Living Recipes
CLEANSES from the Living Way

A good 'spring tonic.'

1/2 cup walnuts
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups chopped fresh dandelion leaves, loosely packed
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1/2 cup healthy oil (hemp, olive, avocado, etc.)
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
Pinch cayenne pepper (optional)

Place all the ingredients into a blender or food processor. Process until smooth. If it’s too thick, slowly add a bit more olive oil.. Keeps 3 days in the refrigerator. Freezes well. Note: When harvesting dandelions in the wild, choose plants that
grow in non-pesticided/fertilized land and at least 50' from a roadway.


Helps purify the blood, improve circulation and digestion, and rejuvenates
the liver. Helps to build a strong immune system, especially in winter.

1 cup freshly-squeezed orange juice
1 cup pure water
1 large garlic clove
Small slice fresh ginger
1 teaspoon omega-rich oil

Combine ingredients in a blender until smooth and sip slowly. Increase amounts of garlic and oil daily to personal preference and/or tolerance.


(Said to remove heavy metals from the body)

4 cloves garlic
1/3 cup Brazil nuts
1/3 cup sunflower seeds
1/3 cup pumpkin seeds
2 cups packed, fresh cilantro ( coriander, Chinese parsley)
2/3 cup flaxseed oil
4 tablesppons lemon juice
2 teaspoons dulse powder
sea salt to taste

Process the cilantro and flaxseed oil in a blender until the coriander is chopped. Add the garlic, nuts, and seeds, dulse and lemon juice and mix until the mixture is finely blended into a paste. Add a pinch of sea salt or celtic salt to tate and blend again. Store in dark glass jars, if possible. It freezes well, so purchase cilantro in season and fill enough jars to last through the year. Cilantro has been proven to chelate toxic metals from our bodies in a relatively short period of time. Combined with the benefits of the other ingredients, thsi recipe is a powerful tissue cleanser. Two teaspoons of this pesto daily for three weeks is purportedly enough to increase the urinary excretion of mercury, lead and aluminum, thus effectively removing these toxic metals from the bodies. We can consider doing this cleanse for three weeks at least once a year. The pesto is delicious on salads, pasta, etc.



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