This easy-to-prepare meal is a valuable addition to any busy cook’s culinary repertoire. The added bonus—it’s chock full of healthy omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidant-rich veggies!
Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C).
Lightly butter a medium-sized 13 x 9 in (33 x 23 cm) baking dish. Discard stems and any bruised or yellowed leaves from spinach. Wash spinach thoroughly in several changes of cold water to remove grit. Pat dry and chop well.
Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and sauteu0301 until soft. Add celery, carrots, and green onions, and sauteu0301 until glazed. Add spinach, parsley, tomato sauce, garlic, and seasonings. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes.
Spoon half the mixture into prepared baking dish. Arrange halibut over vegetables and top with remaining half of mixture. Cover and bake for 45 minutes or until halibut flakes with a fork. Serve immediately with lemon wedges.
This vibrant soup is a soul-soothing hug in a bowl. Blue and purple fruits and vegetables contain powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins that promote health and proper brain function. Apple swap Try swapping out the apples in this recipe for pears. Just like the apples, the subtle sweetness of pears helps balance out the earthiness of the cabbage.
Deep green fruits and vegetables are high on the list of health-promoting foods. Green foods have been shown to contain high amounts of antioxidants and nutrients that promote good cardiovascular health and can inhibit certain carcinogens. Serve this frittata alongside a leafy green salad for an unbeatable green culinary experience. Versatile leftovers Any leftover frittata makes a wonderful filling for a sandwich along with other thinly sliced vegetables you have on hand and a smear of hummus.
This creamy dip will be your go-to for dunking vegetables or for spooning over roast chicken or root vegetables as a sauce. Compounds found in fennel have been shown to stimulate the production of T-cells in our body, which, in turn, may help improve our immune response to infections. If white is right If you would like to stay on the white theme, try serving this dip with an array of white vegetables such as endive leaves, jicama sticks, daikon rounds, steamed nugget potatoes, and cauliflower florets.
The stars of this delicious curry dish are yellow and orange fruits and vegetables, which are high in a form of carotenoids called xanthophylls. These compounds have more of a yellow pigment as opposed to their orangier cousins, the carotenes. While a powerful antioxidant, xanthophylls are mostly associated with maintaining good eye health. Mix and match This curry is easily adaptable to whichever vegetables you have on hand. Experiment to find your favourite combination.