July 30, 2022

Tokyo Garlic-Miso Vegetables

Roasting vegetables is one of the easiest ways to add more nutrient-dense foods to your diet. This dish’s blend of summer and year-round produce is tossed in an immune-boosting garlic miso sauce for added nutrition and delicious flavor. Miso is a thick paste made from fermented soybeans. Sometimes called miso paste or miso soybean paste, it can be found in any Asian grocery, or in the international section of mainstream grocery stores. You can use either white (mild) or red (stronger) miso. In Tokyo, they prefer the stronger red or brown varieties. Benefits: Miso is high in protein and rich […]
January 5, 2021

Zucchini Squash Bake Is Great Comfort Food

This Zucchini Squash Bake makes for delicious comfort food when the weather outside is frightful. Gluten free and vegetarian, it’s chock full of nutritious zucchini plus protein-rich ricotta. Zucchini Squash Bake Ingredients: 1 small (about 2 pounds) kabocha, red kuri or delicata squash ½ Tbs. olive oil ⅛ tsp. plus ½ tsp. salt, divided 1 small zucchini, grated (about ½ cup) ⅔ cup ricotta ½ cup grated hard cheese, such as Fontina, Emmental, Gruyère or non-aged Gouda 1 Tbs. chopped fresh parsley 1 tsp. chopped fresh thyme ½ tsp. ground black pepper 1 egg (beaten) ½ tsp. ground nutmet 1 […]
July 28, 2020

6 Ways To Use Zucchini

Don’t let that late-summer zucchini go to waste! Rich in vitamins and minerals but not in carbohydrates, zucchini can be an important addition to a diabetic diet as well as any diet. Get your fill of B-vitamins, copper, vitamin C and fiber to slow digestion as you incorporate these in healthy ways. Try zucchini “chips” or “zoodles” as replacements for foods like potato chips or noodles that otherwise would raise your blood sugars. From spiralizing and grilling to making healthy muffins and “fries,” here are six easy (and delicious) ways to use this versatile vegetable. SOURCE: This article is posted […]