My Favorite Superfoods and How I Eat Them

We’ve all heard about the ever growing craze that is “superfoods,” but if you’re like me you tend to not fall for the latest food fads. This reluctance to try these new crazes stems from the fact that the ones I’ve tried never really impress me. And while I admire people who honestly like the taste of acai bowls, kale chips, and beet cakes, I can’t get myself to feel the same way. So needless to say when I came across my first “superfoods” article, I was honestly incredibly surprised to see so many things that I genuinely love to eat had made the list. After resigning myself to the fact that I simply didn’t have an appetite for up and coming healthy fad foods, I was extremely pleased to read that I still munch on a large number of “superfoods” (that actually taste good to me). So if you’re similar to me in that you can’t get your daily fiber from chia seeds ground up in your smooth bowls, check out how I get some of my favorite superfoods into my diet.

  • Walnuts – If I’m not snacking on these as are, I’ll toss these over a salad or add them to oatmeal to add some crunch.
  • Brussel Sprouts – I had honestly never had a brussel sprout in my life before college. Now I can’t stop eating them roasted with olive oil, salt and pepper. (415 degrees farenheit for about 15 minutes or so)
  • Steel-cut oats – I love eating oatmeal for breakfast with some brown sugar and coconut flakes. I’ll also throw these in any type of cookie I’m baking to add an extra texture and some healthiness.
  • Avocado – Is there anything you can’t put avocado on?
  • Cauliflower – Similar to how I roast my brussel sprouts, I’ll cut a head of cauliflower down and roast them up nice and crispy with olive oil.
  • Scallops – Put olive oil and butter in a pan on hot, plop the scallops in for and minute and a half on each side. Done.
  • Asparagus – Roast these stalks up with a drizzle of soy sauce and you have a super easy and quick side dish.
  • Bananas – I’m definitely not the first one to fall in love with bananas and peanut butter (another super food), but this is my go-to breakfast if I’m in a time crunch.
  • Sweet Potatoes – These guys take a little longer to roast but I love slices them up thin and throwing them in with quinoa and a little bit of sesame oil.
  • Greek Yogurt – I actually hate greek yogurt on its own but with granola and fruit this is a great snack, breakfast, or dessert!
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7 Comments Add yours

  1. Infoélla says:

    Greek Yogurt & Avocados are my favorite!
    Tonee N
    https://infoellablog.wordpress.com

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  2. Great post . I have also some posts on superfoods for mind and body
    http://wiserlady.com

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    1. I’ll definitely have to check them out!

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  3. So much delicious food on this list and I love that you told us how you eat them as well! I nominated you for the mystery blogger award if you’d like to check that out. https://dontgiveajam.com/2017/03/08/mystery-blogger-award/

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    1. Thank you so much!

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  4. C. Mitchell says:

    Until a couple months ago I used to hate brussel sprouts, now I can’t stop eating them roasted with olive oil, salt and pepper too! Only 15 minutes? I’m going to have to try that, I have been cooking mine a lot longer. Thanks for the tips!

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    1. I put mine at around 415 degrees farenheit so that might have something to do with it..

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