Understanding the link between flavor and nutrition

Understanding the link between flavor and nutrition

You might be surprised to learn this, but you have an exceptionally well developed palette. You have hundreds of flavor receptors on your tongue. Over 400 smell receptors in your throat and nose. And you, with your incredible human body, are able to distinguish between trillions of unique aromas. Why do we come with that kind of equipment?

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Sweet Potato and Swiss Chard Stems for breakfast

Sweet Potato and Swiss Chard Stems for breakfast

Most people know swiss chard for it's big, beautiful leaves and brightly colored stems.

The leaves are often steamed or used raw in salads and wraps. This recipe uses up the stem, which is often discarded. It has a texture similar to celery and keeps some of it's crunch when cooked. The flavor is very mild and just a tiny bit sweet.

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