Does spinach make you super-duper-strong and your arm mus-kles go "Boing!" like Popeye's? Maybe not, but with 181% daily value of Vitamin K and 56% of daily value of Vitamin A, it is a super food that is sure to make the Sweet Peas in your life go "ga-ga."
Spinach grows close to the soil, that’s why it has such vitality, and maybe a little sandy soil with it too. Rinse well a few times and spin. The stems are tender and can be eaten or pinched off if you prefer just the leaves. It’s best not to soak spinach too long, as water can zap some of the nutrients. That’s one reason fresh-from-the-field spinach is better than the triple-washed packaged spinach from the supermarket.