Breakfast outdoors on a beautiful summer morning calls for an avocado, pear, lemon, ginger and coconut milk smoothie. Do you know the desire to welcome the sun? After two days with lots of rain and grey sky we welcome the sun with this refreshing smoothie. […]
Smoothie bowl with watermelon. Topped with homemade grain and gluten free granola. The ingredients this summer morning was banana, watermelon, frozen black currants, green powder, collagen protein powder and leftover cooked and cooled quinoa. Remember not to through out the watermelon rind. You can easily […]
This morning I added homegrown black currants from the freezer to my smoothie bowl I was making. I topped it with homemade grain free granola.
Delicious and a great boost of vitamin C.
The smoothie bowl also contains avocado, banana, collagen protein powder, green powder, coconut milk powder, water, chia seeds and a little psyllium husk.
I felt like “sweetening” this Friday morning with a smoothie bowl and homemade granola. Blend banana and frozen strawberries, kale, coconut milk, vanilla bean powder, collagen protein powder. I used frozen strawberries and kale from the garden. The homemade granola is a mix of nuts, […]
ALTERNATIVE FOR ICE CREAM My son accepted a smoothie bowl instead of an ice cream. Most smoothie bowls contain lots of sugars even though it’s natural. In particular fructose will spike your blood sugar and your body’s need to produce insulin. However I still think […]
The flavour is similar to spinach when cooked and can be eaten both raw or cooked.
It’s rich in vitamins A and C, iron, potassium, magnesium and calcium.
It’s best known for nettle tea and soup but if you eat it raw, you’ll preserve more of the vitamin C as vitamin C is easily destroyed by excessive heat and water.
If you chop it up very fine it won’t sting and you can add it to smoothies, butter, dressings and salads.
Don’t forget to wear gloves when you pick them and handle them afterwards 🙂
Latin name is Urtica dioeca
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