Eat more Spinach

Spinach, Cookin' Greens, Flash Frozen

Health Benefits of Spinach: HIGH IN FIBER - One cup if Cookin' Greens Spinach has 3 grams of fiber. Add spinach to you morning smoothie for extra fiber. ANTI-INFLAMMATORY -  Eating anti-inflammatory foods may be able to reduce inflammation, reduce pain, and decrease your risk for chronic diseases. HIGH IN ANTIOXIDANTS - antioxidants … [Read more...]

Cookin’ Greens Athlete’s Mix Stuffed Red Pepper

We are down to our last, but not least, recipe {or is it?!}. This week has been amazing and we are sad that it is coming to an end. We really enjoyed working with some awesome Canadian Food Bloggers. Now, without further ado, our last recipe... Louisa, from Living Lou, jumped on the opportunity to create an uber healthy and delicious recipe, … [Read more...]

Sesame Dragon Bowl with Cookin’ Greens Chopped Kale

Well, the week is officially half over. We are edging closer and closer to our episode and the suspense is killing us! We hope you have been enjoying the recipes so far. We're going to move on to our resident foodie and newest dragon, David Chilton. Chilton is the author of The Wealthy Barber, but what you might not know is he is also the … [Read more...]

10 Healthiest Foods – Article by Dr. Merola

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Gained weight over the holidays? Let Cookin’ Greens help…

It is now 2013, you have just eaten a months worth of sinful goodness in the last two weeks and now your jeans will not button up. Before you go into panic mode, reflect back on how much you enjoyed yourself and that box of Lindt chocolates. Don’t beat yourself up over it, just get back on track again and Cookin Greens is here to help. Since … [Read more...]

Let’s make it a Cookin’ Greens New Year

The hustle and bustle of the holidays is almost over, and we are now entering the New Year!! 2013 is YOUR year to make the changes needed in order to have a healthy lifestyle. So what’s your resolution? Is it to exercise more, take more time for yourself or are you going to clean up your eating habits? Cookin’ Greens™ can help you with all of these … [Read more...]

Tips to help with the post holiday indulgence guilt

At Cookin’ Greens we believe that life should be about moderation. This means that you can enjoy your holiday season indulgences but make sure to still keep up with your health and fitness goals. Here are a few tips to help you keep on track and hopefully prevent and post holiday guilt. 1)     Water, Water, Water drink at least 3 liters of water … [Read more...]

Ten quick facts about why dark-green leafy vegetables are so good for you

Dark leafy greens: Are naturally low in salt and fat. Are good sources of fibre. Are rich in vitamins A, C, K and folate. Are high in the minerals calcium, iron, potassium and magnesium. Offer protection against heart disease. Can help slow insulin resistance, which can often be a pre-cursor to diabetes. May help decrease the risk … [Read more...]

Dark Leafy Greens and Eye Health

Have you ever seen a rabbit wearing glasses? No… right? The obvious reason being they are Rabbits however their diet consists of carrots which we have all heard over the years “Eat your Carrots, they’re good for your eyes” and…now… dark-leafy greens as well… Iowa State University recently wrote this article “Can Dark Green Leafy Vegetables Save … [Read more...]

How to incorporate Cookin’ Greens into your day..,

Wonder what a typical day with Cookin’ Greens™ looks like? Here let me show you how easy it is to add greens to your daily diet. Breakfast:  Have a Cookin’ Greens™ Kale or Spinach Smoothie  I would recommend adding some protein powder and flax-seed to your smoothie. Protein will make it a more satisfying morning meal and the flax-seed is a nice … [Read more...]