Try These Delicious Recipes Using Superfoods
Your tastebuds are in for an awesome treat with these nourishing and mouthwatering dishes made with nature’s most incredible superfoods. Check out these quick and easy recipes , Healthy Recipes for Your Nutritional Type.
Tuscan Bean and Kale Soup
This hearty soup recipe is a classic Italian dish more popularly known as ribollita, which literally means “reboiled.”
1 pound dried cannellini beans
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 large onion, minced
2 large garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon minced fresh sage
2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary
7 cups chicken stock
1/3 pound kale, ribs removed, coarsely chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- Soak beans overnight in water to cover generously; drain
- Heat two tablespoons oil in a large pot over moderate heat.
- Add onion and sauté until soft, about five minutes. Add garlic, sage, and rosemary and
sauté for one minute. Add beans and stock.
- Bring to a simmer, cover and adjust heat to maintain a gentle simmer. Cook until beans
are almost tender, about one hour.
- Add kale. Cover and continue cooking at a gentle simmer until beans and vegetables
are tender, about 20 minutes more. Add a little water if soup gets too thick.
- Remove pot from heat. With a wooden spoon, mash some of the beans against the side
of the pot until soup is as thick as you like. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
This recipe makes six servings.
Slow Roasted Garlic and Tomatoes
Bring out the flavorful goodness of garlic and tomatoes and turn ordinary pasta, salad, or meat dishes into totally tomato-tasty meals in an instant.
8 ripe Roma tomatoes
6 cloves of garlic
2 tablespoons olive oil
6 teaspoons thyme Salt and pepper
- Heat the oven to 300°F.
- Core out each tomato and cut a 3/4 inch deep X in the end of each tomato.
- Sprinkle inside of tomatoes with salt and pepper
- Stuff each tomato with one clove of garlic and one teaspoon of thyme.
- Coat olive oil in the bottom of a shallow baking dish, place the tomatoes in a row, and bake for at least 30 minutes to two hours.
This recipe makes six servings.
This baked artichoke recipe is made even better with super healthy ingredients like fennel, dill, and coconut oil – an all-veggie dish you should absolutely try at home.
1 cup carrots, quartered lengthwise
1 cup fennel or celery, thinly sliced
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup melted coconut oil
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon fennel seeds
2 tablespoons or more fresh dill, chopped
½ teaspoon salt Black pepper
- Trim the tips of the leaves and cut off the stems of the artichokes, so they sit upright
- Place in a large pot, add water to cover, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer until just barely tender, about 15 minutes. Drain.
- Preheat the oven to 350°F.
- Mix the carrots, fennel, and celery. Spread evenly in a baking dish with a lid. Place the
artichokes upright on top of the vegetables.
- Mix the olive oil, coconut oil, lemon juice, fennel seeds, dill, salt, and a few sprinkles of black pepper. Pour over artichoke mixture.
- Cover the baking dish and bake until all the vegetables are tender, about 45 minutes.
This recipe makes four servings.
Blueberry Acai Smoothie
Fuel up your tank before a long day at work or at the gym with this fruity antioxidant-packed smoothie.
1½ cups almond milk
1 cup frozen blueberries
1 cup frozen strawberries
1 acai frozen smoothie pack or 1 cup acai juice
¾ to 1 cup ice
This recipe uses acai fruit at its most available, peak
freshness, sans added sugar. Place all the ingredients into a
blender, process, and enjoy! This recipe serves two.
Note: If you use the juice, cut the almond milk down to ½ cup.