Tag Archives: healthy recipes

Mango and Tomato salsa

This versatile salsa is a delicious addition to a wide range of dishes, and is a firm favorite at TIEX. This recipe makes enough for 4 servings 400 g diced fresh mango 300g diced tomato 100g chopped onion 1 ½ teaspoon olive oil Chopped parsley Sea salt Mix all ingredients together in a big bowl [...]

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Kale, pineapple & chia seed smoothie

We always love experimenting in the kitchen at TIEX. Yesterday afternoon we tried this new smoothie recipe and it was well received by our guests!! After hiking to Lopez Mendez and taking on the waves with the local surfers everyone was in need of some extra nourishment and this tasty smoothie did the trick. Chia [...]

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Taboule

Another versatile recipe from TIEX. Enjoy as a lunch, a side dish to your main meal, or remember the amazing white fish wrapped around the taboule – endless options! 1 cup Bulgur wheat (uncooked) 2/3 cup Quinoa (uncooked) ½ cucumber peeled and diced 1 small diced onion 2 seedless diced tomatoes 3 tablespoons olive oil [...]

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Vegetable salad

Remember that luscious lunch on Lopez Mendez beach? Now you can recreate it at home! This recipe makes enough for 2-3 servings. 1 cup of green beans 1 small carrot – diced ½ zucchini – diced (1 cup) ½ cauliflower 1 cup of yucca (manioc or cassava) – diced ½ cup of parsley and green onions – [...]

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Maximizing nutrition – are you getting the most of your salad?

At the TIEX we are always interested in ways to maximise nutrition from food and are passionate about using whole foods in their natural state. Sometimes low fat products may seem like healthy options but we believe in using unprocessed foods. A recent study highlighted the importance of having the right kind of oils in your salad [...]

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Food focus – Onions

Onions have been a savored food throughout history the world over and rightly so as they are a nutritional treasure.  Thought to be a dietary staple in the pre-historic diet they are packed full of some seriously heavy weight nutritional compounds. They are able to absorb more minerals from the soil than nearly any other [...]

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Packed lunch

Lunch is always a real treat here at The Island Experience. Nothing works up a well earned appetite like a morning of kayaking, snorkeling and hiking! It’s an amazing feeling fueling your body with some delicious nutritious food after a fun workout. Just as we like variety in our food we like to mix up [...]

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