Goodness: : Mushrooms are classified as vegetables in the food world, but they are not technically plants. They belong to the fungi kingdom. Mushrooms are high in antioxidants, which help get rid of free radicals, a type of chemical that can harm a person’s body cells, potentially leading to cancer. They are also high in selenium a mineral that is not present in most other fruits and vegetables. Selenium plays a role in liver enzyme function and helps detoxify some cancer-causing compounds in the body. Additionally, selenium helps prevent inflammation
CANutrition Tip: This recipe includes the super cruciferous vegetable cauliflower. Cauliflower adds crunch and the bite of lots of benefits due to the combination of phytochemicals called carotenoids, tocopherols and ascorbic acid. All working together as potent antioxidants they combine with the spice tastes, red lentils and peas to make a delicious curry dahl. Dahl is a good recipe if you have a sore or dry mouth or if it hurts to swallow.
2 tbsp rice bran or canola oil
1 large onion, thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 tbsp medium-hot Indian
Turmeric and cauliflower boost the health benefits