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How to make Quinoa chia porridge with stone fruits

Quinoa chia porridge with stone fruits This kind of quinoa chia porridge, even before it is ready, you’ll know it will have an amazing taste, because while it slowly simmers away fill your kitchen and your house with the most amazing aromas on earth. Neighbors will come knocking. Vanilla bean, cinnamon and cardamom spices wrapped in a hot milk and caramelized stone fruit flavor will float and dance all around you, inviting you to do a little happy dance as well. Just go with it, even if for the mere reason that you need time to pass quicker until the porridge is ready.  Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 20 mins Serves: 2- 4   Ingredients 3/4 cups quinoa 2 cups almond milk (or your...

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How to make your health breakfast sandwich

BREAKFAST SANDWICH WITH RICOTTA SPREAD   This recipe can make a quick and easy breakfast or light lunch. The beauty of this is that it is very flexible and you can replace it with your favorite ingredients. Instead of arugula, you can use spinach or even sautéed mushrooms.   Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 4 mins Total time: 14 mins Serves: 4   Ingredients 4 (2-ounce) slices whole-wheat country bread Cooking spray 2 cups of arugula 1 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 1/2 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon of salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper, divided 4 large eggs 3/4 cup of part-skim ricotta cheese 1/4 cup (1 ounce) of grated fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese 1 teaspoon of chopped fresh thyme Instructions Coat both...

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How to make a delicious fruit salad

HONEY LIME QUINOA FRUIT SALAD Quinoa, strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and mango combine in this incredible salad.  The fresh fruit and quinoa are glazed with a honey lime dressing and it will be a hit everywhere!  Prep time: 20 mins Total time: 20 mins Serves: 4-6 INGREDIENTS 1 cup of uncooked quinoa 1½ cup of strawberries, sliced 1 cup of blackberries 1 cup of blueberries 1 mango, diced Honey Lime Glaze: ¼ cup of honey 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon chopped basil for garnish INSTRUCTIONS Rinse and prepare the quinoa in a package. Let the quinoa cool to room temperature. In a large bowl, combine strawberries, quinoa, mango, and blueberries. To make the glaze: In a small bowl, mix the honey and...

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How to make cherry lime red beet smoothie

Cherry Lime Red Beet Smoothie  This cherry lime red beet smoothie is the perfect drink for the summer. It is refreshing and the red beets give the smoothie a beautiful color! Prep Time:5 minutes Total Time:5 minutes  Yield:1 Large Serving or 2 Small Smoothies INGREDIENTS 1 ½ cups (450g) of pitted cherries, fresh or frozen juice from 1 ½ to 2 limes ½ cup (75g) raw chopped red beets 1 cup (240ml)of almond milk a few ice cubes lime slices for garnish (optional) INSTRUCTIONS Mix all ingredients until smooth. Serve in glasses and garnish if a slice of lime if you like. NUTRITION INFORMATION Yields 2 small smoothies. Amount Per Serving: Calories: 194, Total Fat 2g, Saturated Fat: 0.1g, Sodium: 113mg, Cholesterol:...

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How to make spiced golden milk

Spiced Golden Milk The golden milk is best consumed while it’s still warm. You can always spice it up more by adding a dash of freshly ground black pepper or cardamom when you are warming up the milk. For a bit of decadence, mix in a 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of virgin coconut oil right before drinking. I used maple syrup to sweeten the golden milk, but feel free to use whatever sweetener you prefer.   Prep Time:5 minutes Cook Time:10 minutes  Total Time:15 minutes  Yield:2 drinks INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 cups (600ml) unsweetened almond milk 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon a few slices of ginger 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons maple syrup (depending on your taste) INSTRUCTIONS Add the...

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