Leafy greens are a powerhouse of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Even if you have a fave, mix and match the greens in your diet from day to day to reap the most rewards.
Also called rocket, arugula is a peppery green that is a good source of calcium, making it a good choice for vegans.
HOE TO EAT
Top pizza with it, or add it to sandwiches or mixed into pasta. Or switch up your usual pesto by substituting arugula instead of basil.
Deserving of its superfood rep, kale boasts more lutein, beta-carotene, and vitamin C compared to other greens. Research has also shown it to have cancer-fighting properties.
HOW TO EAT
For Salads, remove the fibrous rib and message. leaves for five minutes to tenderize. If you find kale too bitter, try it steamed or sauteed (this will make it more palatable).
Harvested a week or two after planting, microgreens have been found to contain up to six times as many nutrients compared to their mature counterparts
HOW TO EAT These delicate but nutrient-dense baby greens can easily be used to top egg dishes, fish, power bowls, or even pizza