Since spinach is preferred fresh, as one half gets cooked the other half of that big fresh bag tends to get left to rot in the back of the fridge. The reasons why we love spinach and like to have it often is quite simple: it is delicious, nutritionally high and it goes well with almost every meal. Even with smoothies.
Beyond the taste, spinach is key to our nutrition because of the amount of iron it contains. In addition to iron, it is the green that has the highest amount of vitamin K. Spinach is also a great A, C, B12, fiber, manganese, and magnesium source. Although it can be found all year round, the best season to harvest spinach is Spring.
So, how can we make use of every bit of it?
First of all, every part of spinach is entirely edible which means that there is no need to waste even one bit. If you’re wondering about how to make use of leftover or excess parts of spinach, check out our suggestions.