Kale might seem dull and boring, but it is the top of the line among green food. One of the most prominent of its benefits is that it produces substances that can fight cancer. Filled with excessive amounts of Vitamin K, this leaf is loaded with powerful antioxidants that included Quercetin and Kaempferol. Both of these antioxidants are important for reducing aging damage, cancer and many other diseases.
Having kale for meals has also been proven to aid weight loss, and lower cholesterol levels in the human body. Lower Cholesterol ensures fewer chances of heart attacks. Although kale’s raw appearance might look like seaweed’s ugly cousin, really it’s nature’s gift, providing minerals, Vitamin A, Vitamin C and a lot other materials crucial to human health.
Its shady and dull appearance makes it very difficult to include it in every day meals, but that’s why we’re here. Read onwards for some useful tips to take advantage of this superfood.
Everybody eats snacks all the time. Even if you’re following a no-diet plan, you need at least an amount of snacks equal to your both palms cupped. So if snacks are inevitable, why not make them healthier and add some kale flavor to your list?
The recipe of kale chips suggests that you gently tear the leaves from the stems, and cut them in double the size of a usual potato chip piece.
Next, put them in olive oil with your preferred salt quantity. Place them in the oven. After 10 to 15 minutes, when they are crisp and crunchy, take them out and have them all for yourself! Temperature setting should be around 350 degrees here.
The recipe for making a kale salad involves tearing off the leaves from the stems and then chopping them. Chop them enough and then you might add some of your own choice of ingredients to keep the bitterness at bay. If you do include the stems, watch out, because it can get pretty bitter. The salad is a great way of getting all the nutrition you need from kale.
It might sound like a magic potion from the Harry Potter Series, but kale juice is healthy and easy to drink on the go. Just make your own choice of juice, be it apple, mango, strawberry, or whatever you like and add de-stemmed kale leaves in it. The already present flavor helps in blending the taste of kale.
Whether you drink a lot of smoothies or not, now is the time to make it a habit. This is the only recipe that would include stems in it. Just put 2-3 stems in the blender and add the resultant material to your fruit smoothie.
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