Favorites are always of the strong, pungent variety: Extra sharp Vermont cheddar- especially on meatloaf, crumbles of blue with anything and everything Buffalo Chicken, goat, parmesan, and gorgonzola. I do not often add cheese to foods where I fear the flavor will get lost- in cold sandwiches most notably. This is a reasonable calorie saver. Use cheese where you love it most; use it where you highlight its taste and texture.
For 100 highly filling calories per 4 cups, this shredded mix of broccoli stalks and carrots is incredibly versatile. I’ve been known to do any and all of the following:
3. Steam and stir it with a Laughing Cow French Onion cheese wedge for a creamy, healthy, and light side dish for chicken or fish.
There’s something about that first snap through a piece of shrimp. That slight burst in my mouth. Texturally, shrimp does it for me. These pink shellfish are lean, low in calories, and can mingle quite happily with just about any type of cuisine- Italian, Asian, Latin, you name it. They are my go-to stir fry addition.
Dearest Peanut Butter,
I love you just as much. Your sister is just darkly roasted and, for better or worse, a little bolder than you.
I love the sweet pungency of red onion. Slicing it thinly, it’s the perfect sharp crunch on sandwiches. Slicing it thickly, it’s a favorite of mine when it softens and caramelizes in fajitas.
What are 5 healthy foods you’re loving right now?