10 Healthy Dinner Recipes to Work Into Your Weekly Rotation

Wellness: Nutrition
10 Healthy Dinner Recipes to Work Into Your Weekly Rotation

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April 2 2018

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Cooking with these power foods makes healthy dinner recipes even healthier. 

  1. Berries

    Berries are packed with antioxidants to help promote brain and heart health. When berries are out of season, reach for frozen berries to put in your salads, smoothies, yogurt, even sandwiches.

  2. Spinach

    Spinach is an excellent source of vitamins A, E, K, and C, manganese, folate, magnesium, iron, copper, vitamins B2, B6, and potassium. In other words, it's pretty good for you. Eat it raw in salads or toss a handful into soups and pastas just before serving.

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  3. Cruciferous Veggies

    These are cauliflower, broccoli, brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage, and kohlrabi. During the cold season, we especially like them for their vitamin C to support a healthy immune system. 

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  4. Citrus

    Citrus fruits such as, lemons, limes, oranges, and grapefruits are full of potassium to help maintain a healthy blood pressure.

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  5. Eggs

    High in protein, eggs are also full of choline which helps with brain function.

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  6. Greek Yogurt

    Ever wonder what gives Greek yogurt its sour flavor? Well, its packed with healthy bacteria that makes the milk in the yogurt ferment. These good bacteria are important for a healthy gut.

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  7. Nuts

    Full of good fats, fiber, and vitamin E, eating a small amount of nuts can play a role in keeping your heart in tip-top shape.

  8. Beans

    It's true. They're good for your heart. And because they're high in fiber, they're also good for helping to reduce cholesterol. It doesn't hurt that they're cheap, either. 

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  9. Salmon

    This fish is full of omega-3 fatty acids to help support brain and heart health.

  10. Lean Meats

    Meat is a great way to get zinc, which supports a healthy immune system and iron, which helps carry oxygen to cells. Choose lean cuts because they have less saturated fat.