FEATURED SUPERFOODs

Every Farm Cut™ recipe combines carefully selected superfoods to enhance the nutritional benefits and flavors of our meals. Here are some of our favorite superfoods and how they play a vital role in contributing to a well-balanced diet to enhance your health and wellbeing. 


 
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Almonds

Packed with good monounsaturated fats, filling fiber, satiating protein, blood pressure-lowering potassium, bone-strengthening calcium, and anti-aging vitamin E.  We substitute ground almonds for wheat flour in many of our baked goods and use them as a crunchy coating on our baked GF Almond Crusted Chicken Fingers. 

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Avocados

Rich in beneficial fats that have been known to help reduce belly fat and help keep skin and hair healthy. They are a good source of potassium, folate, fiber, and free radical-fighting antioxidants. We include them in almost all of our salads and bowls. Another one of our favorite ways to enjoy them is on our Avocado Sweet Potatoast.

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Beets

Dense with powerful antioxidants and nutrients, including potassium, betaine, magnesium, folate, and vitamin C.  Beets may also help reduce blood pressure and improve circulation and cognitive function. We like to use beet purees in our Paleo Beet Ketchup and DF Mini Raspberry "Cheesecakes".

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Chia Seeds

Contain complete plant-based protein, anti-inflammatory omega-3's known for heart health, filling fiber for a healthy digestive tract, and many different phytochemicals and antioxidants. We love to use them in our Strawberry Cacao Chia Pudding Parfaits,  fold them into our Wild Berry Overnight Oats, and bake them into our addictive, gluten-free Superseed Crackers.

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Cinnamon

May help regulate blood sugar, reduce inflammation, and improve circulation.  It is a high source of antioxidants and is also a natural anti-microbial, anti-biotic, anti-fungal and anti-viral agent. We include cinnamon in many of our gluten-free baked goods, spice rubs, and sauces.

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Flax Seeds

Rich source of anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids, energy-boosting B-vitamins, filling fiber, and antioxidants.  These gluten-free seeds may help support digestive health, weight loss, and healthy skin. We fold them into our overnight oat flavors and use them as an egg replacement in our vegan baked goods.

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Ginger

Been found to help treat nausea, reduce muscle pain and soreness, fight inflammation, lower blood sugar, and aid in digestion. We use lots of fresh ginger in our Sesame Ginger Salmon and Coconut Curry Chicken. 

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Lentils

Great source of iron, folate, magnesium, protein, and complex carbohydrates. They provide slow-burning, long-lasting energy, and are packed with digestion-regulating fiber. We use them in salads as a substitute for grains and throw them into our grass-fed beef taco filling for added fiber and lower calories.

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Rosemary

Been found to boost memory, improve mood, reduce inflammation, relieve pain, protect the immune system, stimulate circulation, detoxify the body, protect the body from bacterial infections, and prevent premature aging. We love to use it in our gluten-free Rosemary Almond Crackers and crowd-pleasing Rosemary Garlic Baked Chicken.

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Spinach

Rich in energy-boosting iron, eyesight-promoting vitamin A, and bone-strengthening calcium & vitamin K.  It is also a good source of potassium, manganese, zinc, magnesium, folate, niacin, vitamin B6, and vitamin C. We throw organic baby spinach into our salads and in our breakfast frittatas. Another one of our favorite ways to enjoy it is in our Steakhouse Cashew-Creamed Spinach. 

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Spirulina

Protein-rich, blue-green algae that may enhance energy and help detoxify the body of heavy metals. We blend organic spirulina powder with guacamole in our Cauliflower Rice Burrito Bowl and add it to our brown rice in our Salmon Poke Bowl.

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Sweet Potatoes

Good source of antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese, copper, pantothenic acid, vitamin B6, potassium, dietary fiber, niacin, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, and phosphorus. They may help stabilize blood sugar, boost brain function, enhance immunity, promote eye health, and aid in weight loss. We like to use sweet potato rounds as buns for our Spicy Poblano Turkey Burgers and make sweet potato noodles for our Chicken Thai Zoodles.

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Turmeric

Contains potent antioxidant and powerful anti-inflammatory properties.  It has been found to help prevent age-related chronic diseases, combat arthritis, neutralize free radicals, and support muscle recovery. We use fresh turmeric in many of our sauces, spice rubs, and cauliflower rice. One of our favorite recipes is our Turmeric Deviled Eggs.

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Watercress

Nutritionally dense powerhouse vegetable that gram for gram contains more vitamin C than an orange, more calcium than milk, more iron than spinach, and more folate than bananas. It is also a good source of vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, magnesium, and phosphorus.  Watercress is known to help boost immunity, provide thyroid support, improve bone health, boost eyesight, and strengthen your immune system. We toss it into salads and serve it with our Salmon Patties. 

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Wild Mushrooms

Good source of free-radical fighting antioxidants, bone-strengthening calcium & vitamin D, and thyroid-balancing selenium.  They contain beta-glucans and conjugated linoleic acid--both may have anti-carcinogenic effects. They are also known to help boost the immune system and aid in weight loss. We like to finely chop mushrooms and use them as a filling in our “meaty” Zucchini Noodle Lasagna.

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Salmon

Good source of energy-boosting vitamin B-12, anti-inflammatory omega-3s, muscle-building protein, bone-building vitamin D, and heart-healthy niacin, vitamin B12, vitamin B6, and potassium. We have salmon on our menu every week—try it in our fan favorite Mean Green Salmon Bowl with quinoa, spinach, asparagus, zucchini, and hemp seed pesto.