If you want to lose weight, or cleanse your body, just try out these alkaline diet recipes using alkaline diet foods. These recipes are healthy and easy to make which is why it is so much easier following this diet than any other type of diet. Here is a list of some recipes you can try out now.

1. Soup of fresh garden vegetables

You need a small zucchini, some carrots, a celery stalk, two teaspoonfuls salt, a teaspoon fresh basil, three asparagus stalks, broccoli, five teaspoonfuls yeast-free vegetable broth and a yellow onion.

First boil the broth and onion in a pot of water and then chop and shred carrots, zucchini, broccoli, asparagus and celery stalk in a food processor. As vegetables should be tender and not boiled for these diet recipes, add vegetables only after turning off the cooker and leave to tenderize. Mix all the boiled ingredients in a blender till thick while adding some salt to taste.

2. Avocado fruit salad

You need half an avocado which is seeded and peeled into 8 ½” cubes, 2 tbsp raspberry vinegar, a tbsp each of fresh lime juice and chopped basil leaves, 1 ½ tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp grated lime peel, ½ tsp dry mustard, ¼ tsp each of salt and pepper, 4 kiwi peeled and sliced in half rounds, 10 oz pack mixed baby greens, 4 grapefruit and 2 cups each of sliced star fruits and strawberries.

First combine grapefruit, strawberries, kiwi, baby greens and star fruit in a salad bowl. Then make a salad dressing in a small bowl by whisking remaining ingredients. Pour the dressing on the salad and top with avocado slices.

3. Spinach and chickpea curry

You need a cup of coarsely chopped onion, 1 ½ tbsp of chopped or grated fresh ginger, 1 tsp olive or virgin coconut oil, 1 ½ tsp red curry powder, 19 oz can of chickpeas rinsed and drained, 10 oz bag spinach, 14 oz diced tomatoes with liquid, ½ cup water and ¼ tsp salt.

Place the onion and ginger in a blender or mixer and mince. Then heat oil in a large skillet on a medium heat and add the onion mixture and curry powder. After sautéing for 3 minutes, add chickpeas and tomatoes to simmer for 2 minutes. Stir in water, spinach and salt and cook till spinach wilts.

4. Fresh veggie salad

You need 4 cups each of raw spinach and romaine lettuce, 2 cups each of cherry tomatoes, sliced cucumber, chopped baby carrots and chopped red, orange and yellow bell pepper and a cup each of chopped broccoli, sliced yellow squash, zucchini and cauliflower.

Just wash all these vegetables. Mix in a large mixing bowl and top off with a non-fat or low-fat dressing of your choice.

These alkaline diet recipes are so easy to follow and make. Eating these foods on a regular basis helps you build a strong cardiovascular system, lowers blood pressure levels and also reduces mucus formation in the body, proving that alkaline diet foods are indeed beneficial.

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