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Healthy Eating During Quarantine

We know you love eating at Nico Ristorante and enjoy the luxuries of Italian take out. Everyone is looking for ways to stay calm in the midst of an unprecedented health crisis. Every day, we’re waking up to a world that has become like a stranger to us. The stress of sheltering in place and fear of the unknown has left many of us stressed, socially isolated, or just plain bored.  There’s no denying it. Our lives have been turned upside down. We know how serious you are about wanting to stick to eating clean, but that doesn’t mean to forget about your favorite take out order! Please don’t abandon your diet for us; follow our ordering tips to stay within your new healthy quarantine eating. Our menu looks, smells, tastes delicious, and can also be quite nutritious.

What Should You Order?

 

Eating salads are one of the simplest ways to make sure you are eating more fruits and vegetables. We know what you are thinking, another salad. Salads have come a long way. Nico’s salads can be creative, healthy, delicious, easy to prepare, and fresh, and rich with nutrients. Our assortment of salads that aren’t plain and boring.

 

Roasted Beet Salad

 

Beets, not a vegetable you probably have often. A hearty root vegetable available all year round. This late winter or early spring salad is perfect for anyone craving sweet and savory, whipped ricotta, caramelized pine nuts, and local organic honey.

La Romana

 

Minimal ingredient list, simple process, bright, fresh flavors—the virtues of this salad in a nutshell.Crisp Romaine hearts, Parmigiano, garlic, homemade caesar Dressing, and focaccia crostini.

 

Faroe Island Salmon

 

The flavors unite in an elegant and complex way. Salmon is always the smartest choice when dining out. Why not add omega-3 to your diet? The combination of selenium, Vitamins A and D, and omega-3 improve immunity. Lightly pan-seared, Sicilian sweet and sour glaze, mashed potatoes, and grilled asparagus.

 

Pollo Primavera

 

A light, healthy, and delicious meal of artichokes, peas, mushrooms, and white wine demi-glaze.

 

Establish A Cooking Routine

 

Establishing daily routines is especially helpful with everyone at home. The kitchen is a great place to get your day started with a routine. This is the time to delegate which night to order out.

 

Ramp Up Your Fluid Intake

 

Now more than ever advises drinking plenty of fluids to help keep your body hydrated and to flush out toxins.

 

In times of uncertainty, it is normal to feel anxious, sad, stressed, and scared. Maintaining a normal daily routine can help manage some of this stress. Stay healthy out there. Not only for yourself, but for your neighbors and loved ones. Treat yourself to some takeout to ease the stress.

 

 

 

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