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Why Red Beets Should Be A Part Of Your Life

I'm constantly on the lookout for recipes that call for red beets; per ounce, few foods that I'm aware of are as dense in a variety of nutrients that can help prevent heart disease and certain types of cancer, especially colon cancer. Red beets are particularly rich in B vitamins, including folate, which makes them useful for lowering blood homocysteine and preventing birth defects. Read more about Why Red Beets Should Be A Part Of Your Life

 

Grilled Portobello Mushroom and Avocado Sandwich

If you're staying away from gluten, dairy, and flesh meats but find yourself craving a filling sandwich, this one's well worth the effort of putting together for yourself and loved ones.

Portobello mushrooms are rich in niacin (vitamin B3), potassium, and selenium, while avocado delivers plenty of lutein and natural vitamin E for healthy eyes and cardiovascular support.

You'll need some gluten-free bread, which is becoming more readily available in regular grocery stores. But keep in mind that most varieties are made with rice and/or tapioca flour, and too much of either can be constipating for some. Read more about Grilled Portobello Mushroom and Avocado Sandwich

 

How to Make a Mouthwatering Risotto with Peas and Basil

Looking for a delicious, dairy-free risotto? With the right amount of time and love put into this recipe, I'm willing to bet that this creamy rice dish is as good as anything ever made by Jamie Oliver or Tyler Florence. Read more about How to Make a Mouthwatering Risotto with Peas and Basil

 

A Mouthwatering Dish of Cabbage and Beans

This is a delightful recipe that some friends shared with us several years ago. It provides a perfect blend of sweet and savory, and pairs beautifully with freshly cooked rice, quiona, or any other grain dish. Read more about A Mouthwatering Dish of Cabbage and Beans

 

How to Make Healthy Mushroom Frittatas (Omelettes)

I suppose you could call them mini mushroom omelettes, but enoki mushroom frittatas has a nice ring to it, no? However you choose to name this dish, know going in that it provides a wonderfully chewy texture that makes it natural to pair with rice or noodles. Read more about How to Make Healthy Mushroom Frittatas (Omelettes)

 

How to Make Healthy Baked Beans

Though there's no baking involved, this recipe churns out a flavorful and nutrient-dense pot of beans that provides the same mouth-feel as traditional baked beans. All you need are some navy beans, tomatoes, and a few other select ingredients.

Navy beans are one of nature's best sources of healthy protein and folate. They're also rich in a number of minerals, including iron, magnesium, copper, and manganese. - Ben Kim Read more about How to Make Healthy Baked Beans

 

How to Make a Delicious Platter of Kale

Yes, it's quite possible. Kale is tough to chew when raw, but when cooked properly and combined with onions, garlic, and lemon juice, it makes an excellent companion to rice, quinoa, eggs, fish, chicken, and beef. Read more about How to Make a Delicious Platter of Kale

 

How to Make Healthy Roasted Broccoli

This super simple recipe is a delicious way for you and your family to enjoy all of the health benefits of broccoli - few other vegetables are as naturally abundant in indole-3-carbinol, a powerful antioxidant that is thought to offer significant protection against all types of cancer. When roasted, broccoli takes on a bit of a nutty flavour. Even the kids will love roasted broccoli! Read more about How to Make Healthy Roasted Broccoli

 

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