As National Nutrition Month comes to a close, it’s important to remember that nutrition matters all year round. These 3 Guiding Stars recipes offer powerful nutrition combined with amazing flavor to make eating well a pleasure instead of a chore, no matter what the season.
With high-protein black beans, omega-3-rich avocado, and a perfect balance of tart and spicy sauce, this warm and tempting dish is not only scrumptious, but also filling. (3 Guiding Stars)
Tahini adds a touch of protein and a ton of sesame flavor to a basic yogurt sauce that takes these falafel-like burgers right over the top. You won’t believe they’re healthy while you’re eating them. (3 Guiding Stars)
If you’re a pesto lover, expand your pesto vocabulary with the vitamin-rich kale. Serve with fresh, local tomatoes for the best flavor. (3 Guiding Stars)
Spice fanatics, this recipe is for you! Easy to make and fiercely hot, this curry pulls no punches. (3 Guiding Stars)
Fresh butter beans, similar to lima beans, are delicate and creamy–look for them in the refrigerated produce section at your local grocery store for a taste of the South that will keep you wanting more. (3 Guiding Stars)
Mildly-spiced, Thai-inspired noodles are balanced with the crispy sweet crunch of snow peas in this easy stir-fry dish. Take the leftovers for lunch–they’re good hot and cold. (3 Guiding Stars)
If you haven’t tried parsnips before, this soup is a perfect introduction. It pulls out all the best earthy notes of parsnips and plays their sweetness against just a touch of prosciutto. (3 Guiding Stars)