What you include in your diet can add years to your life by changing your prospects for degenerative diseases such as cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
The Top Mediterranean Power Food Groups.
Use the following food list to create your own favourite choices when preparing meals.
Fresh Beetroot and Goat’s Cheese Salad.
1kg fresh beetroot (4 bulbs with leaves) (cooked)
Beetroot leaves cooked for 3 minutes
200g green beans (steamed for 3 minutes)
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 tablespoon drained capers, coarsely chopped
100g goat’s cheese.
Cut beetroot into thin wedges. Add green beans. Chop beetroot leaves. Crumble goat’s cheese over the top and serve.
For the dressing: add red wine vinegar, oil, garlic, capers, ½ tsp each of salt and pepper. Shake pour over salad.
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Barbara is a qualified nutritionist offering Health, Nutrition & Lifestyle Counseling. She gives Healthy weight loss advice and promotes the Mediterranean diet. She is the author of the Med Life Diet - creating healthy lifestyle habits and attitudes for life !