Spirulina: the Superfood of the Sea - Lakeside Natural Medicine

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Spirulina: the Superfood of the Sea

BySarah Axtell, ND June 13, 2024

Spirulina is a blue-green algae that is arguably one of the most nutrient-dense greens on the planet. It offers numerous health benefits:

You can add spirulina powder to smoothies, beverages, hummus, pesto, and salad dressings.

Spirulina Lemonade

I’m always looking for extra ways to add a superfood boost to my routine and with summer approaching, I thought what better way to incorporate spirulina than lemonade?! Enjoy this superfood green elixir (or shall we say “mermaid juice”?!).

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp spirulina powder
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 3-5 drops of liquid monk fruit or stevia

Instructions:

Combine all ingredients in a mason jar. Whisk to combine. Add optional ice. Cheers!

Spirulina Dressing aka “Blue-Green Goddess Dressing”

This vibrant green dressing is a take on the infamous Green Goddess Dressing. Toss it with your favorite greens or spoon it over a power bowl.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 TBSP apple cider vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tsps maple syrup (or honey)
  • 2 tsp spirulina powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Store in the fridge for up to 1 week.

Editor’s Note: The information in this article is intended for your educational use only. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health practitioners with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition and before undertaking any diet, supplement, fitness, or other health program.


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