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U.S. male lifestyle magazine "Best Life" recently published an article entitled "The eight men to eat food every day," the article, in a variety of men's health can promote and improve the fitness effect and even help to improve male sexual performance The food, spinach topped the list, known as "man's best food." U.S. experts on the grounds that spinach can promote muscle growth, enhance sexual performance. The article points out, spinach contains 3 fatty acids and folic acid for the synthesis of muscle to provide some energy, folic acid can also speed up access to reproductive organs of blood circulation, improve sexual performance. Nutrition experts of the nutritional value of spinach also expressed approval.
Spinach-Mushroom Calzone (for 4) Recipe Cookbook: The Working Family's Cookbook INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch spinach, about 3/4 lb 1/4 C olive oil 1 lb mushrooms, thinly sliced 1/4 tsp dried thyme 1/2 medium-sized red onion, chopped Cornmeal 2 medium-sized garlic cloves salt, to taste 3/4 C part-skim ricotta cheese Fresh ground pepper, to taste 2 TBS grated Parmesan cheese Pizza dough 3 TBS parsley, chopped 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg DIRECTIONS: Stem/rinse the spinach - drain in a colander but do not spin dry. Heat 2 TBS oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Add half the mushrooms - cook, stirring, 3- 4 minutes till lightly browned and tender. Add half the onion - cook 1 minute. Lower heat if vegetables begin to burn but don't let any liquid accumulate in pan. Add half the garlic and stir 30 seconds. Transfer mixture to a bowl. Repeat with remaining oil, mushrooms, onion and garlic. Decrease heat to medium. Add spinach with just the water that clings to the leaves. (If the spinach is very dry, add 2-3 TBS water) Cover/cook about 5 minutes till wilted - drain spinach in colander and squeeze out the water. Chop the spinach and add to the bowl with the other vegetables. Add cheeses, parsley, thyme, nutmeg and salt and pepper to taste. Stir to combine. Heat oven to 500° F. Oil 2 baking sheets and sprinkle lightly with cornmeal. Divide dough into 4 equal pieces on lightly floured work surface. Shape each into a ball and flatten each ball into a 7-8” round. Spread a quarter of the filling over half of 1 dough round. Fold remaining half over the filling to form a semicircle - fold the bottom edges over the top to seal. Transfer to a baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining dough rounds and filling. Bake the calzone about 10 minutes till crusts are golden brown.
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