10 Great Greens
And greens have almost NO calories - so a free food with a big nutritional punch!
Greens grow well in cold weather, and you can usually get them year round at most markets.
- beet greens
- bok choy
- collard greens
- mustard greens
- romaine and red leaf lettuce
- swiss chard
- turnip greens
The most recent dietary guidelines released in 2010 by the USDA and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommend that Americans fill half their plate with fruits and vegetables at every meal, and that includes dark leafy greens.
Spinach and Dark Leafy Greens
Spinach Salad with Orange Segments and a Lime vinaigrrette
"Collard Greens" Southern Style
Wine Braised Ruby Chard