Posts Tagged ‘spinach’

Spinach Ravioli – Easy Vegetarian Meal

spinach ravioli

Spinach Ravioli made the easy way, ready in about 30 minutes. The dough is a simple but flavorful filling with spinach and mushrooms wrapped up in pre-made wonton wrappers.  Spinach can be swapped for your favorite tender green, like chard or baby kale. Dark leafy greens are such an important part of a healthy diet.…

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Spinach Quiche with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Spinach and Sun Dried Tomato Quiche

Spinach Quiche with roasted potato crust is a simple meatless meal perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch or a meatless dinner. The hardest part is waiting for it to finish baking. Quiche only sounds fancy. It is basically just eggs and milk mixed with whatever else you want to add. Mix everything up, pour…

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Squash and Potato Salad – A Healthy Colorful Side Dish

Squash and Potato Salad

This Squash and Potato Salad is a colorful side dish in autumn and winter and is meant to be served warm or at room temperature (like Hot German Potato Salad). I used russet potato in this, but you can use your favorite potato variety, including sweet potatoes. Some people think white potatoes are not as nutritious as…

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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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