Tag: Spinach Recipes

Easy spinach recipes!

Spinach is a nutrient dense vegetable rich with  powerful antioxidants, lutein and zeaxanthin (both linked to improved eye health), kaempferol, quercetin (to help ward off infection), vitamin K1 (which is important for healthy blood clotting), folic acid, iron (which helps to create hemoglobin) and calcium (essential for bone health, nervous system, heart and muscles).  It’s also one of the best sources of dietary magnesium (important for energy metabolism, nerve function, heart health and healthy immune system).

Here you’ll find spinach recipes like spinach and chickpeas, spinach leek and onion frittata, spinach berry antioxidant salad, and more.

SPINACH NUTRITION

One cup of raw spinach contains 7 calories, 30 mg of calcium, 24 mg of magnesium, 167 mg of potassium, 0.86 g of protein and 0.81 g of iron.

TIP:  Learn how to freeze spinach so you always have it on hand to add to soups, stews and smoothies.