Healthy Comfort Food Options February 17 2016
What comes to mind when you hear the words “comfort food?” Fried chicken, ice cream and let’s face it - anything with bacon probably comes to mind. And we’ve all been told hundreds of times how “unhealthy” our favorite comfort foods are and that we should avoid them at all costs. But when you’re feeling a little sad, tired or depressed there’s nothing better than grabbing a fork and digging in - and now you can make those “unhealthy” foods a bit more waistline-friendly.
Beef Enchiladas: Reduce a classic beef enchilada recipe containing 730 calories, 22 grams of saturated fat and 2,155 milligrams of sodium down to 343 calories, 5.8 grams of saturated fat and 540 milligrams of sodium. Recipe here: http://bit.ly/218Z3Ee
Philly Cheesesteak: The classic style cheesesteak comes packed with a big punch - a punch to the stomach that is. We’re talking 1,151 calories, 27.3 grams saturated fat and 1,480 milligrams sodium. Cut it down to 397 calories, 4.9 grams saturated fat and 637 milligrams sodium with this recipe: http://bit.ly/1U8lhEk
Chicken Fingers: Who doesn’t love a nice crispy chicken finger with honey mustard dipping sauce? Instead of batter-coated and deep-fried, try this recipe instead. You’ll save nearly 400 calories, 500 milligrams of sodium and 9 grams of saturated fat. Recipe here: http://bit.ly/1U8lG9R
Fried Chicken: Now we get into the heavy hitter, fried chicken. Here’s how you can spare about 800 calories, 60 grams of fat and 25 grams of saturated fat: http://bit.ly/1U8lPdkWhen taste is everything, La Flor is all you need to transform your healthier comfort meals into an extraordinary culinary delight. Shop our selection of spices, herbs, and blends on the web - keep it spicy, America!
Stone Ground Honey Mustard Salmon January 13 2016
Salmon is making a name for itself as a delectable trendy fish these days, and the best part is there are so many ways to prepare it. Today, we’re going to focus on a stone ground honey mustard salmon recipe that will feed about 10 people. So gather your close friends for a dinner party and this recipe is sure to leave their mouths watering and their bellies full.
- 4-5 lbs of fresh, skinless filet of salmon
- La Flor Garlic Powder
- Stone Ground Mustard
- Dijon Mustard
- Natural Clover Honey
- Rinse fish and pat dry with paper towels.
- Season with La Flor Garlic powder.
- In a small bowl, mix equal parts stone ground mustard and dijon mustard. (You’ll want to make enough to spread over the entire filet.)
- Spread mustard mixture over fish and drizzle with natural clover honey.
- Bake, uncovered in a 450°F oven for about 12-15 minutes or until fish begins to flake when tested with a fork.
Serve fish over your choice of rice or accompany with vegetables for a main dish your guests will love.When taste is everything, La Flor is all you need to transform your dinner party into an extraordinary culinary delight. Shop our selection of spices, herbs, and blends on the web - keep it spicy, America!