As a food, açai pulp from the tribal Amazon belt is often blended with the starchy root vegetable manioc and eaten as porridge. The taste is often described as reminiscent of wild berries and chocolate. The addition of it in powdered form in a smoothie and blended with fresh berries results in a healthy and delicious breakfast. This açai bowl from Surf-side Eating is the perfect way to start your day.
Here’s a delicious meat-free souvlaki for when you need one. The secret to cooking halloumi is, ironically, to treat it like a steak: bring it to room temperature before cooking, sear it under a high heat and stop cooking as soon as the outside has a nice crisp edge.
Louise Avery, author and founder of LA Brewery, takes us through the history and science of kombucha tea. From digestive health to detoxification (and even reported radiation immunity), this miracle tonic is definitely one you'll want to get to know.
Try these two detoxifying smoothie recipes as a healthy kick start to your day, packed with superfoods like spinach, ginger and watercress, they are a simple and not to mention tasty way to get your 5 a day!