This post is sponsored by Bothwell Cheese. As always, all opinions are my own.
I always prided myself in my spice tolerance. I mean, I used to eat a whole green chili with my food sometimes! When I got pregnant with my 2nd daughter earlier last year, I was unable to handle the heat anymore. Even a little cayenne would make my throat burn. Fortunately, I'm 9 months postpartum and have been able to enjoy spice again since then. Spice brings a whole different flavor profile to food and it's what makes South Asian food so delicious!
A lot of my recipes are inspired by my South Asian taste buds so when I tried Bothwell's Habanero with Cracked Black Pepper Monterey, I was pleasantly surprised by the spice level. The spice profile got me excited and thinking up of ways I can use the cheese in my recipes (while trying not to finish the cheese on its own - it was THAT good). It's no surprise that Bothwell's won Silver Medal for their Habanero with Cracked Black Pepper at the bi-annual World Cham...
You just cannot beat gooey, melted cheese! Cheese can be a great topping on pizza, in a sandwich or as a snack. The selection of cheese available today are endless with so many unique flavours! You may not think too much about buying cheese but if you are trying to make healthy changes in your diet, cheese may be a good place to start. This post of “Simple Swaps” will talk about how you can find a cheese that tastes great but is also healthy.
Nutritional Benefits of Cheese
Cheese can be easily incorporated into a healthy diet because it contains so many great nutrients.
Cheese is a great source of:
Vitamins A and B12
There are so many varieties of cheese available at the grocery store that it can be confusing to know what type of cheese to purchase. The most important tip is to ensure you are actually buying REAL CHEESE. Products such as "slices" or "spreads" are processed cheese products and have added calories, salt, and other...