Kale Aphrodisiac Salad Recipe
KALE APHRODISIAC SALAD RECIPE
FOOD AS MEDICINE:
This Kale Aphrodisiac Salad recipe is sure to please! Researchers have identified over 45 different flavonoids in kale; kaempferol and quercetin top the list. These flavonoids combine both antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer benefits in a way that gives kale a leading dietary role. Kale can provide great benefit in combating chronic inflammation and oxidative stress. In addition, kale is now recognized for its comprehensive support for the body’s detoxification system. Raw kale is full of vitamins K, A, and C, manganese, fiber, copper, tryptophan, and calcium amongst many other nutrients. Massaging your kale aids in the activation and absorption of the nutrients available while reducing the bitterness and aiding in mechanical break-down. Avocado was referred to as testicle by the Aztecs as they grew in bunches of two on trees. Rich in vitamin A and vitamin E, avocado promotes healthy skin and minerals support testosterone production for healthy sex drive. Pomegranate has been compared to ovaries in structural comparison and honey aids in the balance of estrogen dominance.
Makes 4 servings
1 bunch lacinato kale, stemmed and chiffonade
Place the chiffonade kale in a bowl and sprinkle with sea salt. Massage the kale until it begins to soften. In a separate bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon, and honey with black pepper and sea salt to taste. Massage leaves in the dressing mixture. Fold in the radishes and avocado. Top with walnuts and pomegranate seeds.
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