My 3-Minute Guacamole

This Mexican favourite is source of health-promoting monounsaturated fats and vitamin A! 🙂

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Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 1/2 freshly squeezed lemon
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • Sea salt and pepper (added to taste)
  • Optional: diced tomatoes

Directions:

Simply combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on medium for 30 seconds. Alternatively, you can mash the avocado with a potato masher or fork and then add the rest of the ingredients.

Enjoy!

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Valentine’s Day Treat | Chocolate Fondue

Show your love with this romantic Chocolate Fondue recipe – it’s so easy to make, healthy, and absolutely divine to devour!

SERVES: 2

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INGREDIENTS

  • 3 ounces dark chocolate, chopped (60% or more is healthier for the heart!)
  • 3 tablespoons non-fat yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt (to taste)
  • 1 banana peeled and cut into dipping slices (Also try: apricot, peach, marshmallows, strawberries!)
  • 4 1-inch chunks fresh pineapple

PREPARATION

  1. Place chocolate, yogurt, vanilla extract and sea salt in a medium nonstick skillet and heat on medium stirring every 30 seconds till the chocolate has completed melted.
  2. Pour the chocolate mixture into a serving bowl. Serve with fruit.

Tip: Try getting a little more adventurous and romantic by tossing in more variety of fruits 😉

 

Tortelloni Dinner with Cherry Tomato Sauce

Trotelloni and cherry tomato sauce makes for such a nourishing, heart-warming dinner dish!

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Tortelloni
  • 2 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 Tsb White vinegar
  •  Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Method:

Prepare pasta according to package directions.

Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add tomatoes; cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes or until tomatoes begin to blister. Add vinegar to skillet. Season with salt and pepper; reduce heat to low and keep sauce warm. Add pasta, toss and serve hot.


Enjoy 🙂

Delicious Berry Blast Breakfast Smoothie!

This little glass of “Berry Goodness” is so easy to make and tastes heavenly! I had it for breakfast today.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 3/4 cup mixed frozen blueberries and strawberries
  • 1 heaping scoop of protein powder

Instructions

Place coconut milk, blueberries, strawberries and shake mix in blender; puree. Serve immediately- it’s that easy!


Enjoy! 🙂