Animal meat has always been man’s favorite food. But there will always be a catch if you’re only eating meat and fewer vegetables. It is common knowledge, and we’ve been taught even in grade school the negative effects of eating meat excessively. In the light-matter, we’ve also been taught the health benefits we get from eating vegetables.
While it’s true that meats also have health benefits, it also has negative effects on our body if consumed too much. Unlike vegetables, it has a lot of health benefits with no negative effect in our body. Perhaps after reading this, you’ll think of vegetables to cook right now. Nonetheless, here are the healthy vegetable dishes you can cook at home.
Eggplant Rollatini is an Italian dish and is best served when grilled. After grilling it, you put marinara sauce or melted cheese on top of the rollatini. The heavenly taste will surely satisfy your craving. On top of that, you pair it with wine; and it’s a good idea to have fresh spinach sauteed as your side dish. Feeling hungry? Try cooking it in your home now.
Here are the easiest and most common ingredients for eggplant rollatini:
● Fresh eggplant
● Marinara sauce
● Ricotta Cheese
● Fresh Mozzarella
● Olive oil
● Fresh eggs
● Coarse salt
Below will surprise you with the health benefits you get from eating eggplant regularly:
● Improve the digestive system
● Prevents cancer
● Rich in Vitamins B, C, and K
● Rich in minerals like manganese, copper, fiber, and many more
● Reduce the risk of having Anemia
● Improves bone structure
It would also make a great idea to browse the internet for a delicious eggplant rollatini recipe. This is one way to make sure that you will have a guide to cooking the eggplant rollatini.
Sweet Potato and Cauliflower Salad
Sweet Potato and Cauliflower are both rich in Vitamin C, which our body badly needs. Now imagine eating both vegetables while savoring the taste and helping your body to keep healthy. It’s a win-win situation, right? With that in mind, you should definitely cook this in your home. It’s also a good idea to create your own recipe for this since this is just a salad.
Another reason why you should try making one in your home is that you only need to mix sweet potato, cauliflower, and olive oil, and you’re practically done with your salad. For starters, they would add 200g of the chicken fillet at the first try, then 100g, then 50g, which is also not a bad idea until they’ll get used to eating the two vegetables alone.
Salt and Pepper Charred Green Beans
If you are tired and hungry and thinking of food that’ll be cooked quickly, this dish is the perfect answer. All you need is 1 tbsp of olive oil, 1 lb. of green beans (trimmed), black pepper, and salt. You only need to mix the green beans, oil, and ¾ each of salt and pepper. You’ll know that it’s already cooked when the beans are already tender.
More reason for you to cook this at home regularly is that green beans are rich in Vitamin A, C, and K. Green beans would also help you,
● Prevent having cancer
● Lower the chances of depression
● Lower the risk of bone fracture
● Increase fertility or chances of pregnancy
Making this dish is easy and not costly; it would be best to cook it for your family daily.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Brussel Sprout is the most common vegetable that is almost always present in every household. If you do not have this at your home right now, you should definitely buy at least 3 lbs. Why? Because Brussel Sprouts are rich in vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants. Brussel Sprouts also help a healthy blood sugar level and reduce inflammation.
One of the most common ways to cook Brussel Sprouts is to roast them. You only need to have 1 lb of a brussel sprout (cut in half), 1 tbsp of olive oil, ¼ balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper. Mix these recipes altogether and heat them until the Brussels sprouts are tender. Roast it for 15-20 mins, and you’ll know that it’s cooked when it turns brown.
Whether you are on a healthy diet or want to try something new, it’s good to know that what you are eating is good for your health and your family’s health. Above are the examples of the best vegetable dishes you can cook at home with their health benefits. You can share this with your family and friends so they’ll be guided in living a healthy life.