If you’re a parent who likes to cook whole foods and make them tasty, there’s a good chance that your dishes include garlic. Garlic is a wonderful ingredient with several properties, one of them being a natural antibiotic. One of the main components of garlic is allicin, a sulfur compound credited for being the active ingredient. There is plenty of literature on benefits and nutritional profile of garlic. Garlic is part of the Mediterranean lifestyle and many dishes people cook daily in Provence include garlic: meats, tomates à la provençale, aioli, salads. It’s not just about nutrition, garlic tastes delicious!
Sometimes it’s hard to get your kids to eat and like garlic. When we have family dinners we occasionally see our kids eat everything, but leave the garlic on the side of the plate. We noticed that other times they eat it, and they even like it. What made the difference? We asked the kids too, and they told us. Here are a couple of things you can do make your kids eat and line garlic. [Read more…]