Summer is finally here, and it is time to enjoy it with some new refreshing dishes. Fresh goods are essential for our health. They provide vitamins, minerals, fiber, and other nutrients to our bodies to reduce the risk of many chronic diseases.
While travelling outside and enjoying the warm weather, we may be tempted to eat at a fast-food location or restaurant. However, the advantage of eating at home is much more significant than eating out. Home-cooked meals typically cost much less than carryout or fast-food meals. It is proven to be healthier and can become a fun family activity.
To start your meal, a freshly cut salad with some fresh vegetables and fruits can begin to satisfy hunger and help prevent overeating. Not only is it healthy, but it will also add some colour and enhance the look of any table. Here you can find some terrific Kosher salad ideas.
For your main, fish is highly recommended. It is filled with omega-3 fatty acids and many other vitamins such as D and B2. Fish is rich in calcium and phosphorus and is an excellent source of iron, zinc, iodine, magnesium, and potassium. Eating fish at least two times per week is recommended for a healthy lifestyle. Here you can find some delicious fish recipe ideas.
A fresh smoothie can be made to finish your meal with a great taste. This will not only serve as a dessert but will also improve your digestive function, support brain function, increase energy levels and boost your immune system. Here are some fruit and vegetable combination ideas for your perfect smoothie.
The JRCC Kosher Food Bank wants to make sure members of our community have enough food this summer. If you and your family are in need of food, we can help you! Contact us at 416-222-7105 ext.—293 to receive our food support.