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Redo You: Nutrition

Posted on Mar 7, 2012 10:30am

Today, senior editor of CHOW, Lessley Anderson offers tips on how can you get more nutrition and fewer calories in your meals while still keeping the great taste.  Here are some family food favorites that she has taken to next level.

Soba Noodles with Swiss Chard-Miso Pesto
TIME/SERVINGS
Total: 2 hours
Active: 5 mins
Makes: 4

INGREDIENTS
4 ripe organic avocados - halved, pit removed and discarded, flesh scooped out
1/2-3/4 cup raw cacao powder or cocoa powder (this will vary according to the cocoa powder used)
3/4 - 1 cup of raw agave nectar to taste
3 Tbsp raw almond butter OR 1/4 cup coconut cream
2 Tbsp natural vanilla extract
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
pinch of Celtic sea salt

INSTRUCTIONS
1.  Place all the ingredients in a high-speed blender and puree until smooth. You may need to use your
tamper or spatula, scrape the sides of the blender and pulse a few times. This mixture gets very
thick.

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