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Make a simple, healthy breakfast in less than 10 minutes!

Having a great breakfast is not only important to support our body during the day, but also an important mood booster in the morning. With our busy schedule and the necessity to calculate traffic time in Jakarta to get to work, the effort to make a healthy, fresh, and filling breakfast seems far too much time-consuming. In this article, we want to share our current favorite dessert that you can easily whipped up in 10 minutes! We mix different types of tropical fruits to create a vibrant color and a mix of sweet & tangy flavors to kick-start our day!

Product of the Month

Alor Wild Bee Honey
Alor Honey is a specialty local honey produced in several regions in Indonesia, including Sumatra, Borneo, Sulawesi, Papua, NTB, and NTT. Alor honey has a unique flavor due to the characteristics of the bees (Apis Dorsata) producing them. Living as wild bees, these particular species made their nests high-up in tall forest trees, stones, and caves. Their diet consists of flower essence derived from native plants, such as Cajuput leaves, Candlenuts, and Jati wood. The production of Alor honey is still relying on ancient, traditional method of “Panen Tiris”, in which a small square incision is made on each bee’s nest to slowly extract honey while maintaining the bee’s nest. The small incision is then cut horizontally and place on a cotton cloth to to maximize extraction and natural processing of honey. This process gives Alor Honey its signature wet forest smells, moist texture, and bittersweet taste.

Recipes of the Month

Pink Lady Smoothie
Beautiful smoothie with a taste that reminds you of a tropical paradise. I love the addition of chiaseeds to give a richer and thicker texture.

What we need:

  • 1 ½ cup coconut water (chilled)
  • ¼ cup coconut yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ½ cup coconut meat
  • 1 cup fresh cubed watermelon
  • 1 ripe banana, diced
  • ¼ cup frozen raspberry
  • ½ tablespoon chiaseeds
  • Dried Rose petals, for garnish, optional
  • Serves 2-3

Steps, steps, steps:
Mix coconut water, honey, coconut meat, coconut yoghurt, cubed watermelon, banana, frozen raspberry in a blender. Blend on medium speed for 3-5 minutes. Add chiaseeds into mixture. Mixed well. Garnish with rose petals prior to serving. Better served chilled.

Tropical Fruit Breakfast Bowl
This breakfast bowl is packed with rich nutrients and it taste absolutely delicious! I often make this for a dear friend of mine, who insist on spending less than 10 minutes to make and eat her breakfast. The important key here is to pick the right combination of fruits and condiments to create a well-balanced taste of sweet and tangy. To make a fun presentation, you can shelled out various different tropical fruits to make a mini bowl. I often use dragon fruit, but you can also use pineapple or papaya.

What we need:

  • ½ cup yoghurt of your choice, plain
  • 1 Banana
  • ¼ cup cubed papaya
  • ¼ cup cubed red dragon fruit
  • 1 kiwi, diced
  • ¼ cup sliced raw almond
  • ¼ cup granola
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Additional honey, to drizzle on top, optional
  • Serves 2

Steps, steps, steps:
Mix yoghurt and honey together and divide into separate bowls or shelled fruits. Arrange all fruits ingredients in bowls. Garnish on top with granola, raisins and sliced almond. Drizzle with honey. Consume immediately.

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