Månad: juni 2015

Spice up your smoothie

Sunshine smoothie with warm blueberries A creamy and filling breakfast that will kickstart your day. Tasted lovely after a sunny and vibrant morning walk. It’s always a good idea to spice up your smoothies and juices with different flavours. Season with spices such as vanilla, cinnamon, cardamom, turmeric, cayenne pepper, chili, ginger, basil, liquorice to mention a few. Not only will they bring an extra deliciousness and enhance the flavour of your smoothie, but they are also packed with antioxidants and may benefit your overall well-being. What you need for one smoothie: 1 dl oats 2 dl unsweetened almond milk One small banana 1 dl frozen mango and papaya pieces Vanilla powder A hint of cardamom  1 tbs maca powder 2 tsp unsweetened almond butter + warm blueberries (1 dl = 0.422 US cups)  Instructions: 1. Mix oats, almond milk, banana, mango and papaya in a blender for a couple of minutes on high speed. 2. Add rest of the ingredients and mix until smooth and creamy. 3. Pour the smoothie and warm blueberries in …

Healthy foods to always have in your kitchen

A healthy lifestyle is about planning. It’s a lot easier to cook a healthy meal if you have the kitchen stocked with nutritious, healthy foods. Here’s a list of foods that are always good to keep in the kitchen. 1. Cold-pressed coconut oil and olive oil. Healthy fats for both cooking and baking. 2. Organic eggs. Packed with healthy protein this food is excellent when baking, for breakfast as well as for lunch. A quick and perfect lunch; make an omelette with two eggs and one egg white, fill it with veggies such as spinach, broccoli, onions and feta cheese (or some vegan friendly soy-cheese product). 3. Organic honey, agave or dates. If you want to cut down on refined sugars. Use as sweeteners when baking and cooking. Honey, and especially manuka honey, is also good when you’re having a cold. 4. Berries. Fresh or frozen. It’s always handy to have the freezer stocked with berries of all kinds. Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, sea buckthorn etcetera. Filled with vitamins and antioxidants they will boost your immune …