Or Three or Four…

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Steamed Chard with Ginger-Sesame Sauce

The various uses of all those greens continues. We’re eating as many as we can while they’re still around! And because leafy greens are so freakin’ good for you!! Iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, vitamins K, C, E, some B, and even some phytonutrients like beta-carotene. In other words, they’re helping to build strong muscles and bones, provide energy and dietary fiber, support the immune system, and promote a healthy heart. Add in some ginger for its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and digestive health effects, and you just can’t go wrong.

If you’re still feeling like greens are gross or not interested in cooking them, how about a smoothie?

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Green Smoothie

Fill your blender with spinach, kale, or another hearty green.
Fill 1/3 of the way with yogurt (I like almond/coconut)
Fill 1/3 with orange juice.
Blend.
Add in a banana, or an apple, or both.
Add a few shakes of nutmeg or cinnamon.
Maybe a dollop of peanut butter. Or some fresh ginger. I’d pick one.
And some magic seeds: chia, hemp, flax.
Blend again, adding juice to your desired consistency.

It might sound crazy, but you’ll have no idea there is spinach in it!!!

Find a greenhouse near you and eat more greens! You could have an amazing source of nutrients year round!!

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