Spinach, Kale, and Spirulina Bites

With the easy preparation and ultra-nutritous ingredients in this healthy snack or side dish recipe, these Spinach, Kale and Spirulina Bites will become an instant family favorite.

Makes 12-15 Bites

Ingredients:

- 1-2 cups frozen spinach
- 1 bunch of kale, chopped into small pieces
- 2 cups cooked quinoa
- 1/2 cup cheese (I used a dairy free cheese)
- 1 onion diced
- 3 eggs beaten
- Spices to taste
- 1 teaspoon Hawaiian Spirulina powder

Directions:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Saute onion, spinach and kale until onions are translucent and spinach and kale are wilted. Mix green veggie mixture with all other ingredients. Roll into balls and place on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or sprayed with cooking spray. Bake in oven for 30 minutes. Serve over greens or brown rice noodles or eat as appetizers.

NOTE: Please be aware that, like many vegetables, the nutrients in spirulina may break down when heated so we recommend minimizing heat.

Nutrition Highlights

With the easy preparation and ultra-nutritious ingredients in this healthy snack or side dish recipe, you’ll be eating Spinach, Kale and Spirulina Bites non-stop. Perhaps you’ve been told by health professionals that including dark, leafy greens in your diet is important for a variety of reasons, including for the health of your bones, hair and skin. But spinach and kale bring so much more nutrition to your diet.

Spinach provides the body with protein, an assortment of vitamins, iron, and minerals, too.

With kale in the mix, you also get one of the most nutrient-dense veggies on the planet, with a single 2.4oz serving containing more Vitamin K, A, and C than you even need in a day. Beyond the wealth of nutritious elements, kale is also extremely low calorie and contains next to no fat, making it the perfect addition to any diet.

If you haven’t yet heard about quinoa, you certainly owe it to yourself to include this amazing and ancient superfood. Considered to be among the most protein-rich foods available to us, quinoa also represents a “complete protein,” in that the grain contains all nine of the essential amino acids.

Put all that together with Hawaiian Spirulina, and you’ve got the makings of an amazing, healthy dish that you and your family won’t be able to stop eating!

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/270609.php
http://authoritynutrition.com/10-proven-benefits-of-kale/
http://www.forbes.com/sites/juliewilcox/2012/06/26/7-benefits-of-quinoa-the-supergrain-of-the-future/

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With the easy preparation and ultra-nutritous ingredients in this healthy snack or side dish recipe, these Spinach, Kale and Spirulina Bites will become an instant family favorite.

Makes 12-15 Bites

Ingredients:

- 1-2 cups frozen spinach
- 1 bunch of kale, chopped into small pieces
- 2 cups cooked quinoa
- 1/2 cup cheese (I used a dairy free cheese)
- 1 onion diced
- 3 eggs beaten
- Spices to taste
- 1 teaspoon Hawaiian Spirulina powder

Directions:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Saute onion, spinach and kale until onions are translucent and spinach and kale are wilted. Mix green veggie mixture with all other ingredients. Roll into balls and place on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or sprayed with cooking spray. Bake in oven for 30 minutes. Serve over greens or brown rice noodles or eat as appetizers.

NOTE: Please be aware that, like many vegetables, the nutrients in spirulina may break down when heated so we recommend minimizing heat.

Nutrition Highlights

With the easy preparation and ultra-nutritious ingredients in this healthy snack or side dish recipe, you’ll be eating Spinach, Kale and Spirulina Bites non-stop. Perhaps you’ve been told by health professionals that including dark, leafy greens in your diet is important for a variety of reasons, including for the health of your bones, hair and skin. But spinach and kale bring so much more nutrition to your diet.

Spinach provides the body with protein, an assortment of vitamins, iron, and minerals, too.

With kale in the mix, you also get one of the most nutrient-dense veggies on the planet, with a single 2.4oz serving containing more Vitamin K, A, and C than you even need in a day. Beyond the wealth of nutritious elements, kale is also extremely low calorie and contains next to no fat, making it the perfect addition to any diet.

If you haven’t yet heard about quinoa, you certainly owe it to yourself to include this amazing and ancient superfood. Considered to be among the most protein-rich foods available to us, quinoa also represents a “complete protein,” in that the grain contains all nine of the essential amino acids.

Put all that together with Hawaiian Spirulina, and you’ve got the makings of an amazing, healthy dish that you and your family won’t be able to stop eating!

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/270609.php
http://authoritynutrition.com/10-proven-benefits-of-kale/
http://www.forbes.com/sites/juliewilcox/2012/06/26/7-benefits-of-quinoa-the-supergrain-of-the-future/

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