9. Better with Bacon. Cook one slice of bacon in the microwave, then crumble and sprinkle over cooked vegetables. Try with: mushrooms, cabbage or green beans.
10. Herbed Breadcrumbs. Spray a small skillet with cooking spray. Add 1/4 cup whole-wheat breadcrumbs. Add one teaspoon dried basil, oregano or parsley and a pinch of salt and pepper. Stir and cook until breadcrumbs are fragrant and golden brown. Sprinkle over vegetables just before serving. Try with: spinach, asparagus or broccoli.
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