Eat plenty of cruciferous vegetables

Cruciferous vegetables

eat plenty of cruciferous vegetables

CRUCIFEROUS VEGETABLES BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

Cruciferous vegetables contain natural substances that help prevent cellular degeneration, fortify your immune system, and even protect you against cancer.

This family of vegetables includes broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, bok choy, rocket, kale, aragula, collards, mustard greens and seeds, horseradish, wasabi, kohlrabi, brussel sprouts, radish, turnip greens, rutabaga and watercress.

For optimum immune support, eat one serving of cruciferous vegetables every day, or a minimum of five serves per week. 

And don’t forget to add deliciousness into your recipes with fresh herbs and spices. Here’s one of our favourite cabbage recipes that’s simple and tasty. Use your favourite cabbage for this dish.

CABBAGE WITH BLACK MUSTARD SEEDS 

Ingredients 

1 small cabbage (or half a large cabbage), trimmed and finely shredded.

1/2 brown onion finely diced.

1 tbsp of organic rice bran oil. 

1 teaspoon of dark sesame oil.

1 tsp of black mustard seeds.

Squeeze of fresh lemon juice (optional).

1 clove of finely minced garlic (for garlic lovers – optional).

Pink lake salt and freshly ground black pepper to season.

Instructions

Heat the oils in large frying pan until the oil sizzles when you add a drop of water.

Add the mustard seeds and when they begin to pop, add the onion and fry until golden. 

If you love garlic, add 1 clove when you are frying the onions. 

Gently stir in your cabbage and fry until tender.

Add a dash or two of freshly ground pepper and salt, and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice (optional). 

Stir the seasoning through and serve.

Enjoy!