10 Ways to Try Superfoods

Superfoods come by their name honestly: They're natural and packed with nutrients. Even better? There are plenty of tasty ways to eat them. Dig in even more by checking out our top foods with surprising health benefits and top healthy recipes.

Raspberry Chicken Salad

SUPERFOOD: Raspberries. Bright and juicy, raspberries add a delicious punch to just about any dish. But they're a terrific, low-calorie way to add vitamin C and fiber to your diet as well.

Slim Chili Lasagna

SUPERFOOD: Lentils. We love protein-packed lentils because they're high in good-for-you minerals like iron. They're versatile too: You can easily slip them into your favorite dishes like lasagna and even burgers.

Sweet Potato, Corn & Black Bean Hash

SUPERFOODS: Sweet Potatoes and Beans. This beautiful cilantro-spiked hash is as healthy for you as it is for your budget. Sweet potatoes are packed with vitamin A, while black beans contain folate and iron. Bonus: Both foods are full of fiber.

Kale & Ginger Stir Fry

SUPERFOOD: Kale. Kale is the overachiever of superfoods. Rich in vitamins K, A and C, as well as minerals calcium and iron, it makes more sense to ask what it doesn't offer! The trick to tasty leafy greens is to saute — rather than steam — them, like in this speedy Asian-inspired side.

Honey-Ginger Grilled Salmon

SUPERFOOD: Salmon. There is such a thing as good fat! And salmon is a great source of it. To maximize the fish's hearty-healthy benefits, bake, steam or grill it, like in this sweet and tangy recipe.

Tomato & Barley Soup

SUPERFOODS: Tomatoes and Barley. Why serve one superfood for dinner when you can eat two? They're not only delicious but chock-full of nutrition: Tomatoes are rich with vitamins and minerals, while barley is full of filling fiber.

Grilled Orange Chicken Breasts

SUPERFOOD: Citrus Fruits. You probably know that citrus fruits (such as oranges) contain vitamin C, but what does it do, exactly? Its benefits are broad, including helping your body stay strong and absorb iron.

Low-Fat Apple & Oatmeal Muffins

SUPERFOOD: Oatmeal. Don't let these gorgeous muffins fool you: Yes, they're amazing, but they're also packed with fiber thanks to fresh apple and oatmeal. They'll fill you up without filling you out!

Blueberry-Banana Pancakes

SUPERFOOD: Blueberries. Berries may be tiny, but their nutritional value is enormous. In addition to fiber and vitamin C, the blueberries in these fluffy whole-grain pancakes also boast health-boosting antioxidants.

Slow-Cooker Bean & Spinach Soup

SUPERFOODS: Beans and Spinach. It's simple: Beans + leafy greens = a meal of unparalleled healthiness. But don't worry, basil and shredded cheese ensure this soup is delicious, too.