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The taste of health

Eating healthily doesn’t have to be boring these days, but finding the right flavours is essential. Savour the flavour of nutritious food that needn’t be dull, with these three recipes.

Adopting healthier eating habits doesn’t have to mean resorting to tasteless food. In fact, you may surprise yourself by enjoying your new lineup of healthy, wholesome meals even more than the calorie-laden dishes you covet.

These recipes are just as big on flavour as they are good for you so you can savour every last bite. Take time to start off the day with a unique twist on a nutritious smoothie by enjoying it in a bowl. Then at lunch, rely on unexpected ingredients like ripe, juicy berries and beans to transform a ho-hum salad into a true culinary delight. Round out the day with a sensible dinner that gives you a healthy serving of protein and veggies seasoned to simple perfection.

Find more nutritious recipes that make it easy to enjoy eating right at culinary.net, goodnessknows.com and californiastrawberries.com.

– Family Features

Strawberry and Fava Bean Salad with Pecorino

Recipe courtesy of California Strawberry Commission

Servings: 6



Oatmeal Banana Smoothie Bowl

Courtesy of Alison Ray of So Chic Life



Tip: Use extra milk to thinnen the consistency, if required.

Chicken and Vegetables

Recipe courtesy of the USDA

Servings: 4



Note: To remove the bone from bone-in chicken thighs, place the chicken on a cutting board. Remove the skin from the thighs. Turn the chicken thighs over. Cut around the bone and remove.