Originally posted on Garden of Grace:
‘Eat your greens’…yeah yeah you know, your mums have repeated this phrase for generations on generations. You know they are healthy, but has anyone ever told you why?
Now that everyone has jumped on the kale band wagon (and some lucky kale farmers are finally bloody rich!) you may as well know the secret behind the green crazies.
Cruciferous vegetables from the brassica family actually assist in phase I and phase II detoxification pathways in your liver. Detox has become the latest fad word, but fad it is not! Detoxification is more than just a fancy word overused in health magazines – your body detoxifies every single day through complex processes in your liver where metabolites and waste products are converted to soluble forms, transformed, and then excreted. And that’s right, sulphur containing cruciferous vegetables such as: broccoli, cauliflower, kale, and cabbage increase enzyme production and upregulate these pathways! A…
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Originally posted on bakeitfit:
EN- Craving something sweet? What about a healthy chocolate chip cake?
INGREDIENTS: 1.5 cup whole oats ~ 1/2 cup almond milk (or skimmed milk) ~ 1/2 cup flax seeds ~ 1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips ~ 1/4 cup 0 calorie sweetener ~ 3 eggs ~ 2 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder ~ 1.5 tsp gluten free baking powder.
PREP: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all the dry ingredients in a food processor (whole oats, cocoa, flax seeds, sweetener & baking powder) until pulverized. Add eggs and milk and mix until smooth. Finally add chocolate chips and mix again. Pour the mixture into a bread pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes before cutting and serving. Enjoy!
ES- ¿Se le antoja algo dulce? ¿Qué tal un queque saludable de chispas de chocolate?
INGREDIENTES: 1.5 tazas avena integral ~ 1/2 taza leche ~ 1/2 taza semillas de linaza ~ 1/2 taza chispas de chocolate oscuro ~ 1/4…
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