Stuff Bell Pepper/ Kale Salad
Easier Then it Looks
Why We Love This Recipe
Of all the healthiest green vegetables, Kale is King. Great for weight loss, Kale is loaded with powerful antioxidants, help lower cholesterol which may help reduce the risk of heart disease. Kale is also loaded with compounds that are believed to have protective effects against cancer.
Loaded with fiber, Avocado has shown to reduce total cholesterol levels significantly. Numerous studies have shown that eating avocado can improve heart disease risk factors like Total, LDL and HDL cholesterol. Avocados tend to be high in fiber,which has various important benefits for weight loss and metabolic health. Studies have shown that eating avocado with veggies can dramatically increase the amount of antioxidants you take in. Some studies in isolated cells have shown that nutrients in avocados may have benefits in preventing prostate cancer, and lowering side effects of chemotherapy in some cells.
Are a great source of vitamin C and can help lower cancer risk.
The phytochemicals in onions improve the working of Vitamin C in the body, thus gifting you with improved immunity.
For centuries, onions have been used to reduce inflammation and heal infections as well as a powerful compound called quercetin in onions is known to play a significant role in preventing cancer.
Lemons are rich in vitamin C and flavonoids that work against infections like the flu and colds. Lemons also helping to create a bowel movement thus eliminating waste and helping with regularity. Add the juice of one lemon to warm water and drink first thing in the morning as well as the citric acid in lemon juice helps to dissolve gallstones, calcium deposits, and kidney stones. Lemons help neutralize free radicals linked to aging and most types of disease, eat the whole peel is healthy as well, the lemon peel contains the potent phytonutrient tangeretin, which has been proven to be effective for brain disorders like Parkinson’s disease, lBlood vessels are strengthened by the vitamin P (bioflavinoids) in lemon thus prevents internal hemorrhage. Also, making it useful in treating high blood pressure, finally lemons contain 22 anti-cancer compounds.
Red Bell Pepper:
The highest amount of Vitamin C in a bell pepper is concentrated in the red variety. Red bell peppers contain several phytochemicals and carotenoids, particularly beta-carotene, which lavish you with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. The capsaicin in bell peppers has multiple health benefits.
Carrots slows down aging, prevents heart disease, promotes healthier skin, and of course is good for vision.
Author: Charles Grinbaum
Salad Serves 4:
Taken from Thrive Recipes
Stuffed Peppers Ingredients:
MASSAGED KALE SALAD:
Taken from Engine 2 Recipes