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Iced Herbal Teas - Refreshing, Healthy and Cool…

Iced Herbal Teas – Refreshing, Healthy and Cool…

What could be nicer on a hot summer’s day than a long, cold drink to refresh your palate and keep you hydrated? But what to choose? Soda drinks you can buy from the stores are loaded with sugar and harsh chemicals, alcoholic beverages are best avoided as they’re more likely to dehydrate you than keep you cool, and sometimes, you just want something a bit more flavorsome that bottled water.One answer is to make your own iced herbal teas and here, we’ve got the know-how on how to do it! Making your own iced herbal tea It really couldn’t be easier to make your own iced herbal tea. It’s quick, healthy and tasty too.Firstly, boil a small amount of water and choose either your favorite flavor of...

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Sugar-Free Protein Brownie Recipe

Breast cancer patients can exhibit an increased demand for protein. Tumors utilize glucose as their main source of energy supply. Thus, a diet supplying the cancer patient with sufficient protein while restricting the sugars tumors thrive on is a helpful strategy in improving a breast cancer patients healthy recovery.This protein rich recipe includes hemp protein powder which is not marijuana. The two plants are distant relatives, having similar physical appearances and structures but little more.  Marijuana flowers contain a chemical called THC which, when heated and ingested, causes intoxication.  Marijuana has been used for this reason as a medicine for thousands of years.Hemp, on the other hand, contains 0.00% THC, so has no narcotic effect on people.  Hemp has never been used as a medicine;...

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CROCK POT SWEET POTATO CHIPOTLE CHILI {PALEO}

Ingredients2 -3 sweet potatoes (peeled and chopped). Turns out to be around 3 1/2 - 4 cups 3-4 cups broth (use less for more Chili texture) 1 lb ground lean pork, beef, chicken, or turkey (see notes for using precooked meat) 1 tbsp olive oil 14 oz diced canned tomatoes (drained) - you can use garlic or onion flavor canned if you like 1 cup chopped white onion 1 1/2 - 2 cup chopped cauliflower (add as much or little as you'd like) 1 tsp minced garlic 2 chipotles in adobo, chopped, found on Spanish/Mexican foods aisle or, 1/2 cup to 2/3 cup hot chipotle salsa may be substituted 1/4 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp black pepper sea salt to taste 1/2...

Healthy Recipe: Easy Basil Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Healthy Recipe: Easy Basil Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Basily Roasted Red Pepper Hummus “Hummus is healthiest served with raw vegetables such as carrots, celery, jicama, bok choy, cucumbers, etc. Try this Basily Roasted Red Pepper Hummus as a topping over fish or chicken, as a sandwich spread, or even in a fresh green salad as the dressing. Of course, organic corn chips and crackers are always an option too, just watch the carbohydrate count.The neat thing about THIS hummus is that it contains about half the carbohydrates as traditional hummus. The 1:1 ratio of beans to red peppers cuts the carbs nearly in half.”Like this? Get more amazing recipes from Nutriphysique!Nutrition of Hummus Chickpeas, the main ingredient of conventional hummus, have appreciable contents of dietary fiber, protein, B vitamins, manganese and other nutrients. As hummus recipes vary,...

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Iced Matcha Green Tea Latte Recipe

Matcha literally means "powdered tea." When you order traditional green tea, components from the leaves get infused into the hot water, then the leaves are discarded. With matcha, you’re drinking the actual leaves, which have been finely powdered and made into a solution, traditionally by mixing about a teaspoon of matcha powder with a third cup of hot water (heated to less than a boil), which is then whisked with a bamboo brush until it froths.Unlike traditional green tea, matcha preparation involves covering the tea plants with shade cloths before they’re harvested. This triggers the growth of leaves with better flavor and texture, which are hand selected, steamed briefly to stop fermentation, then dried and aged in cold storage, which deepens the flavor. The dried...

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Mediterranean Diet Recipe: Greek Chicken Pasta

Healthy Mediterranean Recipe Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package linguine pasta 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast meat - cut into bite-size pieces 1 (14 ounce) can marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped 1 large tomato, chopped 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons dried oregano salt and pepper to taste 2 lemons, wedged, for garnish Directions Prep: 15 m Cook: 15 m Ready In: 30 mBring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook pasta in boiling water until tender yet firm to the bit, 8 to 10 minutes; drain. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; saute until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Stir in the chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until...

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CARROT GINGER TURMERIC SMOOTHIE

A 7-ingredient smoothie with carrot juice, ginger, turmeric, pineapple and banana! An anti-inflammatory, immune-boosting smoothie that's perfect for breakfast or a snack.Author: Minimalist Baker Recipe type: Beverage Cuisine: Vegan, Breakfast Serves: 2IngredientsCARROT JUICE 2 cups (~275 g) carrots 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) filtered waterSMOOTHIE1 large ripe banana, previously peeled, sliced and frozen (more for a sweeter smoothie) 1 cup (140 g) frozen or fresh pineapple 1/2 Tbsp fresh ginger (1 small knob, peeled) 1/4 tsp ground turmeric (or sub cinnamon) 1/2 cup (120 ml) carrot juice 1 Tbsp lemon juice (~1/2 small lemon) 1 cup (240 ml) unsweetened almond milk InstructionsMake carrot juice by adding carrots and filtered water to a high speed blender and blending on high until completely pureed and smooth. Add more...