Antioxidant powders are a great alternative for anyone who struggles to swallow pills. You can add the powders to almost anything from your favourite fruit or vegetable smoothie to a pasta dish. If you are looking for some inspiration on how to take your antioxidant powders we have put together 3 fantastic recipes to try.
Quick Veggie and Nutrigreen Stir Fry
Nutrigreen powder is a unique blend of 22 superfoods full of naturally occurring nutrients, This simple stir fry recipes is easy to make and helps you get a nutrition-packed meal in minutes with plenty of vitamins and nutrients, while being low fat and easy to digest. You can change the recipe to add any veggies you have at hand or prefer.
2 Large coloured peppers
4 -5 carrots
1 red or white cabbage
2 stalks of pak choi
1 large onion
½ tsp sesame seeds
1 green chilli
½ tsp chopped fresh ginger
1 tbsp dark soy sauce
1 ½ tbsp vegetable oil
- Finely chop all vegetables into thin slivered pieces.
- Heat the oil in a large wok or pan and add chilli and ginger
- Add other chopped vegetables and stir, allowing to cook for 2 minutes
- Add soy sauce and stir, allowing to cook further.
- Add nutrigreen powder and mix through, allowing to cook for a minute before serving.Buy Nutrigreens Powder here at myvitamins.com
Raw Courgette & Barley Grass Pasta
Barley grass adds colour and a rich, earthy flavour to any meal, and is totally delicious with fresh vegetables, enhancing the light,delicate flavours of juicy fresh foods. It makes a perfect companion for raw food recipes, so we love this recipe for raw courgette pasta with a tasty,nutty pesto or freshly grated parmesan. Bring a bit of Italian sunshine into the cold winter months with this quick and refreshing recipe.
3 large courgettes
1 handful of fresh basil or 1 ½ tsp dried basil
1 handful of fresh oregano or 1 ½ tsp dried oregano
½ tsp dried red chilli flakes
1 clove garlic, finely crushed
½ tsp sea salt
1 tbsp olive oil
1 ½ tbsp barley grass powder
- Use a sharp knife to peel the courgette and slice finely into thin strips.
- Sprinkle with sea salt and allow to sit for 10 minutes. Pat dry to remove all moisture.
- In a separate bowl, mix olive oil, crushedgarlic, chilli, herbs and barley grass powder.
- Drizzle herb and oil mix with the courgette pasta. Toss and serve. Add a spoonful of fresh pesto, or grated parmesan cheese if desired.
Spicy Alfalfa and Avocado Spread
Alfalfa is an incredible plant, packed with vital minerals,vitamins and nutrients and making it an essential ‘survival’ food. Being rich in iron, calcium and phosphorus, it has a strong, ‘green’ flavour, perfect for blending into hearty smoothies and juices. You can also make a delicious and satisfying sandwich spread or dip using alfalfa – perfect for lunches and snacking.
2 large avocadoes
½ tin drained boiled chick peas
1 clove garlic
½ tbsp olive oil
Juice from 1 lemon
½ tsp dried chilli flakes
1 tsp dark soy sauce
1 ½ tbsp alfalfa powder
- Peel and de-stone avocadoes. Choose avocadoes that are reasonably firm – too hard and they will taste crunchy and dry. They should yield to some light pressure.
- Add all the dry ingredients into a food processor and blend.
- Slowly drizzle olive oil, lemon juice and soy sauce into mixture and continue to blend.
- Mixture should be smooth and even – remove and store in an airtight container. Keep refrigerated at all times.
This delicious dip is perfect on wholegrain bread, with fresh leaves of lettuce, crisp and juicy tomatoes and olives. The rich, vivid colour makes it especially eye-catching, while the spicy kick makes it an indulgent adult snack.