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3 Healthy Salads To Make This Spring

Written by: Famous Foods | 2020-04-15 | no comments

More time at home means more time for meal planning and preparation. And with spring’s arrival many people are inspired to cook lighter, healthier fare. Famous Foods carries a variety of fresh and organic produce and other ingredients that can help you create nutrient-rich and satisfying meals for your family. Here are three recipes to try:

  1. Superfood Salad

Superfoods are extremely nutrient-dense and can help keep your body in top form.

This salad includes powerhouse ingredients such as fresh ginger, chopped garlic, parsley, lemon, kale and celery. While ginger and lemon have long been touted for their immune-boosting properties, kale is a great source of fibre, protein, iron and magnesium, and parsley contains important vitamins A, K and C.

  1. Perfect Spring Salad

This recipe is vegan and gluten-free, however meat-, fish- and cheese-lovers can add chicken, tuna, chickpeas or goat cheese.

In it, you’ll find an array of hearty veggies including artichoke hearts, avocado, asparagus, cucumbers and radishes, as well as refreshing herbs dill and mint.

Artichoke hearts are low in calories but high in vitamin C, fiber, folate and magnesium. Radishes are packed with antioxidants, and asparagus is a great source of vitamins A, C, E and K.

  1. Broccoli Salad

Not a fan of leafy greens? This unique recipe combines broccoli, red grapes sunflower seeds, dried cranberries and red onion with decadent cheddar cubes and bacon crumbles (yum!).

Broccoli and sunflower seeds are both sources of vitamins A, B6, C and E while cranberries contain antioxidants. If you want to add more nutrient density, you can slice in bell peppers or toss in chickpeas for an extra boost.

Famous Foods is here to supply customers with the ingredients they need to make healthful meals throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Please check our website regularly for udpates on business hours and services.

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