Morning Booster Smoothie

Ingredients: ½ small carrot 1 green apple 1 cup of orange juice ½ beet 1 small piece of ginger Preparation: Add all the ingredients into your favorite juicer and enjoy fresh!!        

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Recipe: Heart of Palm Salad

Ingredients: Servings: 4 4 cups of cooked heart of palm, sliced 2 cups cherry tomato, into halves 1 cup Kalamata olives ½ cup green scallion, sliced Olive oil, lime juice, salt and pepper to taste Preparation: Mix all the ingredients together and serve.

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Mango Salad

Servings: 4 Ingredients: 4 cups ripe mango, into strips 1 carrot, shered ½ red onion, julianne 4 tbs parsley, chopped Olive oil, lime juice, salt and pepper to taste Preparation: Mix all the ingredients together and serve.

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Recipe: Pura Vida Spa Rice and Chicken (Arroz Con Pollo)

Ingredients: 1 whole chicken boiled with onion, sweet pepper, tomato, a stalk of celery and a bay leaf 3 cups of white rice 6 cups of broth 2 tbsp of vegetable oil Achiote to taste (annatto oil) 1 onion, minced 1 sweet bell pepper, minced 1 cup of cooked green beans, sliced 1 cup cooked

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Recipe: Wild Rice Salad

This Wild Rice Salad (Ensalada De Arroz Salvaje) will give the Costa Rican Flavors you desire! Ingredients: 2 cups of wild rice, previously cooked ½ cup of raw broccoli ½ cup of leeks, sliced ½ cup of red onion, julienne ½ cup of raisins ½ cup sweet bell peppers, julienne Apple cider vinegar, olive oil,

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Ultimate Wellness Retreat from American Airlines Celebrated Living

We were thrilled to open the latest issue of American Airlines Celebrated Living Magazine and see Pura Vida Retreat & Spa named as the “Ultimate Wellness Retreat” by renowned fitness expert & coach Magen Banwart, founder of Optimal Mind Body. She praises Pura Vida Spa as having “the best holistic healers that I’ve ever experienced.

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Recipe: Port Wine Strawberries

Ingredients: • 5 cups of strawberries (remove the greens) • 115 grs of butter • ½ cup of orange juice • 1 cup of port wine • 1 cup of brown sugar • 1 tsp of cinnamon • 3 cloves Preparation: 1. In a sauce pan, add the butter and sugar. Melt the sugar until

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Recipe: Green Papaya Salad

Ingredients: -300 grs green papaya, grated -8 units cherrys tomatoes, halved - 1 cup of green beans, previously poached -1 carrot, grated -1 chili, chopped Dressing: - 3 cloves garlic, chopped - 5 tbsp lime juice - 4 tbsp fish sauce - 2 cds of olive oil - 25 g of cane sugar - 20

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Minced Green Plantain

2 servings Ingredients: 2 green plantain, diced into small squares ½ yellow onion, chopped ½ red pepper, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 small tomato, chopped ½ tbs of tomato paste 1 tsp of cumin 1 tsp of oregano ½ tbs of Worcester sauce Pinch of sugar 2 tbs of olive oil 2 tbs of

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Pura Vida Honored by Organic Spa Magazine

We’re extremely honored to share that Pura Vida has been named the “Best Yoga Spa” for 2017 by Organic Spa Magazine in the 2017 Top 10 Awards.Organic Spa cites our serene environment as a “lush and beautiful spot for spiritual refreshment” with four yoga halls offering panoramic Costa Rican views and our extensive retreat calendar. To read

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