Wednesday, April 23, 2014

My Sunny Patch

From the beginning of this year, I've had the opportunity to have a small sunny patch to grow a few veggies. Just wanted to share a few pictures with my readers. Currently we are in the middle of summer and the blazing sun is harsh on humans and plants. Waiting for the rains to bring relief and I will be adding more pictures for your viewing...

Monday, January 27, 2014

Powerful Pomegranate Green Smoothie

For the first Secret Recipe Club assignment of the year, I was given Laura's blog A Healthy Jalapeno.

I had fun going through this very interesting, full-of - life blog, reading Laura's experiences while browsing through healthy recipes. Most of her recipes were very easy to make, great combinations, colourful and healthy. What more can one ask for?

Finally I chose this simple Powerful Pomegranate Smoothie since I'm always looking for different combinations for smoothies. Ideal for breakfast or even between meals to get a powerful fix. It couldn't get better when I can harvest fresh organic spinach from my own space!!

If you haven't begun growing your own, begin with spinach and you will never want to eat the store bought ones again.

Powerful Pomegranate Green Smoothie
1/2 cup orange juice
1 pear
1 cup pomegranate seeds
1 frozen banana
1 cup organic spinach

Remove stem and seeds from the pear and dice.
Place all the ingredients into a blender, pulse till you get a smooth consistency.


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