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3 Healthy Simple To Make Tasty Fruit Smoothies

 

Svenska: Tropical Smoothie
Svenska: Tropical Smoothie (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

Sweet Beta Carotene Blast

2 apricots (sliced and pitted)

1/2 papaya (frozen in chunks)

1/2 mango (frozen in chunks)

1/2 cups carrot juice

1 tablespoon honey

Add ingredients (except for honey) to blender in the order listed, then blend on high speed for 30 seconds.

Add honey and blend a few seconds more.

Option: add a few teaspoons of fresh orange juice for a looser consistency.

 

 

Vanilla Banana Carob Smoothie

5 dates pitted and soaked in water for 20 minutes

1 cup nut or grain milk

1 frozen banana cut in chunks

3‐4 tablespoons carob powder

A dash of vanilla or fresh vanilla beans

Place dates in a small bowl with just enough water to cover. Let them soak 20 minutes, drain off water.

In a blender, combine dates, nut milk, banana, carob powder and vanilla.

Blend until smooth. Drink it up!

 

 

Island Gingah Rootz Smoothie

1 apple, cored, peeled

lemon juice from 1 lemon, no seeds

1/2 cups filtered water

1 (2‐inch) piece fresh ginger root, sliced

A great smoothie to calm your tummy.

Blend all ingredients until smooth.

Slip smoothie slowly

Shou Wu Chih Chia Pudding and The Breakfast Factor!

Sunlight through trees at dawn
Sunlight through trees at dawn (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I was hungry this morning when i woke up but since I ate most of the food in the house over the course of the past few days… I had to make a quick decision on what I would have for breakfast in spite of having just a few items in around. I just went to the store so I don’t know where the food went. Maybe it was these two cats lol, maybe they went through my food stash while I was working on the computer. Anyway, since I got up feeling all lively since the sun is extra bright today. Oh and the sky is blue too! It’s quite beautiful looking out of the window from where I am in the city. Before meditation I did a quick visual scan of what in the house to eat. At first I didn’t come up with anything, well at least not anything that I actually wanted to eat. Just then, I saw it. As I stood in the middle of the kitchen thinking and looking at my soon to be breakfast I was like ahh yeah I wonder what these flavors would be like together.

There are a lot of people on this planet. There are so many people on the planet that i don’t have an estimate for how many at this time. I know one thing though, most people aren’t eating their breakfast! I know you’re probably laughing but you know its true. You might be one of the many that need to take a step back in the kitchen and eat your breakfast. We all have our preferences when it comes what we feel necessary to include into our day. It doesn’t matter what most people are doing with will either eat breakfast or skip it and wait for their favorite time of the day to eat to come along.

I’m proud to say that I’ve alway enjoyed eating breakfast in the morning and i find that i have the great benefits that we have all heard of in grade school too. You remember the benefits of eating breakfast don’t you? Better thinking power, fast thought processing, more energy etc. From all the years that i have talked to other ‘AM breakfast eaters’ Yea i what we were taught in school to be an absolute truth. Before i give you this mind- blowing recipe! I gotta stress that eating breakfast will only give you as much life, benefit and love as there is already in the food that you are currently eating. As far as love..I’m talking about quality, how your food is  prepared and the portion size too. I wonder what your experience is with this? What’s your take on breakfast? Do you love it or do you leave it alone and how does your body feel over all? Please share your thoughts thanks!

Alright here it is! click here for the recipe!

Recipe: Shou Wu Chih Chia Pudding

Chia (Salvia columbariae) seeds Français : Akè...
Chia (Salvia columbariae) seeds Français : Akènes de Chia (Salvia columbariae) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Aztec and Mayan empires revered chia seeds for their virility boosting benefits on the body.  Chia seeds are high in omega 3’s, fiber, antioxidants, protein  and they’re also gluten-free! Chia seeds taste good in and on almost anything. I was introduced to them by a dear friend and i have loved them ever since.

Shou Wu Chih is a chinese herbal blend that works nicely with the body to build the kidney (root) energy. Look in this blog for information on the Root Chakra to see why this tonic should be taken alone or in this recipe. This longstanding tonic is a strong compliment to nourishing the kidneys which are also known as the bodys ‘batteries.’

The Recipe is Vegetarian friendly by the way and Vegan friendly too!

Shou Wu Chih Chia Pudding~

There are 3 ways to make this pudding. Whichever one you choose to make simply add ingredients to the blender and blend for 30 seconds. Pour in a glass or bowl and enjoy!

This is so good I’m going to make some more another day this week!

Option one: The Original Chia Pudding

3 Tbs of Shou Wu Chih (buy this herbal tonic from most Asian markets costs around $6.00)

1 cups of almond milk  (vanilla or chocolate or plain)

1/8 tsp of cinnamon

1 Tbs raw honey or 2-3 dates

1 large banana

4 Tbs of Chia seeds (brown chia tasted delicious in it but any chia seeds should work just fine)

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Option two: The Raw and Dirty Nutty Chia Pudding

3 Tbs of Shou Wu Chih (buy this herbal tonic from most Asian markets costs around $6.00)

1 cups of water

a handful of nuts of your choice; cashew, almond or pecan nuts (soak them over night first) 

1/8 tsp of cinnamon

1 Tbs raw honey or 2-3 dates

a taste of vanilla bean or vanilla extract

1 large banana

4 Tbs of Chia seeds (brown chia tasted delicious in it but any chia seeds should work just fine)

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Option 3: The Raw Sweet and Buttery Coconut Chia Pudding 

3 Tbs of Shou Wu Chih (buy this herbal tonic from most Asian markets costs around $6.00)

1 cups of water

2 Tbs almond Butter

1/8 tsp of cinnamon

1 Tbs raw honey or 2- 3 dates

1 large banana

4 Tbs of Chia seeds (brown chia tasted delicious in it but any chia seeds should work just fine)

Do you enjoy Chia seeds and Herbal tonics as much as we do? Please share you’re experience and thoughts with us please.