Easy Okra Recipe

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Have You Seen the Beautiful Okra Available in our Market?
Here’s an easy recipe that will allow you to take advantage of this nutritious vegetable:

Ingredients:
1 pound of okra (or more)
Olive Oil
Salt
Garlic Powder
Pepper
Instructions;
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Cut tops off okra and slice lengthwise.
Place on a large baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil (or coconut oil).
Toss to coat.
Sprinkle with salt, garlic powder and pepper (or any other spices you love)
Bake for 18-22 minutes until soft and just stating to brown on the ends.
Serve and enjoy!

Health Benefits of Okra
Besides being low in calories it is a plenty with vitamins of the category A, Thiamin, B6, C, folic acid, riboflavin, calcium, zinc and dietary fiber. Eating okra is much recommended for pregnant woman besides other for it is rich in folic acid which is essential in the neural tube formation of the fetus during 4-12 weeks of gestation period in the mother’s womb.

Recipe: Lilikoi Dressing

Fresh lilikoi, local honey and other organic goodness! Great for salad, marinade, sauce, dipping, ect.

Ingredients
1/2 cup fresh strained lilikoi pulp & juice
1/8 cup White Balsamic Vinegar
1/8 cup raw local honey
1/2 teaspoon of your favorite sweet/hot mustard
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 cup olive oil
pepper to taste

Instructions
Put in jar or salad dressing bottle and shake well before serving.

Serves 10