Electrolyte refill smoothie

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When it’s hot, we sweat a lot and lose water. And we also eliminate precious elements, electrolyte or ions, whatever sports drink maker call them. We don’t need to buy their powders to replace them. Let’s get all the nutrients with a natural drink.

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Moloheya (molokhia), this herb has a jelly texture like okra (gumbo), and that comes with the property of maintaining hydration. Like those sports gels.

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It’s a smoothie of frozen banana (for its carbs and potassium) , molokhia and a little lemon juice. Now we need sodium ? Well on the glass.

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I know the color is not superb, but the taste is very fruity, the texture deliciously creamy and it’s very efficient.

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Banana-coco smoothie and seven treasure waffles

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A simple fruity brunch, easy to prepare and plant based.

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To a simple batter (flour, potato starch, baking powder, brown sugar), I’ve added these 5 and 2 spices : nutmeg and cinnamon.

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I’ve eaten the konatsu pomelo while the waffle was cooking.

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The smoothie is very basic. The banana was just cold, the coconut cream was frozen. 30 seconds in the blender. Enjoy !

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Burning strawberry dew

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That’s a fierce cocktail that will wake up your spirits and digestive system.

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Only 3 ingredients. The red carrot has a sweeter taste than the orange ones.

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As you can see that’s between a juice and smoothie. I’ve used the strawberries still frozen. The texture and taste were perfect.

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Veg juicing

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Vitamins to fight the horrible weather, it’s fog, pollen, yellow sand, PM 2.5, whatever… With the pea soup outside, I don’t want the same on my table.
(Postscriptum, that was yesterday, 10th, today the sky is blue, the air maybe cleaner, but saddest anniversary of the year. 2 years ago… Vitamins are needed.)

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Let’s take a red Kintoki carrot. I’ve added a little lemon juice. I got a thick paste in the blender, but after I filtered it into a smooth juice :

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And some greens…うまい菜 Umaina. It’s a kind of Japanese beet leaves/Swiss chard. I took only the green parts and some grapefruit juice.

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Double corn brunch waffle

Not much effort to prepare this complete meal.
Menu : savory waffles, natto-kimchi, drink salad and coffee jelly.

The particularity is these waffles have a corn bread flavor due to cornmeal batter, and some corn kernels inside…

And also some greens…

That’s a standard (eyeballed into the blender) waffle batter, except it’s half-flour and half-grits (coarse corn meal). Flavored with rosemary, garlic and chili. In the waffle maker, I added : frozen corn kernels, fava beans and raw green bell pepper.

Crusty and golden. Bring kimchi and natto.

A romaine salad getting too soft…into the blender with 1/2 grapefruit, a ts of grass wheat powder. Cinnamon on top. It had a refreshing bitterness.

Prepared the coffee agar jelly the day before. That takes one minute.

Served with veg cream and a little kurozato black sugar.

Aloha dreamy iced coffee

Start the day with a deliciously creamy, fruity and refreshing drink.
I don’t remember where I had this first, but that was love at first sip. The mix may sound weird when you read it, but not at all.

Prepare a cup of strong coffee. Pour into the mixer, with ice-cubes, a banana and cubes of fresh pineapple.

Push the blender’s button until you see lots of foam.
Close the eyes : that’s the foam of the waves licking your feet, you’re on a tropical island.

I love living at the seaside. I can go to the beach whenever I want. Like… er, a few years ago. I’m just a crazy city girl.