DON’T FORGET YOUR GREENS!
Greens are very high in calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, phosphorous and vitamins. It strengthens our immune system, increases our energy. Dark leafy greens are for example: Broccoli, bok choy, napa cabbage, kale… Bok Choy is one of the vegetables that contains a lot of calcium. Try it with mushrooms and tofu:
1 firm tofu, cut into small cubes
1 ½ cup button mushrooms, halved
6 baby bok choy
3 small carrots, peeled and sliced in a slant
1 cup red onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
¼ inch ginger root, peeled and chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
½ cup green onions, thinly sliced
Preheat a pan or wok on medium-high heat. Add oil, ginger, onion, garlic, carrots, bok choy and stir fry for about 5 minutes. Then add mushrooms and tofu to pan. Next add the soy sauce and black pepper and gently toss tofu and vegetables. Cook for 3-5 minutes and transfer to plate and garnish with green onions.