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Agua frescas; infused waters are great against thirst and have a lot of health benefits

Agua frescas and water infused with fruits

Lately I’ve been drinking a lot of infused water. Either in the form of Agua Frescas, or just simple water infused with fruits to add some flavor, I’ve found that these drinks quench thirst, and provide a variety of health benefits due to the nutrients of the fruits, vegetables and herbs added to them. Considering […]

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Ginger Turmeric shot

Ginger turmeric shots

Turmeric (curcuma); that’s the way I smell nowadays. No: I don’t use a turmeric deodorant, body lotion or whatsoever. It is just the way I smell. I guess it’s the result of eating Indian food for over 3 months. Maybe it’s also the result of the ginger turmeric shots I have every now and then. I […]

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Brewing my own kombucha

Brewing my own kombucha

Another happy day. Brewing my own kombucha. I like to try all kinds of health food and healthy drinks. I tried kombucha a few times. Didn’t think a lot off it. Up until I had some kombucha at PURE yoga, health, adventure in Granada/Nicaragua. I simple loved it. They had their own recipe. The big […]

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little redhead tea

My little redhead tea

A friend of mine cooks by color. He isn’t the slightest concerned about how thinks taste, just by how things looks. In his point of view: if you have all different colors in your meal, you have a healthy meal. Among our friends there is a lot of discussion about his opinion and especially about […]

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stomach ease tea

stomach ease tea

I like this stomach ease tea so much I even drink it when my stomach is fine. It consists of three herbs – or actually seeds – that are really good for your stomach: fenugreek, fennel and anise. Fenugreek is an amazing herb. It’s loaded with vitamins and minerals (B6, B2, B1, B11, B3, C […]

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Long life tea

Long life tea

I picked up this recipe  in a book. Can’t remember which one, but I know what the story was. It was said that in early China a monk would always brew a soup with ginseng, reishi mushrooms and goji berries. The monk was already 125 years old. The emperor wanted to know his secret and […]

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