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Since pasta is the ultimate comfort food, it should never be off limits. The keys to enjoying a satisfy bowl are: use whole grain, up the veggies, include protein and eat mindfully.
by Joanne Perez, MS, RDN, LD

Since pasta is the ultimate comfort food, it should never be off limits. The keys to enjoying a satisfy bowl are: use whole grain, up the veggies, include protein and eat mindfully.

Broccoli and snap pease tossed with whole wheat pasta and a tahini sauce make this a green goddess salad.


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Joanne Perez, MS, RDN, LD

Broccoli, a cruciferous vegetable, is truly a superfood, containing lots of fiber (both soluble and insoluble), iron, zinc, phosphorous, phyto-nutrients (the compounds which aid in the prevention of diseases) and vitamins C, A, K, B family. Plus, it works with an enzyme in your liver to turn toxins into something that your body can eliminate more easily. It is helps your body detox naturally.


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