A great spiky summer treat to eat

Native to Hispanics in West Texas, one of the many things summer brings is aloe vera. A prickly plant may not seem like a great sign of things to come. Honestly, it might sound horrible unless you Javelina Or a camel that already eats cacti. But did you know that humans have also been eating cacti for hundreds of years?

Aloe vera is one of the best foods available because of its flexibility. Chefs can do many things. I know most millennials will joke about how aloe vera juice quenches your thirst and gives you insights like in Avatar: The Last Airbender, But it’s actually an all-around nutritional powerhouse.

Aloe vera, AKA nopalesThey should be picked when the new aloe vera fillings are still ripe. My ancestors usually whisper in my ear and tell me which one is ready to choose. During the time the aloe vera pads are ripe, follicles will also sprout on the old pads that are no longer edible. The bulbs produce flowers that attract all kinds of pollinators.

In an interview with KFYO News, registered dietitian Janine Macias of the Covenant Lifestyle Center told us that “like most vegetables, nopales Low in calories and rich in polyphenols that have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. nopales They are also a useful source of fiber for anyone who wants to control their weight, blood sugar and/or cholesterol levels. The pillow, fruit and flower from nopal The plant is edible and can be boiled, grilled, sauteed or steamed.”

flowers nopales They are actually edible and can be cooked in many different ways like fried zucchini flowers, or incorporated into cosmetics, Macias said.

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The bulbs are also edible and are known as prickly pear, cactus apple and Tuna in Spanish. Tuna They come in green, orange, and red, which the El Paso fruit stand seller told me was the most expensive of the three. Prickly pear seems to be the flavor most beers use to circumvent and eat anything remotely associated with aloe vera. A prickly pear tossed in the refrigerator for a few hours after peeling in summer. Eat the seeds Don’t be the guy trying to spit them all out. I will also chop up tuna and add it to limes or grapefruit soda for a summertime vibe.

So when you see a cactus, don’t be afraid – be starving. Clean the spine and add it to your diet. Maybe you can even record your friends’ reactions when they try because nopales It is a delicious experience.

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