On Eating Raw, Natural & Fresh with 3 Natives Founder Anthony Banbino
On this week’s episode of the “fat m.e.l..ting radio fitness podcast,” Joe interviews 3 Natives founder Anthony Banbino! Anthony shares his journey into becoming an entrepreneur, success lessons learned along, tips on juicing, what makes Acai so powerful as well as healthy recipes like their famous Berry Salad and how to make your own buffalo & vinaigrette dressing.
Acai – pronounced “Ah C I” is a Brazilian super fruit
Acai has healthy fats, dietary fiber and a strong anti oxidant profile
Be careful – the sorbet form of Acai has a high suger content. Acai by itself is very bitter
Two ways to juice: 1) Cold Press Juicers (a.k.a. Masticating Juicers) These newer juicers extract juice by first crushing and then pressing fruit and vegetables for the highest juice yield. Because they don’t produce as much heat, they keep more of the fresh ingredients’ nutrients intact. 2) More common method is Centrifugal juicers work by using a flat cutting blade on the bottom of a rapidly spinning strainer. The cut produce is forced against the juicing strainer through the use of centrifugal force. With this method, its best to consume within 15 minutes to retain nutritional value.
Berry Salad: Suvi chicken, sliced almonds, feta cheese, romaine lettuce, spring mix, sunflower sprouts, strawberries and balsamic dressing
Buffalo dressing: Greek yogurt base (from goat milk), franks red hot sauce and you can also add canyon pepper
Balsamic dressing: Extra virgin olive oil, mustard and balsamic dressing
To keep Avocados from browning: Lime citrus zest
To keep pears and apples from browning: put into water with lemon
Tip for bananas: Buy green tip, harder to open but make for a nicer presentation
Kai- Kai farms, Hobe Sound