So while spinach probably won't make you super strong the minute you eat it, as it did for Popeye, it will promote your health and vitality in many other ways. It seems like Popeye was pretty smart after all.Choose spinach that has vibrant deep green leaves and stems with no signs of yellowing. The leaves should look fresh and tender, and not be wilted or bruised. Avoid those that have a slimy coating as this is an indication of decay.
Store fresh spinach loosely packed in a plastic bag in the refrigerator crisper where it will keep fresh for about five days. Do not wash it before storing as the moisture will cause it to spoil. Avoid storing cooked spinach as it will not keep very well.
Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A, manganese, folate, magnesium, iron, vitamin C, vitamin B2, calcium, potassium, and vitamin B6. It is a very good source of dietary fiber, copper, protein, phosphorus, zinc and vitamin E. In addition, it is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, niacin and selenium.Feeding infants and toddlers is quite a hard task and this spinach puree is one among those healthy dish which is rich in nutrients and suits perfectly for toddlers and infants from 6months to 12 months..
1cup Spinach (chopped)
Chop the potatoes as tiny cubes, cook this potato chunks with water in a pan, when this potato chunks are half cooked add the chopped spinach and cook in simmer..blend this cooked spinach and potatoes with pinch of salt and butter..
Feed this puree to toddlers with a tablespoon of finely chopped any sort of meats, this puree suits prefectly for toddlers from 6 months to 12 months..