Mango is my favourite fruit. It may be from growing up in Mexico City where mangoes are abundant and I regularly enjoyed Manila mango to accompany my breakfast or even dinner. Or it may be from my multiple travels to India where you can find the most exquisite Alphonso mangoes and enjoy them fresh, in ice cream form or in a lassi (yogurt drink). Or it simply may be because mangoes are bright, delightful and plain delicious. Continue reading “6 Delicious Mango Smoothie Recipes”
If part of your resolutions for this year was to be healthier: eat healthier, lose weight.. etc I got some delicious healthy treats you can try for the morning, midday or even post-workout. Even if you didn’t make resolutions, I recommend these to everyone looking for something fresh, tasty, healthy, easy and yummy.
I can attest to all these green smoothies as I don’t really like the taste of lettuce when I drink from a cup, all of these will make your taste buds, your heart, your tummy and your mind happy. Give them a try! Continue reading “7 Delicious Green Smoothies To Try”
As soon as I tasted these I knew I had to share them with you. I loved them. These protein balls are the perfect post-workout snack or really for any time of day. They are packed full of healthy and tasty ingredients and are just lightly sweetened with honey. I highly recommend them! Continue reading “Protein Cacao Snack Truffles”
Beets like to grow in the Fall, so you might come across them at the supermarket soon. If you don’t like beets, I recommend you try them in smoothie form. The smoothies below featuring beets do not taste like beets; they’re delicious, filling and super good for you. Continue reading “5 Delicious Beet Smoothies To Try”
This green smoothie is full of nutrition and yumminess. The stars in this blend are the delicious papaya and mint. Continue reading “Papaya Mint Smoothie”
These cookies are wonderfully healthy! With just a bit of sweetness to bring out the chocolate and coconut flavors you might be making these often. They are so simple to make, and they’re perfect for summer too with my no-bake variation. Continue reading “4 Ingredient Coconut Cacao Thumbprint Cookies (Gluten Free, Vegan, Paleo)”
Pesto is a classic Italian sauce dish traditionally prepared by grounding and pounding the ingredients in mortar and pestle. It is usually made with garlic, basil, and pine nuts blended with olive oil and cheese. Pesto can be used in a number of ways: with pasta, on bread, with beef, potatoes and even roasted veggies.
This particular recipe is super healthy as its main ingredients are the certified superfood kale, and the healthiest herb basil. It is so delicious too! Continue reading “Super Kale Pesto”
I promise, roasted beets are awesome in smoothies. Not only do they make the prettiest color, beets are really good for you! When roasted their natural sweetness comes out and they also taste more delicious. Add berries and a few other ingredients, and you get a super nutritional, good-looking and tasty smoothie! Continue reading “Bright Berry Beet Smoothie”
Spirulina is a superfood that has been ignored for decades, but this “miracle” plant is packed with complete proteins and its nutritional benefits are impressive to say the least. It is a great food especially for vegetarians, vegans, anemics, diabetics and those who cannot get enough nutrients because of economic or situational circumstances. Of course, it is great for everyone else too.
This plant doesn’t come from the garden though, it is a form of blue-green algae that springs from warm, fresh water bodies which is turned into a powder and blends right into smoothies, soups, snacks, and other foods. Continue reading “Superfood Spotlight: Spirulina”
There’s nothing like a refreshing and fruity agua fresca during the warm days of summer. This one here is a blend of watermelon, basil and coconut for a delicious quenching drink. Continue reading “Watermelon, Basil and Coconut Agua Fresca Recipe”