Weekend Menu Planning: Four More Leafy Greens You Should Be Eating

In our celebration of dark, leafy greens so far, I've tried to sway you toward eating more kale, chard, and spinach. If you're looking for optimum nutritional value and culinary possibilities, I'd consider those to be the three leafy-green superstars. ...more

Thanks Cheryl and Dara; I'm glad  you're getting inspired to eat more greens.  Both ...more

Weekend Menu Planning: Spinach Recipe Ideas Can Help You Eat Your Greens

Our celebration of leafy greens continues this week with spinach, long recognized as one of the superfoods, and definitely one of the most versatile leafy greens around. ...more

Thanks for sharing everyone.

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Weekend Menu Planning: More About Eating Your Greens, with the Spotlight on Chard

Last week I talked about kale, and told you that we'd be focusing on cooking with leafy green vegetables for the month of January. There are lots of leafy greens, so this week I'd planned to combine Swiss chard and bok choy. However, as soon as I started checking out the chard recipes in the BlogHer network, I developed what my mom used to call "a good problem to have." There were so many intriguing ways to cook it, it immediately became obvious I had to give chard the entire post. ...more

That's probably the way I've cooked it most often too, just as a sauteed vegetable side ...more

Weekend Menu Planning: January is a Time to Eat Your Greens, and Let's Start with Kale

January is the time when most people try to eat more healthful food and maybe even lose a few pounds. So how is that working out for you? ...more

Good luck getting the family to embrace Kale!

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