Eating cabbage raw, steamed, or lightly sautéed gives maximized health benefits. Cabbage is very economical . It’s inexpensive, stores well for long, and is available throughout the year from late summer through winter. A whole cabbage will keep in the refrigerator for 2-4 weeks. You can chop and store for 1 week. Cook fresh at your convenience.
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Dal is made with lentils, mixed with a variety of vegetables. Lentils absorb flavors from other foods and seasonings, making it easy and tasty dish. Lentils are available throughout the year and are inexpensive. They make a great meat substitute or side dish. Lentils are a powerhouse of nutrition. They are a good source of fiber, lean protein, folate and iron, potassium, calcium, zinc, niacin and vitamin K.
There are dozens of varieties of lentils being cultivated. While the most common types in the United States are either green or brown, lentils are also available in black, yellow, red and orange colors. They are sold whole or split into halves. There are several ways to use lentils. Cook till mushy and make soup, cook just right to retain shape for a thick curry with rice on side. Lentils generally have somewhat nutty flavor.
Never settle down with frozen fish sticks. Try this fresh, crispy baked fish. Perfectly baked to preserve nutrients and flavor. Pile vegetables over fish and bake. Any firm fish as tilapia, bass, grouper, mahi mahi will work. I made with all varieties. Cook up this quick and easy dish in 30 minutes.
If you are not a fan of the fishy smell, its ok. By marinating in lime or lemon juice and salt, get rid of fishy smell. Garnish with healthy condiments as lightly baked sliced green onion and fresh bell peppers. Get away from frying fish mess. With fish dinner is never boring or routine. It’s excellent for any busy weeknight.