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The Power Green Smoothie

IMG_6427-1Call me crazy (or totally hooked), but  I need to drink my greens even on holiday! I would normally juice but since I can’t take my super slow juicer with me everywhere I go, I had to make smoothies – with a blender then. They are also very good and quite filling I must say. (Read the difference between a juice and a smoothie.)

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The Red Lentil and Spinach Dal

Indian cuisine is my new cooking thing. It’s flavourful, colourful and also very healthy. It’s full of vegetables, spices and herbs (cumin powder, coriander powder, ginger powder, black mustard seeds, red chilli powder and turmeric powder among others), it’s high in fibre and low in saturated fat.

This is my very first Dal, I actually combined 2 recipes as I didn’t have any coconut milk – which most recipes require. On the other hand, I had 2 small sweet potatoes and some spinach that needed to be cooked urgently so I integrated them. The outcome? As good and tasty as your favourite Indian take-away. It demands very little effort, time and money!

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The Spinach Wrap

Forget about food supplements or multivitamin tablets, eat your greens! They’re packed  with antioxidants, minerals (calcium, magnesium, potassium, manganese), dietary fibre, and nutrients such as Vitamins A, C, E and K (especially found leafy greens such as kale, spinach or lettuce).

The Spinach wrap is a cool and easy alternative to a regular wrap or even bread. You can see from the picture that I made it a little thick (it’s more of a pancake really), but you can make them thinner and smaller if you want to.

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With this recipe, you’ll make 2 thick wraps and about 4 thinner ones. And for the record, it’s also full of protein thanks to the egg white (11 gr / egg white)!

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