About Healthy Food Tribe

Hello, and welcome to my blog, Healthy Food Tribe!

Donna Harrison at Healthy Food TribeMy name is Donna and I created this blog because I am passionate about discovering new foods and learning everything about them.

I am also a huge smoothie fanatic, and I try to document all my favorite smoothie and other recipes here on my blog, in addition to recommendations for my favorite kitchen equipment.

Food, Kitchen and Recipes

With Healthy Food Tribe, I want to share my passion for discovering new foods and creating simple and tasty recipes.

There are so many delicious foods out there, some that we all know and other foods that we’re not so familiar with. By documenting my discoveries, I hope to inspire others to try new foods and maintain a healthy and balanced diet.

Delicious seaweed salad

I am also a massive smoothie fanatic, so please do check out my collection of smoothie recipes so you too can try them out.

Last but not least, I also share my favorite kitchen equipment here on my blog, equipment that helps me prepare delicious smoothies, energizing juices, and the best dinner recipes.

Top 10 Reader Favorites

Not sure where to start? Here are ten articles that I think you may find interesting, helpful, or fun to read!

1. Exotic Fruits from around the World

Move over apples, pears, and bananas! Here is a list of 35 exotic fruits you may have never seen or even heard of. They all have their own unique, weird, and unusual shapes, flavors, colors, and nutritional benefits.

Exotic fruits list

So next time you go on holiday in some tropical paradise, keep an eye out for one of these exotic and delicious fruits and indulge yourself!

2. Discover Roasted Seaweed

I have always been quite a bit of a sushi addict. The freshness of this type of Japanese food, the many different flavors, and the lively colors, I could literally eat it every day.

Sushi ingredients, such as salmon, egg, tuna, and chicken, are usually quite nutritious, but what about that crunchy layer of green goodness around the rice that holds everything together?

Health benefits of roasted seaweed (nori)

That layer is roasted seaweed, also known as sushi nori, or nori seaweed, which by itself is surprisingly healthy. You can also eat it as an afternoon snack when you feel like munching on something.

3. Facts about Japanese Cuisine

Food is an important part of Japanese culture, so much so that the UN officially included Japanese cuisine, otherwise known as “Washoku”, in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List.

This is an acknowledgment of the significance of Japanese cuisine, not just in Japan but around the world.

Japanese food facts and culture

Over the years, I have tried to learn as much as possible about Japanese cuisine and its cultural traditions.

I’ve collected some interesting and fun facts about Japanese food, which will hopefully inspire you to visit an authentic Japanese restaurant more often.

4. Discover Kiwano Fruit

The strange-looking kiwano fruit goes by many names, and its unusual, spiky appearance immediately caught my attention when I first saw it in a tropical fruit shop I had never been to.

What is kiwano fruit (also known as horned melon)

So what exactly is this weird-looking fruit with spikes, and how can we best cut and eat it? Find out more about the unique kiwano and its nutritional benefits.

5. Healthy Office Snack Ideas

There are tons of different options to choose from when it comes to eating snacks at work. Most of us love munching on things, especially when we have to sit in an office all day, from Monday to Friday.

Healthy snack ideas for work

But snacks don’t have to be unhealthy, and that is why I’ve made a list of my favorite healthy snack ideas for work!

6. Discover Dragon Fruit

One of my favorite exotic fruits is dragon fruit, also known as pitaya. I could literally eat it all day, every day!

What is dragon fruit, aka pitaya?

Because I appreciate the dragon fruit so much, I decided to dive a little deeper into this exotic fruit. What are the nutritional benefits of dragon fruit, where can we find one, and how can we best cut and eat dragon fruit?

7. Best Blenders for Green Smoothies

If you know me, you will know I’m a huge smoothie fanatic. Blending vegetables and fruits is the perfect way to get my nutrients in and improve my overall health.

Best blenders for green smoothies

Are you looking to invest in a new quality blender but not sure which one to choose? Read my article as I share with you my recommendations for the best blenders for making smoothies, based on price/value, durability, performance, and ease of use.

8. Turmeric Supplements with Curcumin Explained

Turmeric has long been a popular spice in Indian cuisine. Curcumin is the active compound in turmeric that is thought to have medicinal properties and offer benefits.

Best turmeric supplements with curcumin

Are turmeric supplements worth it, or should we use natural turmeric root powder in our meals? Let’s have a closer look at some of the best turmeric and curcumin supplements currently available.

9. Best Centrifugal Juicers

Juicing is an easy and fun way to enjoy the many nutrients hidden in fruits and vegetables. There are a lot of good quality home juicers available, so we don’t always need to visit a juice shop in town to get our juice fix.

Best centrifugal juicers

With so many different types of juicers to choose from, this centrifugal juicer buying guide will help you make an informed decision and find a juicer that is not only of decent quality but is also still within your budget.

10. Breakfast Smoothie Recipes

Most of us rely on that much-desired cup of coffee first thing in the morning to kick-start the day and to get us going. And I’ll be honest; I do too!

Breakfast smoothie recipes

A good alternative is a breakfast smoothie with all the right ingredients and nutrients to give you an instant and lasting energy boost. Check out these six delicious breakfast smoothie recipes.

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– Donna Harrison
Healthy Food Tribe