#MondayMeals: A Valen-thyme's Day Meal to Share

February 11, 2019

 

Whether you are treating yourself or others this Valentine’s Day, give this recipe a shot and see why we love Lemon and Thyme Roasted Chicken. It’s delicious, nutritious, and can be made with locally sourced ingredients!

 

 

Thyme contains vitamins that help boost the immune system. It also helps to lower blood pressure and has been used to suppress coughing.

 

 

 

Chicken is full of great nutrients including calcium, folate, protein, potassium, and vitamins.  These nutrients can boost the immune system, prevent anemia, and help to maintain heart health. Chicken is also very good for eye health, helps to lower blood pressure, and decreases the risk of stroke and heart attack.

 

 

Lemons are rich in vitamins, minerals, and nutritious plant compounds. They support heart health, digestive health, and help to prevent kidney stones. Lemons may also help prevent anemia and reduce the risk of cancer.

 

Food produced locally is more nutritious. This is because food contains the most nutrients around the time it is harvested. The longer food spends traveling, the less nutrition it contains. Less time traveling also means less exposure to harmful chemicals and less production of greenhouse gasses. What a tasteful way to decrease our carbon footprint!

 

Find ingredients for Lemon and Thyme Roasted Chicken and more at Anderson’s Farm MarketThe Local Food Market, or through a CSA share at Main Street Farms. Check out the healthy and delicious recipe for Lemon and Thyme Roasted Chicken below.


Lemon and Thyme Roasted Chicken

 

 

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