You probably know that foods like Greek yogurt, almonds, and leafy greens are superfoods because of their high amount of nutrients and low amount of calories and fat. Knowing how to use these superfoods and others in recipes is not always so obvious. We’ve done the work for you by picking out 12 of our favorite superfood supper recipes that combine wholesome ingredients and produce delicious dinnertime results.
What’s a superfood, exactly? Well, truth be told, there’s no scientific definition, but it’s a widely-used term to describe foods with medicinal properties that strengthen our bodies and help fight off disease. Eating a diet rich in superfoods will naturally lead to lower cholesterol, strengthened immune system, and easier weight loss.
The bottom line is, these foods are good for your body. For more recipe inspiration and the facts behind some of these clean supper ingredients, check out our Ultimate Shopping List of 50 Superfoods.
1. Almond Crusted Tilapia
Ground almonds mixed into the batter give this tilapia a crispy texture that’s a perfect stand-in for fried fish, without all the added oil and fat.
2. Slow Cooker Polynesian Chicken
Not only are pineapples fruity and delicious, they can help promote weight loss and aid in digestion. Our slow cooker Polynesian chicken is the perfect alternative to your favorite (and usually fattening) chicken-and-rice takeout.
3. Roasted Beet Salad
In our opinion, beets don’t receive nearly enough attention in the kitchen. Give them the starring role they deserve in this super nutritious salad with walnuts and Feta cheese.
4. Skinny Chicken Fajitas
Greek yogurt is a versatile superfood that helps promote strong bones and improved digestion. In this dish, it’s the perfect substitute for sour cream as a light and smooth fajita topping.
5. Chickpea Cucumber Salad
A one-pot superfood meal packed with antioxidants. You’re family will reap the benefits of lean, healthy protein derived from the chickpeas and complex carbohydrates from the veggies. This salad is both filling and delicious!
6. Skinny Quinoa Stir-Fry
We love quinoa because it’s one of the most versatile superfoods. In this recipe, it’s the base for a broccoli and bok-choy stir-fry that you can easily customize based on your tastes and what’s in your fridge.
7. Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Chicken
Cholesterol-lowering artichokes meet superfood spinach in this mouth-watering dish. If you love the flavors of spinach and artichoke dip but hate all the calories, this recipe is a must-try for you.
8. Skinny Cream of Asparagus Soup
Asparagus contains an arsenal of vitamins and is a strong source of dietary fiber. At under 100 calories per serving, this yummy “soup-erfood” recipe is one you’ll want to make again and again.
9. Brussels Sprouts, Chicken and Cashews
Brussels sprouts sometimes get a bad rap, but they’re delicious when prepared with two flavorful proteins in this one-pot meal.
10. Turkey Veggie Burgers
Turn those humdrum burgers into a juicy superfood meal simply by adding your favorite diced veggies.
11. Slow Cooker Balsamic Mushroom and Chicken Stroganoff
Mushrooms have medicinal properties that can help lower cholesterol and control blood pressure. This mushroom and chicken dish is a skinny twist on traditional stroganoff that will please the whole family.
12. Chicken with Feta and Tomatoes
Antioxidant filled tomatoes are a powerful cancer fighter! This Mediterranean-inspired dish is easy to prepare and keeps well in the fridge for leftovers.
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