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Spinach! Kale! Chard!

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This week’s video is a follow up to a twitter conversation about ingredients most often on hand: bread and bananas.  Well, this follow up is about bread, anyway.  Well, this follow up is about a dip you can eat with bread, anyway.  And, I ended up toasting flat bread, which probably isn’t the form of bread we were thinking of at the time.  But I digress, as I often do…

Basically, I was craving fresh spinach dip and made do with the ingredients I had on hand…which did not involve spinach or mayonnaise (two of the main ingredients in fresh spinach dip).  Are you curious about how I made it?  Check out the video:

Music credits:
– Opening/closing song: “Neon” from iMovie
– Time lapse song: “The Complex” by Kevin MacLeod from incompetech.com

**Nominal Nutritional Information:

Chard gives us phenomenal amounts of vitamins K, A and C, followed by magnesium, manganese, potassium, iron, vitamin E16, fiber, copper and choline.

We all know eggs are a cheap source of protein.  Did you also know that they pack choline, tryptophan, selenium, iodine, vitamin B12, and molybdenum? 

Mustard powder is best known for supplying selenium, vitamin B7 and phosphorus.

Sesame oil is known for containing vitamin e. Please check labels on your favorite oils before consuming.

Sour cream is not a significant source of calcium, nor does it contain a significant source of other minerals and vitamins.

Garlic is rich in manganese, vitamin B6 and vitamin C, and is a good source of thiamin or vitamin B1, phosphorus, selenium, calcium, potassium, iron and copper.

Ancho chili powder is made from the sweet and relatively mild ancho pepper, which contains vitamins A, C, calcium, sodium and phosphorus.

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