Eat Your Greens!

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by brenda on June 4, 2014

Image Source: Tim Sackton

Confession: I don’t eat enough greens. I know I should. I know they fight cancer. I know they’re full of a lot of the vitamins and minerals that my body needs. I gathered these recipes for myself, as well as for you. We all need greens. Here are a bunch of recipes that we can all use to get more greens in our life! :)

Most greens are easy to grow, also. Check out my post called Easy Spring Greens to Grow.

Here is a basic recipe from Nourished Kitchen to use with any of the greens below: Sautéed Greens with Garlic


Garlicky White Bean Soup with Dark Greens

Creamed Spinach with Bacon

Spinach, Orange and Pomegranate Salad

Coconut Mint Chocolate Chip Blender Ice Cream An easy, dairy free ice cream that uses spinach to make it green.

Spinach & Applesauce Smoothie Sneak some spinach in to your kids’ smoothie.

Green Smoothie

Strawberry Spinach Salad Yum, strawberries with spinach!

Garlic Sautéed Spinach

Cream of Spinach Soup

Potato Spinach Sausage Casserole

Spinach Frittata


The Spring Cleaner Smoothie 

Spring in a Cup A smoothie with pineapple and kale.

Cilantro Kale Detox Coleslaw Colorful, healthy salad with kale, beets, apples & more.

Massage your kale salad A kale salad with jalapeños and tart cherries. 

Roasted Chicken with Potatoes, Kale and Lemon A complete dinner that includes greens.

Kale Omelet

Colcannon Irish mashed potatoes with kale

Dinosaur Kale with Baby Potatoes

Kale and Roasted Vegetable Soup

Kale with Sausage and White Beans

Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard Green Juice This juice is so beautiful!

Sautéed Swiss Chard with Shiitake Mushrooms

Eggs Nested in Swiss Chard and Mushrooms

Spaghetti Squash and Chard Saute


Arugula Avocado Salad

Arugula Salad with Honey Wine Dressing

Arugula with Roasted Salmon and New Potatoes


Beet Greens

Beet Greens Sautéed with Garlic and Bacon Fat

Roasted Beet with Beet Greens and Grapefruit Salad 

Simple and Delicious Beet Greens

Cooked Beet Greens

Turnip Greens

Paleo Beef Stew with Turnips and Greens

Gina’s Turnip Greens

Mustard Greens

Sarson ka Saag (Slow Cooker)

Sautéed Mustard Greens

Spicy Mustard Green Pesto

Collard Greens

Sautéed Collard Greens with Walnuts & Dried Cranberries

Creamed Collard Greens

Southern Style Collard Greens

Paula Deen’s Collard Greens

Sautéed Collard Greens


Mixed Greens

Greens with Watermelon and Strawberries A fruity salad is a sweet way to get your greens in.

Spring Salad with Asparagus and Honey Chipotle Vinaigrette This mixed greens salad includes spring asparagus.

Mixed Green Salad with Pecans, Goat Cheese, and Honey Mustard Vinaigrette




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