Green Kids - The New Cool Kids PART TWO

Green Kids - The New Cool Kids PART TWO

Now that you’ve been probably trying out green magic potions with your little shining stars, here are some extra tips to make the process smooth(ie) :D and easy! And as promised, here’s the second part of the Cool Kid Manifesto + one new recipe. Stay tuned on @diospirofoods and @oneofus_kids for the next chapter ;) I hope you and your little heroes will enjoy it.

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Green Kids - The New Cool Kids

Green Kids - The New Cool Kids

In the 80s and 90s ‘green’ used to be uncool. At the time when chocolate bars and Mcdonalds were in fashion, I remember being the weirdo who took tupperwares of sweet peas & carrots to school as a snack - needless to say I was laughed at. But I was no angel and was in with the ‘bad guys’ when it was time to make fun of the almost black Pumpernickel sandwiches filled with living nutritious salad & sprouts German kids took to school. We were ‘oh-so-cool’...

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diospiro’s Vegan Mustard Mayo

diospiro’s Vegan Mustard Mayo

100% vegan, rich, tasty, creamy and consistent and it can be made in under 5 min?! Yes, all of the above... diospiro’s vegan mustard mayo is perfect in salads, sandwiches and on veggie burgers or even as a dip! This recipe - plus 4 other delicious creations of ours - came out in this month’s issue of Saber Viver - Portuguese lifestyle magazine - and can finally also be found here!

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Green Juice & Smoothie Challenge - Winter Ingredients

Green Juice & Smoothie Challenge - Winter Ingredients

Last September we called all our readers to join us in our 15 day Green Juice & Smoothie Challenge.

This week, after having been on Porto Canal's Olá Maria TV Program, the challenge took on a whole new dimension when the program's team decided to embark on it full heartedly and the news spread rapidly on social media.

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Spiced Sweet Rice Pudding (vegan, gluten & refined sugar free)

Spiced Sweet Rice Pudding (vegan, gluten & refined sugar free)

This sweet rice pudding cooked with some of the typical spices of Eastern desserts is 100% vegan, refined sugar and gluten free, but more than that, it is the very proof that my heart and sweet tooth have suddenly travelled back to India, where I spent a while a few years ago <3. Woke up dreaming of being on the road again...it's been way too long since these tireless wings have flown that far ;)

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More Crumble than Pineapple…

More Crumble than Pineapple…

Trying to live gluten and dairy free can be an arduous and many-a-time painful task, so every time I manage to create a gluten and dairy free version of one of my favourite dishes - desserts and breakfasts in particular - I get so excited that I truly feel that everything is possible in the kitchen with a dash of imagination.

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Mixed Berries & Fresh Fruit Porridge (Oatmeal)

Mixed Berries & Fresh Fruit Porridge (Oatmeal)

I have no idea how I didn’t think of this before… Mixed berry porridge (oatmeal) with fresh fruit and coconut flakes - a whole new world of flavour to begin the day. This warm autumnal breakfast has a touch of summer :) tastes like crumble and leaves us virtually unstoppable for hours. Happy St. Martins summer everyone <3

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diospiro’s Surfivor Picnic & Pineapple Berry Smoothie

diospiro’s Surfivor Picnic & Pineapple Berry Smoothie

We’ve been out of touch for over a week...we’re sorry! We were away from our computers and in fact inside the ocean at the Surfivor Surf Camp in Matosinhos, Portugal for a full-on surfing week during which the weather decided to test us to very limit. Were we really that keen?!

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Post-Workout Cinnamon Porridge (Oatmeal)

Post-Workout Cinnamon Porridge (Oatmeal)

After you work out, your muscles are craving for protein and carbs to recover the used energy and to rebuild themselves. What you eat after your exercise routine will determine how long that process will take... And with this porridge recipe you will surely keep it to a minimum!

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Turmeric Paste or Kanchani, the Golden Goddess

Turmeric Paste or Kanchani, the Golden Goddess

Turmeric is well known and has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine and in Eastern cuisine. Scientists have been studying its effects more recently only to confirm this age old knowledge: turmeric is one of the most potent and general immunity and healing substances.

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3 Ingredient Express Soup - or Simplicity at its Best!

3 Ingredient Express Soup - or Simplicity at its Best!

No time for cooking and an almost empty fridge, but craving something warm, delicious and healthy? This soup might be just what you need. It only requires three ingredients (plus salt and pepper and a little olive oil - which are usually always in every kitchen) and 10 minutes of your precious time ;)

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Juicy Tomato Millet

Juicy Tomato Millet

How did it all start? It was love at first bite, two worlds collided and well, you know the rest - they could never tear us apart :) This juicy tomato ‘risotto style’ millet is ridiculously simple to prepare, divinely delicious and as good a main meal as it is a side dish. Did I mention it is gluten, dairy and all the usual suspects free? You’d better get your pots and spoons ready ;)

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Sweet Corn & Black Olive Side Salad

Sweet Corn & Black Olive Side Salad

This farewell summer, welcome autumn sweet corn & black olive salad is fresh, crunchy and delicious. It is perfect as a side dish - and in fact matches our Veggie Burgers heavenly! It can also be eaten as meal, if you’re in for a light one :)

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diospiro's Website Launch & Celebration Passion Peach Tart

diospiro's Website Launch & Celebration Passion Peach Tart

Auuuuuu!! We’re finally here!!! We cannot believe this is diospiro’s 1st official blog post ;) It did seem like this day would never come. For all those of you who have lovingly been following diospiro on Instagram and Facebook for the past year, thank you from our hearts. They have definitely been kept warm through your enthusiasm and all your lovely messages. Well…WELCOME EVERYONE!!

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diospiro's Hot & Cold Gazpacho

diospiro's Hot & Cold Gazpacho

This super quick and easy to make gazpacho is packed with essential nutrients and is so delicious you’ll probably want to have it often. We love to spice things up, so we added a little chilli to our recipe, turning it into a crazy mixture of hot and cold. But don’t worry, if spicy is not your thing, it will taste just as delicious without the chilli.

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Leftovers Veggie Burgers

Leftovers Veggie Burgers

Crazylicious veggie burgers made with your previous day’s leftovers - rice, beans and lentils welcome! Easy and quick to make (20' + cooking time), they're packed with nutrients, vegan and gluten-free. They can also be frozen, so that you have them at hand when needed. 

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Juice & Smoothie Challenge - Free Printable Guide

Juice & Smoothie Challenge - Free Printable Guide

Tired of feeling tired? Lacking focus and concentration? In need of rebooting body and mind? Wanting to shed that extra weight or actually gain some? Wishing to clear those skin blemishes? Dreaming you could feel, look and be more healthy, but no time to learn all the ins and outs of a healthy lifestyle?

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Express Watermelon Sorbet

Express Watermelon Sorbet

This watermelon sorbet is dead easy and quick to prepare and super refreshing on those impossibly hot days. It is dairy, sugar, gluten and and all-usual-suspects free and if you prep the watermelon ahead you can make it in under 5 minutes and enjoy it all summer!

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Exotic 1001 Flavour Wrap

Exotic 1001 Flavour Wrap

Bored of the same sandwich and wrap fillings? Looking for an adventure for the senses? You have to try this unlikely combo! It’s vegan, gluten free, and so very fresh. I don’t know what got into us today, but it’s as if a 1001 flavours decided to get wrapped together and the result is... well, exotic, to say the least.

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Whole Lotta Love Smoothie

Whole Lotta Love Smoothie

We’re in a whole lotta love with this refreshing smoothie! It is perfect to reboot body and mind, before and after physical exercise and just what you need for those long study sessions or for when you’re doing work that requires your complete focus.

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