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SUPER FOODS AND FRESH STARTS

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Spring has arrived, which means the temperatures are going to get warmer, you will spend more time outdoors, and you will likely revisit the healthy resolutions you made at the beginning of the year.

For many people, Spring feels like a fresh start, similar to the beginning of the year. You might eat better, become more active, and make new goals for the year. 

If this sounds like you, and you want to improve your health and diet, superfoods are one great way to do that.

These types of foods are higher in nutrients than the average type of food. They include a combination of fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds, even grains and meat. Each of the superfoods will have lots of vitamins and minerals you need to have a healthy, balanced diet.

The following superfoods are ones that are recommended in the springtime, not only because they are available this time of year, but it is easy to add them to foods you tend to enjoy when the weather is warmer.

I thought I’d share a delicious recipe that includes superfoods so you can begin to enjoy more nutrition for your family.  I also included a SuperFoods EGuide with 8 delicious superfoods that are already in your kitchen.  If they are not, you will easily find them at your local grocery store.

Stir-Fry Veggies & Soba Noodles

Serves 2

8 ounces soba noodles

1 tablespoon coconut oil

1 small onion, chopped

1 fennel bulb, sliced

1 cup sliced carrot

1 medium-sized head bok choy (full sized) 

1 cup sliced purple cabbage

1-inch piece of ginger, grated 

sea salt and black pepper to taste

1 bunch cilantro

Juice of 1 lime

Cook soba noodles according to package instructions. Drain and set to the side while cooking the vegetables.Melt coconut oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add onion and sliced fennel. Sauté for about 5 minutes, then add sliced carrot. Sauté for another 3 minutes, then add chopped bok choy and cabbage. Season with ginger, sea salt, and black pepper. Mix well and cover. Let the mixture cook down for about 5 minutes. Toss with chopped cilantro, lime juice, and soba noodles before serving.

Want more Recipes click here for a Free SuperFoods Guide

Kristin Owenshttp://www.kristenLowens.com
Kristen is a wife and mom of 3, Holistic Nutritionist, Essential Oil & Natural Health Educator. Kristen has been in the wellness industry for 25 years and supports women and families in taking their health into their own hands, getting to the root of their problems, up-grading their health from the inside out.

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