As fall fades into winter here in the North, cold and flu viruses have begun circulating with a vengeance. I’ve already had a sick kiddo home from school 3 times since September!
So I'm pulling some culinary nutrition know-how out of my back pocket to set up a line of defence against those nasty viruses. My intention is to use the power of garlic to boost my whole family’s immune system function so that we can hopefully avoid major colds and the flu this winter. Since I normally make most of our meals from scratch, I’m quietly increasing the garlic content of the dishes I’m preparing. I am a fan of one-pot and sheet pan meals and I find many of them taste better with added garlic.
Here are some interesting things about garlic: