Variety is the spice of life, but too often, people find themselves eating the same thing for dinner. Besides being boring to your taste buds, this can be unhealthy if your regular diet doesn’t include all essential nutrients. A joint study by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard’s School of Public Health found that women who eat a variety of only nine healthy foods have a mortality rate 42 percent higher from common diseases than those who eat a variety of 16 to 17 items.
Fortunately, it’s not hard to add variety to your diet. Here are three easy recipes to help you expand your dinner menu.