These Stuffed Swiss Chard Rolls are delicious for a main course, or they make a wonderful Paleo snack that’s easy to take on-the-go. Eating it with the Sauerkraut-Tomato Salsa gives the palate a perky contrast along with a boost of healthful nutrients, including probiotics. And of course, swiss chard is also full of yummy goodness. Did you know that it is in the same family as beets, and spinach?
1. Supports blood sugar balance: Chard has plenty of fiber and compounds that slow down the breaking down of carbohydrates into sugar.
2. Bone Health: Vitamin K is an important component of bone health, because it is needed by the body to assimilate calcium. Swiss chard also contains calcium and magnesium, which means that it provides the most critical nutrients needed for strong bones.
3. Anti-inflammatory: There are numerous anti-oxidants found in chard such as beta-carotene, and vitamins C and E. And as if those were not enough, researchers have found more than three dozen other phytonutrients such as betacyanins, betaxanthins, and epoxyxanthophylls. Now are you impressed?
This recipe also uses a very flavorful blend of herbs called Herbs de Provence,
which is made of savory, thyme, oregano, rosemary, and sometimes, lavender.
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