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Scrumptious Superfoods: 7 Delicious Spirulina Recipes



Scrumptious superfoods: 7 delicious spirulina recipes

Spirulina is full of great nutrients, but figuring out how to consume it can sometimes be tricky. We’ve compiled some great spirulina recipes to help you out!

Don’t you want to be healthier? It seems like everyone does.

Adding super nutritious power foods into what you eat every day does not have to be terribly difficult! Spirulina can be something you can include in almost anything you eat everyday.

The good news is that there are plenty of spirulina recipes you can make.

Learn how to incorporate spirulina into the things you like to make and try some new recipes that you may not have had before!

The Top 7 Spirulina Recipes

Try some of these recipes to easily add spirulina into your diet! They may end up tasting even better than you could have imagined.

  1. Superhero Cookies

For these cookies, you need some simple ingredients that you likely already have around the house.

The ingredient list is as follows:

  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups oats
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp spirulina
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 2 ripe, mashed bananas

Once you have your ingredients together, preheat the oven to 350. Grease some baking sheets and then mix (in a large bowl) oat flour, spirulina, baking soda, oats, and cinnamon.

In another bowl, mix all of the other ingredients minus raisins and walnuts. Add this to the dry mixture and mix it all up. Add in the raisins and walnuts at this point.

Drop small, rounded spoonfuls of the mixture onto the baking sheets. They don’t spread much, so you can put them close by each other if you want to.

Bake this for ten minutes and then let cool before enjoying.

  1. Super Green Spirulina Smoothie

To make this delicious smoothie, you don’t need that many ingredients. For instance, all that you need to include is:

  • A peeled, frozen ripe banana
  • 1/2 cup of sliced cucumber
  • 1 cup light non-dairy milk
  • 1 cup chopped kale
  • 1 tsp spirulina powder

Add it all into a blender and blend it until it is smooth. Scrape the sides of the blender to get it all combined.

If the smoothie is too thick, you can add water or extra coconut milk to it. If it is thin, you can thicken it with ice.

Serve this smoothie immediately as it is! If you’d like some extra excitement, you can add granola or hemp seeds to the top before sipping.

  1. Chocolate Spirulina Superfood Bites

These superfood bites will keep you full and are easy to create. The ingredients for this recipe are:

  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp spirulina powder
  • 1/3 cup goji berries
  • 1 1/3 cups dates (chopped and pitted)
  • 2 tbsp shredded coconut
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • Salt (to taste)

First, you add the ingredients to a food processor and run it until everything is broken down. The combined mixture should be able to stick together if you put pressure on it.

Second, you form about 2 tbsp of the mixture into a ball with your hands.

All you do to finish them off is put them in the fridge for 30 minutes before you can eat them.

  1. Sunflower Bars

This can be a nutritious breakfast or even just a snack option. It’s healthy and gives you energy at the same time!

The ingredients include:

  • 1/3 cup raw honey
  • 1/3 coconut oil (melted)
  • 2 1/2 cups quick-cook oats
  • 1/2 cup unsalted sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup unsalted, shelled pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 2 tbsp flaxseed
  • 2 tbsp spirulina powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 sunflower butter

First, preheat your oven to 350. Line an 8″ square pan with parchment paper.

Next, you have to combine the oats, pumpkin seeds, and sunflower seeds onto a rimmed baking sheet. Bake it until it is fragrant (about 10 minutes), but stir halfway through.

Transfer this mixture to a large bowl and stir your coconut, flaxseed, and spirulina powder together into it.

Stir the oil, sunflower butter, and salt into a saucepan. Bring it to a boil over medium to high heat and stir it often. Stir in the honey and take it off heat.

After this, you will pour the honey mixture on top of the oat mixture. Stir it all together to combine! Then, you will press the mixture into the prepared pan.

Let the pan chill for about an hour and then pull the parchment paper out. Cut the pan mixture into 16 bars and serve right away. These can also be refrigerated if wrapped in plastic.

  1. Spirulina Hummus

Everyone loves hummus and this type of hummus is equally delicious.

The ingredients and instructions for this are very simple.

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp spirulina
  • 2 tsp tahini
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 can drained chickpeas (keep the liquid)
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Add the ingredients to a food processor and as it’s processing, slowly pour in some of the extra chickpea liquid.

When the mixture is all smooth, you can transfer it to a serving dish!

  1. Chocolate Spirulina Nut Brownies

This delicious recipe will surely satisfy your sweet-tooth in no time.

Ingredients for this recipe are standard for the most part when it comes to a healthier brownie.

What you’ll need for this recipe is:

  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup applesauce
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup and 2 tbsp agave syrup
  • 2 tbsp arrowroot flour
  • 1/3 cup pitted dates
  • 1/4 cup chocolate almond milk
  • 1 tsp spirulina powder
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Once you have all of your ingredients, there isn’t a lot of work to do!

First, you have to preheat the oven to 350.

Mix up the dry ingredients in a medium bowl and combine the wet ingredients in a separate bowl. Add the wet ingredients to the dry mixture and then stir it thoroughly.

Add the batter to a 8 by 8″ baking pan that has been coated with cooking spray.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes and test before taking it out of the oven.

  1. Spirulina Guacamole Dip

Another simple, but delicious recipe!

Guacamole in general is pretty easy for people to make and this one will definitely leave you satisfied.

  • 2 pitted avocados
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 chopped yellow onion
  • 3 tbsp spirulina
  • 1 seeded and chopped tomato
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)

For this recipe, you just mash up the avocado and then put all of the ingredients together. Eat it with tortilla chips or your favorite scoop!

Get Healthy With Spirulina

Now that you have read about some awesome spirulina recipes, you’re probably ready to start cooking.

Read about some of the great reasons you should include power foods like spirulina in your diet! You may be able to come up with some of your own ideas for recipes as well.

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