Love the crisp and refreshing taste of unsweetened white grape juice when it’s chilled! Better yet, add equal parts of that to your favorite fruit flavored seltzer for a natural, (no added sugar) non alcoholic drink. Makes for a great antioxidant pick me up for such festive occasions as bridal showers or children’s’ birthday parties….
Woke up to a beautiful morning and after a pleasant long walking meditation in the sunshine, decided to make and enjoy this smoothie with the anti-inflammatory benefits of turmeric and my fav tropical fruits. Photo and link to recipe below. http://www.yummly.co/recipe/Turmeric-Pina-Colada-Smoothie-2074376?prm-v1&utm_medium=email&utm_source=seasonal&utm_campaign=Smooth_Moves?prm-v1
Love tropical fruits! In the mood to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? Already started to add mangos to my smoothie this am (with Greek yogurt, banana and kale). They are delicious plain for dessert or try making mango salsa and enjoy!
Seasoned tuna in a pouch with a spoon that doesn’t have to be refrigerated (if unopened) that is ready to eat, provides 12 grams of protein in a 2.5 oz portion (pouch size), 90 calories, 0 fat and needs no can opener. Wow!
On a sunny day and after a long hike outside, I was in the mood for a snack that was cold, lightly sweet and refreshing. Luckily I had a can of lychees in the refrigerator. Love the chewy yet tender texture. I also enjoy drinking the juice it sits in as well. Check out the…
Combined plain, nonfat Greek yogurt and organic strawberry spread from Costco on a rice cake for a quick, gluten free, no cook breakfast. Love to have these in hand when I am short on time. Can’t get simpler then that!
In light of the nice weather we are having, I was inspired to simply top fruit (berries, mango and pineapple) with unsweetened shredded coconut for an easy tropical dessert. Check out link below for health benefits of doing so. https://www.choosemyplate.gov/fruits-nutrients-health
Love this product from Trader Joe’s! It has a Tangy mango flavor, is lightly sweet, creamy and refreshing! I enjoy it as a treat every now and then as an alternative to yogurt. Details on link and photo below. http://www.m.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-1056/kefir
I tend to eat more raw foods including salads in the warmer weather. Love adding these organic sunflower seeds to salads! Nutrition profile for sunflower seeds: https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&channel=iphone_bm&q=sunflower+seeds+benefits+for+hair&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjy94fhjeXSAhUHbiYKHTvpAi4Q1QIIiwQ&biw=375&bih=628 I typically combine organic spring mix greens with herbs, fruits, nuts and seeds. This version has feta cheese also with lemon and olive oil.
Combined few walnuts, 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut and a sprinking of chocolate chips for a simple, healthy and delicious impromptu dessert. Always have these in my freezer. Suggest warming this in microwave a few seconds to soften chocolate and toss together.