Oooh, I am so excited to share this post with you all today! 🙂 I found all of these fabulous, colourful charts on Buzzfeed and some other bloggers’s website – I’m sure you’ll like looking at them as much as I did.
Have you ever been sick of boring old hummus? I like Costco’s garlic hummus with crackers, but sometimes I get sick of it. Sabra makes an amazing roasted red pepper hummus. These new combos seem really mouthwatering.
Marinating times for every type of protein. This is perfect! Sometimes I forget that fish and shrimp can only be marinated for 30 minutes, because we usually keep it in the fridge for longer than that – maybe three hours? Mom and Grandma used to make maple-soy salmon and marinate it for TWO DAYS. Whoa.
Salad dressing ideas from the magnificent RD blogger Kath of KERF 🙂 I think my dream combo would be Hazelnut oil + balsamic vinegar + maple syrup + honey mustard + dill or basil + salt, pepper, and garlic. I’m not sure how that would taste, though! It would probably be sweet and sour and really flavourful with the herbs and seasonings.
Love this because I sometimes forget how to store produce and other foods 🙂
Vitamins and essential minerals – and where to find them! Love this too. 🙂 And a guide about baking!
Smoothies are amazing, but I don’t have them very often because I prefer chewing. I LOVE bananas, almond milk, nut butter, maybe dates, and spinach in my smoothies. 🙂
I know I’m definitely guilty of eating too many nuts. But how much is too much? I usually have 3 or 4 tablespoons of nut butter a day, 2 in the morning and the rest for snacks and desserts.
This is so awesome! And… okay I definitely don’t have a thumb-sized amount of nut butter every day. 😉 Love how you can just look and your hand and figure out how much you should eat in a portion.
This is brilliant! Right?! I’d like to add another: quinoa, spinach, and chicken. Or salmon, rice, and broccoli. Okay, the combos are endless. 🙂
We aren’t big soup drinkers in our house, but if you are, I’m sure you’ll like this!
As much as I like the idea of eating salads, I just don’t like eating salads. Does that make sense? And for two reasons:
1) I hate wet leaves. We buy the prewashed spinach/baby spring greens, but we wash them anyways. Our spinner isn’t amazing, and the leaves are still dewy when we dress them. Not appealing to have watered-down dressing that doesn’t stick to the leaves.
2) I don’t like raw carrots, onions, or tomatoes. Peppers are just okay, and I much, much prefer cooked vegetables.
However these combos look pretty nice, and I really like roasted chickpeas, feta, and beans on salad. 🙂 I guess that’s why we like quinoa salad so much!
You guys might know that I’m not really into meat. Chicken I can do occasionally (once or twice a week), beef once every two months, lamb a couple times a year, and I absolutely never have pork. I just hate it. Ham, bacon, tenderloins, cutlets… you name it. I find pork so chewy, flavourless, and fibrous. Not my thing! However, I have fish (esp. salmon) about three times a week, as well as two eggs every day 🙂 Beans show up a lot on our menu, too.
Here are some photos for inspiration: loving the chickpea, chicken, corn, feta, and tomato salad. Similar things are added to an omelet in the second picture, which is just so gorgeous I wouldn’t be able to eat it. Maybe.