incredibly edible edamame dip

Incredibly edible edamame dip

Every time I browse through the recipes in this book, I can hear Tess Masters’ lively, lovely Australian twang laughing her way through each recipe.

I had the pleasure of meeting Tess a few years back at a conference in Santa Monica. I adored her immediately – what’s not to love about a laughing, smiling and outgoing woman who also just happens to be smart as a whip and incredibly business savvy?

But that’s not why I chose to write about her new cookbook, the BLENDER GIRL, that was just released. I’m sharing it with you because it’s a cookbook I knew immediately that I’d love. I recently shared my story with you about how I’ve been quietly juicing for the past year and you’ve probably noticed that healthier recipes have been popping up all over this site in that time. And, if the recipes in the book were anywhere near as delicious as what she posts on her gorgeous website, I knew I’d never be able to decide which recipe to try first!

the BLENDER GIRL's cookbook - it rocks!!

Tess certainly didn’t disappoint, in fact, her cookbook is even better than I’d assumed it would be. She didn’t just churn out yet another juice and smoothie book – she’s got everything in there, from salads & soups to mains and desserts. And the smoothie recipes she does include sound spectacular – raspberry-lemon cheesecake or apple pie in a glass, anyone? But what I especially love is that the recipes don’t even begin until page 43! Tess spends the first two chapters sharing her expertise in both blenders and blending and offers great advice on how to get the most out of her healthy-eating blender lifestyle.

You’ve likely guessed by now that the recipe for that gorgeous edamame dip comes straight from the BLENDER GIRL cookbook. Tess gave the okay to reprint it and I’m so happy she did! It’s the first recipe I made from her book and I’ve already made it three times since. When I bring the edamame dip to get-togethers with friends and family I get requests for the recipe over and over. I just tell them what I’ll tell you now – pick up a copy of the BLENDER GIRL’s new cookbook! You’ll be very happy you did!