Vegetable side dishes should be an important part of your Peace Diet. Steamed vegetables are easy to prepare and are a versatile way to add taste, healthfulness and color to your meal. There are several techniques for steaming, including a bamboo basket over boiling water, a metal steamer over boiling water, or a modern electric steamer that is compact, low cost, has a timer, and makes your steaming foolproof. Vegetables can also be baked or sautéed depending on the type of vegetable. Whatever form your vegetables take, they are surprisingly rich in nutrients.
Melt-In-Your-Mouth Kabocha Squash 1 Kabocha or acorn squash
Cut the kabocha squash into 4" squares or cleaned acorn squash in quarters. Place on a baking pan with a tiny bit of water and bake at 350o F. until tender (about an hour).