Tag Archives: salad

Is salt really bad for you?

Salt often gets a bad rap in health circles, but like so many foods today it’s the highly processed and refined version that is bad for us. Did you know that salt in it’s natural form contains 84 minerals, which together help balance the body? In this natural state salt can actually help to restore [...]

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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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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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Geneva salad

Whilst traveling in Europe Adriana was inspired by her friends fridge to make this quick easy super tasty salad. Often when we are in different in environments we don’t have all the ingredients we may use for a particular dish when we are at home and sometimes this is when the best flavour combinations are [...]

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The clean 15 and the dirty dozen

Here at TIEX we want to try to make healthy eating easier for you by giving you up to date nutrition advice. Eating a wide range of fruits and vegetables is at the core of any healthy eating program. But do you stop to consider the benefits of organic produce? Unfortunately many of the pesticides [...]

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Food focus – Cucumber

Most of you will already be big fans of healthy ingredients, but there is nothing like reminding ourselves about how nutritious some of our favourite food are. We love thinking about how foods nourish our body as we eat them. We are starting a food focus series, showcasing some of our favourite produce from The Island Experience [...]

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