Spinach quotes

Spinach quotes by topic: Food and spinach, Cooking and spinach, Diet and spinach, People and spinach, Popeye and spinach, Attitude to spinach, Health and spinach, Smoothie and spinach, Painting and spinach, God and spinach, Vegetables and spinach, Workout and spinach, Children and spinach, Sand and spinach, Freedom and spinach, Teeth and spinach, Money and spinach, Spinach features.

Food and spinach

A dish worthy of the table of kings, a dish of spinach with quail fat. (Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin)

And what the hell does that even mean? Why would you serve food for thoughgs, and what kind of food? If you serve spinach, do you get healthy thoughts? If it’s ice cream and candy, it is fun thoughts? Why do we say stupid things? (J.D. Robb)

There was not the predicted cod, but a breaded eel, swimming in scallion water that smelled of copper, soft-boiled eggs on sugared spinach, fried potatoes, liquid caramel cream, gruyere and nuts… (Joris-Karl Huysmans)

I make sure to eat lots of kale, broccoli, blueberries, strawberries, and spinach. (Lara Spencer)

Never eat spinach just before going on the air. (Dan Rather)

I have the same five eggs and quinoa every single morning with spinach and some sharp cheddar cheese. (Carl Nassib)

For the soup came the life-saving dish on landowners’ farms, which the late Pikulin had mocked so much: spinach with eggs and croutons. Then three small chickens and a salad bowl with young lettuce appeared on the platter. (Afanasy Fet)

On the subject of spinach: divide into little piles. Rearrange again into new piles. After five of six maneuvers, sit back and say you are full. (Delia Ephron)

Metal detectors at airports are so sensitive that I avoid eating spinach before boarding a plane. (Philippe Geluck)

Cooking and spinach

Only thanks to them is it now known what culinary efforts spinach or asparagus take, where to put bay leaves and where to put nutmeg, and that it is better to stay away from wolfberry. (Stanislaw Lem)

Like chicory, spinach needs to be cooked in plenty of water. (F.Delahaye)

Have a colourful plate. I make a spinach salad with things like blueberries, apples and carrots. (Kristen Bell)

I am not a fine chef, but I can certainly get dinner on the table for 14 people. With that many, I try to keep it simple: salmon, mashed potatoes, sauteed spinach, and salad. (Cindy Crawford)

The wood blazed, the embers crackled, and on the long kitchen table, among the quarters of raw mutton, stood piles of plates which shook with the shaking of the block where spinach was being chopped . (Gustave Flaubert)

I don’t like to leave what I’m going to eat in other people’s hands, so I’ll pack my own lunch. I chop up a salad with lots of greens – everything from spinach, baby spinach, arugula, cucumber, avocado, radish, cauliflower, and green olives to parsley and cilantro, all chopped really fine – with a piece of wild salmon. (Miranda Kerr)

Diet and spinach

The answer isn’t another pill. The answer is spinach. (Bill Maher)

Consider the challenge when a steady diet of spinach is on offer. (Kevin Warsh)

Leafy greens such as romaine lettuce, kale, collards, Swiss chard, and spinach are the most nutrient-dense of all foods. (Joel Fuhrman)

You’d be surprised by how much protein is in plant-based ingredients, including chickpeas, lentils, quinoa, tofu, and spinach. (Tabitha Brown)

Broccoli, spinach, celery, and the like are excellent low-calorie foods that are densely packed with vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, and fiber. Their ratio of nutritive value to calories can’t be beaten, and I eat them with most of my whole food meals. (Rich Froning Jr.)

Shoot for a total of no more than 80 grams of carbs in your daily diet. This means favoring vegetables that grow above ground like kale, broccoli, spinach, and cauliflower as opposed to those that store carbohydrate in the form of starch like potatoes and beets. (David Perlmutter)

People and spinach

One man’s Poison Ivy is another Fellow’s Spinach. (George Ade)

I do not go outdoors. Not more than I have to. As far as I’m concerned, the whole point of living in New York City is indoors. You want greenery? Order the spinach. (David Rakoff)

Commercial success, the only thing worth it. Successes in esteem never lead their beneficiary to anything but spinach without butter. (Pierre Desproges)

There was a Young Lady of Greenwich,
Whose garments were border’d with Spinach;
But a large spotty Calf,
bit her shawl quite in half,
Which alarmed that Young Lady of Greenwich. (Edward Lear)

Angelina, in a tavern under a palm tree
You and I will order spinach with garlic
Likethe devil, I will pinch you under my shawl,
And you poke me under the sides with your fist! (Sasha Cherny)

Popeye and spinach

Popeye was right about spinach: dark green, leafy vegetables are the healthiest food on the planet. As whole foods go, they offer the most nutrition per calorie. (Michael Greger)

We, who fill our stomachs with nothing but boiled lettuce, raw lettuce, spinach, spinach and more spinach. Maybe we’ll end up being as strong as Popeye, though so far I’ve seen no sign of it! (Anne Frank)

Jolted by a twentyfold increase in testosterone, a bull changes into a sort of spinach-eating Popeye, a self-confident jerk ready to fight anyone in his path. (Frans De Waal)

I was a really picky eater as a child. Because I was obsessed by Popeye, my mum and aunts would put my food in a can to represent spinach and we’d hum the Popeye tune and then I’d happily eat it. (Paul O’Grady)

I realised there were no good role models for kids. Popeye eats spinach, but also smokes and hits people. (Magnus)

Attitude to spinach

I love spinach — I eat it like a crazy woman. (Gina Neely)

On spinach: I dislike it, and am happy to dislike it because if I liked it I would eat it, and I cannot stand it. (Gustave Flaubert)

I’m big on green veggies: arugula, spinach, and kale. (Shannon Sharpe)

I actually love fish and vegetables. I was raised on vegetables! Anything green — spinach, broccoli, brussels sprouts — I crave. (Eva Longoria)

I have my own personal masticating juicer at home. I sort of picked it up from friends a few years ago, and it just gives me more energy. Mostly green juice. Spinach, celery, kale, green apples, lemon, sometimes ginger — you know, like, nasty, euuugghhhh! (Chadwick Boseman)

Health and spinach

Dark leafy greens in your diet—such as spinach, arugula, kale, and Swiss chard—provide an array of vitamins and minerals needed for blood and lymph vessel repair. (Gerald M. Lemole)

Raw spinach, however, has over two to three hundred times the oxalate of lettuce and arugula, with a whopping 600 mg of oxalate (or more) in a 2-cup serving. (Sally K. Norton)

In terms of flu prevention, for my son I’ll do a quick smoothie, usually with spinach, avocado or broccoli. And then throw in strawberries and blueberries to hide the greens. (Tia Mowry)

It’s better to get the nutrients for healthy skin from food, not supplements. Salmon, walnuts, blueberries, spinach… lots of my favorite foods happen to be amazing for skin too. (Gail Simmons)

Smoothie and spinach

You have to build up to green smoothies. Everyone loves fruit smoothies: you can add a handful of baby spinach to a fruit smoothie and may hardly even taste it. Next, try two. Slowly, your taste buds can adapt to more greens. (Michael Greger)

I do like my little smoothie in the morning with a bit of spinach, a bit of Manuka honey and some frozen fruit. (Sara Cox)

I prefer to drink my salad to get veggies and other nutrients throughout the day, so smoothies are a staple of my day-to-day diet. They taste delicious even when they are packed with spinach, kale, and healthy superfoods. (Beth Behrs)

Painting and spinach

Painter’s landscapes: Always spinach dishes. (Gustave Flaubert)

Lambert. − You think you’re painting, but all you’re doing is spinach.
Rouquerolle. − It’s true, I see green… I have the misfortune to see green! (Eugène Labiche)

ll these northern landscapes smell too much of spinach; a few vague white mists, a few distant blues soften this monotonous or raw color a little. We think of the mountains of the South, pink, purplish, pigeon-throated, golden yellow. — The colorist’s eye is not happy here; these sites speak more to the moral being than to the physical sensitivity. (Hippolyte Taine)

God and spinach

For instance, if He wants your life, what are you going to do, eat spinach and go to pilates? (Matt Chandler)

If God had wanted me to lose weight he would have made sure there was creamed spinach for dessert. (Janet Evanovich)

You can’t even go to Heaven if you get killed by Spinach, you can’t even go.You don’t even know what to tell Jesus. You Just ‘You know what Jesus, I did have a salad, I really Did I- I Didn’t know what I was thinking about. (Katt Williams)

Vegetables and spinach

Among the old vegetable gardens invaded by brambles, only one was almost pruned and spinach and carrot plants alternated there with the frosty basins of cabbages. (Joris-Karl Huysmans)

The word ‘vegetable’ has no precise botanical meaning in reference to food plants, and we find that almost all parts of plants have been employed as vegetables – roots (carrot and beet), stems (Irish potato and asparagus), leaves (spinach and lettuce), leaf stalk (celery and Swiss chard), bracts (globe artichoke), flower stalks and buds (broccoli and cauliflower), fruits (tomato and squash), seeds (beans), and even the petals (Yucca and pumpkin). (Charles Heiser)

Quotes about vegetables

Workout and spinach

I always do my training session first thing in the morning. After that, I’ll take four eggs for breakfast, along with spinach and avocado. (Luke Campbell)

I love to create this green juice shake made from kale, spinach, cucumber and wheatgrass. The nutrients in the juice help me recover after a tough workout. (Troy Polamalu)

Quotes about workout

Children and spinach

This would be a better place for children if parents had to eat spinach. (Groucho Marx)

There was some other, special food on the adults’ plates. They clinked glasses with beautiful wine in beautiful glasses. And I had to eat the hated spinach or buckwheat porridge, blue from milk, and eat it “helping myself with the crust,” and not with my fingers. (Ariadne Ephron)

Sand and spinach

Wouldn’t it be awful if spinach hain’t really healthful after all the th’ trouble it takes t’git the sand out of it? (Kin Hubbard)

I detest spinach because of its utterly amorphous character….the only good, noble and edible thing to be found in that sordid nourishment is the sand. (Salvador Dali)

Freedom and spinach

Freedom is like spinach — something limp, without bones. (Salvador Dali)

A life-long mission has been to counter the notion that political engagement is the spinach we must eat in order to have the dessert of freedom. (Frances Moore Lappé)

Quotes about freedom

Teeth and spinach

The whole key to social climbing is not having spinach in your teeth. (Tim Dorsey)

Fortunately I am not one of those beings who when they smile are apt to expose remnants, however small, of horrible and degrading spinach clinging to their teeth. (Salvador Dali)

Money and spinach

I don’t understand how it’s cheaper to buy a whole steak at the Price Club than spinach. How did that happen? (Jose Andres)

The era of cheap energy is almost dead. Popeye can no longer find cheap spinach. (Peter Paterson)

Spinach features

Spinach leaves are clearly characterized by the presence on their epidermis of glandular hairs. (Gustave Planchon, Eugène Collin)

Spinach is susceptible of receiving all imprints: It is the virgin wax of the kitchen. (Grimod de la Reyniere)

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