The Summer Cool Down: Cool Cooking
Photo Credit: Sprinkle of Green
We’ve been talking about nutrition in our Summer Cool Down series, so it’s only fitting that we include some easy to cook recipes. Today we’ll be covering sweet and savory recipes packed full of cooling ingredients to get you through summer heat. This is the last part of our Summer Cool Down Series. → Enjoy!
Stir Fried Job’s Tears with Mushroom and Broccoli
1 tablespoon ground beef
1 small bowl Job’s Tears, cooked (Steamed)
2 or 3 black mushrooms, soaked or fresh
3 or 4 broccoli florets
1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tbsp tomato sauce
1 tsp onions, chopped
1 tsp garlic, chopped
Wash broccoli, cut into bite size and cut mushroom into small pieces
Heat oil in a wok, add olive oil. Add ground beef, stir fry several times.
Add seasoning A, stir fry till fragrance comes out.
Add mushroom, broccoli and Job’s tears, stir fry till broccoli thoroughly cooked.
Green Power Bean Protein Smoothie
1 cup plant milk (hemp, almond, oat, brown rice, …)
2 large handfuls spinach
1 30g scoop vanilla protein powder of your choice
1 teaspoon greens powder of your choice
3 tablespoons mung beans
½ small banana, chopped into rounds and frozen
1 tablespoon almond butter
2 dates, pits removed
3 ice cubes
Place the milk, spinach, protein powder and greens powder into a blender and blend until fully combined.
Add in remaining ingredients and blend until smooth and creamy.
»Click here to read our blog about Skin Care Ingredients that help you cool down this summer.
»Click here to watch our video about Acupressure to clear heat and cool the body.
»Click here to read/watch our blog about Foods to stay hydrated.