Hi everyone, and Happy April!
We hope you enjoyed using last month’s nourishing foods in your recipes! We have three new delicious foods for you to incorporate into your diet this month! Don’t forget to tag us in your recipes and use the hashtag #monthlynourish for all of us to share!
Zucchinis are a great source of vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin E and so much more. It’s a great antioxidant-packed vegetable, a great add-on for those who want to improve their skin health, eye health, heart health, improve circulation, weight loss and so much more.
You can eat zucchinis raw in a salad or on their own. You can also roast them or bake them to give them some extra flavour. Steaming and then freezing your zucchini is a great alternative to use in a smoothie or in combination with other fruit to your smoothie.
Tomatoes are a great source of vitamin C and notably high in lycopene. Lycopene may be helpful in preventing heart disease and atherosclerosis, as well as a protective nutrient for our skin and prostate. Tomatoes area great anti-inflammatory food, too!
Tomatoes are great raw or cooked, however the nutrients in tomatoes are more accessible to the body when cooked! They are great in a salad, with hummus, in a sauce or stew or just on their own!
Sauerkraut may not be a favourite in your household, but there are tons of reasons why it should be! Sauerkraut contains probiotics, the beneficial bacteria necessary for a healthy digestive system. The naturally fermented cabbage provides tons of nutrients, like B vitamins and good flora to boost our immune systems and help us with digestion. With the transition in seasons, sauerkraut would be an excellent food to add to your meals.
Having a tablespoon of sauerkraut before meals, is a great way to boost your digestion. In just one tablespoon of sauerkraut, you can get up to one million good bacteria. Sauerkraut is also a great side for your dish!
We hope you are excited for this month’s Monthly Nourish, and we cannot wait to see the recipes you create, using the hashtag #monthlynourish
Sarah + Jass