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One of the most potent and effective ways to use superfoods is in complementary combinations in great tasting soups, smoothies and juices you can make at home. Superfood Profiles has many quick, simple and delicious recipes like this as well as breakfasts, lunches and dinners for getting more of these healthiest of foods in your daily diet.

Avocado and Kale Smoothie Recipe


Avocado SmoothieSmoothies made with superfoods like avocado and kale make it easy to get concentrated nutrition into your family’s diet.

They can also be a great way to have highly nutritious greens, that don’t always lend themselves to simple recipes.

Using avocado in this recipe adds a creaminess, flavor and some wonderful nutritional properties. Mixed with all the minerals, vitamins and phytonutrients in kale, along with banana and kiwi fruit, this makes for an incredibly energizing and very tasty green treat.

Ingredients for 2

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Avocado Omelette – A Superfood Breakfast


superfood-omeletteHere’s a great tasting avocado omelette recipe, packed with nutrition for an extremely healthy breakfast to start the day with.

Eggs are full of easily digested protein, vitamin A, choline, folate, potassium, phosphorus, selenium and zinc. They also fill you up really well and give you a much steadier, more consistent and longer lasting energy than sugary cereals or toast first thing in the morning.

There’s a lot of superfoods in this healthy avocado omelette and you might not have all of them, or want to exclude some based on personal taste. That’s fine. I think of this as my ultimate avocado omelette recipe with everything, but feel free to experiment and make it your own.

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How to Ripen Avocados Fast and Naturally


Ripening AvocadosAvocados are best ripened at home so you can use them just as they become soft. It can be risky to buy ones that you think are already ready at the store for two reasons.

Firstly, you don’t know how long it has been soft for. From my experience, there’s a fair chance it will be overripe and starting to go off in the middle.

Secondly, if a loose avocado has been sitting on the supermarket shelf for long enough to turn ripe it may have had a lot of fingers pressing into it and bruising the pulp.

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Warm Pumpkin Salad with Salmon and Pumpkin Seeds


Salad with PumpkinThis is a great tasting warm salad for getting more nutritious pumpkin and pumpkin seeds into your diet. It’s full of superfoods, very healthy and quite filling as well.

If pumpkin is not in season, butternut squash should be and makes a good alternative with a delicious taste and a similar nutritional profile.

You can make this warm salad recipe with either pumpkin or butternut squash with the same directions ahead.

Recipe Ingredients for 2

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Cooking Pumpkin for Maximum Nutrition


How to Cook pumpkinThere is a way to cook your pumpkin that will maintain the most nutritional value when you eat it. It’s also fairly quick and simple and makes for a better tasting pumpkin, whatever recipe you’re using it for.

Choosing a Pumpkin

Smaller pumpkins tend to be better eating than the larger jack-o’-lantern style. Pumpkin breeds such as Blue Hokkaido, Sugar Pie and the Cheese and Cinderella varieties are often recommended for their texture and flavor.

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Parsley Juice for Kidney Cleansing and Liver Detoxification


Juicing parsley Parsley juice is a potent and concentrated version of all the nutrition in the herb, including a rich array of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, enzymes, chlorophyll and volatile oils.

Some of the best known parsley juice health benefits include kidney cleansing and liver detoxification and this page has detailed instructions for both a recipe for juicing parsley and a detox parsley smoothie for this purpose.

Importantly, despite it’s many health benefits, parsley juice should not be used in large amounts by pregnant women or those taking blood thinning medication.

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How to Use Papaya Seeds for Parasites


Anti-parasitic paw paw seedsIntestinal parasites are a far more common problem than most people realize. They are also notoriously difficult to diagnose due to the wide variety of symptoms that can result from a parasitic infection.

Some, but by no means all of these symptoms can include bloating and excessive gas, frequent diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, extreme fatigue, an increasing number of allergies and poor general immunity combined with a lack of energy and regular sickness.

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Papaya Salsa and Ripe Papaya Salad Recipes


Salad with PapayaHere are two of my favorite papaya recipes to add a tropical touch to your meals. They are both great to have with a meat dish as they will really improve its digestion.

Papaya Salsa

This is a very simple and healthy papaya salsa recipe with a sweet yet tangy taste. You could have it as a side serving or directly on top of grass-fed beef, organic chicken, fresh fish or even grilled mushrooms.

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