Magnesium foods are something you should strive to include in your diet on a regular basis. The health benefits of magnesium are widespread and deficiency is common.
Start with this delicious spinach and bean dish to boost your magnesium intake and get on the road to enjoying delicious foods containing magnesium. It’s not only the spinach that adds to your daily tally of magnesium but the cashews, red beans, garlic and cilantro (coriander), as well as the Celtic Sea Salt or Himalayan Sea Salt.
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Spotlight on Magnesium Foods –
Spinach and Bean Salad with Cashews
Green leafies are a good source of magnesium and spinach is a queen of magnesium foods at 23.7 mg per cup/ 250 ml of raw spinach and 78 mg per ½ cup/125 ml of frozen.
The chopped cashews add a crunch as well as another dose of magnesium to make this main salad a super magnesium food.
Spotlight on Magnesium -Ingredients
Spotlight on Magnesium – Spinach Salad Dressing
*A zester is a useful kitchen tool because citrus rind contains powerful flavour and health giving oils. When eating the rind, best to buy organic citrus free of dyes and insecticides. Press here to read about the Benefits of Organic Food.
Spotlight on Magnesium – Cashews for Garnish
¼ cup/60 ml almonds or cashews chopped loosely and, if desired, lightly toasted.**
** I eat my nuts mainly raw to prevent the oils from oxidizing and store in a dark refrigerator to extend their life. When I toast nuts or seeds, I do so lightly on a baking tray lined with baker’s paper at 180 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes. They continue to toast once removed from the oven. Press here to read more about Omega 3 oils and how to store and prepare them.
Spotlight on Magnesium – Directions.
Content of Magnesium Foods
So how much magnesium are you getting?
To give you an idea –
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