By: Wendy H. Weiss, MA, RD
Annually, registered dietitians (RDs) collect for the Meals and Vitamin Convention and Exhibition, higher referred to as FNCE. This yr, the Nationwide Hen Council (NCC) co-sponsored the unique #FNCEFriday social occasion to assist kick off the digital convention. Attendees included 80 influential RDs who shopped for key elements and constructed their very own charcuterie boards on this enjoyable, on-line networking occasion.
With occasion co-host, Robin Plotkin, RD, aka “The Board Mama”, friends have been guided by means of the method of constructing a ravishing, nutritious and scrumptious charcuterie/“Chick-cuterie” board. Dialogue coated why rooster has a lot to supply, together with:
- Hen is a low-fat, nutrient-rich protein with an ideal value worth.
- Hen provides versatility in pairing with all types of veggies and grains, together with ones typically used for charcuterie boards.
- Hen manufacturing is extra sustainable than ever earlier than, as extra individuals are fed and every fowl is raised with much less environmental impression and sources.
After the charcuterie board demo, attendees had the prospect to share their culinary masterpieces and speak about how they used rooster in numerous methods. Right here’s an instance of the board I put collectively: