Incorporating almonds into your diet will do you some serious good. A 28-gram serving (about 20 almonds) of this nut provides a considerable amount of fibre and protein, which will help curb those hunger pangs. Try making your very own almond milk and reap this superfood's health benefits.
Kale still retains its superfood status and with good reason. It's chock full of fibre and water content that will help with digestive issues, and also contains vitamins B and C which promotes iron absorption. Try this kale and fennel salad to reap some of this leafy green's health benefits.
This healthy grain is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the plant superfoods to contain all nine essential amino acids needed for your body to function. Our yummy quinoa chili is the perfect meal to get your dose of this superfood.
Avocados are loaded with heart-healthy monosaturated fatty acids which help keep cholesterol in check, and so much more. These baked avocado eggs will keep you full and satisfied until lunch.
The anti-carcinogenic properties found in sweet potatoes can help prevent cancer, and they're also great for heart health, thanks to a good source of B6 vitamins and potassium. Get your sweet potato dose with our take on a healthy-ish version of nachos.
Not only is salmon delicious, it also has some impressive health benefits. It contains a high concentration of B vitamins which are essential in turning food into the energy your body needs, as well as reducing inflammation that can lead to heart disease. Whip up these salmon cakes for a quick, healthy dinner.
Also known as pepitas, 30 grams of these seeds (about 7.5 milligrams) contains nearly 80% of the recommended daily intake of zinc which helps support cell growth and development. Sprinkle over some oats or your favourite salad for an extra nutritional boost.
Lentils are a good source of fibre, protein, minerals and vitamins—all while being super low in calories and fat. Try them in this curried lentil soup with chicken for an extra boost of protein.
Blueberries are packed with antioxidants and phytoflavinoids (compounds that protect our bodies from stress) and are also high in potassium and vitamin C, making them a great addition to your diet. Add these berries to some plain Greek yogurt or try it with our edamame and chicken salad.
So sweet and juicy, watermelon does a lot more than refresh you on a hot, summer day. It's an excellent source of vitamins C and A, and the high concentration of carotenoid lycopene found in this yummy fruit has antioxidant and cancer-preventing properties. Reap the rewards with this veggie poke bowl.
Looking to kick that stubborn flu? Elderberry syrup will help. A spoonful of this tasty herbal remedy will keep you happy and healthy all winter long.
So delicious and versatile, mushrooms pack some seriously superfood nutritional benefits. They can help improve your immune system as well as lower hypertension and cholesterol. Indulge in a little while also nurturing your body with this easy and delicious pasta recipe.
This pretty, purple root vegetable can help lower blood pressure and aid overall heart health thanks to its high levels of nitrates. They can also help your endurance during cardio routines by enhancing the oxygen that gets to your muscles and thus reducing the work your heart needs to do during the exercise. You'll enjoy it in our almost too-pretty-to-eat risotto.
This recipe is packed with three superfoods we love but we're highlighting the beautiful and ruby red pomegranate. This fruit owes its superfood status to powerful antioxidants called polyphenols which have anti-cancer benefits and aid in overall heart health.
Three simple ingredients are all you need to make the best ricotta you've ever tasted. For an extra-indulgent treat, opt for organic whole milk, which is slightly higher in milk fat. This ricotta is most delicious served right away and warm, and it makes the most decadent and impressive topping for toasted bread.Read More