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Arrowroot is a white powder extracted from the root of a West Indian plant, Marantha arundinacea. It looks and feels like cornstarch, and is an excellent thickening agent for cooking and baking. It thickens at a lower temperature than flour or cornstarch and 1 teaspoon of arrowroot can be substituted for 1 tablespoon of flour.
Swiss chard is a nutritional powerhouse with its very good supply of calcium, its excellent supply of vitamin K & magnesium it provides in amounts 6-8 times higher than the DV (in just 1 cup), chard provides standout bone support. It helps prevent excessive activation of osteoclasts, the cells that break down bone & help maintain & strengthen bone & teeth. Swiss chard is also effective in preventing cancers of the digestive tract. #dherbs #healthtips