Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin may be thought of as a comfort food of the fall season, but it’s actually a health food as well!  It’s low in calories, but it will keep you feeling full because of its fiber content.  It’s also packed with beta-carotene, a nutrient that’s a precursor to Vitamin A.  However, this dairy-free seasonal smoothie is so delicious you would never guess it’s as good for you as it is!


1/2 cup canned pumpkin

3/4 cup SoL Sunflower Beverage, Vanilla flavor

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Recipe: Salmon Cakes

Salmon is a great source of essential omega-3 fatty acids—a key nutrient to keeping your brain sharp and your heart healthy! Another plus: these salmon cakes are gluten-free and dairy-free. Add a side of vegetables, and you’ve got yourself a perfectly healthy meal!


6 oz salmon, cooked

1/4 cup avocado, mashed

2 Tbsp onion, diced

2 Tbsp celery, diced

1 Tbsp parsley, chopped

1 garlic clove, minced

1/4 tsp dill, dried

1 tsp Mrs. Dash seasoning (or other seasoning of choice)

1 ½ Tbsp soy flour (or other gluten-free flour of choice)

2-3 Tbsp SoL Unsweetened Sunflower Beverage

2 Tbsp sunflower oil

Yields 6 medium-sized salmon cakes


1.) Put chopped onion, celery, parsley and garlic in medium-sized bowl with avocado, salmon, soy flour, and seasoning. … Read More

Recipe: Avocado Dill Dressing

Avocadoes are often touted as one of the world’s healthiest foods.  It’s not hard to see why with these health benefits: They boast high levels of Vitamins E and K, several minerals including potassium and magnesium, and are high in fiber. We combined SoL and avocadoes to make a healthy dressing that will perfectly complement a variety of salads!


1 avocado

1/2 cup SoL Original Sunflower Beverage

3 Tbsp lemon juice

4 1/2 sprigs of dill

3 Tbsp sunflower oil

1 tsp red pepper flakes


sea salt


Mix all ingredients together in a food processor or blender.… Read More

Recipe: Blueberry French Toast Bake

Enjoy this delicious fruit as much as you can before it’s out of season!  This casserole, which you prepare at night and then just put right in the oven the next morning, is both decadent and healthy at the same time.  The blueberries provide nutrients and antioxidants, and eggs provide hunger-satisfying protein, so with this breakfast you’ll be well nourished to face the day!



1 loaf sourdough (or gluten-free) bread

1 cup blueberries

8 eggs

8 oz. cream cheese (or dairy-free cream cheese substitute)

2 cups SoL Original Sunflower Beverage

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/3 cup maple syrup


3/4 cup raw honey

2 Tbsp cornstarch

1 cup fresh blueberries

1/2 cup butter

1 cup water

Yields 10 servings


1.) Tear bread into pieces by hand.… Read More

Recipe: Summer Corn Chowder

Head to your local farmer’s market while you can and pick up some fresh vegetables to make this light but satisfying corn chowder.  The addition of squash makes for a fresh take on this popular recipe.


3/4 cup sliced green onions

1/4 cup celery, chopped

1 pound yellow summer squash, chopped

1 pound frozen yellow baby corn kernels, thawed

2 Tbsp olive oil

2 1/4 cups SoL Original Sunflower Beverage

1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped

3/4 tsp salt

½ tsp freshly ground black pepper

1 avocado, diced

Yields 4 servings



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Recipe: Maple Walnut Dressing

This sweet and tangy dressing pairs well with a variety of salads. Use SoL Mayo  (see “SoL Salad Dressing and Dip Recipes” for recipe) instead of regular mayo for a lighter, more nutritious dressing.  Walnuts also add to the health benefits you’ll get from this dressing with their high Omega-3 and Vitamin E content.


1/4 cup SoL Mayo

1/4 cup maple syrup

2 Tbsp cider vinegar

1/2 tsp kosher salt

2 Tbsp toasted walnuts, chopped

salt & pepper to taste

Yields 4 servings


Whisk together SoL Mayo, maple syrup, cider vinegar, kosher salt; and salt and pepper if desired.… Read More

Recipe: Lemon Meringue Pie

Of course it would be easy to enjoy a slice of homemade pie every day, but even better when there is an actual holiday for it! August 15th is National Lemon Meringue Pie Day.  You can enjoy this tasty dessert guilt-free by replacing some of the sweetened condensed milk with SoL Sunflower Beverage.  Now you can have your pie, and eat it too!


8 oz sweetened condensed milk

6 oz SoL Vanilla Sunflower Beverage

1/2 cup lemon juice

1 tsp lemon zest, grated

3 eggs, separate yolks from whites

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Recipe: Pan-Seared Halibut with Creamy Lemon Sauce

This is a nice light entrée—made healthier than the original recipe by substituting SoL for half of the amount of heavy cream.  Try serving it with a side of greens or brown rice for a well-rounded nutritious meal.


4 (8 oz) halibut fillets

salt & pepper (to taste)

1/2 cup all-purpose flour (can substitute whole wheat or gluten-free)

1/4 cup butter, melted

1/4 cup lemon juice

1/4 cup SoL Original Sunflower Beverage

1/4 cup heavy cream

2 Tbsp parsley, finely chopped

4 Tbsp fresh basil, finely chopped

Yields 4 servings


  1. Rinse and dry halibut fillets.
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Recipe: Coconut Banana Ice Cream

There’s nothing like the taste of coconut in the summer—but pair it with banana and it’s even better! This homemade, healthier version of Banana Coconut ice cream is the perfect treat on a hot summer day.


*Tip: Use bananas that are very ripe for a rich flavor.


2 cups sweetened flaked coconut

1 cup sugar

4 cups SoL Original Sunflower Beverage

6 egg yolks

2 cups half & half

1 (15 oz) can cream of coconut

2 tsp vanilla extract

3 bananas, mashed

*Yields 2 ½ quarts


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Recipe: Huevos Rancheros

Try this different version of the popular Spanish breakfast—made with scrambled instead of fried eggs, and a dash of SoL!  This dish incorporates the three macro-nutrients (protein, carbohydrates & healthy fat) making it a well-rounded and healthy breakfast.

Main Ingredients:

1 corn tortilla

1 scrambled egg

1 Tbsp of SoL Original Sunflower Beverage

1/4 cup shredded cheese (Monterey Jack or Mexican cheese are good options)

Suggested Topping Ingredients:

(can use whatever you have on hand)

1 diced tomato or a few cherry tomatoes

1/2 diced avocado

1 Tbsp red onion, chopped

1 tsp jalapeño, chopped

1 tsp chopped cilantro

dash of lime juice

Yields 1 serving


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