BRAND’S® Special Creation Recipe

Dose of Goodness 3  –  Steamed Vegetables with BRAND’S® Essence of Mushroom

Steamed Vegetables with BRAND’S® Essence of Mushroom

When the immune system is weak, the body is more vulnerable to common ailments such as cold and flu as well as chronic fatigue. One way to build a robust immunity is to consume the right foods.

Featured in Chinese and Japanese remedies, medicinal mushrooms such as Shiitake, Yamabushitake, Maitake, Lingzhi and Cordyceps are traditionally known to enhance one’s vitality and wellbeing through β-glucans and other nutrients.

In this recipe, the goodness of BRAND’S® Essence of Mushroom is combined with steamed vegetables to create a wholesome dish that will be your body’s best friend against common viruses.

Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle of BRAND’S® Essence of Mushroom
  • 4 florets of broccoli (cut into bite-sized pieces)
  • 2 florets of orange cauliflower (cut into bite-sized pieces) or 1 carrot, 4 inches (cut into coins)
  • 2 florets of purple cauliflower (cut into bite-sized pieces) or 2 pieces of purple cabbage (shredded)
  • 2 florets of white cauliflower (cut into bite-sized pieces) or 2 pieces of white cabbage (shredded)
  • 10 to 15 goji berries
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons of olive oil (alternatives: canola, coconut or sunflower oil)
  • 1 stalk of coriander
  • Pepper to taste

Serves:

  • 2 people
A Dose Of Goodness 3
A Dose Of Goodness 3

Preparation:

  • Put the cut vegetables and goji berries in a basin filled with 1 litre of tap, distilled or mineral water. Add apple cider vinegar and leave to soak for 1 to 2 minutes. After that, rinse the ingredients with water and strain well.
  • Transfer the ingredients onto a porcelain or glass dish and drizzle olive oil over them.
  • Place the dish inside an electric steamer and steam for 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Once done, allow the dish to rest in the steamer for 2 minutes.
  • After that, remove the steamer’s lid and pour BRAND’S® Essence of Mushroom over the cooked ingredients. Then, remove the dish from the steamer.
  • Finally, season with pepper, garnish with coriander and serve hot.

Alternative preparation:

  • Add a pinch of salt and half a teaspoon of olive oil to boiling water. Parboil the cut vegetables and goji berries separately, for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Transfer the ingredients onto a porcelain or glass dish and arrange them by colour. Then, drizzle BRAND’S® Essence of Mushroom and olive oil over the cooked ingredients.
  • Finally, season with pepper, garnish with coriander and serve hot.

Consumption guide:

  • Suitable for all ages.
  • Regular consumption can benefit individuals who are looking to improve overall body’s wellness.
  • After taking medication, wait 30 minutes to an hour before consuming the dish.
  • Those who have a medical condition or who are pregnant should consult a doctor or healthcare expert before consumption.