Garlic is good for many things. It adds flavor to dishes, helps protect you against vampires, and lowers your blood pressure. Now that spring is in full bloom, it’s time to take those resolutions to another level. National Blood Pressure Month brings attention to heart disease and high blood pressure. There are many ways to reduce ones blood pressure through healthy eating while still making tasty dishes. Sure, they’re not all low in calories but they can definitely be good for your blood pressure and help fill your stomach.
Garlic is delicious in garlic bread, pasta, or even in potato soup. It adds flavor, you just might need a mint afterwards if you’re on a date or outing.
These delightful dishes won’t leave you high and dry:
These cheese bombs are gooey and the perfect size to pop into your mouth combined with garlic to make a delicious garlic bread you’d never expect.
These chicken thighs are cooked with oil, seasoned with basil, garlic, and pepper. Then, this tasty meal comes with a creamy garlic basil sauce mixed with asparagus slathered over each piece and cooked some more. Perfect for a family dinner.
Corn on the cob is delicious no matter how you make it. This spin on the classic slathering corn in butter makes it a great side dish. It’s not just Parmesan that adds flavor to this dish, Worcestershire sauce mixed with garlic, pepper, and butter are the perfect glaze.
There’s nothing better than bacon wrapped around another dish like these slices of chicken on skewers. Slathered in honey and garlic, these kabobs are perfect for the barbecue and a summer night. It’s good for a rainy night indoors too. Just add lime for a tantalizing mixture of flavors.
Want another option to fill that tasty breadstick craving? Try these gluten free “Cheesy” Garlic breadsticks made from almond flour and shredded cheese.
Slathered in honey and seasoned with garlic, these pork chops are mouthwatering. They take shake and bake to a whole new level with a garlic, flour and egg breading mix covering each tasty pork chop.
Garlic and cheese just go together and this scalloped potato dish proves it. The delightful mixture of Parmesan and garlic make these potatoes a hot cheesy side dish to go with any meal.
The garlic seasoning can be used in many things, whether minced, diced, cloves, powder, or otherwise. These recipes are just a few of the delightful tastes garlic can bring to your meals.
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