Saturday, 11 February 2017

Happy Pineapples

Thanks for the link to this recipe Leila and Happy Birthday to you in Queensland, the land of many pineapples!!!!
Pineapple and Turmeric Smoothie
"Bright, sweet and invigorating, this smoothie packs an anti-inflammatory punch."
Serves: 2
Prep time: 5 minutes (plus 4 hours freezing time if using fresh pineapple)

Ingredients: 1 cup pineapple chunks, frozen; ½ teaspoon turmeric powder; ¼ teaspoon cinnamon; ¼ teaspoon ginger powder; pinch ground cloves; 1 cup green tea or coconut water, chilled
1. Place all ingredients in a blender and process until slushy. Divide between two glasses and serve.
Recipe provided by Australian Pineapples.
Leila is the creator of beautiful needlearts, here's a wonderful activity book
she has made for her granddaughter Matilda (note the pineapple on the cover)

one of Leila's glasses, her favourite no doubt !!
some fabric she spotted at Spotlight,
and a cloth book made, once again for Matlida, featuring that most magical of fruits !!

1 comment:

  1. You have started me on a Pineapple Quest Anne. I have always loved the fruit, but now I find myself looking for pineapples wherever I go. Interesting fruits, and I am now learning lots about them.