Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Spinach
Stuffed Chicken. Stuff chicken with spinach, low-fat cheese and onions. After the chicken is baked use the spinach combination as a flavorful side dish.
Spinach Smoothie? Ewwww! Relax. Spinach has no flavor so you can add in the vitamins and minerals without changing the taste. Just a handful of fresh spinach will amp up the nutrition in your favorite smoothie.
Spinach Pesto. Use spinach instead of basil leaves in your traditional pesto recipe.
Spinach Dip. Cook spinach [according to package] then mix in parmesan cheese, pine nuts and sliced cashews. Heat at 350°F for 10 minutes.
Spinach Wrap. Use spinach as a wrap. Place grilled chicken in a spinach leaf and
dip into low-fat ranch dressing.
Popeye-Approved Potatoes. Mix cooked frozen spinach into mashed potatoes. Top with parmesan cheese for a twist on an old favorite.
Omletes. Add spinach, mushrooms, onions and low-fat cheese to make a nutritious and delicious filling for omelets and frittatas. Recipe: Vegetable Frittata.
Spinach Fruit Salad. Use fresh spinach to make a salad then toss in some strawberries, mandarin oranges or apple slices. Enjoy.
Spinach in Stir-Fry? Yes Indeed. Cook spinach, bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, and broccoli in a little olive oil on high heat for a delicious vegetable medley.
Salad On-the-Go. Tear spinach leaves and toss into a whole wheat pita with your favorite salad toppings. Add low-fat dressing for a quick salad on the go.