finely diced (brunoise)
  • 2 shallots (or green onions) finely chopped
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) green bell pepper, diced
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) chopped fresh parsley
Spices
  • 2 ml (½ tsp) curry powder
  • 2 ml (½ tsp) ground cumin
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) soya sauce
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 250 ml (1 cup) mayonnaise

Direction

  1. Put all the vegetables in a bowl.
  2. Mix the spices with the mayonnaise whisking until the sauce is smooth
  3. Pour it into the bowl
  4. Mix well and serve

Smoothie Triple Joy

Ingredients

  • 250 ml (1 cup) cold apple juice
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • 250 ml (1 cup) watercress, thick stems removed
  • The flesh of 1 ripe avocado
  • 3 kiwis, peeled
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) Hemp seeds

Direction

Set the blender to medium speed and mix for 30 seconds.
Set the blender to high speed and mix for 2 minutes.
Serve immediately.

Spicy Cilantro Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 handful of cilantro leaves
  • 1 bok choy
  • 1 red apple
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 30 g (1 oz) fresh ginger
  • Pinch of ground turmeric
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • A little squeeze of lemon
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) of Gandalf™ spirulina powder

Direction

Combine ingredients in blender, add water until desired consistency and blend again.

Spirulina and Lentil Spread

Makes 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 375 ml (1½ cup) green or brown lentils cooked and cooled
  • 125 ml (½ cup) chopped celery
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 3 finely chopped shallots
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) soya sauce
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) nutritional yeast
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) plain or Greek yogurt
  • A pinch of thyme
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) Gandalf™ Spirulina powder
  • Pepper to taste

Direction

Put all the ingredients into a bowl and mix well with a spoon. Set aside in the refrigerator.
Serve with crackers or in a sandwich with lettuce, tomato and sprouts

Spirulina and Sour Cream Dressing

Ingredients

  • 250 ml (1 cup) serving
  • 125 ml (½ cup) sour cream
  • 1 clove of garlic, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) mayonnaise
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 ml (½ tsp) ground cumin
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • Salt and cayenne pepper to taste

Direction

Combine ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.
Serve with a green salad.

Spirulina Pesto for Cold Pasta Salad

Ingredients

  • 625 ml (2 (½ cup) servings
  • 375 ml (1 ½ cup) fresh basil*, chopped
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) pine nuts or walnuts
  • 3 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 125 ml (½ cup) cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • Pepper to taste
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) chopped fresh cilantro

Direction

Put all the ingredients in a food processor or blender except the olive oil that will be added slowly; blend until smooth.
Serve with a pasta salad or as a spread.

*Fresh basil could be replaced by 375 ml (1½ cup) of fresh parsley and 30 ml (2 tbsp) of dried basil.

Spirulina, Fruits and Vegetables Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 2 pears or 2 apples cored
  • 1 banana
  • 1 handful of spinach or kale
  • 250 ml (1 cup) of frozen mango chunks
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) of Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • 250ml (1 cup) of filtered water

Direction

Blend all ingredients until smooth and enjoy

Super Antioxidant Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 2 handful of kale (stems removed)
  • 1 bok choy
  • 2 ripe pears
  • 1 handful of fresh strawberries, washed and hulled
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) of Gandalf™ spirulina powder
  • A dash of lime juice

Direction

Combine ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.

Zesty Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 2 handful of baby spinach leaves
  • 2 ripe peaches, peeled
  • 30 g (1 oz) fresh ginger
  • 15 ml (1tbsp) maple syrup
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) of Gandalf™spirulina powder
  • 1 whole lemon, unpitted

Direction

Combine ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.