1 cup olive oil 2 cloves garlic 6 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons honey 2 teaspoons sea salt 1/4 cup fresh parsley 1/4 cup fresh cilantro 1/4 cup fresh basil
Creamy like mashes potatoes or fluffy like rice, millet is a delicious grain that can accompany many types of food. As with most grains, millet is available in markets throughout the year. It is an alkaline grain as well as it is high in potassium, magnesium, and protein. 1 10 ounce box of millet, cooked to manufacture directions 1 15.5 oz can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 teaspoons grated orange zest 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt Freshly ground black pepper to taste 2 pounds cherry tomatoes cut into wedges 1/2 small sweet onion, thinly sliced 1/4 cup fresh mint, torn 1/4 cup roughly chopped Almonds In a medium bowl, mix together the orange zest, olive oil, sea salt, black pepper, tomatoes, onion, and mint. In a large bowl, put in millet, spoon in the chickpeas and tomato mint mixture, and fold together. Garnish with the chopped almonds and serve.
Do you know what the blue zones are? Blue zones are the areas with the highest density of people who live to be over 100. To give you an idea of how many that is: in most places 1 out of 10,000 is a centenarian. In the blue zones it’s 1 out of 250! Is it in the air, the food, the nature, the people, the way of life? The answer is it’s a little bit of everything shaken and stirred into a vibrant cocktail that infuses with life the cells of those lucky enough to live in it. There only 4 in the world and Costa Rica has the largest one. The Hacienda del Sol family is lucky enough to live in it and get to share it with the world. We honor this everyday with every nutrient dense meal we serve, centering yoga class we guide, lush trail we hike, fiery sunset we soak in. Dip into the blue zone with us and take a gulp from one of the most vitality imbued elixirs in our beautiful blue planet.