Local Ontario spinach is plentiful during the Spring and Summer. There are so many uses for spinach due to its subtle flavour, but did you know it carries many health benefits as well?
There are SO many ways to use spinach in your recipes, here are a few to check out!:
SPINACH AND MUSHROOM OMELETTE:
In a bowl, crack and whisk 2 organic eggs together until frothy. Add to the bowl: 1/3 C organic chopped fresh spinach, 1/3 C organic chopped cremini mushrooms, a small handful of finely chopped organic tomatoes and red onions, seat salt and black pepper to taste, and mix well. If you’re looking to make you omelette light and fluffy, add a little organic milk or cream to the mix!
In a pan on medium heat, melt 1 tbsp. of butter and cook egg mixture on one side for 3-4 minutes. Make sure to tip pan so that raw egg mixture cooks. Flip one side and cook for another 2 minutes. Top with organic goat cheese and enjoy!
SUPER GREEN SMOOTHIE:
In a blender, add 1 cup of fresh organic spinach, 1 organic banana, ½ organic apple roughly chopped, 1 small piece of ginger, ½ juice of a lemon, 1 ½ C coconut milk (or water), 1 tbsp. hemp hearts, 1 tbsp. organic honey, and blend until smooth.