I came up with this dish one lunchtime because it contains essentially my favorite ingredients, and I tend to always have them on hand. Well, it turns out it’s a totally great combo, and now it’s on the weekly rotation in our house. You guys are really gonna love it, and I’m excited to tell you how good for you it also is! It’s filled with protein, healthy fats, and anti-inflammatory components.
Packed with protein and fiber, Chickpeas also contain manganese, which is important to bone development and wound healing, and helps your body’s chemical reactions related to metabolism. Garbanzos are also high in folate, which aids in new cell growth and brain cell communication, and protects against genetic mutations that contribute to cancer development.
Cauliflower may help prevent cancer and stop enzymes from activating cancer-causing agents. It also helps disable and eliminate carcinogens in the body. Cauliflower contains ample nutrients, including vitamin K and C, and also fiber, potassium, phosphorus, and all B vitamins. Cauliflower is also very low in calories.
An Indian spice, Turmeric it is attributed to fending off Alzheimer’s disease by many health experts because it is a brain-protecting agent. It is an anti-inflammatory and has success in treating menstrual difficulties, hemorrhage, toothache, chest pain, and flatulence. Breakdown of its components show that it can be as effective as ibuprofen as an anti-inflammatory. It is also a very powerful antioxidant and protects healthy cells from free radicals. It can prevent certain cancers, and it can even destroy mutated cancer cells so they cannot spread throughout the body, preventing tumor growth. Turmeric also protects against heart disease! Amazing.
Finally, spinach is a low calorie, high-nutrient food. Spinach is great for skin, hair, and bone health. It also is packed with protein, iron, vitamins, and minerals. Consuming spinach can improve the blood glucose control for those with diabetes, it can reduce your blood pressure, improve bone health, lower your risk of cancer, and much more.
Check out this 10-minute, de-LISH recipe below!