Olivia's spread is both nutritious and delicious. Spinach is low calorie by nature and is choke full of nutrients including Vitamin K which is essential for maintaining bone health. Antioxidants including Vitamin C, E and A which help decrease atherosclerosis and high blood pressure are also accounted for.
Lentils are a member of the legume family and great for minimizing IBS and diverticulitis due to its rich content of dietary fiber. The fiber also prevents blood sugar from rising after a meal, making it a great low GI food.
Greek yogurt is a great alternative to regular fatty yogurt and the neutral flavor allows for the versatility of this dip. From a nutrients standpoint, Greek yogurt is full of B12, Iodine, Calcium and Potassium. Lastly, probiotics, which are beneficial to a healthy gut are also packed in this powerhouse.
If hunger sneaking up on you, protein, which is vital to cell growth and building muscle is also represented in the lentils and Greek yogurt: keeping you fuller longer!
By Ale Zozos