September is here and with it the long awaited back to school. On the one hand, parents say “finally!” and on the other hand, oh no! books, school supplies, uniforms, canteen, after school activities…! and barely our account is recovering from vacation, summer camps, etc. How awful! but let’s be positive. Someone wise said “Motivation is what gets us started, routine is what keeps us going”.
For people, routine is necessary and positive in the day to day, and especially for the little ones of the house, who need to recover their good habits following an order in schedules, meals, rest. From Enrique Tomás, we always bet on healthy food for the whole family, especially for children and teenagers. For both, you should never miss the Serrano jamón or quality Iberian jamón. Their nutritional contribution is essential for their physical and mental growth.
You can buy jamón of different qualities, formats and prices. If you want them for their morning or afternoon snack, we recommend our Jamón Gran Reserva, its value for money is magnificent.
If they are toddlers or small children and you don’t want them to have problems chewing, you can opt for the jamón-shavings, which are delicious and extracted from the tastiest part of the jamón, as they are close to the bone. The truth is that if you haven’t tried a sandwich with jamón shavings and you do, you’ll buy it for the whole family, it’s one of our favorites for back to school!
You can also prepare a very original sandwich. A combination of ingredients that gives us an explosion of flavors in our mouth. You can choose Enrique Tomás Gran Reserva jamón with brie Cheese is a foodstuff obtained by ripening the curd from the..., add arugula leaves and finish with a sweet and fresh touch with pieces of strawberries. Delicious!
What do you prefer without bread? We recommend the Iberian Ham is one of the star products of the Spanish gastronomy, a... cubes in sachets or in cones to take away, the salty chocolates that we like the most! Perfect as a snack at any time of the day.
Find out more in: In what formats can you buy Jamón?”.
As we have said, to face the back-to-school period, it is important for children and adolescents to recover their usual routine, both in terms of schedules and activities as well as food. For this reason, it is necessary for them to acquire the necessary energy through a balanced and healthy diet. In this case, at Enrique Tomás, as jamón experts, we would like to tell you about the benefits of introducing Iberian jamón into the daily diet of children.
Iberian jamón is a highly nutritious product, rich in proteins and essential amino acids of high quality, which make it recommendable for daily consumption, although in moderate quantities. We tell you in detail about its exact nutritional properties in: “The nutritional properties of Iberian jamón“.
In particular, the internal fat of Jamón de Bellota contains more than 50% oleic acid, which helps lower cholesterol, reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases such as arteriosclerosis or arterial hypertension. Find out why the fat in Iberian jamón is not bad.
In short, Iberian jamón has many health benefits: it improves blood pressure, provides us with proteins and minerals and is not fattening if you do not take it in excess. You can include it in recipes as the ideal condiment for salads, creams and many other dishes. Or even take it alone as an appetizer or as part of a shared lunch or dinner. Enjoy it without worrying about your health and that of the little ones, choose a quality jamón from our online store.
Finally, we leave you with a series of ideas that will surely inspire you to include jamón in your daily recipes.
To follow a healthy diet, we recommend preparing dishes where the main base is cereals and vegetables accompanied by a small amount of meat or other animal products.
Eating heart-healthy fats such as olive oil or fat from oily fish, nuts or products such as Jamón de Bellota ibérico would also be a valid and appropriate option for maintaining a balanced diet. Finally, we must also bear in mind that one of the keys to healthy eating is to eat fresh, seasonal and unprocessed products.
Below, we show you some dishes that meet this pattern. To see more just go to our blog at the bottom of the page, “latest recipes”.
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