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How To Prevent The Flu & Cold The Greek Way

Oh, it’s that time of the season where we are struggling with the cold & flu!! Guess who has a cold right now? Moi!! I actually did really well this… Read more How To Prevent The Flu & Cold The Greek Way

Saturday’s Food For Thought: Blueberries

Happy weekend to you all!  What are your weekend plans??  I am staying in tonight and watching a movie with my boyfriend.  Oh did I mention I will be making… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought: Blueberries

Fresh OJ Anyone?

Orange is the topic for Saturday’s Food For Thought. When I was living in Greece I tried fresh orange juice over there and fell in love. To this day, I will never drink orange juice from the store unless it is freshly squeezed orange juice. I can definitely taste the difference from the juice container vs freshly squeezed. Saturday’s Food For Thought- Oranges Benefits of oranges: Drinking at least two glasses of orange juice a day increases your vitamin c.  Protects against inflammation.  Orange juice helps improve the blood pressure.… Read more Fresh OJ Anyone?

Super Food Smoothie!!

This quick and easy smoothie gives you energy and your vitamins!!  Cucumbers are a good source of vitamin C and also contain vitamin A, molybdenum, folate, manganese, silica, potassium and magnesium. Cucumbers are known for their ability to improve the complexion of skin as well.  Let’s get on with the recipe!!   Cucumber, Apple & Mango Smoothie- Ingredients: 1 apple 1 1/2 mango  1/2 cucumber 1/4 cup of orange juice 3 ice cubes 1 lime (optional)    Directions: Place all ingredients into a blender and place on high speed.  Blend… Read more Super Food Smoothie!!

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