Tuesday, June 17, 2014

9 healthy recipes for spinach (CSA Share Ninja Rescue 2014)

Nine healthy, delicious recipes for using fresh spinach from your garden, CSA share or farmers' market: enjoy spinach for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even in snacks and drinks!

Nine healthy recipes for fresh spinach: breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and drinks - yankeekitchenninja.com

Dudes. It's already Week 4 of the CSA Share Ninja Rescue for 2014. For a month we've been at this -- your telling me each week what produce from your CSA share (or garden or farmers' market) you're struggling to use, followed by my rescuing you with a list of delicious, healthy recipes on Tuesdays.

We have one of my all-time favorite veggies in the spotlight this week: spinach! Oh how I love it in crunchy salads, layered on sandwiches, paired with hot chicken dishes, creamed into dips, whirled up in a smoothie ... you get the idea. If you need some new-to-you recipe ideas for fresh spinach, look no further than these nine healthy, delicious recipes from some of my favorite food bloggers.

Spinach Recipes

1) Baked Egg Cups Over Lime-Tahini Spinach (from Inspired Edibles)

2) Grilled Chicken Breast Stuffed with Spinach, Sun-Dried Tomatoesand Goat Cheese (from Southern Boy Dishes)

3) Chicken and Salad Sandwiches

4) Spinach Salad with Bacon and Eggs (from Healthy Seasonal Recipes)

5) Non-Dairy Fruity Green Smoothie

6) Spicy Spinach Fruit Salad withStrawberry Grape Vinaigrette (from Barefeet in the Kitchen)

7) Lemon Spinach Pesto

8) Spinach and Kale Greek Yogurt Dip (from Shared Appetite)

9) Spinach Feta Pull-Apart Garlic Bread (from Bakeaholic Mama)

And if you don't need spinach ideas? Then simply check out the recipe suggestions from the past three years of the CSA Share Ninja Rescue for whatever produce you have this week.

Or, even better, suggest some produce in the comments below and I'll feature them in next week's roundup!


  1. OMG...that pull apart bread sounds amazing!!! Everything does actually but pull apart bread, how do you not go crazy over that :) Very nice round up!

  2. I have to agree, that pull-apart bread is looking dangerously good -- I'm sticking to the kale dip and pesto ;-) thanks for the inclusion!

    1. I know, right? Me, too! Thanks for supplying me with such awesome, healthy recipe fodder, Kelly.