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Old Fashioned blueberry pancakes

It has been a while since I shared some of my recipes! I put up a poll on Instagram and I got a 100% vote request for the recipe. So I am back with a recipe for all those who would like to enjoy some homemade pancakes from scratch. Perhaps you are looking for a breakfast treat, a stack of pancakes with maple syrup sounds perfect right! Continue reading “Old Fashioned blueberry pancakes”

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Shrimp salad

Shrimp green salad with mint-lemon dressing

Shrimp is primarily made of protein. Aside from protein, shrimp provides an impressive amount of nutrients. It also plays a role in immunity and thyroid function.

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Immediately after pouring the shrimp on top of the salad before mixing

prep: 10 mins

serves: 6 people

Ingredients:

  • 2 handfuls of shrimp
  • A handful of baby spinach
  • 3 handfuls of lettuce if pre-packed /6 leaves of lettuce
  • 3 baby carrots grated
  • A cup of cherry tomatoes/ cut up one full size tomato
  • 1 teaspoon of mint leaves crushed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • Half a lemon

Dressing

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In a small bowl, mix mint leaves, olive oil, lemon, honey and stir to achieve a good consistency.

Salad

  1. sear the shrimp to achieve a golden brown crust. You may add your choice of spices and salt. Allow to cool
  2.  In a large bowl, put lettuce, spinach and grated carrots, then pour the dressing on the contents. Mix everything properly to evenly distribute the dressing.
  3. Add tomatoes and shrimp once it has cooled. Distribute evenly once again
  4. Cover with cling wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes, if your preference is to have it cold.

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Ps: Cashews are a great addition to this salad. You may customize it based on ingredient availability or preference.

NB: IF YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO SHELL FISH, PLEASE STAY AWAY FROM SHRIMP. IT MAY CAUSE SEVERE REACTION

You are welcome. Enjoy your delicious salad.

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Chia Seed Pudding

CHIA SEED PUDDING

Chia seeds are loaded with lots of calcium, antioxidants and omega-3. They contain  nutrients that have important benefits for your body and brain. These tiny seeds pack a wonderful nutritional punch

What is chia pudding?

A delicious way for your body to receive nutrients from chia seeds as an on-the-go breakfast option.

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Chia seed pudding breakfast recipe

prep: 5 mins

inactive: overnight

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond milk/ plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup chia seeds
  • a handful of blueberries
  • 2 strawberries
  • 6 grapes
  • 1/2 apple

Instructions

  1. Place apple, grapes, strawberries, blueberries, yogurt and almond milk into blender . Blend until smooth. Whisk in chia seeds.
  2. Pour mixture into a jar and place in refrigerator. I usually leave mine overnight to let it gel so that it is ready for breakfast.

Ps: This recipe is very customizable, based on what nutrients you want to get out of your meal. You can change the flavor , sweetener, texture or even color of the recipe to your preference.