Veggie Goodness Stirfry (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Posted by on Nov 13, 2012 in Main Dishes | 0 comments

Veggie Goodness Stirfry (Vegan, Gluten Free)
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Ingredients:

• 3 tomatoes, chopped
• Red pepper, chopped
• 2 cups of fresh chopped spinach
• 2 carrots, chopped
• 1/2 T lemon juice
• 2 T Olive Oil
• 1 clove fresh garlic, minced
• 1/4 t fresh ginger, minced
• Splash of balsamic or red wine vinegar
• Fresh or dried parsley (to taste)
• Cooked Grain: buckwheat Noodles, brown lentils, brown rice, etc
Directions:
Chop up all veggies and throw into large skillet. Add sauce ingredients (lemon, olive oil, garlic, ginger, cayenne, vinegar) and stir well. Cook on low-medium for 15-20 minutes and serve over a bed of grains.

Let’s Talk Nutrition:

Spinach:
• Anti-inflammatory
• Contains antioxidants
• Great source of vitamin K, vitamin A and manganese
Carrot:
• Great source of Vitamin A and K
• Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits
• Good for vision
Peppers:
• Lowers blood pressure
• Speeds up metabolism
• Reduces cholesterol
• Cancer prevention
• Great source of Vitamin A and C and beta-carotene
Tomato:
• Reduces the risk of heart disease
• Supports bone health
• Anti-cancer benefits

 

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