Christmas season is full of lovely tastes and smells. Just had to make a smoothie with spicy Christmas taste; cinnamon and anise. Just perfect smell and taste for an evening meal along with some gingerbread and fruit. You find the gingerbread recipe when you click on the categorie Christmas 2016. For recipe on the smoothie, go below and click the Continue link.

Did you know that there are two main types of cinnamon:

  • Ceylon cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum), often considered to be “true cinnamon”
  • Cassia cinnamon or Chinese cinnamon (Cinnamomum aromaticum), which originates from southern China, is typically less expensive than Ceylon cinnamon.

Cinnamon can be used to help treat infections, the common cold, loss of appetite.

It is a great source of manganese, fiber, iron, and calcium. When added to food, it inhibits bacterial growth and food spoilage, making it a natural food preservative.


Spicy cinnamon Smoothie For 2

200g frozen mango

1 banana

2 cups almond milk

50g  hazelnuts

1 tbsp cinnamon, you can reduce the amount

1 tsp anise

6 dates, remove the stone

 Method:1.    Start by putting all the ingredients in the blender.

2.    Blend smooth

3.    Decorate with your favorite accessories.

4.    Enjoy!

Did you know that hazelnuts are rich in unsaturated fats that is good for you heart?The high amount of magnesium is good to regulate the calcium levels in the muscles; this also has an effect to our heart by giving the heart the right beat.



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