Kick Start a New Week with Top Five Power Veggie
Hope you had a great weekend. With a start of a new week, let’s focus on energizing our body and mind. Here are our top five ‘power veggies’ that will help you kick start the week.
- Red Pepper
Spinach: Popeye’s favorite and an excellent source of iron, leafy green spinach is delicious whether cooked or raw. The natural green form of food contains several plant compounds that help in protecting against dreaded diseases as cancer and other chronic ailments. Mix it up with green apples, cheese and a drizzle of balsamic to experience the heaven!
Lettuce: Crispy, nutrition rich and a tasty delight, lettuce is a powerhouse of energy food. It’s not only a flavorful addition to any food, but also perfect to loose calories. Rich in vitamin A, B6, C and K, as well as calcium, magnesium, fiber, iron and potassium, lettuce is a delightful treat for a great start.
Red Pepper: A member of the capsicum family, red peppers is a great source of vitamins A, C and B6. We love them in salads. Its fiery red or orange color makes it an eye-candy for seasoning. For a spicy snack, add ground Red Pepper to your choice of food and experience the heat.
Broccoli: Broccoli, the edible green plant of the cabbage family is a crunchy, yet healthy source of energy. Whether it is eaten raw or cooked, broccoli is high in Vitamin C and folate. Perfect for fighting chronic diseases and a great source of energy supply for pregnant women, broccoli tastes best when stir fried.
Cabbage: Cabbage, whether red or green is a good source of calcium, iron, fiber, folate and vitamins. It is not only an edible vegetable, but also used as a medicinal herb for a variety of health benefits. Toss it up with cherry tomatoes, sugar and pepper to have a perfect nutritious delight.
Well, whatever is your choice of super food, make sure you stick to greens to avail the best!