Food has a way of bringing people together. Not just across the dinner table, but also across communities and countries. It helps break down the borders between us. To foster unity and create positive change.
This is the driving idea behind Local Village, the brainchild and passion of Sipamandla Manqele. Working with smaller, village-level producers she brings indigenous African products to South Africa and South African products to the world.
Vital Green smoothie recipe
1 inch of cucumber
1 stick celery with leaves
1/2 inch of fresh ginger
1 quarter lemon with rind
Add to blender with half an avo and 2 Tablespoons Amaranthus Powder. Serve on ice.
Chocolate Glorious smoothie recipe
1 Tablespoon of Chocolate Glorious
Sweeten to taste with the natural sweetener of choice, we prefer maple syrup for this one.
Add your favourite chopped fruit, nuts and seeds for a quick, delicious and nutritious smoothie bowl.
Feisty Baobab Spring smoothie recipe
For a great morning, post-work out breakfast blend:
1 cup almond milk (or milk of your choice)
1 frozen banana
1 Tablespoon of Feisty Baobab Spring
Sweeten to taste with the natural sweetener of choice, we prefer honey for this one.