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Popeye's favourite snack makes for a hearty and tasty addition to your everyday meals! Learn how to live healthier by incorporating this superfood into your diet

If versatility is the name of the game, then spinach has won the competition. This nutrient-rich superfood is delicious, easy to cook with, and a top favourite for chefs and gourmands. Learn how to incorporate it into your diet for a healthier lifestyle overall! 

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1. Add it to your smoothie

Vegetables may not be everyone's go-to food choice, but drinking leafy greens—instead of eating them—is a neat little trick to get your nutrients in. The best part? You can add plenty of all-natural sweeteners like fruits or stevia to make it all the more enjoyable. Check out this recipe for a tropical spinach shake you can enjoy this summer!

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2. Eat with cheese

Spinach goes great with all kinds of cheese! Take advantage by incorporating it into your usual meal plans. This cheesy spinach and beef casserole incorporates only a handful of easy to find ingredients. It's got your carbs, your protein, and your veggie serving all in one bite!

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3. Bake with it

Notice how some people bake with malunggay? You can pretty much do the same with spinach! There are so many innovative recipes out there that include spinach chocolate chip cookies and a spinach loaf with buttermilk! No excuse not to get busy baking with your greens. 

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4. Turn it into a fruity salad

Again, it's all about versatility. Spinach, which is a great complement to saltier side dishes, also goes beautifully with fruit. This time, toss it in as part of a refreshingly fruity salad with apples, walnuts, cranberries, and cheese!

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5. Eat it as dip

Spinach dip is a fun way to incorporate a little helping of veggies into your diet. It's mindless eating, but without the guilt. Try to make your own at home with this very simple and straightforward spinach dip you can share with friends and family! 

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