Do you love greens, or do you tend to avoid them? I personally love green foods; leafy greens or salads make an apperance every night at our dinner table. Eating healthy and balanced shouldn’t be difficult, and you shouldn’t have to force yourself to eat greens. For me, it’s all about how its prepared and what its paired with. To make it easier for you, I’ve compiled a list of 20 Healthy Green Recipes that also taste good!
Why Eat Greens?
Naturally green foods are high in vitamins and minerals, like folate, iron, potassium, and calcium. They’re also a great source of fiber.
Conversely, they are low in carbs, cholesterol, and sodium.
Eating a diet rich in greens has numerous health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and high blood pressure.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is the best way to store greens?
For detailed instructions, I have a post all about how to wash and store leafy greens. But essentially, wrap clean and dry leafy greens or other veggies in paper towels before sealing in a resealable bag. Or you can layer them in a Tupperware between layers of paper towels. Either way, store them in a cold part of your fridge, not in the door.
What are the best green vegetables to eat daily?
For affordability and accessibility, I frequently use spinach, green beans, and romaine lettuce in my daily meals.
How healthy are green smoothies?
Green smoothies are a great way to help you lose weight and to “hide” leafy greens and other veggies if you struggle to eat them otherwise.
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20 Healthy Green Recipes
Cucumber Apple Green Smoothie
5 stars average
This sweet and tangy green smoothie is made with apples, cucumber, kale, and banana to keep you full and energized throughout the day
These protein-packed lettuce cups are made with ground turkey simmered in a sweet and spicy sauce made with garlic, ginger, lime juice and YOWZERS red chili peppers. They're crunchy, tangy and naturally low carb.