5 Ways to Sneak Greens Into Your Meals

webDSCF0618 I have to say, I love my greens.  I haven’t always felt this way, but after finding a variety of ways to make leafy green vegetables, I can’t live without them!  I’m addicted to how good they make my body feel and the glow they bring to my skin.

If you don’t like vegetables I hope you give them another chance and try out some of these ideas and recipes. Your body will thank you.❤️‍

  1. A glowing green smoothie!

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Blending your greens helps make their nutrition readily available to your body.  The fruit boosts the nutritional value and adds a nice balance of flavor to the vegetables.  It’s really delicious!

Ingredients:

  • half of an apple
  • 1-2 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/3 cup water (adjust if too thick)
  • 1 stalk of celery
  • 1 big handful of spinach and kale
  • 1 scoop of protein powder

2.   Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

This dressing makes me LOVE to eat salad, so much that I will eat it without anything else mixed in. However, cranberries and walnuts taste divine mixed in with this dressing:)  Thank you Wellness Mama!

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • One clove of garlic, finely minced
  • Small squirt of dijon mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon honey (optional)
  • Salt, pepper and basil to taste

Instructions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in small jar or blender.

3.  Roasted Vegetables

This seems to bring out the sweetness and makes them so yummy that I enjoy eating them by themselves.

A base recipe is to mix up 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil with your favorite seasonings.  I like sea salt, pepper, garlic powder and parsley. ღ Bake at 425 for 25-30 min.

4.  Sautéed greens with mixed vegetables

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Chop up your veggies and saute’ with some olive or coconut oil.  This is great for adding into omelettes, pasta or salads.

5.  Soup bottoms

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My little trick for sneaking in vegetables is to roughly chop them up and put soup on top.  A quick and easy lunch idea!

I would love to hear how you eat your greens!

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