St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching and what better way to celebrate than with homemade corned beef and cabbage! We have a great recipe for you that is not only easy but also delicious.
The best way to prepare this recipe is by purchasing corned beef that is uncured. Uncured corned beef may not be as easy find as others but it is well worth the find. Uncured means that it doesn’t contain sodium nitrate. Sodium nitrate is a preservative that is found in many processed meats. Unfortunately, cured meats can have various negative impacts on our health.
Wellshire Corned Beef is one brand that can be found at Whole Foods that is uncured as well as made from cows that aren’t given any hormones or antibiotics. Also, check you local, natural food stores for other uncured corned beef options. Good Harvest and Health Hut are a few local, natural foods stores near me that have great uncured corned beef available.
Cabbage is a cruciferious vegetable that is rich in nutrients and aids in detoxification. Cabbage is full of fiber and contains nutrients such as vitamin C, vitamin K, and folate. Cabbage also contains a compound called glucosinolate, which can help stimulate the production of enzymes in the liver that aid in detoxification. After all, your liver is one of the hardest-working organs in your body, working tiredlessly to filter out toxins and keep you feeling healthy.