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Eat the rainbow!
A simple way to insure that you are consuming a wide range of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fibre.
Check out these food colours and what that colour can do for you!
Red: Reduce the risk of prostate cancer, lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol and support joint tissue.
Orange: Promotes healthy joints, can help to repair damaged DNA, lower cholesterol and blood pressure.
Yellow: Helps to prevent heart disease and age related eye degeneration.
Green: Helps to inhibit the actions of carcinogens and promote healthy bodily function.
Purple/blue: Helps to reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, Alzheimers, improves memory, and slows down the process of aging.
White: Support immunity and helps to balance hormone levels.
An easy way to incorporate the rainbow into your diet is this sheet pan roasted veggie recipe!
Roasted veggies are a great way to help make meal prep seamless. Eating your vegetables roasted can also aid in digestion.
To make this sheet pan veggie recipe you will only need parchment paper and a large baking sheet.
Roasted Sheet Pan Veggies
Prep Time: 10mins
Cook Time: 20-25mins
3 large carrots
1 large broccoli crown
1 red bell pepper
1 yellow pepper
1 red onion
2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp. rosemary
1 tbsp. thyme
Pink Himalayan salt (to taste)
Cut up all the veggies. In a large bowl coat the veggies with olive oil and then toss in spices. Line your baking sheet with parchment paper, add veggies, and bake for 20-25 mins or until desired doneness.
For meal prepping purposes divide into 4-5 equal servings.
You can add your roasted veggies to a protein/carb for future meals or enjoy as a snack.
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