Category Archives: Recipes

Fruit Smoothies and Super Skin

Fruit receives very mixed reviews – some highly for and some avidly against eating it, but, at the end of the day I am going to leave you to do your own research and draw your own conclusions – and … Continue reading

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Courgette and Pesto Pizza

Outside my kitchen window is a huge hole in the ground – well, to me it’s big, twelve feet deep by six feet square. By Nicaraguan standards a twelve¬†meter¬†deep hole in your garden is much more likely, and even that … Continue reading

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Gallo Pinto – Nicaraguan Rice and Beans

Where does the time go? I can hardly believe it is now over two years since we packed up our lives in UK and settled into life in Nicaragua. Settled though is probably the wrong word to use right now … Continue reading

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Stuffed Mushrooms

Next time: Something Nicaraguan – Gallo Pinto and Fried Bananas

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Fried Halloumi Salad

The first time I ever tasted fried halloumi was one of those lovely hot summers a few years ago when we spent every evening out on the patio enjoying the warmth, eating, drinking and reading until we couldn’t see any … Continue reading

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Green Energy Drink

There is no doubt about it getting the day off to a good start really does make a difference. Somehow, though, it can be very easy to skip breakfast, for all kinds of reasons. That is why making it simple, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Power Shake

Although not on the highly alkaline side of things this breakfast drink really hits the mark for taste, speed and energy for me. Having already made the Almond Milk this is really quick to whizz up to get you going … Continue reading

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Almond Milk

At the request of a special friend here is a recipe for Almond Milk. We had been talking about it the other day and she mentioned they were buying it in packs from the supermarket, but she was concerned about … Continue reading

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Baked Salmon with Roasted Vegetables

Ingredients: 750g (1lb 11oz) small New Potatoes cut into half 1 Red Onion, cut into medium-thin wedges 1 knob of Butter or 1 tbsp Olive Oil 200g (7oz) Cherry Tomatoes 4 x 150g (5oz) Salmon Fillets Preheat oven to 220c … Continue reading

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Garlic Beans

Beans, fresh from the garden, are one of my favourite foods; I could quite happily survive for several days on a plates of garlic beans, heaped high and squeaky on the teeth. I am aware that gardens in UK right … Continue reading

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