By Brazilian Chef Maria Pia Peter

Image Culinaria Tilapia 1 e1705539662970These healthy and delightful recipes were elaborated using highly nutritious ingredients such as fish, vegetables and fruits. The Tilapia recipe using coconut milk turn it gourmet and delicious. The couple juices using Kale in both recipes. It can refresh as well as energize you.The Brazilian touch and the harmonic combination of these ingredients are going to surprise you!

Brazilian Style Tilapia

  • Ingredients:

4 slices Tilapia Fish
3 tomatoes
1 onion
3 table sps chopped coriander
1 cup chopped chives
200ml coconut milk
2 table sps tomato paste
Olive oil
Salt and Pepper

Directions:

Put salt and pepper in the fish slices. Cut the onion in small cubes and roast it in olive oil until it becomes golden brown. Mix the chopped coriander and chives with the onion, and while cooking, add the tomatoes and tomato paste to the mixture. Add the coconut milk and salt, and mix everything together. Finally, add the fish slices to the sauce, and cook it until it is completely done.
Makes 4 serving

pexels designbyja 2109099Refreshing Green Juice

  • Ingredients:

3 slices of pineapple
1 green apple
2 kale leaves
20 mint leaves
500ml of water
3 coffee sps chopped ginger
Sugar and honey

Directions:
Cut all the ingredients and combine them with water in a blender. Purée until smooth. Add sugar, honey and 4 ice cubes per cup. Makes 4 serving

Vitality Boost Juice

Ingredients:
½ pear, diced.
¼ cup baby kale
(In this case you can also replace kale for spinach)
¼ cup diced celery
¾ cup apple juice
1 tsp lemon juice

Directions:
In blender, puree all ingredients 30 sec or until smooth. Pour into glass. Serve immediately.
Makes 1 serving

Bonus:
A highly absorbable form of magnesium in kale has been shown to improve blood-sugar control by 35% to keep energy levels steady.

* Brazilian chef Maria Pia Peter graduated in 1987 as an Economic major at UFPE (Pernambuco State University) and lived in Sao Paulo for 10 years, where she had the opportunity to study Fine Arts at the Panamericana Art & Design School, then was engaged in a course for International Chefs at the SENAC University Center.  She lives in Recife, Pernambuco state. Her daughter, Amanda Peter, is an actress that lives in Los Angeles and help us with translations.

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