When it comes to cooking healthy meals, people don't think to use the microwave. Microwaves are often associated with preparing high fat & sodium laden frozen meals. What people don't realize is that they also can be used to prepare a variety of veggies as part of a balanced diet.
So learn to love your microwave, it’s not as bad as some will have you believe! Microwaving works especially well with Future 50 Foods like beets, bok choi and parsley root.
Simply cut your vegetables into evenly sized chunks, then place them into a heatproof bowl covered either with a lid or with cling wrap. Microwave the vegetables for 1-3 minutes until al dente (or however you like them!).