Posts from March 2013

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Heating Up in the Kitchen with Sriracha Chili Sauce

Sriracha Chili Sauce

Spicy Sriracha Chili Sauce is such a popular condiment these days and with less sodium than soy sauce, Sriracha is one way to add flavor and punch to your meals. I always recommend adding fresh peppers and herbs to add heat to recipes, but sometimes you need a pop of flavor. Below are some revised ideas and ways to use chili sauce in your next heart-healthy recipe. Special thanks to Bon Appetit Magazine for inspiring these dishes.

Going Garbanzo Beans This Week!

Known by several names…chickpea, cece, Bengal gram or garbanzo, this legume is the most versatile bean used in many cultures. It is protein rich, full of fiber and a good source of potassium, magnesium and folate…perfect for cardiovascular health. This legume is low glycemic (won’t raise blood sugar) and has been shown to lower cholesterol.