Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Pad Thai with Green Sauce Recipe

Pad Thai with Green Sauce Recipe - this dish contains our nutty flavored pumpkin seed protein powder & protein containing spirulina powder, making it an ideal dish for after the gym or a hardcore workout. Yes, they are noodles, but they are made with the popular sea vegetable kelp & are naturally low in carbs - so you don't have to feel guilty making something that tastes delicious.

Ingredients:
• 1 package kelp noodles
• a handful of shredded carrots
• a handful of red pepper strips (we used a whole red pepper)
• a handful of baby spinach
  
For the sauce:
• 1/2 c. cold pressed olive oil 
• 3 fresh garlic cloves, minced with a ceramic knife
• 1/2 t. raw, organic cayenne pepper powder
• 2 T. Nama Shoyu
• 2 T. Coconut Aminos
• 1 T. Organic Pumpkin Seed protein powder
• 1/4 t. Himalayan Pink Crystal Salt
• 1 t. raw, organic Spirulina powder

• 1 t. raw, organic Nori flakes (garnish)
• 1/4 c. crushed, raw, organic jungle peanuts (garnish)
sprouts (optional)

Directions: Prepare first four ingredients, then prepare the sauce. Toss the ingredients with the sauce and garnish with nori flakes & jungle peanuts. Enjoy!

Monday, February 03, 2014

Brazil Nut Protein Smoothie Recipe

This creamy smoothie is perfect for a filling breakfast, and requires no prep other than freezing bananas!

Serves: 1
Ingredients:1 & ¼ cup of water
1/4 cup raw, organic brazil nut protein powder
1-2 raw, organic dates
½ Tbsp raw, organic, heirloom chia seeds
1 raw, organic vanilla bean (inside scraped)
½ banana, frozen
½ cup ice

Method:
Add water, brazil nut protein powder, dates and chia seeds to the blender. Be sure to use a high powered blender like the ones sold here at www.NaturalZing.com. Let that soak for about 10 minutes.
Add vanilla bean, banana, ice and blend.

Natural Zing is Hiring A Graphic Designer with Customer Service Skills!


Natural Zing is Hiring! Looking to work for an Eco-friendly, fun & casual company? Do you love superfoods & lead an active & healthy lifestyle? Then this just may be the position for you! Details Below:

Position: Graphic Designer with Customer Service Skills
Natural Zing is seeking a talented & creative spirit with a background in the health food industry. This individual will also be working closely with our customer base so must love to help customers via the phone, have a friendly demeanor, & patience.

Software Knowledge:
Adobe CS2, CS5, MailChimp, Facebook, Twitter, Dreamweaver, MS Word, MS Excel, Apple MAC Book, PC Windows XP, Outlook Express, Blogger

Responsibilities Include:
*Creating company's promotional materials from postcards to catalogs to coupons and mailers. Packaging skills a plus.
*Sending out weekly email newsletter blasts to retailers & wholesalers.
*Must have knowledge of printers & ideal paper options as we do print many labels in house. Technology background also a plus.
*Refreshing look and feel of packaging, labels, website, catalogs.
*Photography knowledge -- taking photos and editing/resizing for website and newsletters/print/catalogs, etc.
*Social media experience
*Office duties including taking & printing orders, addressing customer questions & emails, filing, placing office supply orders, sourcing packaging/labels for the best possible pricing.

Benefits:
*Health benefits for full time associates after a 90 day period.
*Discounts on superfoods.
*Paid time off.

Join this growing progressive business in a fun fast-paced casual environment located in Mount Airy, MD 21771. M-F 9am-6pm. Email resume to jeff@naturalzing.com & graphics@naturalzing.com. Please also include links or examples of your graphic work, writing samples or any other information you believe to be pertinent.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Make Your Own Hot Cocoa Elixir Recipe

It's so simple & nourishing to make your own Hot Cocoa Elixirs at home!


Ingredients: (1 serving)
•2 tablespoons raw, organic cacao powder
•2 tablespoons organic Balinese Coconut Palm Crystals Sugar 
•1/2 teaspoon Organic Reishi mushroom powder

Fill a mug with warm water or your choice of nut/seed milk & mix in all ingredients until well mixed. Sip, relax & enjoy!


Friday, January 24, 2014

Strawberry Pumpkin Protein Smoothie Recipe

Strawberry Pumpkin Seed Smoothie (raw, vegan, gluten and soy free) Serves 1
Ingredients:
•1 frozen banana
•1 cup frozen strawberries
•3/4 cup homemade almond milk using a Natural Zing nut milk bags & almonds
•2 scoops Natural Pumpkin Seed Protein Powder
•1 handful greens (we used baby spinach)
•1 tsp raw, organic cinnamon

Blend all ingredients on high until rich & creamy. You may need to add a bit more milk if you don’t have a high speed blender! Top with fresh strawberries or raw, organic bee pollen, & serve.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Spicy & Cheesy Kale Chip Recipe

Spicy and Cheesy Kale Chips -This recipe makes kale chips that are covered in a thick spicy/cheesy sauce and perfectly crispy. They’re seriously amazing!

Ingredients:

•1 1/2 bunches of kale, washed, dried, stems removed and torn into medium sized pieces
•1 cup raw, organic cashews, soaked for 2 hours
•2-3 T lemon juice using our handheld citrus juicer
•2 T nutritional yeast flakes
•1/4 cup red bell pepper
•1 t ground chipotle chili pepper
•1/2 t of Pink Himalayan crystal salt 
•pinch of raw, organic cayenne pepper (to taste)
Preparation: Add all ingredients expect the kale to a high powered blender or food processor. Process until you get a smooth consistency. Massage sauce onto kale with hands. Dehydrate at 115° until crispy. (8-12 hours) Try not to eat the whole batch in 1 sitting! 

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Matcha Vanilla Smoothie Recipe

Matcha Vanilla Smoothie Recipe

Yield: 3 small smoothies, as pictured (or 2 larger ones)Serving Size: 2-3

Ingredients:
•2 bananas, frozen
•1 cup homemade almond milk
Liquid Jade powdered Matcha Green Tea - a few teaspoons to a few tablespoons depending on your your taste.
raw, organic Vanilla bean - a tiny scrape from about 1-inch of the pod
a few handfuls of ice
Raw, Organic Honey, Raw,Organic, Agave, or natural sweetener of choice (optional)

Instructions:
Blend everything together. Taste & adjust to your liking. Add some sweetener if you wish.