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Fresh and Wild Fruitberry Shake

Fresh and Wild Fruitberry Shake

Adults and kids adore the wild strawberry plant, one of the most familiar and tastiest on the planet.

The familiar red fruit, much smaller than the cultivated version, ripens in the late spring or early summer, and goes out of season two weeks later. Nothing poisonous looks like the common strawberry, but there’s a similar wood strawberry, which is in season much longer, is edible and colorful, but has absolutely no flavor.

Look for the common strawberry in fields and meadows, at the edges of trails, and along borders of woods throughout the country. Here is a great berry smoothie recipe perfect for wild strawberries and
blueberries.

INGREDIENTS
2 cups apple juice or other unsweetened fruit juice
1 cup wild strawberries
1/2 cup fresh blueberries, picked over for stems
, 1/2 cup drained silken tofu
1 ripe banana, peeled
3 apricots, pitted
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon dried wild spearmint or other mint, finely crumbled
1/4 teaspoon liquid stevia or 2 tablespoons honey.

In a blender, combine all the ingredients and process until smooth.
Serves 5

Read more: Food, All recipes, Drinks

Adapted from The Wild Vegetarian Cookbook,by "Wildman" Steve Brill. Copyright (c) "Wildman" Steve Brill, 2002. Reprinted by permission of The Harvard Common Press, 2002).
Adapted from The Wild Vegetarian Cookbook,by "Wildman" Steve Brill (The Harvard Common Press, 2002).

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Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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The Wild Vegetarian Cookbook

A forager's Culinary Guide (in the Field or in the Supermarket) to Preparing and Savoring Wild (and NOt So Wild) Natural Foods, with More than 500 Recipes.buy now

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6:28PM PDT on Mar 29, 2013

Thank you :)

11:00AM PDT on Jun 12, 2012

sounds yummy!

5:43PM PDT on Jun 8, 2012

mmmm!

9:20AM PST on Mar 2, 2012

Yummy!

9:19AM PST on Mar 2, 2012

Yummy!

5:37AM PST on Feb 10, 2012

"Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food." Hippocrates
we must light up the darkness for knowledge is not power its empowering lets all be empowered to change. life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love

9:14PM PST on Jan 30, 2012

interesting, thank you.

1:14AM PDT on Aug 25, 2011

Thanks for the recipe.

1:27PM PDT on Jul 29, 2011

Thank you

11:22PM PDT on Apr 22, 2011

mmmmm...

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