It’s well-documented on this blog that I love to try new recipes. When I saw a recipe from a blog I enjoy, Love & Lemons, which replaces traditional couscous with cauliflower, I knew I had to try it.
When I was a child, my mother could not get me to eat anything besides hot dogs and mac ‘n’ cheese. As an adult, my culinary preferences could not be more opposite. I crave healthier, whole foods and love tucking into a massive, satisfying salad. Inspired by the left overs in my fridge, here is a quick and easy salad that I whipped up recently over the weekend featuring kale, sweet potato, avocado and grilled chicken.
I’ve always enjoyed healthy versions of breaded chicken. There’s something about the slight crunch and texture that just works for me. While I’ve mastered breadcrumbs or panko toppings, the thought of adding in walnuts and rosemary had not occurred to me until I saw this recipe from Cooking Light.
Have you heard of chia seeds? You probably have and you don’t even know it – think “ch-ch-ch-chia.” Yep, crazy to believe, but the seeds behind your beloved Chia pet also have rockstar status in the superfood world. Nutrients found in chia seeds include omega fatty acids, fiber, antioxidants, calcium and protein. Don’t believe me? Read this blog entry on chia seeds from Dr. Oz’s team.