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Festive recipes for your prostate

Why not take the opportunity over the next few weeks to spare some time, whip up these festive recipes for your prostate, and stock up on vitamin E, selenium, antioxidants, crucifers, and probiotics? You deserve it!

Source: Ricardo

Spinach, Strawberry and Almond Salad – Load up on vitamin E, selenium and antioxidants

Preparation – 10 min
Cooking – 5 min
Servings – 4

2 tablespoons (30 ml) poppy seeds, toasted
1/2 cup (125 ml) olive oil
3 tablespoons (45 ml) red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons (10 ml) Dijon mustard

1/2 cup (125 ml) sliced almonds, toasted
12 cups (3 litres) baby spinach
1 1/2 cups (375 ml) sliced strawberries
Salt and pepper

(1) In a skillet, toast the almonds. Allow to cool and set aside.
(2) In the same skillet, toast the poppy seeds. Allow to cool and set aside.
(3) In a bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar and mustard. Season with salt and pepper.
(4) Add the poppy seeds. Divide the spinach, strawberries and almonds among four plates. Drizzle with the vinaigrette. Serve immediately.

It goes without saying that you can enhance this salad as you wish by adding herbs or proteins such as cheese, chicken, fish, seafood, etc.

Exquisite Cauliflower, Broccoli or Beet soup – Load up on crucifers and antioxidants

Preparation – 10 min
Cooking – 30 min (cauliflower or broccoli) and 60 min (beet)
Servings – 4
Freezes well

5 cups (1.25 litres) chicken broth
1 onion, peeled and chopped
6 cups (1.5 litres) cauliflower or broccoli cut into small florets or diced beets
Salt and pepper

(1) In a large pot, combine broth, onion, cauliflower, broccoli or beets.
(2) Add a pinch of salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and simmer over medium heat for 15 to 60 minutes. The vegetables should be tender when pricked with a fork.
(3) Pour into a blender. Reduce to a smooth puree. Adjust seasoning.

Top with fresh or sour cream – shallot, parsley or chives – pine nuts, walnuts or pecans. Enjoy!

Maple Ginger Glazed Salmon – Load up on Omega-3s

Preparation – 10 min
Cooking – 12 min
Servings – 4

1/3 cup (75 ml) maple syrup
1/3 cup (75 ml) water
1 tablespoon (15 ml) fresh ginger, grated
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) ground cayenne pepper
1 lb. (450 g) salmon fillet, skin on, cut into 4 portions

(1) Place the rack in the highest position (about 10 cm (4-inch) off the heating element) and preheat at broil.
(2) In a saucepan, bring all ingredients, except for the salmon and salt, to a boil. Reduce by half. Set aside.
(3) Place salmon on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. Brush the fish with the maple mixture. Lightly season with salt. Bake for about 8 minutes, depending on the thickness of the salmon fillet.
(4) Brush lightly with the maple mixture a few times during cooking. Right out of the oven, brush with the remaining mixture.

Serve with rice and green beans in lemon butter or any other vegetables or salad, if desired.

Quick and Easy Mango Sorbet – Load up on antioxidants and probiotics

Preparation – 10 min
Freezing- 2 hours
Servings – 4

4 cups (1 litre) frozen and slightly thawed mango cubes
1/2 cup (125 ml) sugar
1 tablespoon (15 ml) lemon juice
1 cup (250 ml) 2% or more fat plain or vanilla yogurt

(1) In a food processor or blender, puree the mango with the sugar and lemon juice. Add the yogurt and mix well.
(2) Pour everything into an airtight container and freeze for about 2 hours.

You can replace the mangoes with frozen sliced strawberries or raspberries. You can also cut the amount of sugar in half and replace it with honey.

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