Brussels sprouts get a bad rap for some reason. When they're prepared correctly, these vegetables make a delicious side dish for your favorite entree. Plus, they're packed with vitamins K and C, so they're a great addition to your senior nutrition plan. Want to give Brussels sprouts another chance? Here are three tasty ways to prepare the vegetables.
Sometimes you just want something crunchy to eat with your hamburger, and the most obvious choice is french fries. However, store-bought packages of fries have little to no nutritional value, so they're not the best option. Next time you're craving this deep-fried treat, try one of these healthy alternatives instead.
Peanut butter and jelly. Salt and pepper. Mac and cheese. There are too many classic food pairings to count. But there's one combination that's a step above the rest - wine and cheese. Nothing says luxury quite like a great bottle of vino and some perfectly aged cheese. Here's what you need to know about pairing these two ingredients at your next party.
If you're looking for a low-calorie snack to munch on this summer, homemade salsa is a great option. When made with fresh ingredients, this condiment provides lots of vitamins and minerals while keeping unwanted fats and salts to a minimum. You can easily whip up one of these three healthy salsa recipes for a gathering with friends or for a mid-afternoon snack.
Pesto is a quick and easy sauce that adds bold flavors to a meal. It also makes a good addition to your senior nutrition plan, as it contains healthy fats from the nuts. However, you may get tired of eating the same basil pesto over and over again, so why not switch up the recipe a little? There are many variations of this classic sauce that are great on pasta, sandwiches, chicken and more.
For many people, egg rolls are an essential part of Chinese takeout. The rolls are the perfect mix of crunchy, savory and versatility, and they go well with just about any entree. If you're a big fan of the Chinese side dish, why wait until the next time you get takeout? Here's how you can make delicious egg rolls that taste just like the real thing.
Being of Irish heritage, the dining service coordinator at Sunrise of Flossmoor, IL, grew up eating similar dishes on the holidays with his family. He thought the sweet streusel in addition to his mother’s recipe would be appealing to those who might pass on these root vegetables. It works best with many types of meat and mashed potatoes with gravy.
Residents at Sunrise on Clayton, MO, wanted to liven up the typical summertime coleslaw so the dining service coordinator used fresh ingredients from the community garden to create this delicious side. It goes great with turkey burgers and pulled pork sandwiches, or whatever else you may have on your barbecue menu!