Spirulina Algae is grown and consumed in Asia for both food and therapeutic purposes .
In the kitchen it can be used for both sweet and savory recipes, especially in smoothies, fruit juices, milk or yogurt .
Here are five recipes to share with whoever you want!
1. Energizing milk
It will be sufficient to heat it in a saucepan with a little milk and add a few tablespoons of Spirulina and mix.
Along with fruit and vegetables to which you can add a spoonful of spirulina algae to make it even richer.
- An Apple
- a banana
- a few blueberries
- a liter of milk
- a spoonful of Spirulina
3. Salad dressing
Together with oil, salt and pepper, it colors your salad making it more nutritious and greedy.
4. Cookies with spirulina, honey and nuts
- 250g of flour
- 150g of butter
- 2 eggs
- 100g of sugar
- 40g of honey
- 80g of walnuts
- 5g of spirulina
- Bicarbonate QB
- Salt to taste
- Cinnamon QB
Melt the butter over low heat and add the sugar, the two eggs and the honey.
In another bowl, add sifted flour, two teaspoons of baking soda, a pinch of salt and a pinch of cinnamon.
Combine the two bowls and mix.
Then add the walnuts, spirulina and homogenize everything.
Create the shapes you prefer and keep them in the refrigerator.
Preheat the oven to 160 degrees for cooking will take 30 minutes.
5. Protein and energy bars
Spirulina algae is an excellent protein source that can be used in the production of energy and protein bars.
- 250 g Oat flakes
- 150 g Honey
- 100 g Coconut flour
- 50 g Chopped pistachios
- 15 g Dark chocolate (or chocolate chips)
- 2 spoons Extra virgin olive oil
- 5 g of Spirulina
Heat the honey over low heat, add the oat flakes and chopped pistachios. Add the coconut flour, oil and chocolate chips.
Mix all the mixture.
Pour it into a rectangular pan, level the mixture with the back of the spoon and bake in a static oven at 150 ° for about 30 minutes.