No matter how great your diet is, you could always, always use more greens. While the idea of eating greens seems easy enough, it’s actually quite difficult to include them into your daily eating routine. In order to avoid weeping over your third bowl of boiled spinach, check out our awesome recipe ideas below. These nutrient dense creations will have your taste buds doing a happy dance – and they’ll help keep your body in tip-top shape.Have a favorite smoothie recipe? Add a couple of handfuls of spinach to it. Spinach is tasteless in smoothies, and will add a powerful vitamin-rich punch to every sip.
Speaking of smoothies and spinach, pulverizing fresh spinach and turning it into ice cubes makes adding greens to your smoothies perfectly portioned and convenient.
Dehydrate kale and turn it into powder in your blender. The powder is reusable, and a few tablespoons sprinkled over any dish will add some much needed vitamins to any entree.
Avocado and cocoa powder come together to create this rich and creamy chocolate mouse that’s loaded with healthy fat and not too much sugar.
If you find yourself craving salty snacks, these chips are a great alternative. Toss the kale into sea salt and vinegar and bake until crispy. They’ll satisfy all of your cravings without all the extra calories and preservatives.
Similar to regular pesto, but this recipe gets its fat from soy nuts instead of oil and cheese. This tastes great spread onto a sandwich.
Eat them alone or as a healthier alternative to a burger. The kale in the cakes turns your meal from simply healthy to an iron-rich super-meal.
Quinoa has a ton of protein, and combined with some fresh or lightly cooked spinach, this meal is extremely healthy and also quite filling.
Much like the kale chips above, these healthy snacks are made by tossing the spinach in the oil and salt, then baking until crispy.
This simple recipe of coconut milk, sweetner (agave, honey, or dates), avocado, coconut oil, spinach, vanilla, ice cubes will satisfy your sweet tooth and get some more greens in your diet.
Bulk up your mashed potatoes by using cauliflower, which is healthier than potatoes, and adding kale. If you like cheese on your mashed potatoes, this particular recipe would go awesome with a litle bit of chevre.
Because you can’t go wrong with a big, tall glass of no-sugar-added fresh juice.
This soup will fill you up, and has plenty of vitamin dense veggies that will help you keep your diet well-balanced.
This almost entirely green salad contains greens, avocados, and broccoli. We guarantee that this will not only fill you up, but make you feel awesome for the rest of the day.
This simple smoothie contains is sweet and tangy, and adding some kale takes its vitamin game up a notch. This is a great alternative to breakfast, especially with high-protein Greek yogurt.