As the warm weather becomes more of a constant, there will be more temptations at BBQs and other summer parties of not-so-healthy foods. If we focus on healthy meals at home, we may have a bit more leeway with indulgences when we are out. Swiss Chard is plentiful now so indulge in this easy and tasty recipe!
Swiss Chard with Carrots and Pecans:
4 cups washed and chopped Swiss Chard
1 large carrot, sliced and steamed until tender
2 tsp honey
1 tsp olive oil
1 tsp chili oil (or another tsp.olive oil and a few shakes of cayenne pepper)
3 TBS chopped pecans
salt and pepper to taste
In a medium sized frying pan, heat up the olive oil.
Add the prepared Swiss Chard to the pan, stir for a few minutes until wilted.
Add in the steamed, sliced carrots and stir.
Add in the honey, chili oil, salt and pepper.
Top with pecans and serve immediately.
June 6, 2013