While there is no exact definition of a superfood, these are foods categorized by their high content of vitamins and minerals. We’ve gathered five of the most popular superfoods — açaí, seaweed, cacao, chia seeds, and nutritional yeast — to give you incredible, healthy dishes. Serve these fantastic treats at your next party to give everyone healthy alternatives that will make them feel super!
Ancient Energy Bites
These energy bites revolve around açaí, a small purple berry that is considered a superfood for its high levels of antioxidants. The bites combine raw agave syrup, shredded coconut, granola, and cacao for a super snack!
Asian Pasta Salad with Seaweed
Seaweed is a superfood because it’s filled with omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, iodine, and zinc. If you’re not a sushi fan, this Asian pasta salad has tasty flavors of sesame and edamame, making it delicious for a superfood appetizer salad.
Cacao Cupcakes with Cashew Butter Icing
Talk about a super dessert. Cacao is known for containing flavonoids, which help lower blood pressure and improve blood flow to the brain and heart. These health-conscious cupcakes make a fantastic cacao-filled dessert that is guilt free!
Chia Coconut Pudding with Fresh Fruit
This coconut pudding is perfect for a superfood-filled brunch or for a healthier dessert to serve at your next superfood dinner party! Chia seeds taste nutty and contain omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and calcium, making them a nutrient-rich superfood.
Healthy Baked Zucchini Fries with Avocado Aioli
Nutritional yeast is a staple ingredient for any vegan. Its flavor fills a craving for cheese, yet is overflowing with vitamin B12, protein, and fiber, making it a fantastic superfood. Slices of zucchini are rolled in nutritional yeast and dipped into creamy lime and avocado aioli for this nutritious appetizer.