Tag Archives: vegetables

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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GI vs GL

In a world that is already over complicated we believe in keeping things simple here at TIEX, especially when it comes to health and nutrition! But we wanted to share a little bit of information about glycemic index. There is a lot of buzz around glycemic index – (GI) and glycemic load – (GL); but also some [...]

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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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Segunda sem carne – Meat Free Monday

At our detox retreats we encourage guests to think about what they eat. How they are fuelling their body and to try to inspire new eating habits. As well as cutting out coffee and refined sugars we also don’t serve any meat at the retreats. People are eating much more meat compared to in the [...]

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Nutrition news: need help to quit smoking – up your fruit and veggie intake

The benefits behind a diet full of vegetables and fruits are endless. Scientific journals are reporting everyday on reasons to include more plant foods in your diet. A study published last week highlighted the importance of vegetables and fruit in those who were trying to quit smoking. For many people wishing to be more healthy [...]

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