- January 1st, 2014
Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is an exceptional component in a natural tool chest. As to its botanical lineage, there are about 25 different species of mint: Peppermint is actually a naturally occurring hybrid between water mint and spearmint.
- February 1st, 2008Unfeatured
2 cups fresh or frozen and thawed papaya cubes (mango may be subsituted)
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about half a lime)
2 teaspoons dried mint
1/2 cup full-fat yogurt, plain or vanilla
Fresh mint leaves for garnish (optional)
1. In a food processor, combine papaya or mango, honey, lime juice, and mint, and pulse to make a very coarse puree.
2. Transfer to a medium bowl, and fold in yogurt; add more honey to taste.
3. Divide among four individual serving dishes, and refrigerate for one to two hours before serving, or freeze for 30 minutes. Garnish with fresh mint; serve with biscotti.
nutrition info per serving (4): 111 calories; 1 g fat; 1 g saturated fat; 4 mg cholesterol; 2 g protein; 25 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 22 mg sodium