Making Lunchtime Easy
Tomato, Cucumber, Feta & Mushroom Salad
4 Super Healthy Foods!
More often than not if you are busy, you either tend to skip lunch or get fast food that isn’t necessarily good for you. And depending on the kind of fast food can be extremely damaging to your health. With a little bit of forward thinking and planning, you can begin to make lunch time, something quick, easy and most importantly healthy. Starting with this “Super Healthy Salad”.
Amazing Health Benefits of these
4 Super Foods
- Cucumbers are a good source of vitamin B, are great for hydrating the body since they’re 95% water, and they contain properties that help fight against cardiovascular disease and cancer!
Tomatoes are a rich source in vitamin A, C, Folic Acid, and Beta-Carotene. Beta-Carotene helps protect the skin against sun damage. They also contain a wide array of beneficial nutrients and antioxidants.
- Feta Cheese is an excellent source of Calcium, Riboflavin, Zinc, Selenium and Phosphorous.
- Mushrooms are loaded with antioxidants, cancer-fighting properties, boost immune performance, help lower cholesterol, excellent source of vitamins B and D, anti-inflammatory properties, helping to decrease muscle and joint pain, great health benefits to support healthy ageing.
Not to mention the additional health benefits of Basil, Garlic, Lettuce and Spinach. These are beneficial in helping you to stay healthy by helping with immune, heart, circulation and detoxification.
Now for the Recipe
Let’s get chopping – Tomato, Cucumber, Feta and Mushroom Salad
What you Need:
1 medium cucumber
1 punnet of cherry tomatoes or two regular tomatoes
1 cup of Feta cheese
1 cup chopped fresh basil
1 onion sliced
2 – 3 button mushrooms
1 cup of baby spinach
1 cup of butterhead lettuce
1 cup of either fresh or frozen peas (tip for peas just put in a bowl of boiling water for about 2 mins then into cold water, then add to salad)
Blend these Together:
1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon of Balsamic vinegar
Ground black pepper to taste
2 cloves of grated garlic
Then pour over salad
What to Do:
Wash salad veggies first, then chop cucumber, onion, mushrooms and basil Place in a bowl, add the tomatoes, onion, baby spinach, peas and feta cheese. lightly drizzle with olive oil, vinegar, and pepper. Toss and enjoy!
This salad will go really well with roast meat, garlic prawns anything your heart desires! Also makes a Great Staple for Weekday lunches.
Food will always be the Best Way To Prevent or Overcome Disease
Managing Healthy weight to prevention of disease is not about “Calorie Counting” but becoming Mindful about the Foods you are Eating and Why! The foods you include in your diet also play a critical role in controlling inflammation levels, balancing blood sugar, regulating cardiovascular health (including blood pressure and cholesterol levels), helping the digestive organs to process and eliminate waste, and much, much more.
The Foods you eat will either be of benefit to your body and how it functions, or they will cause harm to your body, preventing it from functioning efficiently to the point where processed, packaged foods will cause harm. Changing the way, you think and feel towards food will change your life for how well you age, how much energy you have and how well your brain functions. Make eating healthy food a way of life for a better life for you and your family.
The Key Elements of Nutrition are supporting the Body to Heal & Repair!
Considered to be one of the most influential figures in the history of medicine and healing, Hippocrates was ahead of his time when, around the year 400 B.C, he advised people to prevent and treat diseases first and foremost by eating a nutrient-dense diet based on Fresh, Whole foods.
The foods that you eat each day play a critical role in controlling inflammation levels, balancing blood sugar, regulating cardiovascular health (including blood pressure and cholesterol levels), helping the digestive organs to process and eliminate waste, and much, much more. Did you know that certain anti-inflammatory foods even contain powerful active ingredients that help control how your genes are expressed?
The foods you eat have a powerful influence on your inflammation levels, blood sugar, energy, hormones, brain, and heart health, they truly do act like medicine once consumed. A healthy diet plays a role in how genes are expressed and can have a positive effect toward preventing disease, even when a disease may appear to be hereditary.
Medicinal foods to include in your daily diet, include all fresh vegetables and fruits, organ meats, grass-fed meats, healthy fats like coconut, nuts and seeds, sea vegetables and what are now being classed as superfoods like cocoa, papaya, spinach, kale, blueberries, broccoli, cooked tomatoes, oats, blackberries, garlic, brazil nuts, walnuts and black pepper.
Always to Remember that
Optimal Health & Happiness Go Together Building a Great Quality of Life
Further Support – Read Now – 3 Steps to making Healthier Food Choices
Learn more about the Foods to Eat and Why in my eBook: Eating to Live
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- How to make “Food Your Best Friend” “Not Your Worst Enemy”
- The Foods to eat to prevent or overcome ill health and disease and how they will work for you
- What you eat, how you eat and whom you eat with, makes all the difference to the enjoyment of your food, with Easy, Delicious recipes for the whole family
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