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Monday, September 22, 2014

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HEALTHY AND DELICIOUS RECIPES


Mediterranean Roasted Broccoli & Tomatoes

IngredientsMed Roasted Broccoli Tomatoes

  • 12   ounces broccoli crowns, trimmed and cut into bite-size florets (about 4 cups)
  • 1   cup grape tomatoes
  • 1   tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2   cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4  teaspoon salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1   tablespoon lemon juice
  • 10   pitted black olives, sliced
  • 1   teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2   teaspoons capers, rinsed (optional)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
2. Toss broccoli, tomatoes, oil, garlic and salt in a large bowl until evenly coated. Spread in an even layer on a baking sheet. Bake until the broccoli begins to brown, 10 to 13 minutes.
3. Meanwhile, combine lemon zest and juice, olives, oregano and capers (if using) in a large bowl. Add the roasted vegetables; stir to combine. Serve warm.

Nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 76
Fat, total (g) 5, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 7
Monosaturated fat (g) 4, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 3
Vitamin A (IU) 2429.51
Vitamin C (mg) 76.76
Sodium (mg) 264
Potassium (mg) 328
Vegetables () 1
Fat () 1
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Servings: 4

Yield: 4 servings, about 1 cup each
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
 
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Strawberry Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie

smoothie

Ingredients:
1 cup soy milk
1/2 cup rolled oats
1 banana, broken into chunks
14 frozen strawberries
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 teaspoons white sugar

Directions:
In a blender, combine soy milk, oats, banana and strawberries. Add vanilla and sugar if desired. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes
Servings: 2

A fast and filling vegan smoothie.
 
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STRAWBERRY SPINACH SALAD
 strawberryspinsalad
Ingredients

2 tablespoons sesame seeds

1 tablespoon poppy seeds

1/2 cup white sugar

1/2 cup olive oil

1/4 cup distilled white vinegar

1/4 teaspoon paprika

1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1 tablespoon minced onion

10 ounces fresh spinach - rinsed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces

1 quart strawberries - cleaned, hulled and sliced

1/4 cup almonds, blanched and slivered

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the sesame seeds, poppy seeds, sugar, olive oil, vinegar, paprika, Worcestershire sauce and onion. Cover, and chill for one hour.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries and almonds. Pour dressing over salad, and toss. Refrigerate 10 to 15 minutes before serving.
 
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