Magical Food for the Family
Since the beginning of time, mankind was gifted by God, the Creator with food to sustain their life force on a daily basis. Mother Earth kept on giving the humanity all resources such as fruits, vegetables, and herbs with healthy and magickal properties that strengthen our bodies, as well as nourish our soul - they will never go out of style and will remain a staple in every household's kitchen and fridge forever.
The Vibrational Frequency of Food
Everything in this Universe is made of energy - it is present in all living and non-living things, in all matter (solid, liquid, gas, and plasma) as well as our thoughts and emotions.
Did you know that even food emits frequency? And when humans digest food with high frequency, their bodies feel lighter and stronger, and their minds will have more focus and clarity! Hence the saying
"YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT" should be taken seriously.
So for today, I will share with you some of my top 10 favorite must-have foods & ingredients that are magickal -in a way that they will increase your frequency! Also these are simple, easy-to-find, affordable, and very versatile! Shall we begin?
POSITIVE VIBRATIONS / VIBES
(AKA: POSITIVE CHEMICAL REACTIONS IN THE BODY)
"An apple a day keeps the doctor away."
Apples are rich in calcium, iron, phosporus and potassium, and are high in anti-oxidants and high water content. They are packed with fiber - which leaves you satiated.
Apples are a versatile fruit that can be used in many dishes from classic crumbles, cakes and pies to chutney and salads.
Potassium in bananas is good for your heart health and blood pressure.
A medium-sized banana will provide around 320-400 mg of potassium, which meets about 10% of your daily potassium needs. Potassium helps your body maintain a healthy heart and blood pressure. In addition, bananas are low in sodium.
Bananas can be deep fried, mashed, curried or added in shakes, smoothies, desserts and salads. Banana pairs well with blueberry, caramel, cherry, chocolate, cinnamon, coconut coffee, ginger, guava, hazelnut, honey, lemon, lime, mango, molasses, orange, papaya, pineapple, vanilla, and walnuts.
Oranges contain D- limonene, a compound that is touted to prevent cancers like lung cancer, skin cancer and even breast cancer. They have Vitamin C and antioxidants that are both important in building the body's immunity.
Oranges can add a sweet sharp edge to savory dishes or a touch of zest to your desserts. They can be made into orange juice, salad, punch, syrup, marmalade, orange beef, chicken marinade, gratin, and other desserts.
4) MORINGA / MALUNGGAY
Moringa leaf is packed with vitamin C, calcium, and protein. They have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects and are also highly nutritious.
Its powdered form can be mixed in teas, soups, and other dishes.
As a breastfeeding mom, taking malunggay supplements have helped in increasing my breastmilk supply and when I am sick, taking a malunggay soup always make me feel better and recover faster.
Avocados are a great source of vitamins C, E, K, and B-6, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, and potassium. They also provide lutein, beta-carotene, and omega-3 fatty acids.
Eggs are a very good source of high-quality protein. More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white, which also includes vitamin B2 and lower amounts of fat than the yolk. They are rich sources of selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper.
Eggs can be eaten as is: boiled, poached, fried sunny side-up or scrambled, etc. It can also be mixed and used in different dishes: sweet Potato Hash with sausage & eggs, kimchi fried rice, egg and avocado salad on toast, brown rice bowl with fried egg, french onion, pasta dishes, soups, etc.
Potatoes are low in calories — a medium-sized baked potato contains only about 110 calories. They are a good source of vitamins C and B6, manganese, phosphorus, niacin and pantothenic acid.
Studies have linked potatoes and their nutrients to a variety of impressive health benefits, including improved blood sugar control, reduced heart disease risk and higher immunity. They may also improve digestive health and combat signs of aging.
Fresh potatoes are baked, boiled, or fried and used in a staggering range of recipes: mashed potatoes, potato pancakes, potato dumplings, twice-baked potatoes, potato soup, potato salad and potatoes au gratin, etc.
Corn is rich is in Vitamin B12, folic acid and iron which helps in the production of red blood cells in the body. It can be mixed in soups, pastas, viands, and other salads.
Corn on the cob can be mixed with chicken because the chewy and crunchy textures will give it an interesting taste. Try a homemade grilled chicken sandwiches. Serve corn on the cob with salt and butter instead of fries on the side for a healthy twist on a restaurant meal.
Butter is a dairy product made from the fat and protein components of milk or cream. It is a semi-solid emulsion at room temperature, consisting of approximately 80% butterfat.
Butter can be used with anything and almost everything - for toast bread, for the corn and muffins, for making desserts and other dishes - the possibilities are endless!
Carrots are a particularly good source of beta carotene, fiber, vitamin K1, potassium, and antioxidants. They also have a number of health benefits. They're a weight-loss-friendly food and have been linked to lower cholesterol levels and improved eye health.
They can be made as a side dish, as an ingredient in dishes such as chopsuey, afritada, menudo, chicken curry, and many more.
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