Boost Your Family's Iron Intake
Spicy Beef Stew
Lean red meat remains one of the healthiest and most convenient ways to get more iron. This stew is slow-cooked to tender perfection. If your family is sensitive to spice, cut back on the chipotles in adobo sauce.
For a quick lunch or light dinner, try this tasty and satisfying salad. Spinach and eggs are rich in iron; the addition of tuna, green beans, tomatoes and new potatoes make for a healthy, substantial meal.
Pasta with Broccoli and Clams
Clams are exceptionally rich in iron, and broccoli boasts a strong iron content as well. Serve them together over angel hair pasta and you've got a fantastic, flavorful meal that has lots of iron.
Six Layer Mexican Dip
Healthy appetizers and snacks are a smart way to pick up nutrition that your meals may be lacking. Our tasty Mexican dip is made with two types of iron- and protein-rich beans.
Spinach and Chicken Pie
This is a terrific recipe if you have trouble getting your kids to eat spinach, which, along with other leafy dark greens like kale and collards, is rich in vitamin D. The nutmeg and salty feta cheese balance the earthy flavor of the spinach.
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