Posts Tagged ‘spinach’

Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad – Healthy Bright Colors

Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad

Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad is a simple, colorful, and flavorful salad that can be partially prepped ahead of time to save effort at dinner time.  You can roast the carrots and beets specifically for this recipe, or cook up a double batch and serve roasted vegetables one night and save a portion to make…

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Spinach Shrimp Frittata – A Quick One-pan Meal

Spinach Shrimp Frittata

Spinach Shrimp Frittata is a quick one-pan meal that is delicious for breakfast, brunch, or a vegetarian dinner. This recipe uses tender Spring organic spinach, but you can swap other greens such as kale, turnip, or mustard greens. Dark green leafy vegetables are a vital part of a healthy diet. They are loaded with fiber,…

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Organic Spinach – Superfood, Healthy, and Versatile

organic spinach

Organic Spinach is a superfood, low in calories and loaded with nutrients. It can be enjoyed raw or just lightly cooked in a few minutes and added to any meal from breakfast to dessert with its tender mild-tasting leaves. Popeye was onto something with the health benefits of spinach. But skip the canned stuff and…

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Cranberry Apple Spinach Salad – Quick, Delicious and Healthy

Cranberry Apple Spinach Salad is as quick and delicious as it is healthy. Just a few simple ingredients pack a powerful punch. The salad starts with spinach, a dark leafy green loaded with vitamins K, A, and C, plus manganese, potassium, calcium, and other goodness. The apple and cranberries (or raisins) add some sweetness and…

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10 Low Carb Vegetables and How to Prepare Them

10 Low Carb Vegetables

If you are counting net carbohydrates here are 10 low carb vegetables, packed with nutrients and are delicious too. I use the terms net carbs and digestible carbs interchangeably below. The number is calculated by subtracting the amount of fiber in grams from the total amount of carbohydrates contained in a 1 cup raw serving.…

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Low Carb Creamed Spinach – Healthy and Easy

Low Carb Creamed Spinach

This Easy Low Carb Creamed Spinach cooks up in under 10 minutes and adds a delightful southern touch to any meal. The recipe is easy to adjust for your personal tastes: add more spinach and less sauce if desired, add a bit more cayenne if you like it spicy (taste it first though!), etc. Spinach,…

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Creamy Chipotle Spinach Dip – A Healthy Dip

Chipotle Spinach Dip

This Creamy Chipotle Spinach Dip is a healthier and more flavorful dip than that boring frozen spinach, sour cream, packaged mix concoction. We start with fresh raw spinach. Dark greens, such as spinach, are rich in vitamins A, C, E, and K  and are high in carotenoids – antioxidants that help block the early stages of…

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Cranberry Pear Pecan Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

Cranberry Pear Pecan Salad with Creamy Poppyseed Dressing

This Cranberry Pear Pecan Salad recipe is a fall salad that is amazing. Especially when adding the best creamy poppyseed dressing that you will ever have!  Pecans for Walnuts can also be substituted. Cranberry Pear Pecan Salad Ingredients 1 cup Pecans (or Walnuts) chopped in chunks 6 ounces baby spinach 2 Pears, sliced to the desired size…

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Simple Pesto Recipe – For Many Dishes

simple pesto recipe

Who doesn’t love pesto? This simple pesto recipe can be made from many different base ingredients and used to add flavor and a splash of class to many, many dishes. Try this from Harvest2U. Simple Pesto Recipe Ingredients: 1 cup fresh basil leaves Or many other options: spinach, arugula, kale, broccoli, dandelion greens, collards, scallions,…

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Cheesy Kale Cups – Healthy Appetizers 

Cheesy Kale Cups

These cheesy kale cups make healthy appetizers can easily be modified for your tastes and what is in your kitchen. Swap spinach or other greens (chard, spinach, turnip greens, etc.) for the kale. Replace the Monterey Jack with Swiss or Cheddar. Spice it up with some garlic or dried red peppers, etc. Cheesy Kale Cups Ingredients…

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