Tropical Healing Fruits: Mango

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Imagine tucking into a breakfast bowl overflowing with juicy, mouth-watering mango, papaya, pineapple and melon. Sipping on coconut water mid-afternoon to quench your thirst after a day in the sun. Adding a generous dollop of … Read More

Costa Rican Diet, More Than Just Food

Costa Rican Diet, More Than Just Food

By Naomi Olson The temperate climate and abundance of water make Costa Rica a fertile ground for agriculture and wildlife. Though it is possible to grow all kinds of fruits and vegetables, the Ticos (locals) … Read More

Tropical Healing Fruits: Watermelon

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by Alexandra Kovacova Imagine tucking into a breakfast bowl overflowing with juicy, mouth-watering mango, papaya, pineapple and melon. Sipping on coconut water mid-afternoon to quench your thirst after a day in the sun. Adding a … Read More

Nourishing Pineapple Smoothie

pineapple-smoothie

Nourish your body with a refreshing pineapple smoothie on a warm day. Bromelain enzyme in the pineapple boosts digestion and together with the vitamins and minerals in green leafy veggies support your immune system and … Read More

Eggplant Gratin

Eggplant Gratin

At Blue Osa we also call this eggplant lasagna. It’s one of those dishes where the whole is much greater than the sum of its parts. The more moisture you can drain from the eggplant … Read More

Chocolate Brownies

chocolate brownies

Who does not deserve a small slice of heaven, right now? These brownies are timeless and classic. If a little goes a long way, enjoy it, guilt-free, with your coffee – then come back for … Read More

Orange Basil Salad Vinaigrette

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This unexpected combination of ingredients will enhance any salad, but why stop at lettuce? Serve this with chicken or fish or veggies and add a real twist to the dish. It’s fresh and it’s new…a … Read More

Starfruit Salad Dressing

starfruit salad dressing

This salad dressing is creamy and sweet- it’s a favorite here at Blue Osa, where we collect the starfruit from our trees. Since some varieties of star fruit are sweeter than others, adjust the honey … Read More

Zucchini Flan Recipe

Zucchini Recipe Flan

This is one of our favorite lunch staples at Blue Osa. It’s light, yet filling and flavorful. It makes for the perfect vegetarian option during the summer season when zucchini grows bountiful in the garden. … Read More