In your quest to get more greens in your diet, look past the usual suspects of kale, spinach, and chard and embrace collard greens. Widely popular in Southern cooking, these large, tough leaves offer a more mild flavor than kale and can be used in much the same way as other greens. These 10 Delicious ways to enjoy Collard Greens has our mouths watering!
Collard greens are part of the cruciferous vegetable family. They contain nutrients that can play an important role in a healthful diet.
The cruciferous family includes bok choy, kale, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, rutabaga, and turnips. Cruciferous vegetables are high in nutrients and low in calories.
Collard Greens are an important contributor to Bone health, lowering cancer risks, and aiding in liver function, and digestion.