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Wednesday, 20 March 2013 11:00

Veggiecation on NY1

Lisa Suriano, founder and CEO of Veggiecation, filmed with Shelley Goldberg of New York 1 this morning, March 20th.  Shelley has been on air for 18 years providing parents with tips on where to go and what to do with their children.  Lisa spoke of the free Whole Foods Market cooking classes that Veggiecation conducts in select Whole Foods in NYC.  To learn more about these cooking class dates, please click here.

The recipes that were highlighted in the segment were our Shamrock Smoothie and our Super Snap Pea Salad.  Recipes are below and we welcome you to try them out for yourselves! We would love to know how your version turned out, so feel free to comment on this blog post.

Shamrock Smoothie

*Note: Adding raw veggies to a fruit smoothie is a great way to increase veggie intake whether for you or for kids!  Try this with spinach, lettuce, or even radishes!*

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup kale, chopped
  • 4 oz of milk (low fat, coconut, rice, almont, traditional, etc...Whichever you prefer!)
  • 4 oz plain yogurt (low fat, coconut, rice, almond, etc)
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1tbsp honey

Preparation:

  • Chop kale 
  • Measure ingredients
  • Throw it in a blender
  • Enjoy!

Super Snap Pea Salad

*Note: This salad can be stored in the fridge for a few days.  You don't need to worry about it wilting so feel free to send it with your kids for lunch!*

Ingredients:

For the Dressing:

  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • ¼ cup canola, safflower, or grapeseed oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste

For the Salad:

  • ¾ lb snap peas, snip the ends and wash
  • 1 cup cut corn kernels
  • 1 red pepper, diced into small pieces (1/4"-1/2" pieces)

Preparation:

  • In a small bowl, whisk the ingredients for the dressing 
  • In a larger bowl, combine ingredients for the salad
  • Toss dressing with the salad
  • Enjoy!

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