Kale has been widely renowned as a ‘superfood’ because it is rich in antioxidant Vitamins such as A, C and K, as well as minerals Potassium, Iron, Zinc and Magnesium. It is part of the family of cruciferous vegetables, which support our liver’s detoxification process to remove unwanted toxins from our body. Raw kale is quite bitter, so steaming or sautéing for a short period of time prior to use helps to neutralise the bitterness.
Carrots are commonly linked with healthy vision, and this is because of the beta-carotene (Vitamin A) that helps convert signals from the eye to the brain to help us see in low-light. Did you need any other excuse to enjoy delicious carrot cake this Easter? This cake is packed full of carrots, spices and gluten-free!
Bananas are such a fabulous fruit, despite being given a bad wrap in recent years for being “too full of sugar”, which is just misleading! Whilst bananas do contain carbohydrates, they are also rich in Manganese, which is a nutrient that supports carbohydrate metabolism, meaning it stabilises your blood sugar.One large banana contains 20% of your daily Vitamin C needs and is rich in Potassium to support nerve and muscle function