Tasty twist to Kale

Kale, as we know it today, can be traced back to fourth century BC. First cultivated in the Mediterranean region, this superfood can be had as a soup, drink, salad, quiche or even chips, around the world for a health and nutrition boost.

Health Benefits

  • Kale is among the most nutrient dense foods on the planet yet
    very low in calories. 
  • It is a power house of antioxidants, vitamins and
    minerals such as calcium, potassium and magnesium and is also known to help
    lower cholesterol, protect the eyes.

Here are 3 simple ideas to experiment with Kale – 

Kale Chips are agreat way to snack guilt free

  • Wash, dry and cut kale leaves into chip-size pieces. 
  • Place
    them on a baking sheet and cover in olive oil. 
  • Sprinkle sea salt and garlicpowder and place in a preheated oven and bake for 10-15 minutes until crisp. 
  • Get snacking!

Tropical Green Smoothie

  • Not all green smoothies are a turn off, they can be healthy while
    having a mojito-like kick. 
  • Blend a handful of kale leaves with mint, a cup of pineapples, banana with one cup of coconut water and enjoy a yummy glass of health that will transport you on a tropical get away.

Kale Pesto Sauce

  • In a food processor, blend kale leaves, basil leaves, and salt until the kale leaves are finely chopped. 
  • With the motor running, drizzle in the olive oil. 
  • To it add walnuts and garlic and process again, then add the cheese and pulse to combine. 
  • Toss with your favourite pasta and serve immediately.

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