Greens are the king of vegetables because they are among the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. On the ANDI Food Score (Aggregate Nutrient Density Index) they come out at 1000/1000!
But, how do you get these guys into your diet in a way that’s quick, easy, and tasty?
Here is a Tiny Steps recipe “formula” that let’s you use whatever you have on hand to make a quick, tasty side dish in 2 minutes or less.
Lemon Sauteed Greens “Formula”
GREENS: 1/3-1/2 bag of greens – eg. spinach, collards, kale, chard, etc. Frozen is OK too.
GARLIC: 1-2 cloves fresh, sprinkle of garlic powder, cube of frozen garlic, or garlic paste.
WATER: 1 tbsp or more to help it cook.
LEMON: Add a little bit at the end
OLIVE OIL: 1 tsp
CHILI FLAKES: Add chili flakes, pepper, or even hot sauce
NUTS: Add a handful of slivered almonds or other nuts for more healthy fats
Put all the ingredients except the lemon and nuts. Sautee in a pan on medium heat until greens are wilted. Add lemon and nuts at the end.
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