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IAMLOVEDBYYOU
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8/21/13 9:00 A

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I love spinach! I go through at least 1 lb of it in a week. I add it to smoothies, use it on wraps, as a base for a salad or in stir frys. Sometimes I make a spinach puree soup that is delicious and uses a ton of spinach!



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Here's a great link!
www.expertclinic.org/Protein-In-Spinach.ht
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I like spinach either raw with salad fixin's, or added to pizza, or in a smoothie!

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I love spinach, raw or cooked! I especially like using spinach in place of lettuce for salads or sandwiches!



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I like baby spinach, I might eat it raw but like it cooked

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I eat raw baby spinach almost every day in salads, and it's great in omelettes and soups.

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I had never thought of adding it to oatmeal along with fruit and nuts. I'll have to give that a try. After all, fresh spinach tastes wonderful in fruit smoothies.

My cup is heavily tinted so I don't notice the color of my smoothies. If I happen to be including frozen grapes it tastes like I'm eating fresh apples.






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8/19/13 9:14 P

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Raw in salad... Yummmm.... I always mix up my toppings but this time of year strawberries and blueberries are delicious :-)

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Baby spinach. Eat it everyday.. In wraps and in eggs.

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I do love fresh spinach (usually buy baby) but what I use even more is frozen chopped spinach. I throw a bit into pretty much anything I'm making...eggs, mac & cheese, tacos, soups, burgers....



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Love all of these suggestions! Like the crunchy texture of raw spinach on sandwiches instead of lettuce for a change!



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8/18/13 3:07 P

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I use it raw in salads- prefer baby. I don't like cooked spinach by itself so I use it to make scrambled eggs or fritata or mix with other greens to make steamed veg.

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I blend in my smoothies & eat in my sandwiches on spelt bread :)

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I've never met a spinach I didn't like. I love it in dishes to sneak in extra veggies (great in spaghetti sauce), in place of iceberg for a healthy salad... just love the stuff!

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Garlic Sesame Spinach

1 tbsp of olive oil
4 fresh garlic cloves, minced
1/4 tsp of red pepper flakes
1lb of fresh baby spinach, stemmed and lightly washed
1 tsp of seasame seed oil
2 tbs. of sesame seeds
1/4 tsp of ground pepper

In a large skillet heat oil garlic and red pepper flakes and saute 30 seconds. Add spinach and use tongs to stir fry about 2 minutes or until the spinach wilts. Add sesame oil cook for a minute. Spinkle with sesame seeds, the salt and pepper. 6 carbs 90 calories.
Sooo Good!



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Love it!!! Spinach Strawberry salad:

Spinach
Strawberries
Sliced red onion
Toasted almonds or pecans
Feta cheese
Goes well with a poppyseed dressing or any kind of vinaigrette. And it's a BEAUTIFUL salad with the bright green and red ... always a hit whenever I take it to potlucks, serve for dinner, etc.

I also sauté my spinach with garlic and olive oil.

I also use it in eggs, quiches, omelettes, frittatas

Another salad is a Spinach Salad w/Pears and Dijon Vinaigrette homemade dressing!!!



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8/18/13 9:53 A

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saute it



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I use it in salads a lot and in sandwiches. I also saute it with other veggies for a side dish.



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I prefer it raw as a lettuce substitute.

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I love spinach. More often than not it is the primary greenery in my salads or sandwiches. I also like it in eggs, on pizza or in soup (usually tossed in right before it comes off the heat). In general I prefer it raw or minimally cooked. I like both regular and baby varieties.



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I buy the bags of fresh baby spinach and just sautee it with a little garlic and olive oil or butter. Sometimes, I'll sprinkle a little grated parmasan cheese on it. It's quick and easy.

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I just buy it frozen, usually the cut leaf kind. I like to sautee it with garlic and balsamic vinegar, or with cilantro and fresh ginger.



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I like it in my stir fry veggies, then add my eggs.

I just tried a couple of new things. Yesterday I added some to my shake - strawberries, blueberries, almond milk, protein powder. This morning, I mixed some up with my almond milk, and added it to my steel cut oats w/bananas. I know, sounds gross but can't taste it, just have to get past the idea of green oatmeal emoticon

So since those were successful, this evening for dinner I blended it with my olive oil and balsamic vinegar & poured it over my salad.

I am trying to get creative because I got a good buy on some, so I am trying to use it up before it goes bad.

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I like cooked and raw spinach.
I usually have baby spinach raw. I use it for salad, on sandwiches, on tacos... any place a person might use lettuce.
I use spinach in soup and pasta recipes. It is good on pizza.



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Honestly Spinach is my favorite veggie :) I like it canned and Baby small, Only down fall is it goes bad quickly :( and I hate buying it in large amounts. I love spinach salads because I can't stand lettuce.

I normally have

Spinach salad with sunflower seeds pumpernickle crutons light ranch ham mushrooms and little sprinkle cheese
Yumm

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I like any kind of spinach raw. The cooked version doesn't like me very well. I tend to buy the baby spinach, just because I'm not crazy about the stems, and I don't have to trim the baby spinach as much. But I love spinach in salads. I can eat tiny amounts mixed in something else - I put some in meatloaf, for example. But not too much, or it comes back to haunt me!

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I like both fresh and cooked spinach. I prefer the smaller baby greens in salad, with a nice vinaigrette dressing. Frozen spinach or larger, older greens I cook and put in quiche or omelettes. Sometimes I have spinach pizza but not very often. That's because I don't have pizza often, though!

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Do you like spinach? How do you like to eat it? Prefer baby spinach, or larger size??



 
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