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Posts tagged ‘kale’

A is for Avocado

A creamy and filling smoothie, with an astounding nutritional profile. Avocado’s are A+ when it comes to being healthy.

The average Avo is capable of keeping you heart healthy, reducing your chance of stroke and various types of cancer, especially breast cancer. Avo’s also lower cholesterol and improve healthy eye functions. Even more exciting – Avo’s have been shown to increase your uptake of other nutrients when consumed together with other foods – making them a perfect addition to your next smoothie.

And what can we say about kale that we haven’t already said elsewhere!! (see here)

To throw in your blender:

  • 1/2 avocado, skin & seed removed
  • 1/2 bunch kale
  • 2 pears
  • 1 cup water

Pasta with Kale, Garlic & Chilli

This recipe is borrowed from one of our favourite cookbooks, Veg Everyday by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall of River Cottage fame.

It’s a really simple & scrumptious way to use kale. If you haven’t heard of kale before today, well it is a bit of a super-food. Its dietary credentials are considerable: Continue Reading