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Mango ginger bellini

For non alcoholic drinker this simple refreshing non-alcohol drink mango ginger bellini is perfect for you, as a refreshing drink for brunch idea, lunch or dinner with your guests.

Mango and ginger blended well together, and also mango juice adding slightly sweet to the drink, add ice cube if you like!


Ingredients: estimates
-  Cold sparkling natural mineral water/ S.Pellegrino or ginger ale
- 2 ripe mango or 4 cup frozen mango
- 1/2 cup mango juice
- 2 inch fresh ginger
- 1/2 of lime juice
- Ice cube optional

Direction :
cut ripe mango in cube, peel ginger skin
blender mango,ginger,lime juice with mango juice until smooth
pour mango mixture into a glass add ice cube,add chil ginger ale or sparkling water
Or mix them together stir and chiluntil ready to serve.

Roasted Spice chick peas/garbanzo beans

I use this Garbanzo beans/Chick peas so often to make Humus but this time I made this crunchy roasted  spices chick peas/ garbanzo beans for a snack.





Ingredients :
- 2 cans/15.5  garbanzo beans or I big size can
- 1 tsp curry powder
- 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
- 1/2 tsp smoke paprika powder
- 1/2 tsp ground cumin
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- pinch red flakes pepper
-  2  tbsp olive oil


preparation:
- preheat oven on 400 F
- drain garbanzo beans and pat dry with paper towel
- mix all dry spices ingredients
- transfer into baking pan
- season garbanzo beans with mixed ground spices
- sprinkles with olive oil evenly
- bake into the oven for about 50-60 minutes or until golden brown and crunchy
- let them cool and ready to serve.

Roasted potato bite

Finger food idea for potluck or party,,,,,you can use any small size potato such as petite, red potato or fingerling potatoes,topping with any kind of shredded cheese you like :)
and slightly melted on top,,,,


Ingredients : estimates
- any small size grade C potatoes/petite/fingerling
- chopped garlic/powder
- salt
- ground black pepper
- chopped thyme
- olive oil
- shredded cheese/Parmesans/ cheddar or any shredded cheese you like.


Direction :
preheat oven on 400 F
Cut potato in half,put in a bowl mix them with dry spices ingredients and drizzle with olive oil
transfer into the pan and bake into the oven for about 40-45 minutes
take out from the oven, flip flat side of potato add shredded cheese on top,back into the oven for couple minutes or so until cheese are slightly melted
* serve warm is best *