Chocolate Power Smoothie

  Ingredients: ½ frozen banana ½ cup of cashews 1 ½ cup of water or coconut water 1 tsp of maca} 5 dates 2 tbsp of cacao powder 1 tsp of vanilla Preparation: Moisturize the cashew seeds with the water and the dates for 6 minutes, then blend together and serve.

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Chickpea Stew

Chickpea stew Ingredients: 2 cups cooked chickpeas 2 small diced tomatoes 1/2 half chopped onion 2 tbsp chopped celery 2 tbsp chopped sweet chilli 2 tbsp grated carrot 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tsp of concentrated tomaet paste 1 tsp of sugar 1 tsp cumin 1 recipe for oregano 1/2 tsp of thyme 1 cup

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Travel Channel Honeymoon Feature

Pura Vida Retreat & Spa is thrilled to be included in this new list from The Travel Channel on the 12 Best Budget-Friendly Spas for Honeymooners! The story features amazing properties from Thailand to Sweden to Italy. Here at Pura Vida, they highlight us as a mountain wellness destination offering sweeping views and amazing spa

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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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