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Monday, September 29, 2014

Fresh Garden Salad Recipe

Hi Lovely!

Ready for the new week to begin? To help you transition into the busy and hectic hustle and bustle of the daily weekday, here's a great fall garden salad recipe which takes all the ingredients and makes the whole taste superb!
 Fresh Garden Salad Recipe 

So first comes the base of the salad, the largest quantity of ingredients:

- 5-10 baby tomatoes
- a few handfuls of lettuce and mixed greens
- 1/4 of an avocado

Next comes the the second layer, the yummy dressing:

- 1 tbsp ketchup 
- 1-2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 
- 1 teaspoon plum vinegar 

Last but certainly not least comes the topping of the salad:

- a handful of almonds 
- 1-2 cloves of garlic, chopped to your choice of thinness/thickness 
- lemon zest: about half of lemon juice

Mix up all of the ingredients if you wish. I prefer to mix all of them and them keep my almonds on a separate plate so that they don't get soggy. 
And there you have it folks! A great and tasty salad that is simple, refreshingly extravagant, and soothingly satisfying to each bite, enjoy :)

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Apple banana flaxseed flaxseed oil weekend blend smoothie

Hi lovely!

Happy weekend! Now is the time to take a step back from the hectic week, honing in on your center, and gathering your peaceful state of mind and self. to help you with this transition, let's add a smoothie to your daily grind, literally, because we will be grinding all of the ingredients in a fellow blender :) Here is the complete recipe for this surprisingly sweet tasting smoothie:

Apple banana flaxseed flaxseed oil weekend blend smoothie 

- 1/2 a lemon (use its' juice)
- small piece of avocado
- 1-2 handfuls of mixed greens: lettuce, romaine, spinach, etc.
- 1 tbsp Flaxseed Oil
- 1-2 tbsp ground flaxseeds
- 1-4 of an apple
- 1-4 of a banana
- a few pieces of broccoli
- water for desired consistency

This smoothie turned out particularly smooth and creamy, which is always a fun result! Sip slowly to savor each sip and enjoy :)


Friday, September 26, 2014

Gingery Pumpkin seed Smoothie

Hi Lovely! 

Today's smoothie will be to your liking for sure, especially of you like that gingery taste. It's also a soothing smoothie for the more sensitive folks, so its a win-win. Here are the ingredients for this week's: Gingery Pumpkin seed Smoothie

- Lemon zest
- water (enough for consistency)
- 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds 
- a few small bunches raw broccoli (uncooked)
-  1/4 of an apple 
- 3 grapes 
- small piece of avocado 
- 1/4 of a banana
- a few handfuls of parsley 
- a few pieces of ginger 
- 1 tbsp green powder (Vitamineral)

Mix all ingredients in blender and enjoy! The taste is soothingly scrumptious and is not so intense like the smoothies with the mint flavor. It is savory yet simply delicate!

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Gingery Mint Avocado Smoothie Recipe

Hi Lovely!

Let's start off the week fresh. Fresh means homemade, healthy, and deliciously satisfying. So, here's a perfect smoothie recipe for any morning highly implemented with nutritional value:

- Lemon zest
- A few leaves of parsley
- 2-3 mint leaves
- 1/4 of an avocado
- 1 date
- 1-2 small pieces of ginger
- 1-2 TBSP green powder (Vitamineral)
- 1-2 apple slices
- 1/4 of a cup of sunflower seeds
- Add water for consistency

Once the ingredients are all mixed up in the blender and you begin to pour the smoothie into a cup, you will instantly feel the gentle aroma of the mint permeating the room and that will send your taste buds through the roof! Enjoy :)

Monday, September 15, 2014

Banana Pineapple smoothie recipe

Hi Lovely!

Happy Monday! We are in mid-September and the weather is cooling down. It feels refreshingly awesome. That being said, perhaps this is the time to begin making smoothies! They have many good nutrients and vitamins, they are super quick to make, and they taste delicately delicious. Here's a great breakfast that you can make in minutes especially when you are on the go:

Green tea with lemon juice 
Banana Pineapple smoothie:

1 tbsp coconut oil
1 tbsp ground flax seeds
1 tbsp whey protein 
1/2 of banana
2-3 slices of pineapple 
1-2 cups of almond milk
1-2 tbsp Greens powder: should have a mix of chlorella, seaweeds, etc. I like Vitamineral
Enjoy :)