A Healthier Mindset: Eat More Greens!

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A Healthier Mindset: Eat More Greens!

When I think about eating healthier, my mindset is always about “what can I add to my diet?” vs. “what can I take away?” And for me that generally means loading up on vegetables (especially green things) and yummy lean proteins like chicken, pork, and fish. A big takeaway from working with Blue Apron for the past few months has been how easy it is to sneak in a LOT of veggies. Because as much as I love salad and steamed broccoli, sometimes I want something a little richer (especially as it gets colder!).

Two recipes I made this month that I really loved were Blue Apron’s Sheet Pan Chipotle Pork Roast (with butternut squash and brussels sprouts) and their Garlic & Olive Tilapia (over stewed chickpeas & vegetables). Both were DELICIOUS. I talked about the pork roast on stories last week but I loved how easy it was to make (and clean up) and the combo of brussels sprouts + squash was scrumptious). I felt the same about the Garlic & Olive Tilapia. It felt like I was eating a delicious, decadent Italian meal and I was shocked how much spinach it used. Also, I finally nailed the tilapia as mine is always dry – it turns out the key was to cook it maybe a minute less than I thought I needed to and to add just a little more olive oil when I flipped it over.

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Blue Apron | A Healthier Mindset: Eat More Greens

Blue Apron makes it easy to cook delicious, balanced recipes at home.

I love that they call out the wellness menu options (nutritionist-approved recipes!) so I can quickly select those.

The wellness menu features fresh produce, whole grains, high-quality proteins, and natural sweeteners (I’ve been cooking with honey a lot which is new for me!). AND MORE VEGGIES!!!

And besides eating healthier, it’s also fun. I have learned so much from cooking with Blue Apron (especially with regard to sauces and glazes… I just feel more comfortable in the kitchen and often replicate Blue Apron sauces with other things I’m cooking). If you are feeling like you are in a cooking rut (or maybe want to learn a new skill or two), I can’t recommend it enough!

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You’d never know it but there is a whole salad worth of spinach in this one!

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  1. The food looks sooo good! ❤️✨

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog
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  2. Jessica Camerata says 1.28.21

    I used a meal delivery service a couple of years ago and loved it. It got me out of my usual recipes and introduced me to some new things. I now make several of them on the regular. This fish over beans and tomato and greens look SO GOOD.

    xo Jessica
    an indigo day

  3. Lisa Autumn says 1.28.21

    YES YES YES! Thanks for the reminder lovely!

    Lisa | lisaautumn.com

  4. Rachel says 1.28.21

    This looks delicious!

  5. mss says 2.2.21

    I sneak spinach into everything too–smoothies, sauces, pesto. I throw handfuls into my pasta water for the last 30 seconds of boiling. I lay a bed of raw spinach before I put takeout chinese or thai on top. I also love to sneak a cup of frozen riced veggies (broccoli or cauliflower) into everything too. You can’t taste it and it bulks up the meal and your fiber intake without adding many calories. I must try this blue apron meal. It looks amazing!