When was the last time you checked your magnesium levels? If never, listen up: The mineral is necessary for your body to function at its highest potential. Specifically, it maintains your blood pressure, keeps your bones strong, and keep your stress at bay.
The recipes ahead will up your Mg levels in delicious, healthy ways!
3. Make something dark chocolate for dessert.
Choose your chocolate wisely when trying to increase your magnesium intake. A variety with a high Cacao content (80% or above) will give you more than 41 mg in just 1 oz. Try it in this Dark Chocolate Espresso Tart.
7. Go bananas.
'Nanas are commonly known for providing high amounts of potassium, but the sweet fruit will also give you the added bonus of magnesium. These Choco Bananas are a simply irresistible way to up the ante!
9. Make a fish dish.
Most fishes, including salmon, tuna, and haddock, will give you upwards of 50 mg of magnesium for just half a filet. That's why these Fish Finger Tortillas are a go-to mid-week meal.