Berries

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Pancakes have always been one of my favorite weekend (and comfort) foods and can be easily varied by adding different berries on the side or mixing them in the batter. One of my favorite combos is bananas and raw cacao, which works perfectly with buckwheat and coconut flour in this recipe. Best enjoyed with dandelion […]

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Refreshing Coconut Banana Berry Smoothie

by Merja Willock on June 11, 2013

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This is a perfect smoothie for hot summer days. Refreshing, cooling and sweet. Best enjoyed with a pink glass straw and a good book while listening to your favorite music. Ingredients: 250 – 300 ml coconut water 1 banana 1-2 dl blueberries 2 tsp acai powder 2 tbsb raw cacao powder 1/1 – 1 tsp […]

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Chocolatey Chia Pudding

by Merja Willock on September 26, 2012

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Chia seeds are a staple in my kitchen because using them is extremely easy, quick and healthy. They are packed full of protein, calcium, potassium, antioxidants, iron, omega 3’s and are a great source of fiber. I always notice an improvement in my digestion, and they are delicate on my sensitive stomach. Chia seeds are […]

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From Garden to The Table – Kale Blackberry Smoothie

by Merja Willock on August 15, 2012

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Greetings from Toronto! This week I have been able to get fresh herbs, kale and other leafy greens from an organic garden. What a joy it is to enjoy a freshly made green smoothie outside in the sunshine! Today’s take from the garden included kale, basil and mint. Approximate ingredients: 2,5 dl coconut water 3 […]

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Seabuckthorn and Raspberry Smoothie - A Bit of Sunshine in Your Day

Berries might be one of the food groups that I love the most. I use them daily in smoothies, put them on my porridge, pancakes, or eat just plain or with coconut yoghurt. Berries provide us loads of antioxidants and brighten our day with vivid colors. At our summer cottage in Finland we have dozens […]

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Delightful Smoothies

by Merja Willock on December 14, 2011

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During the winter months, and especially near Christmas I always start to use cinnamon and cardamom way more.  Both of them are traditionally used during the festive season, and are also warming spices. They are great to add to smoothies, and wonderful also in quinoa porridge, or different soups. Berry Delightful Smoothie: 2,5 dl of […]

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