Did you know that March 23rd is National Spinach Day? That’s Right!! This day is dedicated to thank nature for providing us another invincible vegetable, Spinach. Spinach is a great source of Iron and Calcium. It is enriched with almost all kinds of vitamins, antioxidants, protein, minerals and other fiber. It is believed that spinach originated in ancient Persia. Arab traders brought spinach to India, and it made its way to China from there. In the 10th century, spinach became popular in the Arab Mediterranean, particularly in Sicily. Green spinach leaves “conquered” Europe in the 1300s.
Spinach gained popularity among the upper classes when Catherine de’Medici became the queen of France in 1522. She loved spinach so much that she ordered to serve it at every meal.
Don’t like spinach you say? Well, there are hundreds of ways to prepare this healthy dish. Why don’t you hop over and check out 20 Awesome Spinach Recipes on Food Network. Try out Spinach and Mushroom Breakfast Sandwiches or Fusilli with Spinach and Asiago Cheese or even Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Chicken Skillet. There are so many options to try out this amazing vegetable. Rather than say you don’t like it, try to find a recipe that works for you and get all of the health benefits!
And then, of course; make sure you finish out a delicious spinach snack or meal by enjoying some Boo-Shaw Bakery cookies! Homemade goodness with all natural ingredients! Perfect! 🍪