Splurge This Spring

The Try The World April box featured two exciting new products from Banana Samba and Garcia De La Cruz Olive Oil. Keep reading for some fun eating tips and decadent recipe!

Banana Samba
Many fruit chews nowadays contain artificial ingredients and chemicals that completely defeat the purpose of a healthy snack. Finding a clean fruit chew shouldn’t be that difficult! And now, thanks to Banana Samba, it isn’t! Packed with flavor and nutrition, Banana Samba is an innovative recreation of a delicious dessert that dates back to colonial times in the tropics. Not only is it made with the highest quality ingredients (and you can pronounce them all!) but they’re also perfect to throw in your purse, backpack or gym bag for a quick and easy on-the-go treat.

Founded by Carla and Ruth Wahnon, Banana Samba takes a 400 year old dessert to the next level. The bananas are naturally ripened, that means no ethylene gas or artificial ingredients are used to create these irresistible, guilt free and 100% snacks. And that’s not all! We often see fruit chews made with preservatives and high fructose corn syrup, but Banana Samba steers clear from all that empty calorie nonsense. They’re perfect for those looking for a flavorful alternative to the cheap artificial energy fruit chews and bars. It’s time to make a switch without compromising on taste! Banana Samba is the simple, natural and convenient solution.

How to get the most out of your Banana Samba Chews!
Are you a fitness enthusiast? Banana Samba Fit Chews give you a burst of energy making them the perfect pre/post workout snack.

Not getting enough potassium in your diet? Bananas are high in potassium, and since Banana Samba is made from natural bananas, these chews make for a fine potassium replacement.
Do you fall victim to the 3pm slump? A sweet pick-me-up can always get you back on the grind!
Need to incentivise your kiddos? Banana Samba is kid approved! Throw one in their lunch box and keep some in your purse, we promise they will come in handy!

Garcia De La Cruz Olive Oil
Pure organic extra virgin olive oil is a staple in many kitchens, but with the plethora of brands out there it can be overwhelming to choose the right one. If you’re looking for the perfect EVOO to make delectable dressings, cooked dishes, or for simply dipping with fresh bread, then you need to get your hands on Garcia De La Cruz Extra Virgin Olive Oil. This oil bursts with delicious rich flavor guaranteed to add flair to any recipe while enhancing your cooking and dining experience.
What is truly impeccable about this brand is their commitment to protecting the environment. They employ the most responsible and advanced agricultural techniques, including monitored drip irrigation and fertigation, a drip fertilization technique, to care for their fields. It’s hard to say no to an oil that tastes incredible and is sustainably farmed!

Did You Know?
According to the FDA, eating about 2 tablespoons (23 grams) of olive oil daily may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease due to the monounsaturated fat in olive oil.
Olive oil could help prevent cardiovascular disease and assists in the regulation of cholesterol levels due to its high monounsaturated fat content.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil contains vitamin D, so it could protect your bones by stimulating absorption of calcium, helping to regulate the levels of calcium and phosphorus in the blood.

Looking for a new dessert to wow your guests? This Chocolate Mousse is not only easy to make, but also will have everyone coming back for seconds!

4 eggs
3 tablespoons of Garcia de la Cruz organic extra virgin olive oil
1/3 cup of sugar
1 cup of dark chocolate (70% cocoa content)

Separate the yolk from the whites. Placing the white in the refrigerator.
Place the chocolate in a double boiler at low heat, it should not go over 125ºF, to not lose its properties. Keep covered to keep from cooling.
Beat the yolks with half the sugar with a whisk until they turn white and emulsify a bit. Add the melted chocolate little by little, mixing carefully. Incorporate the brandy and the Garcia de la Cruz organic extra virgin olive oil into the yolks and chocolate, stirring with the whisk.
Beat the whites until stiff peaks form using a beater and adding a pinch of salt to help the peaks. When they are foamy add the rest of the sugar little by little. The whites will be ready when you can put a glass upside down without them falling.
Mix the white peaks with the chocolate, mix carefully using circular movements with a spatula or silicone scrapers. Place mixture in bowls or small glasses and chill in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours.

If you love trying new foods as much as we do, you definitely need to try out our curated selection of gourmet foods. Discover the world through food today with Try The World!

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