Posts Tagged ‘spinach’

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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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 cancer.…

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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 Anything

simple pesto recipe

Who doesn’t love a 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,…

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Cheesy Kale Cups

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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Carrot Kale Juice Recipe For Everyone

carrot kale juice

Here is a straightforward and easy, very healthful recipe for carrot kale juice, that Includes apple, ginger, and spinach for dense nutrient refreshment. Try and mix up the ingredients a little to tweak it to your taste. Add cayenne! Carrot Kale Juice Ingredients: 1 Green Apple 3 handfuls Spinach 6-8 Kale leaves 4 large Carrots…

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Spinach Watercress Juice

cool greens juice

Here’s a Spinach Watercress Juice that will clean your blood. Watercress is full of anti-oxidants, vitamin C, beta-carotene, folate, potassium, calcium, phosphorous and iron. And, watercress also is a good source of fiber and iodine as well. In fact, it has more calcium than milk and more iron than spinach. Also, the main active aspects of…

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Awesome Green Juice – For the Rest Of Us

green green juice

Try this Awesome Green Juice. Getting healthy through juicing is relatively easy. With this Green Juice recipe, you’ll be well on your way. Feel free to tweak it to your tastes. Add lemon, turmeric, ginger or even a pinch of cayenne pepper for a change of pace. Green Juice Ingredients: 1 Green Apple 2-3 cups organic Spinach…

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Spinach Vegetable Juice to Start Your Day

carrot kale green juice

This Spinach Vegetable Juice makes a killer wake up juice to start your day. Spinach Vegetable Juice Ingredients: cup of spinach 1/2 cucumber stalks of celery including leaves carrots 1/2 apple First, mix and match your veggies to get the taste you like. Then blast ’em all through your juicer or high-speed blender and enjoy!…

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