I can remember the very first time I had a cold fruit soup. It was strawberry actually, and it was divine. I remember the day well, funny how foods, flavors and aromas all intertwine with deep, old memories. This is my little spin on that cool summer- soup vibe.
Brassicas!! Oh how I LOVE you! The brussel sprout is a member of the brassica or cabbage family. I love this teeny tiny mini personal head of cabbage, they are just so very cute. Aside from being an amazingly delicious raw salad green, they are incredibly detoxifying and super healthy. Brussel sprouts in particular have 4 unique cancer fighting compounds that help protect our DNA and help our cells stay strong and cancer free. The “Journal Of Food & Science” states that they contain glucosinolates and isothiocyanates which have shown to reduce cancer risk. These sprouts are actually stronger fighters than kale, broccoli, cauliflower and mustard greens! Wow! These little guys are also super high in protein, vitamin K &C, and folate.
We all need to incorporate more sea-veggies into our diets. Kelp is loaded with minerals and contains healthy polysaccharides. Kelp is antiviral, anti fungal and anti microbial. Yay!! We love that! Kelp contains selenium which is great for immune building. Kelp has been known to protect women from estrogen induced breast cancer. I would recommend eating sea veggies and kelp if you were taking birth control pills, to gain possible protection from extra estrogen. This awesome yummy sea-veggie is also rich in calcium that is easily absorbed and is also a great source of iodine….AND these kelp noodles are completely grain free!!