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A surprise hit at our Sunrise of Westlake Village, CA, community, this recipe opened the doors to so many more options for many residents who, at first, didn’t think they would like the taste of curry. After the chef introduced it to the menu, the curried cauliflower paved the way for more unique recipes containing curry.
It seems that kale is everywhere you look today – and for good reason! Kale is high in iron, fiber, potassium, and vitamins C and K. The powerful antioxidants found in kale help support cardiovascular health and reduce inflammation in the body, and may protect against certain cancers.
The dining service coordinator at Sunrise of Silver Spring, MD, enjoys fond memories of his mother making this side dish for special family occasions during his childhood. Now, he loves to make it for our residents. They love the unique combination of flavors and extra sharpness that the feta cheese adds!
For many people, no salad is complete without a little bit of their favorite dressing, which often pulls together the flavors of the dish and gives it the extra zest you're craving. No matter if you're partial to Italian or balsamic dressings, you can probably make a homemade version that comes with a number of extra perks. Here are three benefits of making your own salad dressing instead of using the store-bought variety.
If you keep up with the latest health food news, you may have heard that collard greens are the next best thing since kale. These leaves are packed with all sorts of beneficial nutrients, like vitamins A, K and C, as well as calcium, iron and magnesium. If you want to incorporate some collard greens into your diet, here are three easy recipes that use the latest and greatest superfood.
If you head to your local grocery store, you'll probably be able to find a wide selection of hummus in various flavors. This chickpea-based dip, often enjoyed with vegetables or crackers, has gained popularity over the past few years because of its great taste and nutritional value. What many people don't know, however, is how easy it is to make at home!
If you have a friend or relative who brings homemade bread to gatherings, you know how moist and delicious it is! A slice of bread from your own oven is great as toast, dipped in a bowl of soup or as part of your favorite sandwich. It might seem intimidating to make your own bread, but it's really quite easy once you get the hang of it. Here are some tips to baking your first loaf and a recipe to get you started.
When you visit the grocery store during the fall, you probably see a variety of brightly colored squash in the produce section. These great vegetables are only available during this season, so make the most of them while you can! They're a great side to just about any meal and can be prepared with other seasonal ingredients for a delicious autumn dish.