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April 13, 2015

As a girl on the go, finding easy-to-make, plant based meals has become a necessity. Whip up this filling vegan (and raw!) dinner in just 15 minutes with simple, wholesome ingredients. It's a perfect go-to dinner on a warm spring or summer night.

Zoodles With Creamy Avocado Pesto

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Ingredients

  • 2 large zucchinis
  • 2 cups arugula
  • handful of cherry tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup hemp seeds
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For the pesto

  • 2 large, ripe avocados
  • 1/4 cup of EVOO
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup basil
  • 2 oz lemon juice or 1 lemon squeezed
  • salt + pepper to taste

Preparation

1. Create 'zoodles' with our zucchini using a spiralizer. (if you don't have one a julienne slicer works great as well!)

2. Place zoodles on top of your arugula

3. Slice tomatoes in half, add to bowl.

4. Add avocado, EVOO, garlic, basil, lemon + salt/pepper to a blender. Blend together until thick and smooth. Add on top of zoodles. Top with hemp seeds.

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Danielle Sobel
Danielle Sobel
Founder, Juice Society

Danielle Sobel is a certified health coach through The Institute of Integrative Nutrition and founder of Juice Society, a cold-pressed organic and sustainable juice company based in Austin, Texas. Two years ago Danielle overcame a long battle with chronic migraines and skin conditions through the power of wholesome, organic food and juices. Danielle is a firm believer that what we put in our bodies plays an integral role in how we live our lives. Her approach to wellness is a seamless fusion of mind, body and spirit and she hope to inspire others to find their most vibrant health and happiest self.