Easy Ways to Add More Greens to Your Diet
Superbly delicious and ridiculously nutritious, boy choy is a vegetable that you should be integrating into your meals. Whether you sauté it with fresh garlic or serve cold with hummus, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by this cruciferous gem.
The prime pasta (and pizza) partner. Chop up some broccoli rabe, sauté with fresh garlic and olive oil, and toss with orecchiette, spicy sausage, and cheese. If you’re in the mood for pizza, try broccoli rabe as your next pizza topping with sundried tomatoes and Taleggio. The vivid flavor and distinct texture prove an ideal additive to many of your favorite weeknight creations.
Kale chips: crispy, seasoned, healthy. This is a whole new way to cook kale, and it is super easy to accomplish. Toss small pieces of kale leaves in oil, season them, bake until crispy but not browned, and serve. As an added bonus, this healthy snack can be a great way to introduce kids to kale!
Whether you serve them in a quiche or in a potato soup, leeks are likely to become one of your favorite vegetables. They’re delicious and fragrant and add amazing flavor to simpler dishes.
Spinach is packed with iron and calcium and is the perfect green additive to your morning smoothie. Combine it with blueberries and banana for a vitamin-packed and very tasty breakfast on the go.