Steamed Vegetables

Vegetables of your choice. Examples of good choices include the following:

  • Broccoli
  • Spinach
  • Carrots
  • Green beans
  • Brussels sprouts

Optional: Sprinkle vegetables with herbs before or after cooking. Add basil and oregano to zucchini squash, ginger to carrots, and garlic powder to green beans. With carrots, add a teaspoon of honey afterward. Be creative!

  1. Wash the vegetables thoroughly. Cut into the desired size.
  2. Put 1/2 inch (just over 1 cm) of water in the bottom of a pan with a tight lid. Bring to a boil, then add the vegetables. Cover tightly. Or put the vegetables in a steamer basket and put the basket into a saucepan with 1 inch (2.5 cm) of water (or enough to prevent the water from boiling away). Cover tightly and bring to a boil.
  3. Cook over medium heat until tender-crisp, about 3 to 10 minutes, depending on the type and size of vegetable.
  4. Drain the vegetables, reserving the cooking liquid for soup, sauces, or even for drinking as vegetable broth.
Diet Tweak System

Diet Tweak System

Trying To Lose Weight Can Be Tough. But... Not Losing Weight and Gaining What You Lost Back, Sucks. If you've ever felt that no matter what you do to lose weight nothing seems to work. If you've ever felt that there has got to be some kind of a system or way to lose weight...but just have not found it yet.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment