Simple POACHED ALOE VERA

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The Aloe Vera plant is edible and can help a lot. Learn now how you can start cooking and eating Aloe with this simple poached aloe recipe.


We've all saw and heard of the multiple and miraculous feats that the Aloe Vera can perform on injured or even sunburned skin, but did you even know that Aloe can also be edible?

While everyday you only really see it being presented and sold as a juice in healthfood stores did you know that, in Japan, it's quite common to see it as well added to all beverages and yogurt. It's even one of my favourite additions with yogurt (up there with passionfruit), and I really love the litlte green taste and the small cubes of the aloe that have this texture of resilient grapes.

Cooking some aloe leafs will give off a ton of liquid and the cubes will shrink and soften without losing their shape. On a bowl of plain yogurt with a bit of lime zest, poached aloe makes for a light refreshing breakfast and a great way to start the morning.

1 small size portion
Sugar:
cups ( 1 )
Lime juice:
tablespoons ( 2 )
Aloe Vera Raw Gel:
lbs ( 2 )

1. Because the aloe is very slippery it is hard to peel, but it's important that you get all the fiberous green peel off the aloe as it is tough and bitter. Chop the aloe into small cubes and add to a...
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Nutritions

Calories
144

Sodium
100mg
4% DV

Fat
8g
12% DV

Protein
2g
5% DV

Carbs
15g
5% DV

Fiber
1g
4% DV

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