Superfood

fresh wheatgrass juiceWheatgrass juice is nature’s finest medicine for centuries and the benefits of wheatgrass are many! It’s the signature elixir of most health enthusiasts. Wherein, two ounces of wheatgrass have a nutritional equivalent of five pounds of the best organic vegetables. For example, wheatgrass has higher vitamin C than oranges, and twice the amount of vitamin A present in carrots. It’s also packed with B vitamins, magnesium, calcium, sodium, potassium, and phosphorous.

Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy from consuming wheatgrass

– Wheatgrass is one of the best sources of chlorophyll. Chlorophyll is rich with enzymes, as well as super-oxide dismutase. This compound effectively slows down the aging process naturally.
– Aside from that, it’s also an effective healer because it’s packed with essential vitamins and minerals. Likewise, it’s also rich in protein and contains 17 amino acids– the building blocks of protein.
– Wheatgrass has already been regarded as a complete food capable of promoting growth and development for both humans and animals.
– It could treat all kinds of blood disorders, high blood pressure, and it improves the capillaries at the same time.
– Those who are following a gluten-free diet would have the confidence that wheatgrass is one of the foods they can consume, because it has been classified as gluten-free by health experts.
– It’s an excellent skin cleanser that can easily be absorbed by the skin.
– A small amount of wheatgrass in one’s diet could help in preventing tooth decay.
– It’s an effect detoxification agent as compared to other fruits and vegetables that also have detoxification properties.

Wheagrass Wraps With Guacamole

If you want to enjoy the cleaning effect of wheatgrass as superfood, then you should give this yummy recipe a try. It’s packed with essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that your body needs.

wheatgrass foodIngredients

Guacamole
– 3 avocados
– ┬áred bell pepper
– 6 ripe cherry tomatoes
– Fresh coriander
– Lime juice
– 1 tablespoon of Wheatgrass powder
– 1 tablespoon of olive oil
– Salt and pepper to taste

Omelet
– 4 lettuce leaves
– 4 large eggs
– Tomato slices

Directions

Guacamole Preparation

1. Mince the onions.
2. Cut the avocado in half, and scoop out the avocado flesh out. Don’t forget to mash it up after– using a fork works best for this purpose.
3. Chop the coriander leaves and tomatoes.
4. Add the lime juice, olive oil, wheatgrass powder and season with salt and pepper to taste. You could add more lime juice depending on your taste.

Making the Omelet

1. In a small pan, heat a teaspoon of oil.
2. In a large bowl, whisk 2 eggs and carefully pour it into the preheated pan. Move the pan a little so that the mixture would coat the whole pan.
3. Once it seems like the omelet cooked, transfer it to a serving plate.
4. Put some lettuce leaves and a tablespoon of guacamole and tomato slices on top of the omelet
5. Roll the omelet wraps gently and cut it in half.

Note: The leftover guacamole can be used as a form of topping or delicious dip. It can be kept inside the refrigerator for a day or two, as long as you’ll squeeze extra lime juice over the surface to preserve it.

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