Magalies Fruity Recipes

Citrus Essential Oils Volume (1) – (Article 1 of 5)

by Dr. Marli Botha If the fumes from commercial cleaners containing synthetic chemicals make you feel a little queasy, consider mixing up your own cleaning products using orange essential oils derived from orange rind. Essential oils are all natural and biodegradable and many contain powerful antiseptic, antifungal, antibacterial, and antiviral properties that make them remarkably...

FACTORS INFLUENCING TASTE PERCEPTION – Volume 1

by Dr. Marli Botha There are countless factors that can influence taste perceptions, ranging from an individual’s age to the temperature of the food. These variables are extremely important for food & beverage industry specialists to consider when evaluating and developing new products. How people perceive taste makes all the difference…!  Here are some interesting factors that influence your taste perceptions: Taste...

WHICH CAME FIRST: ORANGE THE COLOR OR ORANGE THE FRUIT?

by Dr. Marli Botha There are very few pure colour names like black, white, red, blue, green or brown; most of the hundreds of words we use for colours come from things such as fruit, flowers, precious stones and other objects, for example cerise, turquoise, indigo, violet, amber… The citrus definitely got named first. The earliest...

Mulled apple juice – “THE EL FUEGO DE MANZANA” (The Apple-Fire)”

by Elmien Lerm Mulled cider, also called apple cider, is traditionally an unpasteurized and unfiltered non-alcoholic drink made from apples. This Mulled Apple Juice is the perfect drink to warm up with, when you get back from a hard day's work, or when you want something a bit fancy to have in front of the...

Fruit Juice Smoothies – “THE KICKSTARTER”

by Elmien Lerm A smoothie is a delicious, thick and creamy beverage made from pureed raw fruit, vegetables, and sometimes dairy or fruit juice products, typically using a blender. It has several great benefits for balanced diets and healthy, active lifestyles: Aids in digestion Balances hormonal functioning Boosts brain power Controls cravings Controls mood swings ...

Fruit Juice Smoothies – “THE NUTTY PROFESSOR”

by Elmien Lerm A smoothie is a delicious, thick and creamy beverage made from pureed raw fruit, vegetables, and sometimes dairy and fruit juice products typically using a blender! Smoothies are also one of the most athlete-friendly drinks. Packing in the nutrients, calories, and hydration that are so essential for top performance, smoothies offer magnificent ways...

Fruit Juice Smoothies – “THE BERRYNANA”

by Elmien Lerm Smoothies are becoming more and more popular as a meal replacement, and for good reason! It has many great benefits for balanced diets and healthy, active lifestyles! It prevents hydration, fights depression, improves bone health, detoxifies the body, boosts brain power, prevents heart disorders, reduces chances of cancer, helps to lose weight...

Fruit Juice Smoothies – “THE MANGOGONUT”

by Elmien Lerm Smoothies are simply delicious and have many great benefits for balanced diets and healthy, active lifestyles! It helps lose weight, prevents hydration, makes you feel full, controls cravings, aids in digestion, it’s a source of antioxidants, curbs sleep disorders, enhances immunity, improves skin, detoxifies the body, boosts brain power, controls mood swings,...