Category: SpinachJunkie

Two for Tuesday

Why not?  I got up to make my SpinachJunkie breakfast and thought; while I’m here I’ll make lunch too.  So that’s two ideas for me to share with you for your spinach challenge of twenty-one days to form a habit of eating spinach every day. I started my day with a simple and traditional breakfast

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Pineapple Spinach smoothie

Sometimes you just don’t have any extra time to be effin around in the kitchen, and on a day like that you can still prepare yourself a wholesome spinach meal.  I’m talking about three ingredients, already in your fridge, and ready to throw in the blender.  That’s right, I said it, a blender.  Not a

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Loaded Baked Potato Spinach Salad

Bacon and cheese make everything better.  Just because I’m eating spinach every day, and often times in salad form, that doesn’t mean I’m not gonna have fun with my food.  One of my favorite things to eat is a baked potato, and I love to load it up.  This turned out to be so good,

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twenty-one days

Why are good habits so easy to break?  I read somewhere that it takes 21 days to form a habit.  That seems easy enough, considering in the grand scheme of life, or even a year, 21 days isn’t that much time.  Imagine how many ways you could change your life in one year if you

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The Promise of Beauty

I am a sucker for the promise of beauty.  Soft, supple, glowing, youthful, age defying, correcting, perfecting; I have spent hours of my life trying to decide which assurance I will allow myself to believe.  Each season poses a different hair and skin question.  My ethnic mix  has defied many a product-promise yet I continue

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Happy Eating!

It’s the time of year when wearing layers is still a novelty.  The cold crisp air holds the promise of winter, you look up and see a tapestry of gold, red, and orange against a brilliant blue sky background.  See you next year! The tree leaves wave as they drop to the ground and the fall says

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Chard Love

Is Swiss Chard the new spinach?  No, of course not.  It is, however, related to spinach and has similar nutritional qualities.  If you’re looking for another green to incorporate into your diet, chard grows well in the summer through autumn months, and is readily available due to it’s hardy nature.   Chard has been honored

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gazpacho!

I prefer a farmer’s market whenever possible, and because I live in Manhattan it is almost always possible as long as I know where, and what train to take to get there.  However, farm stands don’t allow for the selection of a super-market so I’m breaking from my #SpinachEveryDay rule to take advantage of other

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Spinach and the Skin You’re In

Yes, eating a healthy balanced diet makes you look and feel good, but how can eating spinach affect your skin?  Take a trip down the beauty isle and you will see three vitamins repeatedly used in face products; A, C, and E.  These vitamins pack a double punch, vital for cell function they also have

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