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Hot drinks

 

The weather is cold I want to warm up not only outside, but also to “refuel” cushy inside. No, no, I don’t mean alcohol in its purest form, I mean a lovely non-alcoholic hot drinks, or with the addition of a small amount of wine or rum that will make our lives warmer will bring a cheerful note.

So, prepare sbiten. traditional Russian winter hot drink. The first mention of this drink have been found in Slavonic Chronicles in 1128. Sbiten has anti-inflammatory and warming effect. Recipe: 150 grams of honey, 150 g sugar, 1.5 g of clove, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, Bay leaf, 1 liter of water. Mix honey with water, boil 20 minutes, add spices, simmer for another 5 minutes, drain. Recipes brought down a lot, but I liked this.

Hot chocolate is quickly absorbed by the body than standard tile, leaving a feeling of satiety, improves mood, suppresses cough. To make this hot drink will need 3 tablespoons cocoa powder, 2 tablespoons sugar, pinch of salt, 300 ml of milk Continue reading

Nutritious smoothie with mango, pineapple and acai

 

Los Angeles blogger Christy Turner and her husband, distinguished food photographer – Chris Miller, recently opened his own show on TV that tells the story of their delicious experience of vegetarian food, a perfect example of which appears in pineapple energy smoothie.

“Smoothies with acai berries is my favourite dish I love to start my day. It is light, flavorful and nutritious,” says Turner. In particular, in this smoothie contains a lot of nutrients, because it is of these Superfoods – Goji berries, cacao beans and grains of hemp.

– 1/4 Cup coconut milk (from kartonowa package);

– 1/2 banana;

– 3/4 Cup finely chopped cabbage leaves;

– pour 1/2 Cup frozen mango;

– 1/2 Cup frozen pineapple;

– a bag of acai berries;

– to throw some teaspoon of powdered sugar;

separately put the first 1/2, and then another 1/4 Cup muesli (muesli – a mixture of oats, sugar, raisins, coconut Continue reading

Diet “brown rice”

 

We need to eat three servings of unrefined brown rice (1 serving equals 60 g of dry rice), vegetable broth without limitation, mineral water and herbal teas – no limits, 100 grams of fruit or dry fruit, 300 to 400 g of vegetables, 1 tablespoon unrefined olive or coconut oil, a bit of natural vinegar.

After waking up you need to drink a glass of mineral water without gas or herbal tea (Linden, chamomile, mother and stepmother, horsetail, birch, mint).

Vegetable broth is prepared as follows: cut into cubes 300 g of vegetables:

carrots, leeks, celery, a small onion, a small potato, a bit of cabbage and any other vegetables, a teaspoon of oat flour, i.e. ground “Hercules”. Pour the vegetables 1 liter of water, bring to boil and cook on slow fire for about half an hour. At the end of cooking or in prepared, but the hot broth, add the herbs (parsley, dill, rosemary, chives, thyme, Basil). Drain, cool under the cover, put in refrigerator. The broth can be stored in the refrigerator up to 3-4 days and can be frozen in individual portions. Continue reading

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