Where do I get my protein and minerals from?
Fresh and dehydrated greens. 🌿🌿🌿
If you want to give your body a nutrient boost and get well satiated after your meal this dip will do the trick as it is loaded with iron, potassium, silica and calcium.
This portion contains 7.7 – 17.5% of the daily recommended intake of iron. It also contains 32.9 – 42.8% of the amount of calcium you require daily.
Furthermore they are rich in vitamin A and K, like all dark leafy greens. And vitamin K is important together with vitamin D to absorb calcium.
Due to its wide range of beneficial nutrients nettle are also an ideal detoxifier for the body, which help to cleanse the body from toxins in a gentle way. It’s diuretic effect can ensure to neutralize those toxins and to eliminate them quickly. Eating nettles can improve the nutrient uptake efficiency of the gut and also make sure to keep the digestive processes run smoothly, which prevents the accumulation of toxins. Not only do they stimulate blood flow but they also stimulate the lymphatic system and by that help to flush out toxins via the kidneys.
Another iron rich food on this plate are the sea spaghetti from Algamar on the right and beets. Together with the vitamin c, which is included in the dip (citrus juice and essential oil), this meal strengths the body’s power to regenerate and re-activate the red blood cells and provides the it with fresh oxygen.
You see there’s lots of nutrition in this little plant-based plate. 😉🌿
Feel free to serve this dip with whatever veggies or greens you prefer (cucumber, zucchini, carrot, celery, pepper, …).
- 1/2 of a zucchini, peeled
- 1/2 cup orange or grapefruit juice
- 5-6 cherry tomatoes
- 2-3 tbsp nettle powder or nettle seeds
- 1 clove of garlic
- 1 tsp of curry powder
- 1 drop of lemon vitality essential oil or a squeeze of fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 of an avocado (optional)
- 1 cup of spinach (optional)
- veggie sticks
- veggie slices
- algae e.g. sea spaghetti or dulse