String beans are popularly used in salads, but they are also excellent as a side dish.

This week, Team Salud brings you a unique form to prepare string beans as a side dish, and the instructions to prepare a not-so-green green juice.

If you are tired of eating your meat dishes only with salad or mashed potatoes, string beans are a vegetable side dish that is tasty and easy to prepare. Besides they provide you with vitamin C, dietary fiber, folate, vitamin K and silicon.

Learn to prepare sauteed string beans with the first recipe we bring you today.

  1. Fill a large pot with water, and heat it up until it boils. Add the string beans and cook them for 3 to 5 minutes until they are tender.
  2. Heat up a large skillet, add olive oil, and cook a garlic head, thinly sliced for one minute. Add pine nuts and cook them until they get golden brown.
  3. Drain the green beans, and switch them to the skillet. Add salt and pepper and stir until they are coated.

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You have probably tasted or at least heard about green juices. Green juices are an excellent way to include veggies on your diet without having to eat them. But, since not all veggies are green, today we bring you a variable to this healthy juice that adds some color to your diet.

Besides adding a spectacular red shade to your diet, beetroots provide you with fiber, folic acid, and manganese. Its sweet taste, balanced with some fruits or vegetables will make your juice taste delicious besides being healthy.

To prepare it, you just need to wash and peel an apple, a carrot, a piece of ginger, two stalks of celery and one beetroot. Cut the ingredients in long pieces, and put them through the blender or juicer. Add the juice of half a lemon or lime, and your juice will be ready to be served and drunk immediately. 

Esperamos que te encanten estas recetas y que te quedes en sintonía para aprender sobre los ingredientes de la próxima semana!

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