These huge white herons, with black on their wings, have been nesting on the hills, rocks and crags of Las Vegas, Cucanama Bajo, Ecuador, or neighborhood! None of the locals I’ve spoke with have ever seen them before! Tall, whote, with a little black or dark grey on theor wings, 3-4 feet tall and gorgeous!
Recipe of the Day – Mock Tuna
3 c. alfalfa sprouts – optional
1/3 c. soaked, sprouted sunflower seeds
(1/4 c. sprouted lentils)- optional
(1/4 c. mung bean sprouts) – optional
2 stalks celery
3 heaping T. raw almond butter
1 T. kelp powder (or 1 tsp. seaweed)
1/4 c. onion
1/4 c. tomatoes
1/4 c. chopped pickles, (optional)
1/4 c. Bragg’s amino acids
Directions: Grind celery and sunflower seeds in the food processor until mixture comes together. Mix by hand with the raw almond butter, kelp powder or seaweed, onion, tomatoes and soy sauce or Bragg’s amino acids. Scoop out a half an avocado and fill with this wonderful raw, mock tuna! It’s really delicious.
Word of the Day – heron – garza
Tip of the Day – Do it without the sprouts, if you want.