How to Coax Someone into Eating Winter Greens?

III. Spinach

Spinach - Green Vegetable

Recognised as a superfood, this vegetable is a powerhouse of all things good. And, while other green leafy vegetables take the heat for being bitter and distasteful, this one is actually liked a lot by people. It also takes care of your skin beauty. What more do you want from a tasty wintergreen which is also a beauty enhancer? Well, you might not, but the benevolent spinach gives you ton loads of other benefits as well. Read on.

It Contains…

Beta-Carotene: Firstly, it preserves digestive health, something which gets disturbed due to natural over-indulging in foods in winters. Plus, it also aids in the process of body detoxification by reducing the inflammation.

Antioxidants: This will be loved by the students and/or nerds. The antioxidants content reduces the oxidative stress which is linked with the decline of cognition. It also has brain anti-ageing properties. It even reverses the damage done to the brain’s cerebral cortex due to a stroke.

Magnesium: Most people have diets which lack in this nutrient. It significantly contributes towards cellular health. And, moreover, if you lack in this nutrient, your sodium, calcium, and potassium content in the body won’t be performing at their best. Moral? Love your spinach and it will love you back.

  • It also contains phytonutrients, iron, manganese, vitamins A, C and K.

Dig in…

Spinach and Feta Crepes: Deliciousness and nutrition do go hand in hand together. This nutrition power packed wraps taste best with yoghurt.

Kashmiri Palak Aur Malai Paneer Tikka: The goodness of spinach here meets, or rather sandwiched, between cream cheese, spices, and, paneer. Your dinner appetisers just cannot be more nutritional than this.

Pasta in Spinach Sauce: Get wheat pasta dripped in spinach sauce. And, serve with parmesan cheese and walnuts.

The Indian Delicacies: And, yes, of course, the desi way of having palak. Dal-palak, aloo-palak, spinach rice, palak ka saag, palak paratha, and palak-paneer are something we are all familiar with, fondly so.