This recipe for maca, lucuma, banana oat muffins is adapted from green muffins. You can adapt all kinds of muffins from this recipe and they are really quick to prepare when you have a food processor. This time I added some extra powderfoods to help kickstart my day – chia seeds for omega 3’s, lucuma powder for antioxidants and sweetness …
MINTY FRESH SUPERSHAKE It’s day 12 of the wheatgrass challenge and I’ve tried various different recipes now but unfortunately I haven’t had time to try baking with wheatgrass or muesli bars yet. I’ve been extremely busy today and I don’t have time to bake now but I have the day off work tomorrow so …View full post
Health boosting super shake – if you still haven’t caught on to the incredible nutritional benefits of drinking super shakes yet then maybe this will convince you to get started!
I bought some frozen raspberries the other day. I wouldn’t normally look in the frozen food section as I prefer to find fresh ingredients but berries are always difficult to come by, expensive and seem to go off before you even have chance to get them home! If you think about it frozen food probably contains …View full post
Spices are superfoods too – cinnamon has significant health benefits for sufferers of type II diabetes
Cinnamon is quite a well-known spice and can be added to many dishes from apple pies to Middle Eastern dishes. I also use a sprinkle in herbal teas and supershakes. Cinnamon comes from the interior bark of evergreen trees native to Asia and we generally find it in sticks or ground. The cinnamon sticks …View full post
Thai style barbecue prawns with coriander and lime marie rose sauce – a perfect feast to celebrate the Three Kings festival in Spain (Los Reyes Magos)!
On the 6th of January the Spanish are celebrating the Three Kings (Los Reyes Magos) which means it’s Christmas all over again.. yippeeeeeeeeeeeee! In fact, the fun already starts on the 5th as the streets fill with families waiting for the procession of the Three Kings all over Spain. For those of you who don’t know what I …View full post
BROCCOLI AND BLUE CHEESE SOUP WITH WHEATGRASS, Soup is so easy to make once you’ve got the basic ingredients of onion, celery and carrots. It takes 30 minutes to cook and only a few minutes to chop the veggies. Once the veggies are cooked all you need to do is blend the mixture and …View full post
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Refreshingly nutritious drinks that make you feel good! This recipe serves 4 so you can serve friends, family or store it in the fridge for later.
This recipe is more like a juice with the added benefit of chia seeds giving the drink more body and fibre. The great this is it tastes really delicious so much so that the whole family will be asking for more.. Serves 3 – 4 (takes a few minutes to prepare): Juice together…. …
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I’ve got quite a collection of superfood books.. many of which are for meals and a few juice books… so when I saw Superfood Smoothies I just had to add it to my collection as soon as possible! Finally it’s arrived and it doesn’t disappoint! The first couple of pages explain the basics of smoothies… as everything …
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Today we are going on a picnic and we decided to try and avoid the usual sandwiches so I thought I would make a delicious omelette with some odd things I had lying around the fridge… mainly a leek and a courgette! Ingredients (Serves 4 – 5) (prep and cooking time – 20 …
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Sometimes breakfast can be so monotonous… porridge with fruits, porridge with seeds, muesli, fruit, eggs, toast with marmalade, toast with peanut butter… whatever it is, it needs to be easy and quick… especially in my house.. so here’s another idea for you… Tomato on toast the Spanish way! Ingredients (Serves 1 – double …
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Last weekend we went to the Luna de Mora festival in Guaro which is held annually in September in Andalucía. I love it as all the streets are lit with candles and there are rows of artisan stalls with beautiful hand-made crafts and unique foods.. I always leave with the food items of course! …
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Supershakes don’t have to be over-complicated… in fact some of my favourite drinks are actually quite simple to make and they are still packed with healing nutrients… take this for example.. simply shake/ blend and serve. Ingredients: Serves 1 1/2 pint soy milk 1 tbsp. chia seeds 1 tbsp. baobab powder 1 tsp. raw cacoa powder …
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Apologies for not having updated my blog in a while but I’ve been sunning myself on the “smiling coast” of Gambia in West Africa and what a fabulous place!.. such friendly people… I would love to tell you more but this is a superfood blog after all so let me tell you about the amazing tree “Baobab” instead, …
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Whenever I am feeling sick, I always make a point of drinking super-shakes as are they are full of nutrients which should help my body to fight off illnesses faster.. let’s face it.. anything is worth a try when you are feeling a bit under the weather! This super-shake is full of essential vitamins and minerals …
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Super-shakes – Try this smoothie with orange juice, baobab fruit, bee pollen and greek yogurt for vitamin C and immune system – get rid of your cold faster!
Colds are so inconvenient! Who has time to stay at home to recover these days??? Luckily I don’t have them often and it will probably only last a couple of days… especially if I keep dosing myself with Vitamin C and superfoods to boost my immune system.. that’s why I am making a nutrient-rich …
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