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Top 5 Super foods of 2017

Cassie C., Staff Reporter

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Chop, snap, crack, and pop! Kitchens hum with symphonies of sounds from the slice of an apple to the mash of a potato. While scrolling through media, photos of food and recipe videos flood the feed as new superfoods and trending recipes come into existence.

As we venture through the end of 2017 and look to start anew in the upcoming new year, will these trending foods continue to be our wingman? Or will there be a bigger and better crew of health beneficial foods to come? Here are 5 of some of the trendiest foods in 2017.

 

  1. Dandelions: commonly used by three y/o making wishes and catching allergies, these simple blossoms offer 111% of your daily vitamin A intake. Dandelions look great on open faced PB&J, clipped on salads, or even blended into a salad dressing. Recently dandelions have been used to create a coffee substitute used by individuals all around the world!
  2. Turmeric: Believed to be first used by the Indians and people that populated early asia, Turmeric is used in cooking as a spice, and color in curry as well as an herb in natural medicines. Turmeric is a great spice to add to seasonings and salads and to be used in savory cooking.
  3. Rutabaga:  What the heck is a Ru-ta-ba-ga?? Rutabaga is a root vegetable that has risen to top off and substitute mashed potatoes! This interesting starch is stocked with vitamin C and pairs well with stews, roasts, and rich meals.
  4. Kelp: Our friendly, always got your foot at the beach, Kelp has joined the list! Packed with iron, iodine, calcium, and magnesium, this superfood will help promote hair, nails, skin, and thyroid healing!
  5. Nut Oils: Avocado, cashew, hazelnut, and walnut oils have become very popular in modern cooking. These oils are used moderately and are to be added last to prevent damaging the fats in the oils when in the cooking process.

 

Overall these are 5 of the top foods used in 2017! Are these ingredients that you have used before? Please feel free to share in the comments section below! Fee free to share about topics you would like to read about!!

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