Are all your ducks in a row? And by that we mean: Are you including enough essential vitamins and nutrients into your diet, which we often seem to neglect?
When not running on endless tacos and cafecitos, your body needs enough potassium to help reduce your risk of high blood pressure, stroke and related issues. With the recipes ahead, getting your daily recommended dose will be easy as pie.
2. Out with the white potatoes, in with the sweet potatoes.
One cup of sweet 'tatos will give you 448 mg of necessary potassium. That's why these Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cream and Pecans are the perfect side for dinner.
3. Mix in more sauces.
Those who like to slather on the sauces are in luck. Tomatoes - more specifically, tomato sauces - will offer plenty of nutrition for the red fruit's high potasssium content. This Chipotle Tomato Ranchera Sauce is perfect for spooning onto eggs, meats and more!
4. Beans for all.
When in doubt, add beans to it. Not only will the hearty ingredient keep you full, but beans will also provide you with 600mg per half a cup serving. This Kidney Bean Salad is the high-potassium answer.
5. Add yogurt to snacktime.
When snacktime has you stumped, yogurt will save the day with its versatility and high-potassium content. Just 8oz. will provide you with more than 550mg of the nutrient, such as in this savory Spicy Avocado & Yogurt Dip.
6. Go orange.
Most veggies offer alot of potassium, but carrots are one to be reckoned with. A small to medium carrot will give you almost 200mg, which is why this Spicy Carrot & Cilantro Salad is the only option for your next desk lunch.
7. Fish it is!
Half of most fillets of fish will provide you with almost 700mg of potassium versus chicken and other proteins. This Fish Fillet with Seafood Curry Sauce is a potassium-packed, protein-loaded dish that certainly does not compromise flavor.