March is National Nutrition Month. With all the conflicting information about nutrition out in the marketplace, most people are not eating nearly as healthy as they think they are! A good way to start eating healthier is to eat from the earth, not from the factory. Staying away from a marketplace filled with more and more processed foods, additives, sweeteners and convenience/fast foods to help with hectic schedules is becoming more and more challenging. Try this nutritious, quick and easy recipe:
Portobello mushrooms are a Macro-nutrient, having a balance of protein and carbohydrates, and low-fat content. They are loaded with essential nutrients like Vitamin D, antioxidants, and Vitamin B.
Spinach is rich in iron, an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C and folic acid. It is also a good source of manganese, magnesium and vitamin B.
Try this nutrient dense recipe as an easy side dish.
- Remove stems from mushrooms.
- Place mushrooms on a baking sheet and drizzle them with balsamic vinegar.
- Top each mushroom with fresh chopped spinach and chopped roasted peppers.
- Sprinkle with some fresh chopped basil.
- Add a spoonful of salsa.
- Drizzle with olive oil.
- Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.
- Sprinkle with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and enjoy!
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