Want an easy gluten-free substitute for noodles? Spaghetti squash is not a pasta, but a low-calorie, nutrient-dense, winter vegetable with a delicious nutty flavor. Rich in anti-oxidants, fiber, vitamin B6, manganese, and vitamin C.
Okra is a powerhouse of nutrition. High in vitamin C and a superior source of fiber that slows the rate at which sugar is absorbed in the intestinal tract making this a great "diabetes preventative" food. Okra also has properties associated with lowering cholesterol, preventing kidney disease and alleviating asthma symptoms. When sauteed with bacon, and garlic this tasty dish will be one you make as a side, or main course often!