Winter isn’t always the easiest on us here in Alberta, especially when we have to fight off the bitter chills and nasty colds. This winter, winterize your body and mind to stay fit and healthy through the season. Get outdoors, enjoy the sunshine, stay active and hydrated and, perhaps most importantly, eat right. We’ve found five delicious superfoods that you can add to your diet to keep you fit and healthy through the winter (all while eating pork).
Pomegranates Eating this juicy fruit can help to reduce joint pain, fight viruses, and can even prevents strokes. Add a delicious spin on your classic skillet pork chop, with a sweet pomegranate dipping sauce.
These leafy greens are an excellent source of super nutrients and antioxidants. Plus, kale pairs beautifully with Honey-Mustard Pork Tenderloin.
While you can find Brussels sprouts year-round, their peak season is fall to mid-winter. Brussels sprouts are a good source of vitamin C, fiber and antioxidants. For a simple and delicious recipe, try them pan roasted with bacon.
Not only do avocados taste delicious, but they also have been found to lower cholesterol and blood pressure, as well as combatting cancer. Try these Ultimate Pork Tacos with Spicy Black Beans and Avocado Green Salad.
Quinoa is one powerful grain! It promotes serotonin production, prevents migraines, and lowers blood pressure. Swap out your rice for quinoa with this delicious Quinoa Fried Rice With Pork recipe.
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