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3 Delightful And Pleasing Lemon Recipes

Published On  March 11, 2016 By
Salads, Dessert, Snacks

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WARM ROAST PUMPKIN QUINOA LEMON AND FETA SALAD

Quinoa is naturally gluten-free and contains iron, B-vitamins, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, vitamin E and fiber. It is one of only a few plant foods that are considered a complete protein and comprised of all pernine essential amino acids.

This delicious quinoa salad using a fresh lemon dressing is a fine, protein-packed salad that helps to keep you satisfied until your next meal, making it a great lunchbox filler.

LEMON AND POPPY SEED CAKE

Poppy Seeds add color and crunch to baked goods, but you’ll also gain nutrients, even from the amount sprinkled on top of a roll. They contain some niacin and folate, but poppy seeds are a better source of minerals. Just 1 teaspoon provides measurable amounts of calcium, iron and zinc.

While this cake isn’t dripping in caramel or encrusted with sprinkles, the flavors are pure and nothing short of delicious. The fresh lemon zest and freshly squeezed lemon juice creates a wonderful vibrance to the whole dish.

CARAMELIZED LEMON RICE PUDDING

If you like rice pudding, this is the ultimate comfort food, scented with lemon, and not very sweet, so perfectly acceptable for breakfast. The best part is the creamy texture, with the rice dissolving into transparent bits that melt on the tongue, and strips of lemon peel are practically candied.

This is an extremely homey and rustic rice pudding.The milk reduces slowly as the rice cooks, leaving you with plumped-up grains and thin strips of lemon peel that become extremely tender in the oven.

Lemons are rarely consumed as a stand-alone fruit due to their intense sour flavor but are extremely popular when used in smaller quantities and in combination with herbs and spices to lend a wonderful and dynamic flavor to many sauces, salad dressings, marinades, drinks and desserts.

The health benefits of lemons are due to its many nourishing elements like:

Vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin A, vitamin E, folate, niacin thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, copper,  calcium, iron,  magnesium, potassium, zinc, phosphorus and protein. Lemon is a fruit that contains flavenoids, which are composites that contain antioxidant and cancer fighting properties. It helps to prevent diabetes, constipation, high blood pressure, fever, indigestion and many other problems, as well as improving the skin, hair, and teeth.

These 3 sumptuous recipes are sure to please your family and friends.

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