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5 Superfoods for National Superhero Day

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It's National Superhero Day and we've got a great way to celebrate — no spandex required! Here are some of our favorite recipes featuring superfoods: good-for-you ingredients that really pack a punch. Okay, so these dishes can't give you real superpowers, but they can make you feel healthy, energized and ready to save the world. Check out our picks below!

Superfood Cereal Bowl

Superfood Cereal Bowl

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so make the most of it! Add dried cherries (vitamin A), almonds (magnesium) and pistachios (vitamin B6) to whole-grain cereal to get a healthy hit in every bite.

Kale Salad with Chutney Dressing

Kale Salad with Chutney Dressing

This trendy veggie has a ton of vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K (just one cup has 684% of your daily value!). Pro tip: give the raw kale a good massage to soften it up before throwing it in the salad.

Quinoa-Crusted Chicken

Quinoa-Crusted Chicken

Fiber-rich quinoa, mustard and thyme make a healthy and flavorful alternative to breaded-chicken.

Sweet & Spicy Double Blueberry Salsa

Sweet & Spicy Double-Blueberry Salsa

Hellooo, antioxidants! Add this blueberry topping to chicken or pork chops for an easy warm-weather meal.

Pan-Seared Salmon with Miso Watercress Pesto & Lentil-Black Rice Salad

Pan-Seared Salmon with Miso Watercress Pesto & Lentil-Black Rice Salad

Not only does recipe feature superfood salmon (it's a great source of omega-3 fatty acid), but it'll put a smile on your face, too! The ingredients in this dish are scientifically proven to boost your mood. Read more about this in our Jan/Feb 2016 issue.