About the benefits of cocoa known by the American Indians long before Columbus. From the fruit of the cocoa made the drink chocolatl, which means “bitter water”. The Indians cocoa was considered a sacred plant, given to them by the gods. Europeans discovered cocoa in the first half of the XVI century.
First cocoa was in Spain, then it known in France. At first, the American beverage drank only members of Royal families, and only in the XVIII century it became widespread. Cacao was first cultivated in Africa. In Russia, the chocolate began to produce in the nineteenth century.
It should be noted the high value of cocoa as a product. Cocoa is a source of folic acid, iron, potassium and zinc. In addition, cocoa powder contains caffeine, theophylline and theobromine, which are excellent tonics. Cocoa also is included in the meal Kremlin diet. This diet is based on restricting Continue reading
IVAN-TEA IS FERMENTED.
Made on the basis of traditional Russian recipes through
gentle handling of flowers and leaves of the willow herb (fireweed angustifolia) in a special furnace.
Hand picking, gentle handling and slow fermentation allows not only to preserve the healing properties of fireweed, but also to give them additional Strength, and drink – a particular and unique taste.
THIS WONDERFUL DRINK:
– Ivan-tea tones up and relaxes.
– Has a soothing and calming effect.
– Ivan-tea relieves sleep disturbances.
– Relieves migraine.
– Infections and colds, has antipyretic properties.
– Useful for hypertension Continue reading
Fashionable and new word – smoothies, called creamy whipped and mixed in a blender vegetables, berries, fruit. Smoothies are very healthy, nutritious, it contains a lot of fiber because it is composed of various ingredients. For those who want to lose weight, ideal smoothies from fruits and vegetables. But for a hearty Breakfast in smoothies add honey, milk, cream, yoghurt, nuts. To make smoothie at home is very easy, you need a blender and nothing more. You can
eat it as dessert, but the recipe vegetable smoothie will easily substitute soup or secondly, he is very hearty and delicious, but also rich in vitamins.
At home to make smoothie – firstly you only want whole, ripe and damaged fruits and vegetables, don’t eat green or overripe. Secondly – density and saturation smoothies you can make if you put the ingredients Continue reading