Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Healthy nutritional Kale Papaya drink/smoothie

Kale, also known as borecole, is one of the healthiest vegetables on the planet. A leafy green, kale is available in curly, ornamental, or dinosaur varieties. It belongs to the Brassica family that includes cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage, collards, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts.kale is an amazing vegetable being recognized for its exceptional nutrient richness, health benefits, and delicious flavor.
Eating a variety of natural, unprocessed vegetables can do wonders for your health, but choosing super-nutritious kale on a regular basis may provide significant health benefits, including cancer protection and lowered cholesterol.

Curly kale

More health benefits on kale: http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/the-truth-about-kale

Papaya: Papaya is good for balanced nutrition. It has no cholesterol nor saturated fat and contains carbohydrates, Vitamin A, lots of C, Calcium, Iron and fiber that is good for the digestive system and the heart. Papaya also contains other vitamins and minerals like: Niacin, Foliate, Vitamin E, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, lipids and amino acids.

Ingredients:

2 cups cleaned and cut(cubes) riped papaya(mexican)
1 1/2 ripened bananas
2-3 kale leaves(only leaves, discard woodsie stems)
1 scoop vanilla ice cream
2 tblsp local honey
1/4 cup skim milk or almond milk)






Preparation: blend all above to form smooth consistency. see in the picture below. makes 2 cups. can serve 2-3 people, it is rich to taste, you can dilute based on how much thick or thin smoothie u want.



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