You have a green light to eat as many greens as you’d like. They have a long list of health benefits from boosting bone health to giving you energy. Here are a few cookbooks that will inspire you to embrace all kinds of greens.
This cookbook will take you through a variety of different green vegetables from artichokes to zucchini. It includes nutrient breakdowns with its simple, easy to follow recipes. The Bitter Greens Pizza with Shallots and Havarti Cheese will sure to become a quick Friday night favorite.
Vegetables can make delicious mains. This cookbook is filled with strategies and techniques to make even the staunchest carnivore embrace meatless mains. Just try the Grilled Zucchini, Bell Pepper, Goat Cheese & Grilled Bread Salad.
Deborah Madison is at the forefront of America’s vegetarian movement, so she knows her way around some greens. Her cookbook is filled with delicious recipes that prominently feature greens. You don’t want to miss the Tuscan Kale Salad with Silvered Brussel Sprouts and Sesame Dressing.
From smoothies to slaw, this cookbook covers it all. It even describes varied techniques for preparing greens (steaming, wilting, sautéing, blanching, braising). Collard-Wrapped Yellow Rice & Black Bean Enchiladas will definitely become a family favorite.
Greens are wonderful, but sometimes they lack a little bit of substance. This cookbook pairs greens with grains that are sure to keep you full and fueled. The Barley “Risotto” with Kale and Mushrooms will make your mouth water.
Did you know your kitchen scraps are actually packed full of nutrients and flavor? This book provides tips and techniques to transform those trimmings into delicious meals. Many of these are greens: turnip greens, sweet potato leaves, radish greens, etc. The Beet Greens Salad with Whole Grains, Pickled Beets & Fresh Cheese is the perfect dish for the changing seasons.
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