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Welcome Back! Each day in June I will be sharing one of my favorite Shelf Reliance goodies! Be sure to click the link and check out other Diva’s Favorites from their line!

Today’s Yummy Item:….Drum Roll Please….

Thrive Chopped Freeze Dried Spinach! 

Spinach isn’t just for Popeye these days. We know the benefits of spinach are VAST! SPinach is a supper food full of nutrients. It’s low in calories yet very high in vitamins, minerals and other phytonutrients.

This leafy green is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A, magnesium, folate, manganese, iron, calcium, vitamin C, vitamin B2, potassium, and vitamin B6. It’s a very good source of protein, phosphorus, vitamin E, zinc, dietary fiber, and copper. Plus, it’s a good source of selenium, niacin, and omega-3 fatty acids.

Spinach is a heart healthy food & has anti-inflammatory properties. Spinach keeps your brain young & is great for eye health, great for your skin & so much more!

The best way to get all of the health benefits from spinach is to eat it raw. Thanks to Thrive, you can now keep raw spinach in your pantry ready for you to use! No more rotting leaves in the crisper drawer! This fresh spinach waits on you!

We have all purchased canned spinach that just taste bland & is full of salt! Yuck! Or you may have experienced the dreaded freezer burned spinach! Double Yuck! With Thrive Freeze Dried Spinach this will never be a problem again!

Thrive Freeze dried spinach can be used in so many ways and with so many recipes! You can use Thrive Freeze Dried Spinach  in sandwiches, salads, pasta, or even dips.

One of my favorite ways to eat Thrive Freeze Dried Spinach is in my Classic Greek Spinach Recipe. Yummy! Even the wee ones eat this dish!

How about a nice green smoothie! Thrive Freeze Dried Spinach makes a great Spinach powder for your healthy smoothies! Green spinach smoothies have numerous health benefits including weight loss, increased energy, & better focus! There are some really yummy green smoothie recipes out there! You are sure to find one you love!

Are you getting the recommended servings of fruits and veggies? Are you throwing money away each month in wasted food? Are you looking for a quick and healthy way to feed your family? Would you like to try Thrive Freeze Dried Spinach? Contact Me Today or Comment Below.

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Around here, heart health is a number one concern. Because of this, we attempt to eat lots of Mediterranean Foods as they tend to be very heart healthy. We loosely follow the “Red Wine Diet“.

In any healthy diet, Veggies are a substantial portion of your food needs.

We are always looking for creative and new ways to serve our veggies. One of our favorite recipes is Classic Greek Spinach. I decided to make this yummy and nutritious dish using items from my food storage, or Home Store.

~*Classic Greek Spinach From Your Pantry*~

For this recipe You will need:


2 tbs – 1c Olive Oil

1c Rice

1 can Stewed Tomatoes

1 1/2 c Thrive Spinach

4 tbs Thrive Onions

2 tbs Thrive Bell Peppers

1 Beef Bullion Cube

4 c water

1 tbs Garlic (optional)

Salt and Pepper to taste

Method:

Place spinach and water into bowl. Cover with water and allow to soak for at least 5 Min.While spinach is reconstituting, pour 2 tbs – 1 c Olive Oil into pot. (Adjust oil to your family’s need and taste. Use more oil if you are planning on serving this as a main dish, or on a day you are not serving meat.) Over low heat, add onions, peppers, & optionally garlic to oil. Stir. When flavors have infused with oil, add spinach and water to pot. You may need to add a little extra water. The water needs to cover the spinach.Add bullion cube. Mix ingredients well. Bring to boil. When water is boiling, add rice. Cook until rice is tender. Remove from heat. Empty one can Stewed Tomatoes into pot. Salt and pepper to taste. Return to low heat and allow to simmer 5-10 min. Serve warm.

My family loves this dish! Even those who aren’t fans of spinach! The olive oil is a wonderful source of Omega 3 and healthy fats. Spinach is a “super food” and using the Thrive Freeze Dried spinach means we get the same nutrition as using fresh spinach! Tomatoes are an incredibly nutritious food and add an interesting flavor to this dish. And using stewed tomatoes makes this recipe both easy and food storage friendly. The rice adds a great color and texture to the dish. You can also use whole grain rice or brown rice depending on your family’s preferences.

Happy Eating!!

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