Greens: Sauteed or Steamed

Greens in Thai Coconut Sauce

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The richly flavored coconut sauce pairs well with chewy, bitter greens. 2 onions 6 carrots 1 bunch kale (about 6 ounces) 1 bunch collard greens (about 6 ounces) 3/4 cups coconut milk 2 teaspoons dried basil 1 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon chili powder Peel onions and slice vertically into thin crescents. Peel carrots if not…

Sautéed Greens

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Sautéed Greens go well with just about every meal. 2 bunches organic rainbow Swiss chard, red chard, green chard, spinach, kale, collards or other greens 1 large onion (chopped) 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon olive oil (optional) salt and pepper to taste Wash and cut the long stems from the greens and reserve for…

Ginger Beans and Greens with Mango and Tomato

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Fresh ginger is just so good. It is good for you and it wakes up any dish. This recipes uses diced firm tofu for the bean but you can use navy beans or garbanzo beans instead. Dandelion greens are shown in the picture but any dark leafy green would be fine, like kale, collards or…

Ginger Kale with Scallions

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How do I love Kale? Let me count the ways! I love Kale today with fresh ginger and green onions. 1 bunch Lacinato dinosaur kale 1/2 cup chopped scallions 3 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced 1 teaspoon olive or sesame oil, optional water 1. Cut off the stalks from the leafy part of the kale. Set…

Stir-Fried Greens

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I love my dark leafy green vegetables prepared in a variety of ways. When I would sauté them I typically used garlic and onions. But I could never make them at home to taste like they do at one of my favorite restaurants, Buddha Bodai in Flushing and Manhattan. The Flushing restaurant recently moved and…

Steamed Greens with Vegan Parmesan

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Eat more greens! Steamed greens are so easy and so good for you. They are delicious topped with a vegan parmesan made with walnuts and nutritional yeast. 1 head of kale, about 8-10 leaves or other leafy green, like collards, spinach or chard 1/4 cup walnuts 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast 1) Prepare a pot of…