In the following vegetable recipes you will find various methods of preparing. Cooking in water depletes the vitamins. To prevent loss vitamins, cook in as little water and as possible, steaming is best. If you do boil, cook for as little time as possible. Do not throw away all that vitamin rich water from boiling, save for adding to soups or sauces later.
Try dry-heat such as stir-frying, oven roasting or grilling on the BBQ to add some diversity.
Vegetables are an important part of any meal. All are good, but some are better from a nutritional standpoint. I like to prepare a couple different ones for a meal so there is variety or make a blend for color and texture.
Below is a list of highly nutritional vegetables and most can be eaten either raw or cooked.
It's also important to choose a variety to get all the vitamins and nutrients you need to be healthy. Vegetables also provide an important source of natural antioxidants.
You not only feel better, but it gives you more energy and a natural defense against illness and disease.
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