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Eat Your Greens!

This is the season for celebrating dark leafy greens. Packed with fiber, vitamins and minerals, they are some serious food. Kale, collards, chard, spinach, and mustard greens top my list. Before cooking with greens, fill a sink basin or large bowl with cold water and swish the greens around in it, then lift them from the water, leaving any sand and grit behind in the water. Repeat this process until the water is clear.

This week’s post is a collection of recipes designed to inspire you to add more dark leafy goodness into your diet. Get on with it!

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Savory Swiss Chard Tarts

My Swiss chard is growing like crazy.  I think it’s in a perfect spot.  Must. Remember. This.  A dark, leafy green rich in vitamins and minerals, I use it as a substitute for spinach, although the flavor is stronger and more robust than spinach.  We eat it raw, as salad greens.  Sometimes I chop it […]

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