1. Blend together until puréed:
1 bunch (1 c.) fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
1⁄4 c. fresh lemon juice
1⁄4 c. water
1⁄4 c. grated unsweetened coconut
2 Tbsps. fresh ginger root, peeled and grated (optional, pittas can omit if desired)
1 tsp. raw honey
Makes 1 cup
Preparation time: 5–10 minutes. Good for all seasons, especially warm ones. Sattvic; calms all doshas.
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