Smoothie – it is the cocktails, which, despite their low calorie, perfectly satisfy hunger and promote weight loss. Usually they are drunk instead of one non-core food intake (snacking). They are rich in vitamins and fiber and very tasty, they also help to strengthen the immune system and cleanse the body of toxins.Smoothies for a flat belly
If you experience difficulty with bowel movements, you are
plagued Gaza and delayed fluid in the body, the exercises may not give a positive slimming effect. In the aid of his workout prepare is useful for gaining a slim waist cocktail.
200 g of purified and diced papaya (you can substitute fresh pumpkin);
200 g peeled from the skin of peaches, apricots or plums (frozen);
1 pear or Apple of medium size;
1 tbsp Flaxseed;
1 tbsp minced ginger;
6 mint leaves;
100 g low-fat yogurt or kefir;
6 ice cubes. Continue reading
Hot chocolate is a delicious drink based on cocoa. Different countries use different recipes of cooking. For example, Europeans and Americans brewed from cocoa powder and milk. In Russia often use melted chocolate and milk. In some cases, the milk is replaced with plain water. In order to give the hot chocolate a more refined taste, add
vanilla, cinnamon or other spices.
First hot chocolate began to prepare the indigenous people of the tropics – the American Indians. This is not surprising because the cocoa beans have long grow in abundance on these lands. The interesting fact is that this drink was forbidden to eat the women and children. This is because its mandatory ingredient was alcohol. In addition, the Indians have added to their chocolate chili pepper and other spices. Hence the name of the drink “bitter water”, the language of the Aztecs-sounding as “chocolatl”. Continue reading
Cocoa powder – this is the most useful product made from cocoa beans, because it does actually dry concentration of nutrients and very little cocoa butter. You heard right, as strange as it might seem. And before moving on to talk about the benefits of cocoa powder, I want to destroy the myth about the unique benefits of cocoa butter.
What is cocoa butter?
Cocoa butter – vegetable fat extracted from cocoa paste by pressing. In turn cocoa paste is a ground nibs the fruit of the cacao tree. Cocoa butter is a fat basis for the production of chocolate and other confectionery products. Cocoa butter has a whitish-yellow color, almost no smell, and at room temperature it is solid and brittle.
There are two types of cocoa butter: natural and deodorized (it is subjected to further processing).
Typically, chocolate production and use deodorized cocoa butter. The deodorization process solves the problem of depersonalization Continue reading