Add Flavor to Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right


In case you missed the memo, March is National Nutrition Month.

The theme this year is “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right”

National Nutrition Month 2014

So I thought it might be appropriate to just share a few things I use to make healthy food taste amazing:

  • Add kick with hot peppers like jalapeno, cayenne, serrano, or kung pao.
  • Add zip with lemon or lime juice, apple cider, balsamic, or red wine vinegar.
  • Make use of fresh herbs like parsley, basil, cilantro, or rosemary to add color to your favorite dishes.
  • Roast your veggies in the oven using super high heat (450F). Try peppers, squash, carrots, or cauliflower.
  • Use high-heat cooking techniques for your meat, like pan-searing, grilling, or broiling.
  • Use full-flavored whole grains like brown or wild rice, or quinoa.
  • Add fruit to your meat or grain dishes. Try mango, pomegranate, apples, or pineapple.
  • Use condiments like wasabi, mustard, chutney, tapenade, salsa, or miso paste.
Let’s chat: What other flavorful tips do you have?


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  1. Congratulations on such a wonderful site dedicated to healthy eating! As a doctor in a very busy hospital, I definitely need tips on eating better! For me, to add some kick to my dishes, I put bird’s-eye chili peppers (little red, fiery ones found in the tropics). I also like garlic for some flavor. But my ultimate favorite, especially when making sauces, is a mix of sauteed onions and juicy ripe tomatoes. Yum!

  2. Thank you for sharing this special and useful post with us. this is beautiful work…. Keep Posting .
    Jessica Alex

  3. Syba Naturals

     /  December 9, 2014

    Most people think that eating right means plain and bland food, and I’m one of those who eat right but still having enjoying my food. The few things you share would really help people to start eating right, since it’s not that complicated after all. I may just add too for the spices, turmeric also taste great with loads of health benefits. Aside from the great taste, it would also make your food looks appealing 🙂


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