5 Superfoods for National Superhero Day
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!
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.
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.
Fiber-rich quinoa, mustard and thyme make a healthy and flavorful alternative to breaded-chicken.
Hellooo, antioxidants! Add this blueberry topping to chicken or pork chops for an easy warm-weather meal.
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.