If 2016 was the year of matcha, avocado toast, and turmeric, then 2017 promises to be the year of mate and chickpea fries. Read on to discover four healthy food trends that will soon be sweeping kitchens from New York to Dubai and beyond, as well as recipes to incorporate these nutritious ingredients into your next meal.
With a quarter of the carbohydrates of rice, cauliflower rice is poised to become a healthy dinner staple in no time. Add some olive oil, onions, or cilantro to a large head of cauliflower separated into one-inch florets, and you’ve got yourself the latest and greatest in vegetable-fied dinners.
Get the best cauliflower-rice recipes, here.
Gluten-free, high in protein, and undeniably delicious, chickpea fries are a great, healthy twist on traditional French fries.
Get Savoir Flair’s Chickpea Fries with Zesty Za’atar-Yogurt Dip recipe, here.
Mate (pronunciation mah-teh) – not to be confused with matcha – is the latest super tea to garner attention. With vitamin C, zinc, chlorophyll, and dietary fibers, this natural detoxifier can be served in everything from lattes to muffins and more.
Discover the best mate recipes, here.
With 21 grams of protein per serving, pea protein is the latest in plant-based nutrition. With its neutral flavors, it works well in chocolate shakes with natural cocoa powder and dates (for a sweet kick).
Get the recipe, here.