Red is the Color of Morning Glory

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KOH SAMUI: Start your day with the colour red and make yourself a delicious Love Smoothie, which has been created by the Hemsley sisters in London. This liquid love song is full of ingredients which put you into gear for a happy day. Then book your next vacation in the THE LIBRARY Hotel on Koh Samui and dive into the red mosaique pool at the beachfront. The mix of blue sky, red illusion water and white sand is a miracle as is the mix of beetroot, blood orange and honey in the morning. Try it and see what happens.

THE LOVE SMOOTHIE
created by MELISSA AND JASMINE HEMSLEY. The sisters behind the London-based food business Hemsley + Hemsley, which provides nutritious, home-cooked food to celebrities and other clients all over the world.

The Hemsleys pride themselves on creating meals that are wholesome and nutrient-filled as well as delicious. You will hear more from them on irmasworld.com when their first cook book will be released in July.

The Ingredients
use organic ingredients where possible
1 medium-ripe avocado, 1 small/medium beetroot, 3 medium-sized blood oranges, 1 tablespoon of raw honey, seeds from half a vanilla pod or 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, 250 ml filtered water

Instructions
Scrub the beetroot and slice into quarters, or grate if you don’t have a high-powered blender. Peel the blood oranges, halve crossways and remove any pips. Halve the avocado and scoop out the flesh. Add the beetroots, blood orange flesh, avocado flesh, raw honey, vanilla extract and water to the blender. Pulse a few times and then blend until smooth.

From top left to bottom right: Miu Miu red coat, spring/summer 2014, Red Love Smoothie by Hemsley & Hemsley, Yves Saint Laurent, Dress & Celine top, the poolside at The Library hotel in Koh Samui
From top left to bottom right: Miu Miu red coat, spring/summer 2014, Red Love Smoothie by Hemsley & Hemsley, Yves Saint Laurent, Dress & Celine top, the poolside at The Library hotel in Koh Samui

IRMA travels the world, writes and illustrates the life she lives.

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