Recipes to Help Supply Your Diet with Folic Acid and Other Important Vitamins
Delicious recipes to provide your family with healthy vitamins.
Recipes To Help Supply Your Diet With Folic Acid And Other Important Vitamins
Almost all adults need a sufficient amount of folic acid in their diet. With the convenience of fast foods and prepared foods many may be lacking in this very important B vitamin. Taking supplements is a good way to provide all needed vitamins and minerals. However, if your family likes a good home-cooked meal you may want to add these recipes to your weekly menu plans.
1 Tablespoon Olive oil
½ cup Chopped onion
½ cup each Kidney, navy and black canned beans, rinsed and drained
½ cup Brown rice, cooled (cooked and cooled)
½ cup Shredded cheddar cheese
2 Tablespoons Canned chilies – any strength desired
¼ cup Chopped cilantro
1 cup Salsa
4 Corn tortillas
1 cup Spanish style tomato sauce
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Spray baking dish with non-stick product.
Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet. Add onions and sauté for two minutes.
Add beans and sauté over low heat for two minutes. Place mixture into a large bowl and add the rice, cheese, cilantro, chilies and ½ cup of salsa.
Divide the mixture among the tortillas, roll up and place into baking dish.
Pour tomato sauce over tortillas, and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake for 15- 20 minutes.
Top with remaining salsa if desired. Serves 4
Fresh Spinach Salad with Cranraisins
Combine the a (6 ounce) package of fresh spinach, with 1/3 cup cranraisins, 1/3 English walnuts in a large bowl. Add 1/3 cup of raspberry vinaigrette dressing and toss until spinach is evenly coated. Garnish with 1 Tablespoon of Romano cheese. Serve immediately. Serves 4
Lentils With Smoked Ham
2 cups Lentils
1 small Onion, chopped
3 cloves Garlic
1 Red pepper, chopped (or less – to taste)
1 Green bell, chopped
1 Teaspoon Salt
½ Teaspoon Ground pepper – Black or white
½ Teaspoon Liquid hot pepper sauce (Tabasco)
1 Teaspoon Cumin
1 pound Smoked ham, diced
1 small can Tomato paste
1 Cup Water
Combine all ingredients in crock pot and cook on LOW 8 hours or (HIGH 4 hours).