My Organic Mint Chutney

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Serves: 5

Ingredients:

1 Tomato

1/2 cup Organic Mint

1/4Ā Coriander

1 Green Chilly pepper

1/2 tsp Black Pepper (freshly ground)

1 tsp Salt

1Ā tsp of Minced Garlic

1 tsp Ginger

1/2 tsp Cumin Seed

1 tbspĀ Tamarind

1 tsp Pomegranate seed

Directions:

  1. Simply mix all ingredients in a blender till desired consistency
  2. Add freshly squeezed lemon juice and decorate with a few mint leaves for delicious aroma before serving (optional)

Enjoy!Ā šŸ™‚

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Healthy Tonic: Turmeric Tea

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Ingredients

  • 1 Tea bag chamomileĀ tea
  • 1/2 Tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 Tsp ginger (grated)
  • 1 Tsp lemon juice (or juice from half a lemon)
  • 1 Tsp fresh mint leaves
  • 1 Tsp honey, (other options: maple syrup, molasses or stevia)

Directions

  1. Steep chamomile tea bag inĀ hot water for 2-3Ā minutes.
  2. Stir in fresh grated ginger, turmeric and lemon juice.
  3. Add fresh mint leaves and honey.

Enjoy! šŸ™‚

Mixed Berry Parfait

The fruits can be freshly cut or frozen and you can change it upĀ each morning, butĀ it tastesĀ so goooooooood! šŸ™‚

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Serves: 2

Ingredients:

1 cup strawberry or plain low-fat greek yogurt

3 tbspĀ cupĀ oats

1/2 cup mixed berries

1 tsp. honey as sweetener (optional)

Pinch of cinnamon (optional)

Bits of dark chocolate (optional)

Directions:

  1. In a small cupĀ mix oats, honey (optional).
  2. Just before serving, layer yogurt and berries. Sprinkle a pinchĀ ofĀ cinnamon on top and add a few bits of dark chocolate (optional).

Enjoy! šŸ™‚

Easy and Healthy Quinoa Breakfast

Quinoa is rich in riboflavin, manganese, iron, contains twice as much fibreĀ than most grains and adds a complete vegetable protein to your breakfast!

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Quinoa is also great for people who have gluten intolerance because it is gluten-free. It also contains bioactive substances such as QuercetinĀ which are known for their potent anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antiviral properties.

Ingredients:

Quinoa

  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • sea salt to taste

Toppings

  • 1/2 cup steel cutĀ oats
  • 1/2 cup mixed berriesĀ (any of your favourite berries)
  • 1 Tbs pumpkin seeds
  • 1 Tbs almonds
  • 1 tsp honey

Directions:

Preparing the perfectĀ Quinoa

  1. Place 1/2 cup well-rinsed quinoa in saucepan with 1 cupĀ water and salt.Ā CoverĀ and bring to a boil.
  2. Turn the heat to low, simmer for 5Ā minutes. Turn off heat after 5 minutes.

Quinoa Breakfast

  1. Place cooked quinoa inĀ bowl, addingĀ the steel cutĀ oats.
  2. Top bowl with mixed berries, pumpkin seeds and almonds.
  3. Add honey to taste.

Suggestion: Serve with Delicious Berry Blast Breakfast Smoothie

Enjoy! šŸ™‚

Snack | Blueberry Almond Chia seed Pudding

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Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups almond milk (sub: coconut milk, or soy milk work just as well)
  • 1 TspĀ Chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp honey (sweetener sub: stevia, molasses, brown sugar, cane sugar are healthy options as well)
  • 1 cup blueberries

Directions:

Mix almond milk, chia seeds, and honeyĀ in the jar and place in refrigitaot for 10 minutes.Ā Alternatively, you can let it sit overnight to wake up to a delicious breakfast!

Top with blueberries just before serving.

Enjoy! šŸ™‚

3-Ingredient Energy Boosting Juice

I make this carrot-apple-ginger glass of deliciousĀ goodness atĀ least 3 times each week – it’s packed with nutritiousĀ content and offers a lot of health benefits! šŸ™‚

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Healthy Immune Function

Carrot and gingerĀ juice are great for your immune system because of their rich supply of vitamins A and C.

  • Vitamin A helps new cells grow, nourishes your skin and boosts your immune system.
  • Vitamin C helps you produce white blood cells and protectsĀ from cell-damage

Potassium and Magnesium

Juicing apples, carrots and ginger also helps you consume more potassium and magnesium, two minerals that play key roles in your health.

  • Potassium helps your cells transmit electrical impulses, and it keeps your heart, muscles and digestive tract functional.
  • Magnesium nourishes your bones and teeth, and helps produce the energy you need to get through the day

Vitamin K

Fresh carrots, apples and ginger serve as a refreshing source of vitamin K.

Getting enough vitamin K contributes to the health of your bones, but its main role involves blood clotting.

Ginger Phytonutrients

Using ginger in your juicing provides beneficial phytonutrients, including compounds that fight cancer growth.

The terpenoids activate a cancer-fighting protein called p53, triggering the death of cancer cells!