Cholesterol-friendly spinach is an excellent source of soluble fiber and phytosterols. Try these recipe ideas to add spinach to your daily routine.
At Breakfast: This Herbed Egg White and Spinach Omelet is a healthier alternative to a traditional breakfast omelette.
At Lunch: This Spinach Salad With Apple Vinaigrette is perfect with a soup or salad.
As an Appetizer: Bite Sized Frittatas are a healthier alternative to traditional fried party foods.
At Dinner: Try Baked Fish With Spinach and Tomatoes for a delicious meal packed with omega-3 fats.
Tip: The Environmental Working Group, a health policy think tank, recommends purchasing organic spinach when possible, as the vegetable often ranks high as a pesticide-containing food.
<p><sub>Environmental Working Group Shopper's Guide to Pesticides. Accessed 9/10/10. .</sub></p>