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Papaya Agua Fresca

Papaya Agua Fresca

I don’t like the taste or texture of papayas but know they are good for me.  Water them down and enjoy papayas as a refreshing drink. According to the Canadian Nutrient File, papaya contains a great number of your daily-recommended intake of nutrients, including: 103% of Vitamin C, 17% of folate, 7% of fibre (1.8…

Blackberry Smoothie

Blackberry Smoothie

Have you tried a blackberry smoothie?  It can be a delicious refreshing meal in a glass. No time to cook breakfast?  Smoothies can be blended in less than a minute and taken to drink along the way or at your desk. Add vegetables for extra health benefits.  Combinations are endless.  Have fun trying them out. …

Brazilian Lemonade

Brazilian Lemonade

They call Brazilian Lemonade ‘limonada’ here when in fact it is made with limes. We are too busy complaining about the high heat and humidity, despite the rain this weekend, to worry about this.  We need to worry about the sugar content from the cachaça.   Print Brazilian Lemonade Ingredients 2 limes 3 tablespoons sweetened condensed…

Juicing in January for the sake of your health

Juicing in January for the sake of your health

Happy New Year 2017!  Juicing in January, the annual tradition of vowing to lose weight this year.  Well, that plan usually lasts about a month.  But it is worth the effort after all the sugary treats devoured over the recent holidays. I’m lucky to have a street market every Saturday a few doors down from…

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