Diabetic Recipes: Warm Kale and Spinach Salad with Garlic Dressing

 

This spinach salad is great for people with diabetes, as it is very simple to cook but in the same time it will diversify your meal and give a huge quantity of vitamins and minerals to your body. Spinach is a great source of vitamin K, B2, B6, E and C. It is also rich in fiber. There are such minerals as manganese, folate, magnesium, iron, copper, calcium, and potassium. Besides it has a low number of calories and carbohydrates. Kale, in its turn, provides more than 100% recommended daily norm of vitamin A and K. It is low GI scores. Ingredients:

  • ½ tbsp olive oil,
  • 3 cloves garlic,
  • 350 g fresh baby spinach,
  • 200 g chopped kale,
  • ¼ tsp black pepper,
  • ¼ tsp salt,
  • 4 tsp apple vinegar
How to cook: heat the olive oil in a big saucepan over medium heat. Add minced garlic and sauté it for half a minute. Then add the other ingredients to the saucepan. Mix all the ingredients well. After this reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook for another 5 – 7 minutes. ½ cup of the salad contains: 75 calories, 4g protein, 4.5 g fat, 0.6 g saturated fat, 4 g sugars, 7 g carbohydrate, 0 mg cholesterol, 2 g dietary fiber.

1 Comment

  1. Iris

    Thank you hon it was my first time with raw kale and it kinda tasted a litlte too much like parsley for my liking. I will try massaging it next time. If I can stop laughing long enough to do it (massaging your food wtf!!??!) xx

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